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Whether you’re the owner of an older Fitbit Alta or you’re rocking the Alta HR, picking out a new band is a great way to refresh your fitness tracker.
Fitbit itself has a strong arsenal of bands which can help you customise, including collaborative options from fashion houses, but that doesn’t mean you can’t find similar alternatives from third parties.
Why are we grouping both devices together here? Well, despite the newer version offering a friendlier buckled clasp, it’s essentially the same design — meaning all bands should crossover. The only thing Alta HR wearers have to be conscious of is having a fit that’s tight enough to let the heart rate sensor do its work.
So, whether you’re a sporty type looking for a new colour to accompany you on runs or you need to trade in the silicon band for a more date-friendly leather or metal option, we’ve got you covered through the best of the bunch. Any questions? Let us know in the comments below.
Henoda leather band
Fitbit has its own range of leather straps, but if you’re looking for something similar at a reduced rate, Henoda’s range offers a number of leather variations. Since this is a smartwatch-style buckle, you won’t need to faff around with sizes, either, with the majority of the company’s offerings fitting those with wrists between 5.3-7.6 inches.
$12.98 | Amazon
AK magnetic metal strap
If you thought the magnetic clasp look was only available via the Apple Watch, say hello to AK’s stainless steel magnetic clasp. Available in seven different colours, including a colourful rainbow option, this will allow those with wrists of between 5.5-8.1 inches to have an easily adjustable option to switch out. It’s not the best for those wanting to exercise, naturally, but perfect for when you want to smarten your wrist up.
$11.90 | Amazon
Fabric wrist and ankle strap
If you’re not into the whole band thing, maybe it’s time you looked towards making things more comfortable with this fabric strap. Coming in either black or grey, the knotted Alta carrier is also availalable in sizes from 6-11 inches, meaning it can also fit around a user’s ankle and still pick up all your steps. If you’re a Alta HR wearer, though, don’t bank on this helping you keep tabs of your ticker.
$9 | Etsy
AK rubber band
Maybe you’ve overused your original silicon band from Fitbit or you just want to stare down at a different colour when hitting the pavement and keeping track on your progress — either way, AK also has you covered with plenty of options here. The 10 colour variations come in both small (5.5-6.7 inches) and large (6.7-8.1 inches), which you can either opt to buy individually or all as one — you know, just in case you’re looking to sub in a new strap every day.
$22.99 | Amazon
Metal link band
Another metal design, but this time a more traditional link look, as opposed to the magnetic loop. You’ll have to deal with potentially changing the links for this clasped band, but thankfully a tool kit is included if you’re opting for the medium or large sizes. This listing shows off a rose gold option, but the same style is also available in gold, silver and black.
$69 | Etsy
Double wrap band
If you want the leather band look but don’t fancy another standard one-loop situation, double up your real estate with this option. Coming in black, brown, navy, grey and pink, this replicates the look of Apple’s Hermès collaboration — though, of course, at a fraction of the price for those with a Fitbit Alta or Alta HR.
$24.99 | Etsy
Hammered metal bangle
If you’re looking for something truly discreet, covering up the tracker with a bangle is also an avenue you can explore. The hammered metal design is available in gold, rose gold, silver or hematite, though just remember to select whether you want the option for either the Alta or Alta HR.
$29.99 | Etsy