It was high time for an update of Google Fit. The newest version of the app works better on smartwatches with Android Wear and includes challenges for various exercises. Thus, you have a personal trainer on your wrist.
Google Fit with challenges
With the challenges of the app, you get instructions on how to do a certain exercise. You can choose from a push-up, sit-up, or squat. Choose a difficulty degree and you get to see pictures with text and how to perform the exercise. Then it’s your turn to do the exercise. The app keeps track of your progress and shows how many repetitions you’ve done and how much time has elapsed. The app encourages you while doing the exercises. If you want to take a break, you can. Would you then start again, you swipe to the right. Looking at the explanation again is also possible.
If you’re not gonna make the challenge and you’d rather wait until later in the day, you can also reset it. The idea is that you do an exercise every day. At the end of the workout, an animation is played congratulate you. Through the app, you can see a graph and then your progress, but you can, of course, view it also on your smartphone or on the web.
Google Fit on Android Wear: automatically count
Each challenge lasts 30 days, where you start with five repetitions each day. Gradually the level is increased. The idea is that you can just keep the Android Wear smartwatch while you sit-ups or push-ups do. Because there are sensors in the watch, you do not have to track how many repetitions you’ve done. Unfortunately it does not work on the Apple Watch.
The update can be downloaded here.