Fitbit has launched an replace for its older Fitbit smartwatches – the unique Versa, Versa 2 and Ionic – that provides Lively Zone Minutes to the characteristic set.
It additionally provides Well being and Wellness Reminders and the Well being Metrics Dashboard for Fitbit Premium subscribers.
Whereas it readies replacements for these watches with its forthcoming Versa Three and Sense gadgets, Fitbit has rolled out the characteristic for its unique smartwatches, and in addition its discontinued Cost Three exercise tracker.
Fitbit OS 4.2 is an replace to June’s 4.1.3. Your Fitbit app will provide you with a warning to the tracker replace.
AZM was first launched on the non-smartwatch exercise tracker Cost 4: learn our Fitbit Cost Four evaluation, Fitbit Versa 2 evaluation.
Lively Zone Minutes substitute the much less subtle Lively Minutes. The measurement makes use of your resting coronary heart price as a baseline to focus on motivational heart-rate zones throughout train.
They’re earned for time spent within the totally different Coronary heart Fee Zones: Fats Burn, Cardio, or Peak. These are personalised based mostly in your health degree and age.
You earn two Lively Zone Minutes for every minute you’re within the Cardio or Peak zones.
The default aim is to earn 150 Lively Zone Minutes every week, which is predicated on suggestions from the American Coronary heart Affiliation and World Well being Group, which each suggest at the very least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise or 75 minutes of vigorous exercise every week.
Customers can change that aim within the Fitbit app.
Extra intense exercises – reminiscent of spinning, interval coaching, or working – enhance your alternatives to earn Lively Zone Minutes. In case you run for 20 minutes and spend 10 minutes within the Fats Burn zone and 10 minutes within the Cardio or Peak zones, you earn 30 Lively Zone Minutes.
Well being and Wellness Reminders
Fitbit OS 4.2 additionally provides Well being and Wellness Reminders, reminiscent of Get your coronary heart pumping, Second of mindfulness, Eat with the solar, Keep hydrated, and Wash your arms.
Well being Metrics Dashboard
To construct assist for Fitbit Premium’s Well being Metrics Dashboard, customers of the Encourage HR, Cost Three and 4, Versa, Versa 2 and Ionic will now see heart-rate variability and respiration price.
The Well being Metrics dashboard – accessible “quickly” to Premium members – will show 5 well being metrics to indicate traits in your total wellbeing: Pores and skin temperature variation, respiration price, resting coronary heart price, oxygen saturation (Sp02), and heart-rate variability (HRV).