Fitbit Premium Review: What is it, What Does it Offer, etc?

In this Fitbit Premium review, I will share everything you need to know about Fitbit Premium, including what it means, the additional features it offers over the free or regular Fitbit account, and how much it costs. So, what does Fitbit Premium mean?

In summary, Fitbit Premium is a paid service that uses data generated by your Fitbit device to provide personalized and actionable guidance to help you meet your health and fitness objectives. Fitbit Premium is made for those who want to get more out of their experience with the Fitbit Watch or app to make health changes.

Fitbit Premium vs Regular Fitbit: What Do They Offer?

Compared to Fitbit Regular, Fitbit Premium offers several benefits, which include Guided Programs, Sleep Tools, Mindful Sessions, Advance Insights, and access to the Health Metric dashboard. Let’s discuss these below:

1. Sleep Tools

Under sleep tools, you will get your sleep score breakdown, with this data you’ll get to understand your sleeping behavior and see where sleep needs to be improved. Under the Sleep Tools you will find guided programs to help you get to sleep.

In addition, you get customized insights into your sleep and also get to see how sleep and activities impact each other.

Although users with the regular or Standard Fitbit account can access sleep scores they won’t see how their heart rates affected sleep.

Also, those with a regular Fitbit account won’t have access to their Sleep Profile. Sleep Profile is important because gets you to understand your sleeping behavior and hence act to better it.

2. Workouts

With the Fitbit Premium Membership plan you get to access workout plans from Fitbit.

On top of it, you also access videos from  PopSugar, Daily Burn, Barre3, etc. Workouts under the Fitbit Premium account include Yoga, Core Crush, Get Moving, Push Up Prep, Beginner Body Weight, Introduction to HIIT, and much more.

Fitbit Premium users will have access to hundreds of video and audio workouts with 30+ mindful sessions.

Regular Fitbit users will access a variety of workouts and mindful sessions however, the programs, workouts, and mindful sessions won’t be as many as for those who opt for the Fitbit Premium Membership.

3. Advanced Insights

Fitbit Premium users are offered more advanced insights into their health and fitness whereas Standard Fitbit accounts are only offered basic insights into their health and fitness.

With advanced insights, you will connect your heart rate, steps, wellness, sleep, and active minutes and find ways to improve them. In addition, any Fitbit Premium user with the Fitbit Sense 2 smartwatch will get advanced skin temperature reports.

Only those who opt for a Fitbit Premium account will access the Stress Management Score Breakdown and Daily Readiness Score tools.

The Daily Readiness Score tool will analyze your activities and sleep to determine whether your body is ready for a workout the following day or still needs to recover.

Those not subscribed to Fitbit Premium will only access general insights into their activities, sleep, nutrition, and weight.

4. Health Metrics Dashboard

Fitbit Premium users will access the Health Metrics Dashboard where they will track their skin temperature variations, heart rate variability, breathing rate, resting heart rate, and blood oxygen saturation.

Users with Free Fitbit accounts will track activities, sleep, and nutrition but they won’t access the Health Metrics Dashboard in much detail.

5. Guided Programs

Guided Programs on Fitbit Premium will help you sleep well, eat enough, and move more.

A guided program on Fitbit Premium will run for 7 days (they all have check-ins and reminders to help you become accountable).

Guided Programs on Fitbit Premium will include tips and tricks,  actionable guidance, recipe suggestions, workout plans, and relaxation tools without forgetting educational content.

With Fitbit Premium’s step-by-step programs, the users will have a chance to improve their sleep, nutrition, and activity for 7 to 21 days.

How Do I Join Fitbit Premium?

You can subscribe to Fitbit Premium for free and get a 6-month free trial for Fitbit Sense in the following way :

  1. On your phone, open the Fitbit app.
  2. Tap on the Profile Icon to go to your account settings.
  3. Tap on the “Try Fitbit Premium” option.
  4. Select your Plan (monthly or annual plan).
  5. Tap Start Trail.
  6. Tap Subscribe and authorize the payment.

That is it, you have successfully subscribed to Fitbit Premium for free and have received a 6-month free trial.

How Do I Cancel Fitbit Premium?

You can cancel your subscription at any time and keep using Fitbit Premium for free until the trial period ends. Here is how you will cancel Fitbit Premium on the Fitbit app on your Android, iPad, or iPhone.

  1. Open the Fitbit app.
  2. Tap the Today tab.
  3. Tap the Profile Icon.
  4. Find the Account Settings option and tap on it.
  5. Tap Manage Subscriptions.
  6. Choose your Fitbit Premium Subscription.
  7. Tap Cancel Subscription.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. How Much Does Fitbit Premium Cost?

If you are a UK resident, you will pay £7.99 per month or £79.99 a year to keep your Fitbit Premium Membership.

On the other hand, those living in the United States (US) will pay $9.99 per month or $79.99 a year to remain a Fitbit Premium member.

2. Is There a Free Trial Available for Fitbit Premium?

If you have a new Fitbit tracker and are new to Fitbit Premium you can register an account with your device and get 90 days free trial after which you will be charged.

3. Can You Still Use Fitbit Without Fitbit Premium?

Yes, you can still use your Fitbit device without subscribing to Fitbit Premium. If you don’t want to join Fitbit Premium, use your free or regular Fitbit account and continue using your Fitbit.

4. Is Fitbit Worth It Without Using Fitbit Premium?

Fitbit is still worth using without the Fitbit Premium Membership. What makes Fitbit Premium stand out is the advanced features it offers. Otherwise, you can still use the basic features offered by the regular Fitbit membership and still get to improve your overall well-being.

5. Which Fitbit Comes With Free Premium?

Fitbit Versa 4, Inspire 3, and Sense 2 are among the best Fitbit smartwatches and fitness trackers that come with free premium.

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Jashon Kanaiza

I’m Jashon Kanaiza, a lover of life, books, gadgets, and coffee. I spend hours testing, researching, reviewing, and troubleshooting wearable tech by an array of brands. My goal with JayFinity is to help you push your wearable to its limit. From tips to how-to guides to reviews, you deserve the best wearable information – without a paywall behind it.

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