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Google Fit receives new home screen and better sleep tracking

Google Fit receives new home screen and better sleep tracking

Google Fit has been in a state of limbo for a while now. It has always lagged behind competing services from Apple, Samsung, and others, and sometimes has broke entirely. Thankfully, Google has revealed a major update to Fit today, along with a few minor new features for Wear OS.

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Google Fit now details pace per mile, helping you better judge your running performance (APK download)

Google Fit now details pace per mile, helping you better judge your running performance (APK download)

Google Fit helps you keep an eye on your fitness, be it via a smartwatch or just via your phone's own sensors. To make it even easier to parse how you did during your latest run, the company has added a pace per mile/km bar graph to a workout's details. The disappearing and re-appearing elevation map has also returned for some with this release, though not for everyone.

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Google Fit gets a selection of curated workout videos courtesy of YouTube

Google Fit gets a selection of curated workout videos courtesy of YouTube

Google wants to help us stay fit during a time of disrupted routines. That's why the company's Fit team joined forces with YouTube and added a new video feed to the Fit app. You'll find all kinds of health-related content from different creators in it, such as home workouts, meditation routines, and mental wellness tips.

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How to get fit with Android and Wear OS, part three: Understanding data and how it reflects your health

How to get fit with Android and Wear OS, part three: Understanding data and how it reflects your health

So far, you've chosen your Wear OS watch, and you've started to gather vital health metrics. While those are critical steps, having a ton of information at your fingertips is only useful if you understand what it means. In the third installment of How to Get Fit with Android and Wear OS, we're diving into your data and deciphering how it reflects on your overall health.

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How to get fit with Android and Wear OS, part two: Choosing the best health and fitness apps

How to get fit with Android and Wear OS, part two: Choosing the best health and fitness apps

In the first installment of how to get fit with Android and Wear OS, we discussed the specs any good fitness-oriented Wear OS watch should have, plus we recommended some of our favorite models. In part two, we’re diving deep into the various types of apps that you will use to track metrics, establish good habits, and stay on top of your goals.

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Google Fit adds new Wear OS Tiles, prioritizes step counter, and improves Heart Point recommendations (Update: APK download)

Google Fit adds new Wear OS Tiles, prioritizes step counter, and improves Heart Point recommendations (Update: APK download)

Just as many people are getting a bit stir crazy from staying indoors, the Google Fit team is delivering some long overdue attention to the Android app and Wear OS. Over the next week or so, several enhancements to the interface are set to roll out, meant to make information more visible while streamlining the interface so users can quickly pull up the most important bits of data.

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How to get fit with Android and Wear OS, part one: Choosing your hardware

How to get fit with Android and Wear OS, part one: Choosing your hardware

Every year, there are two resolutions that top lists all around the globe: get fit and lead a healthier lifestyle. Unfortunately, without the proper motivation and guidance, these resolutions can often fizzle by right around now in mid-March, leaving plenty of expectant do-gooders with no viable way forward. To help you stay on track, we’re launching a limited series that will show you how to get physically and mentally fit with just an Android phone and a Wear OS smartwatch.

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Withings app gets dark mode, sleep sync to Google Fit, Strava integration

Withings app gets dark mode, sleep sync to Google Fit, Strava integration

Withings, previously Nokia (and even previously Withings), has updated its Health Mate app with some much-requested features. These include support for Dark Mode, sleep sync to Google Fit, and Strava integration.

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Google Fit took its sweet time to hit 50 million downloads on the Play Store

Google Fit took its sweet time to hit 50 million downloads on the Play Store

2014 feels like forever ago. October 28, 2014 is when Google launched the Google Fit app and now, four years, 11 months and counting, the app has finally hit 50 million downloads on the Play Store.

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Google adds charts to Fit's sleep tracking, rolls out dark mode to all users

Google adds charts to Fit's sleep tracking, rolls out dark mode to all users

Google has announced a handful of changes to Google Fit today. In addition to the formal announcement that the dark theme is now fully rolled out (though it started happening last month), Google Fit is picking up some snazzy new charts for sleep tracking integrations which returned to the app earlier this year.

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