How to continuously record heart rate on your Apple Watch.

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By default, Apple Watch turns the heart rate sensor on every five minutes. But sometimes you want a higher-resolution glimpse into what your heart is telling you—for example, during a workout or a stressful meeting:To complete these steps, first install Cardiogram for Apple Watch from the App Store: https://cardiogram.onelink.me/JuSv/22c6bafbHow to start recording your heart rate continuously on Apple Watch From …

Which workout routine works best? Data from 34,369 New Year’s Resolutions measured on Apple Watch.

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Much of our knowledge about exercise comes from small-scale studies done in controlled research conditions. But with tens of millions of us wearing heart rate sensors, like Apple Watch, we can now measure key biomarkers like resting heart rate or heart rate variability continuously. And, more importantly, we can start to figure out which workout routines really drive results. New …

What do normal and abnormal heart rhythms look like on Apple Watch?

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Almost every month, a news story pops up about somebody whose life was saved by their Apple Watch. As part of the mRhythm Study, we’re analyzing a lot of heart rate data, and decided to write a brief primer on what both normal and abnormal heart rhythms look like when measured on an Apple Watch.Download Cardiogram for your Apple Watch, …

Do you really need 10,000 steps a day?

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We’re often told to walk 10,000 steps per day, but what is the science behind that? Why not 20,000? 5,000? Why step count, and not the type of exercise, intensity, or total minutes? With the advent of Apple Watch and Android Wear, millions of people now have heart rate sensors strapped to their wrist. To answer the questions above, we …