Fit update finally brings strength training feature to all Android ar 2.0 watches

BY GreenBot Staff

Published 24 Apr 2017

ether you have a new Android ar 2.0 watch or a first-gen model that just received an update, they’re about to get a lot more buffed. already know the new Fit app brings a bunch of new trackers motivators for workout buffs, but in the latest update, is finally turning on the best new feature.

Back when we reviewed the Sport Style watches, we noted a strange difference between them regarding one of Fit’s better features. On the Sport, we were able to activate Strength Training, which used the watch’s sensors to automatically track what we were doing (situps, weight lifting, etc.) count our reps. But on the Style that option wasn’t present, we couldn’t figure out why.

Apparently there wasn’t a good reason. The new Fit Android ar update delivers Strength Training to all Android ar 2.0 watches new old. To find it, you’ll need to select the Fit rkout companion app scroll down to Strength Training. checked, the option is now live on our Style tch running version 1.64 of Fit.

In addition to Strength Training, the app update also brings a new unit settings feature. To access it, scroll down to the bottom of the main screen until you get to Settings. Tap it you’ll see a Units option that lets you switch between the metric imperial system.

The update is rolling out to Android ar 2.0 watches, but you can side load the -signed A from A Mirror.

Strength in numbers: ile older even many newer Android ar 2.0 watches won’t be able to take advantage of Android y, the fitness benefits are available to all. And the new update will finally bring the best feature to all watches, taking them one step closer to becoming the personal trainers we know they can be. Now, if only could hurry up bring it to more watches.