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Google Fit

Google Fit
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Google Fit review: 34 facts and highlights

Google Fit

Why is Google Fit better than the average?

  • Android app size
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    13MBvs38.2MB

General info

1.Free app
Google Fit
You can download the app for free, from platforms such as Google Play or the App Store.
2.Ad-free
Google Fit
Adverts can be distracting and obtrusive. Apps and blogs without ads are more aesthetically pleasing, nicer to use, and make the content stand out.
It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.
You can add widgets to the home screen. This allows you to have more flexibility and to see information at a glance, without going into the app.
The app has a higher rating on Google Play, showing the overall quality of the app and user satisfaction. The lowest score is 1, with 5 being the highest.
It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.

Activity tracking

It has an exercise diary, allowing you to easily keep track of your previous workouts.
It supports third-party heart rate monitors to incorporate your pulse data.
It tracks how far you travel.
This is useful if you are on a strict training diet or if you are trying to lose weight. It can also help to boost your motivation.
After exercising, you can add details about your workout (e.g., jogging, swimming, cycling). This enables the device to provide more accurate information, such as the number of calories burned.
6.Measures pace
Google Fit
Measuring pace shows how much time it takes to travel one kilometer or one mile. For example, in running, a 4 minute kilometer would be a very good pace.

Activity reports

Your activity data is analysed to give you reports, available to view through the app or website. This allows you to see how active you have been and to help you make improvements.
Allows you to set your own goals, such as reaching 15,000 steps in a single day.
Your sleep data is analysed to give you a report, available to view through the app or website. This allows you to see the quality of your sleep and to help you make improvements.
You are awarded achievements for reaching goals, helping to encourage you and keep you motivated.
Your tracking data is uploaded via your smartphone or computer, and is available to view on the manufacturer’s online portal in the form of reports and graphs.

Nutrition tracking

You can input your weight data, making it easier to track changes.
You can use it to log the water you drink throughout the day. Drinking enough water is essential to your well-being, with the European Food Safety Authority recommending that women drink about 1.6l per day and men drink 2l per day.
Using the app, you can input the food you eat to help you manage your nutrition better.
It uses a points-based system instead of just focusing on calories. This can make it much easier to control your nutrition as it is simpler than counting calories, and it also takes other factors into account such as fat and fiber.
A food diary allows you to easily keep track of the food you have consumed, an important part of staying healthy and losing weight.

Social features

You can share your workout progress live, for example allowing your friends to see where you are on your running route.
It allows you to share information to popular social networks.
Friends using the same app can be integrated with your account, allowing you to compete with them. This increases your motivation and makes it more enjoyable.

Features

Your data is synced to the cloud, making it easier to access across different devices and making sure it is always backed up in case you lose your device.
You can create or find existing routes to sync to the app.
3.Has coaching
Google Fit
The app can determine the best way for you to progress in your exercise, and offers coaching advice.
It has voice feedback during your workouts, helping you stay up-to-date on your progress and encouraging you as you exercise.

Miscellaneous

With a route tracker you can add your route onto a map. It is helpful if you plan to do the same route again, or want to share it with your community.

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