Google Fit Receives Apple Watch-Like Activity Goals And More

Google Fit has been revamped, receiving numerous new functionalities. Most significant, is the inclusion of activity goals. Google hypes that it is functioning with the WHO and AHA to bring the spanking-new fitness-centered features.

The upgraded Google Fit application is also developed to identify automatically your running, biking, and walking activities utilizing your Wear OS-based smartwatch or phone sensors and provide diverse “Heart Points” to encourage you to continue moving.

The Google Fit’s new version has 2 key parts—one is developed to underline your physical activity, while the other enables you to specify what activities are affecting your heart. Now Google has begun utilizing “Move Minutes” to push users to make few alterations to their daily habit, such as taking a walk rather than of having a coffee or walking up stairs rather than taking an elevator.

All the users’ physical activities are tracked by the upgraded Google Fit app utilizing the inbuilt sensors either of their smartwatch or smartphone to provide you precise Move Minutes. Besides Move Points, the upgraded app provides Heart Points that are collected dependent on activities that get their heart pumping harder than its ordinary habits.

The updated Google Fit utilizes sensors on one’s smartwatch or smartphone, such as the GPS and accelerometer, to automatically sense your moves and project the integer of Heart Points you receive. Also, the Google Fit app functions with other fitness apps like Runkeeper, Strava, MyFitnessPal, and Endomondo to accurately acclaim your points based on your activity.

The newest Google Fit upgrade remarkably arrives just weeks prior to the new Apple Watch rollout that is likely to take place along with the unveiling of the 2018 iPhone models in the coming month. The latest report also asserted that Google is functioning on a devoted assistant for wearables that may appear as Google Coach.

By Sarah Colin

Sarah Colin is the senior editor of Strange News Chronicle, and can't really think of a better job than one that lets her read and write interesting stories on everything from aliens and asteroids to Bigfoot and the Loch Ness Monster. Sarah previously worked in magazines at Transcontinental Media and headed up the lifestyle department at Sun Media. Her Twitter bio describes her as a "reader, writer, eater,, fancy geek, summer cyclist," which pretty much sums up how she spends her time outside of work.

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