Google Fit brings real-time data tracking

Google has updated Google Fitness with few new features to let Android devices and wearables track more fitness data. It has now become first fitness tracking software which provides real-time stats on distance, steps, pace and calorie for your different activities.

With your Android wear smartwatch, Google Fit will also track strength training. It will able to detect activities like sit-ups, push-ups, and squats and then automatically add the data obtained from these activities to your daily workout stats. You can check this data from Google Fit app.


Google Fit will now show you information from your favorite nutrition and sleep apps top. So, you can monitor your diet with MyFitnessPal, Fatsecret or Lifesum like diet monitoring apps. Tracking sleep is also now easier with Sleep as Android, Xiaomi Mi Band and Mi Band 1S, Sony Smartband 2, or the Basis Peak like bands which can track your sleep.

Google fitness tracking

App update is now available. You can update it via Google Play.

With these new abilities, Google wants to compete with Apple in making its fitness service better for users. Android wear devices are struggling while Apple could sold enough watches to count. So, Google wants to make its fitness app stronger to convince customers why Android wear devices are better.

Source: Official Android Blog

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