Google Fit App for organizing your health data and aiming a better life

by November 10, 2014 0 comments


With the concern of having a better health, technological development has made sure your health is enhanced in the best way. The most recent tech company to enter the Health and Fitness game is Google, with the devoted Google Fit Android App, that detects stages and interacts with wearables and other fitness components.

Google Health Operating System was introduced on Android wrist watches in the beginning of this year. This is now available on the web as well as on android devices having version 4.0 or higher.

What Is It?

Google Fit App can be regarded as a Google’s reaction to Apple’s Health App. The sensors built in the android devices are used by Google Fit to automatically detect the activities like walking, running and biking. Google Fit can also be used to observe one’s fitness goals as well as weight loss development over a period of time. In the Playstore, the Google Fit App is available through downloading for free. Android wrist watches are pre-equipped with the Google Fit App.

Google Fit App first came before the public in an elementary form. Moto 360, LG G-Watch and Samsung Gear Live, were developed keeping the android market in consideration. It is efficient in tracing steps and making the records through the week. Having equipped with the rate sensors, the smartwatches also have been able to track heart rates.

Like any other fitness tracing app including Facebook Move’s App and Samsungs Health, the android app for smartphone, tablets and browsers can allow users to re-assess the record, set targets, detect steps, heart rate, and calories thus burnt.

Get Started

It is quite easy to arrange things up.

  • After downloading the app on your mobile device, you must acknowledge to the given Regulations of Service.
  • Then you need to click on “Next” and accept Google’s respective access to activity information as well as location history.
  • Your progress throughout the day can be seen with the help of location, data and the place of your exercise.
  • To arrange it up on the Net, you will need to access the Google Fit website, choose your Google account and following which you need to acknowledge to the company’s given Rules and Regulations of use.



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Set Goals

Google’s preselected goal is adjusted at 1 hour of activity every day. Depending on your fitness level, it could be more or less.

  • By hitting the Menu button (the icon that is present at the top right corner of your respective screen with the three vertical dots), selecting Settings and finally tapping the Daily Goals, it can be altered to suit one’s requirement. T
  • The daily activity and daily step goals can be modified here.


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Add On Activity

You can also keep a schedule for your workout.

  • For keeping a perfect routine you need to click the menu button and access to Add Activity to include workout that you need to complete.
  • After this step, you can choose among walking, running, biking and other actions.
  • The duration of your exercise also will be added by you.
  • The active time will be added to your profile; the number of steps taken by you will also be estimated.


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View Your Data

On the main page in the mobile app on both Google Fit App and website, data can be seen from past specific period that may include a day or week or even month.

  • By hitting on the given “See Graph Details” option by scrolling to the bottom will let you do many things.
  • You can switch between the day or week or month by using the top left-pull-down menu.
  • With the help of top-right-pull down menu makes you toggle between active time and steps.
  • To add a secondary chart for weight and heart rate, you will have the option to look below the main chart.


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Delete Your Data

Are you not entertained by Google Fit? With Google having all of these data, you may not be comfortable.

  • Hit the Menu button, then you have to choose Settings and tap Delete Record.
  • This actually will delete all of your Google’s Fit data. It may delete few of your connected applications as well.


Lucrative Health Market

Google, Apple, Samsung, LG and other large technological concerns are all competing for a bread of Health and Fitness mart only to ensure a healthier lifestyle. According to the health department, more than £100 billion is spent annually on NHS in Britain. Apple announced its health kit for its worldwide developer conference before, followed by the first announcement Google Fit by the Google in June at the companies I/0 developer conference firstly. In September, Apple’s health app introduced with iOS 8.1 automatically traces steps in same fashion to Google Fit. The aim is only one that of providing a better future with a healthy lifestyle.

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