• New Google Fit App Brings Smarter Tracking To Android, Wear OS

    1 month ago - By Android Headlines

    Google on Tuesday announced a new version of the Google Fit app, promising the revamped tool will allow for smarter activity tracking and health monitoring on both Android and Wear OS. The revision is already being rolled out to devices powered by the company's operating systems via the Google Play Store, with the deployment being expected to be completed in a matter of days.
    The new Google Fit app has been developed in collaboration with the World Health Organization and the American Heart Association, having been envisioned as the most intelligent consumer-ready fitness tracker to date...
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  • Google Fit Updates With Apple Watch-Like Rings That Track 'Move Minutes' and 'Heart Points'

    Google Fit Updates With Apple Watch-Like Rings That Track 'Move Minutes' and 'Heart Points'

    1 month ago - By Mac Rumors

    Google today updated its Wear OS iPhone app and Google Fit Android app with a new redesign that emphasizes closing a set of rings, similar to Apple's Activity app. Every day, Google Fit will task users to close one ring based on "move minutes" and another ring based on "heart points" .
    "Move minutes" is a metric that is intended to be better than measuring daily steps because it can capture multiple activities, and walking "might not be a great option" for some users, Google Fit senior product manager Margaret Hollendoner explains. "Heart points" differs from "move minutes" by requiring...
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  • Google Fit gets full redesign w/ activity goals, updated Wear OS, Android, iOS apps

    Google Fit gets full redesign w/ activity goals, updated Wear OS, Android, iOS apps

    1 month ago - By 9to5Google

    Fitness is an important part of everyone's lives, whether you give it the proper attention or not. There are hundreds of great apps out there to help you with that, but today Google is introducing a brand new version of its Google Fit service, and there's a lot to like here.
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  • Google Fit has a brand new design and features that promote heart health

    Google Fit has a brand new design and features that promote heart health

    1 month ago - By Phone Arena

    Google Fit is the go-to app for fitness enthusiasts on the Android platform: made by Google itself, Fit gives you an overview of your daily activities and stimulates you to move more and lead a more healthy lifestyle.
    And now, it's getting a whole lot better with a brand new design and new features centered around heart health.
    Google has worked with the American Heart Association and the World Health Organization to create an app that coaches you towards more beneficial physical activity based on the science out there. This collaboration ...
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  • Google Fit gets all-white redesign, new activity rings

    Google Fit gets all-white redesign, new activity rings

    1 month ago - By Ars Technica

    Enlarge / The new Google Fit.
    Google is revamping its fitness tracking app, Google Fit. It's getting an all-white redesign in line with Google's new Material Design guidelines and new metrics for fitness tracking based on guidelines from the American Heart Association and the World Health Organization .
    Google Fit's new logo.
    The main new display is a set of circles that fill in as you reach your goal. Before, Google Fit would only track a single "active" goal, which broke down to doing any kind of movement for a certain number of minutes a day. The new design features two circles that...
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  • Google Fit update focuses on upping your heart rate with your phone or Wear OS watch

    Google Fit update focuses on upping your heart rate with your phone or Wear OS watch

    1 month ago - By Tech Radar

    Google Fit is about to get its biggest update since it launched back in 2014, and the aim is to give you a free app that can help you improve your health easily through your phone or Wear OS watch. The app has had a redesign to follow Google's Material Design style, and the way it records your daily health data has changed too. Now it focuses on two areas which Google has decided on thanks to research conducted by the American Heart Association and the World Health Organization. Those are Move Minutes and Heart Points. Heart Points is the more important of the two, and this is designed to...
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  • Google Fit redesign adds coaching, pushes heart and leg activities

    Google Fit redesign adds coaching, pushes heart and leg activities

    1 month ago - By VentureBeat

    Following last week's quality-focused update to its Wear OS app approval guidelines, Google today announced a major redesign of its Google Fit activity tracking app - its largest update since 2014. The redesign, which introduces several major health-focused features, is the product of collaborations between Google, the American Heart As...
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