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Author Taylor, Allen G., author

Title Get fit with Apple watch : using the Apple watch for health and fitness / Allen G. Taylor
Published New York, NY : Apress, 2015
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Description 1 online resource
Contents At a Glance; Contents; About the Author; About the Technical Reviewer; Introduction; Part I: Apple Watch Basic Facts; Chapter 1: Common Features; Case Dimensions ; Digital Crown ; Retina Display, Gestures, and Force Touch; Heart-Rate Sensor ; Accelerometer; Gyroscope; Ambient Light Sensor ; Speaker and Microphone ; Wi-Fi; Bluetooth ; Water Resistance; Magnetic Battery Charger Cable ; USB Power Adapter; Quick Start Guide ; Summary; Chapter 2: The Collections; The Three Collections; The Apple Watch Collection; The Case; The Crystal; The Bands
Body MeasurementsFitness; Me; Nutrition; Results; Sleep; Vitals; Sources; MyHeart; RunKeeper; Runtastic and Runtastic Pro; Strava; Medical ID; Setting New Goals; Summary; Chapter 7: Using the Apple Watch with the iPhone Health App; Configuring the iPhone Health App; Setting Your Watch as a Data Source; Using the Health App Main Menu; Tracking the Data That Interests You; Fitness Data; Active Calories; Cycling Distance; Flights Climbed; NikeFuel; Resting Calories; Steps; Walking + Running Distance; Workouts; Vitals Data; Blood Pressure; Body Temperature; Heart Rate; Respiratory Rate
Chapter 6: Building Strength and Endurance with the Workout App Before Starting Any Workout Program; How Your Progress Is Tracked; Supported Workouts; Outdoor Running; Outdoor Walking; Outdoor Cycling; Indoor Walking; Indoor Running; Indoor Cycling; Elliptical; Rower; Stair Stepper; Other; How the Workout App Works; Setting Workout Goals; ; Building Cardiovascular Fitness; Shaping and Toning; Building Strength; Tracking Progress with the iPhone Health App; The Dashboard; Walking + Running Distance; Weight; Body Mass Index; Heart Rate; Steps; Workouts; Health Data
Passbook and Apple Pay Siri; Music; Camera Remote; Remote; Weather; Stocks ; Photos; Alarm; Stopwatch; Timer; World Clock; Settings; Summary; Part II: The Apple Watch in Health & Fitness; Chapter 5: Keeping Active with the Activity App; What Weightlessness Does to Astronauts in Orbit; How Too Much Sitting Is Like Weightlessness in Space; The Activity App: More Fun Than a Three-Ring Circus; The Move Ring; The Exercise Ring; The Stand Ring; The Winner's Circle; Your Unobtrusive Coach; Create an Activity Program Tailored to Your Needs
The Apple Watch Sport Collection The Case; The Crystal; The Bands; The Apple Watch Edition Collection ; The Case; The Crystal; The Bands; Apple Watch Functions That Require an iPhone; Health and Fitness Applications of Apple Watch That Do Not Require an iPhone; Summary; Chapter 3: Operating the Apple Watch; Pairing the Apple Watch with Your iPhone; Manipulating the Touchscreen; Twirling the Digital Crown; Pressing the Button; Feeling Touched by the Taptic Engine ; Summary; Chapter 4: Running the Built-in Apps; Messages; Phone; Mail ; Calendar; Activity; Workout; Maps
Summary Get Fit with Apple Watch is the concise introduction to the amazing new Apple Watch. It's the first book specifically focused on the Apple Watch's most important function: health and fitness. The book gives readers just what they need to know to understand all functionality of the Apple Watch and to set up their Apple Watch. Get Fit with Apple Watch clearly explains the Apple Watch's fitness and health-tracking functions, showing readers different ways to integrate these functions into their daily lives and regular workout routines. Veteran technology author Allen Taylor is also a participant in the Apple Watch Research Kit study in cardiovascular fitness conducted by Stanford University, and adds a chapter devoted to the Apple Watch Research Kit, explaining the benefits of the associated medical research apps and how users can participate in these world-changing programs. Perfect for the gadget-loving athlete and fitness fan! You'll learn: How the Apple Wat ch subtly encourages healthy habits How the Apple Watch helps build cardiovascular fitness and endurance How to multiply the value of the Apple Watch by pairing it with your iPhone How third party fitness apps multiply the capabilities of the Apple Watch How to participate in the Apple Watch Research Kit program Brief explanations of the leading third-party app available for the Apple Watch (including more than just fitness and health apps
Notes Includes index
Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed September 28, 2015)
Subject Health -- Computer network resources.
Physical fitness.
Wearable computers.
iPhone (Smartphone)
Physical Fitness.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1484212819 (electronic bk.)
9781484212813 (electronic bk.)