Have you heard of the new Fitbit Aria Wi-Fi Smart Scale?? I had not either, but after seeing it &  reading more about it…..I became very intrigued. I found that the item along with other Fitbit items were available through Verizon! I was shocked to see the variety of items Verizon offered too! I never realized it.

Since Fitbit is dedicated to helping people lead healthier, more active lives, I figured I would research a bit more about this scale.

Basically, here is how this amazing scale works.

1. The scale tracks your weight, body fat percentage, & BMI trends. It can recognize up to 8 different users, which means your entire family can change their lives with this device.

2. You will be able to use Wi-Fi for automatic uploads. Yes, it is easy to use, set up, & connect! You can even access your information with Fitbit’s FREE iPhone & Android apps. It will instantly upload YOUR stats to your private online account. Furthermore, you can connect with family or friends & make a friendly competition out of it. However, you can keep all your information private! So, NO worries there!

3. Graphs & charts help focus on long term trends. When you head to I can assure you that this information will be easy to understand!

4. Lastly, you can set goals & earn badges. You can set weight goals, log food, & document workouts. When you or a family member achieve your goal you can earn a badge & celebrate! Motivation, right?!

If you are looking to to keep your family healthy, this is for you! It is compatible with Windows XP or newer Mac OS 10.5 or newer. The mobile devices that are supported are iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad running iOS 4, 5,  Android, Windows Mobile 7+. This scale will with work with Wi-Fi networks 802.11 b/g. Included with the scale you will receive 4 AA batteries. The scale supports 20 – 350lbs.

Now. there are a few things you need to keep in mind when looking to purchase the Fitbit Aria Wi-Fi Smart Scale. If you are pregnant, have a pacemaker, or another internal medical device – this product is not for you. Children under 10 yrs old should not use the item either. Most importantly, please consult your physician to determine if this product will work for you & your other family members!


So, why not join people around the world in getting fit, one milestone at a time? This item will motivate you stay active, reach your goals, & live better by yourself or as a family!


Detroit Mommies Expert Contributor
Jill is a former teacher who is now a stay at home mommy, by choice, of her active 7 yr old daughter, Kelsey Anne, in Livonia, Michigan. On the side, she works as a Social Media & Marketing Coordinator for a Michigan based Protocol Company with 25 years experience, specializing in creating, managing, and producing gala events for dignitaries, celebrities and non-profit organizations throughout the country. She also volunteers at her daughter's school, has recently started substitute teaching, enjoys entering contests and sweeps, & spending time with her family. You can follow her on Twitter @jillkathan.
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