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The iPod Wins Hands Down

I knew FitSugar readers really believe in music for motivating a great workout, but I really had no idea how much you all loved your iPods.

When I asked you your favorite fitness gadget the resounding winner was the iPod. No other gadget came close to the beloved MP3 player. Not surprising the Nike+iPod came in second, but with hundreds of votes less. For me it is a toss up between my heart-rate monitor and my iPod. The heart-rate monitor keeps me on track, especially when I am interval training and the iPod entertains me on long runs.

Did you ask Santa for a fitness gadget? If you did, tell me about it in the comment section below.

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stixnbones stixnbones 8 years
Yep I asked for a new iPod, a pedometer, and one of those Bodybugg things. But those are super expensive so I probably won't find that under the tree.
Brooke_72 Brooke_72 8 years
I love my iPod but I now use a Zune. Everything I loved about my iPod (videos, all of my music, ability to listen to my podcasts) PLUS an FM tuner. Sometimes during my workout I just like to listen to the varied music that a radio DJ picks.
lindaloo lindaloo 8 years
Isn't this a given? Having music around makes everything better especially working out. I want a waterproof shuffle to swim with!
brown_eyed_grrl brown_eyed_grrl 8 years
Wouldn't it be cool if the iPod also worked as a heart rate monitor? I'd invent it, but I'm lazy and I'd rather have Apple do it. :)
Fitness Fitness 8 years
WorldTrekker–I think you should definitely check with your trainer and see what your trainer has to say on the subject. :)
Fitness Fitness 8 years
WorldTrekker– I think you should definitely check with your trainer and see what your trainer has to say on the subject. :)
kat101 kat101 8 years
Love my ipod. My old mini is a bit broken now so im hoping to get the new nano for christmas. I dont know how id do the gym without it
terrywagner123 terrywagner123 8 years
I want the new touch IPOD just because it's new and cute, meow.
bizzybee bizzybee 8 years
My iPod definitely helps me stick to working out. I love listening to music and I make time to create playlists that help pump up my energy levels.
dubyah dubyah 8 years
I bought both of my parents iPod Nanos this year. They love them and exercise more! It's a great gift for those who want to be more active but need that little push.
WorldTrekker WorldTrekker 8 years
Does a personal trainer count as a gadget? :)
emalove emalove 8 years
I am pretty sure one of my Xmas gifts from my husband is the new green iPod nano...my old iPod has such crappy battery life now and I've dropped the hint for a new one a few times! I love iPods!
Lovely_1 Lovely_1 8 years
I got an ipod out of the blue from my man! :love: But I still get a present for Christmas!
Lovely_1 Lovely_1 8 years
I got an ipod out of the blue from my man! :love:But I still get a present for Christmas!
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