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Garmin Fit™ - Turn your iPhone into a powerful training tool with the Garmin Fit app. See your current walking, running or cycling stats at a glance, or review them later thanks to automatic uploading to Garmin Connect. It even allows you to select the perfect soundtrack for your workout.
For a small monthly or yearly subscription, you also gain access to the LiveTrack feature, which allows you to send invitations to others via email, Facebook or Twitter*. They’ll receive a link to a website where they can view the position of your mobile device on a map (when configured for outdoor use in the Activity setup menu). Your time elapsed, distance, speed, elevation and more will also be viewable in real time. It’s a handy way for loved ones to track your races or keep an eye on you during your outdoor training.
Garmin fit provides:
- Current speed
- Distance traveled
- Route traveled
- Calories burned
With an optional Garmin ANT+™ Adapter for iPhone, you also can see data from your Garmin fitness sensors. Easily monitor how hard you’re working with a heart rate monitor, train indoors with a foot pod, or receive valuable cycling data with a speed/cadence sensor or power meter.
* Use caution when posting a link via Facebook or Twitter because your link will be available to anyone with access to your Facebook or Twitter profile.
** Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life.
What's New in Version 1.6
Bug fixes, support new languages.
Extremely Limiting and Disappointing
I bought the ANT+ receiver for the iphone after my edge 305 finally lost the ability to connect with the computer for downloading and charge the battery. The ANT+ was a fairly cheap option compared to purchasing a new edge for ~$300! The app is very limited in what it can do. Like all the other reviewers stated - there is no ability to upload courses, set heart rate and speed zones with an alarm, set up for different bikes and the worst is that you cannot create your own setup with the information you want displayed. I had to download a non-Garmin app to upload a course and follow it. I used the heart rate zone and alarm all the time and can't now. I can't input different bikes into the program. I have to swipe back and forth to see the 4 items per screen! I had 8 on the edge that I could view at once. Not now. I agree with making the software more powerful on the iphone. The only thing that I can think of as to why Garmin would limit what the software can do is that they want you to dish out ~$300 for a new edge. The edge 305 had many other issues I have not listed, but I won't describe those here. Overall, I'm very disappointed in Garmin and I don't plan on purchasing anything else from them. If you decide to purchase the ANT+ and garmin fit, I would suggest you look for another alternative.
needs to be updated
Where can I start. First I agree--it needs to be upgraded. This app is OK--not great. It would be nice to customize the screen that you view, for example I like to monitor my heart rate and calories burned on the same screen. It might be nice to add 8 fields on the same screen or 6, the screen is certainly big enough. The music function is funky. It could be more intuitive. In order to play a play list on your iPhone you have to select all the songs in that play list. It seems that if I selected the play list to play that it should just play the list---weird. There is no estimation of calories burned on the elliptical or stationary bike if you are indoors even with the ant attached.
I know that Garmin makes their money on GPS devices and maps and iPhone GPS cuts into their business. It feels like this app is a necessary evil and that the app is not tweaked and improved like other fitness apps. I still use the app but I like my Garmin bike gps better while biking and I use my iPhone to listen to music.
Not updated. Harmon are you retiring this app?
Not updated now for a while and particularly ios8. Crashes frequently when opened or even more damningly during a run. Lacking much functionality versus other apps such as Runkeeper and Strava. Only reasons to use this app is live track (in app purchase) which sends an email or message notification and enables live tracking on Garmin Connect. Also syncs to Garmin Connect website. Live track function is not available on the Connect app without the purchase of a Garmin GPS watch. My guess is Garmin is slowly sunsetting this app in favor of Connect after making the mistake of introducing an app that does not require a Garmin GPS watch. Overall, I love Garmin but the company has struggled with mobile to web integration and the growth of GPS mobile phones. New modern version of Garmin Connect is clumsy and not nearly as robust as either Runkeeper and Strava. Nice to see now more data transfer capabilities with other fitness sites.
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- Category: Health & Fitness
- Updated: Jul 17, 2012
- Version: 1.6
- Size: 5.5 MB
- Languages: English, Danish, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish
- Seller: Garmin International
- © 2012 Garmin Ltd. or its subsidiaries
Compatibility: Requires iOS 4.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
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