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How to Lock Your Apple Watch Screen to Prevent Accidental Touch

Mar 6, 2024 - 2 Comments
How to lock the Apple Watch screen to prevent accidental touch input

If you are working out with Apple Watch, or wearing gloves of any kind with Apple Watch that may cover your wrist or rub against the device, it’s a good idea to lock the screen of your Apple Watch to prevent accidental input and touches. While the Apple Watch touch screen is pretty good at … Read More

Fix Step Count in Health App Updating Slowly on iPhone

Jan 19, 2024 - 1 Comment
iPhone Health app

If you’re the type of person who likes to keep track of their daily step count by using iPhone as a step counter, it is frustrating when the iPhone Health app step counter does not update as frequently as you’d like. Additionally, there are some challenges that are linked to specific step counts, and many … Read More

How to See Your Target Heart Rate Zones for Apple Watch on iPhone

Jan 14, 2024 - Leave a Comment
See heart rate zone information from Apple Watch on iPhone

Many people get an Apple Watch specifically for fitness tracking, working out, activities, and to better learn about their health and fitness. One important metric to be aware of for cardiovascular fitness is your heart rate relative to your individual heart rate zone data, and Apple Watch will calculate this information based upon your age … Read More

Can you Wear Apple Watch on Ankle?

Oct 29, 2023 - 1 Comment
Can you wear Apple Watch on the ankle

Many Apple Watch users are curious if it’s possible to wear the Apple Watch on their ankle. Whether this is because they can’t wear the Apple Watch on their wrist, or because they’re wearing gloves or hand coverings, or participating in other activities where wearing a watch is not possible or allowed, wearing an Apple … Read More

How to Challenge a Friend to an Apple Watch Activity Competition

Mar 31, 2021 - 1 Comment
Apple Watch competition

Want to get competitive with your Apple Watch? You can challenge a friend, family member, coworker, or anyone else with an Apple Watch to an activity competition! Competition is always a good way to spur people on to achieve a goal, and that’s most definitely the case in terms of exercise. Sure, you can compete … Read More

How to Sign Up for Apple Fitness+

Dec 28, 2020 - Leave a Comment
How to Sign Up for Apple Fitness+

Want to workout with a digital personal trainer and your Apple Watch? Apple already offers a bunch of subscription services like Apple Music, Apple TV+, Apple News+, iCloud, and Apple Arcade for its users. To add one more to the list, the company just released its new Fitness+ service that’s built around the Apple Watch.

How to Set Fitness Goals on Apple Watch

Oct 16, 2020 - Leave a Comment
Apple Watch activity app

The Apple Watch has spent the last few years turning itself into the go-to wearable for people who like to keep tabs on their health. Whether it’s their heart rate, sleep pattern, or just how much they move, the Apple Watch can track it. But for many users, its bread and butter is in telling … Read More

How to Start & End a Swimming Workout on Apple Watch

Jul 22, 2020 - 2 Comments
Apple Watch workout

Your Apple Watch is a wonderful exercise companion and it can not only keep tabs on your workout but provide insights into your health as well. Apple Watch Series 2 and later can also be used to track swimming, just like running or other activities. But the way Workouts handles a swim is slightly different. … Read More

How to Start, Pause, & Stop Workouts on Apple Watch

Jul 3, 2020 - 2 Comments

If you say the words “Apple Watch” to someone the first thing they are most likely to think about is health and fitness. Apple has spent the last few years making the Apple Watch synonymous with working out and staying healthy. So if you’re a new Apple Watch owner you’re quite likely looking to work … Read More

Switch Distance Measurement to Miles or Kilometers on Health App for iPhone

Jul 14, 2016 - Leave a Comment
Kilometers or Miles in Health app for iPhone

Active individuals who use the iPhone Health app to track their fitness and distance may find it helpful to switch distance measurements from miles to kilometers and vice versa. This is particularly useful for people who would be doing something like training for a 5K but they’re accustomed to using miles as a distance measurement, … Read More

How to Share Activity Progress with Apple Watch & iPhone

Jan 21, 2016 - 4 Comments

The Activity app on iPhone gathers much of the physical activity, pedometer, and health and fitness data from Apple Watch and presents it in an easy to read format. But the info found in Activity app is not limited to just the iPhone and Apple Watch, because you can share Activity progress easily with others … Read More

How to Change Distance Units from Miles to KM on Apple Watch Workout

Jan 10, 2016 - 3 Comments
Switch workout from miles to kilometer

For Apple Watch users who track their workouts with the device, you can adjust, switch, or set distance unit measurements per workout, switching from miles to kilometers and vice versa. This can be really helpful if you’re typically measuring distances in miles (or kilometers), but maybe you’re training for an event and want to switch … Read More

How to Use the Pedometer on Apple Watch to Count Steps & Distance

Dec 20, 2015 - 37 Comments
Apple Watch activity app

The Apple Watch has numerous health and fitness related features including a heart rate monitor and built-in step counter, also known as a pedometer. While many users assume the pedometer feature must be accessed from the accompanying iPhone, which can also track steps and mileage on it’s own, there’s actually a separate pedometer feature bundled … Read More

How to Turn Off (or On) the Stand Up Reminder on Apple Watch

Jun 3, 2015 - 24 Comments
Apple Watch activity goal screen summary with standing reminder

Apple Watch has a variety of fitness tracking and motivational features that are aimed at improving the wearers activity and health, or at least their awareness of it. One of the most notable features for Apple Watch users is the “Stand Reminder”, which, much as it sounds, is a gentle reminder to stand up every … Read More

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