As more models of smart watches become available, their functionality is also improving. You can use them not only to exercise, but also to track your health, set important reminders, and relax. Many companies are now consciously investing resources in creating apps just for watches. Here are the ones we’ve looked at.
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It’s a fitness app for runners with all the features you need. It syncs with Apple Watch, Android Wear, Samsung Gear. You can create your own routes or download popular ones around the world. And the app also tracks all your physical stats and workout progress.
Nike+ Run Club
Another running app, this one is one of the top five most popular and syncs with your smart watch. First you need to install Nike+ Run Club on your smartphone and sign up to join the Nike running community. From there, choose your running programs, audio workouts (with the pep talk of trainers and stars), and keep track of your results. The app is free, there are no advertising banners inside, but for that you will receive notifications-news from Nike.
“Workout” is a standard Apple Watch app. Inside – scenarios for different activities: running on the street and in the gym, cycling, walking. You can set a goal, or you can just track your performance. Each kilometer the app will give a tactile signal.
Works with both Apple and Android devices. Tracks your daily activity and monitors your sleep quality. If you go a long time without activity, the app will remind you to get up and stretch. Works for free, but there are in-app purchases.
For mental and physical health
Flo is a full-fledged women’s health calendar and menstrual tracker. The app syncs with the Apple Watch and can, for example, remind you that you will start ovulating in a few days. You can also see a diary of weight, water consumption, mood and sexual activity changes and PMS symptoms on the screen.
An app that reminds you to take your medications, vitamins and birth control. You can see your personal schedule and dosage on the watch. In the App Store is one of the 100 most downloaded apps in the medicine section
Convenient and beautiful interface (even in the watch app), meditations for every occasion and mood, the ability to just listen to relaxing music and control the audio track right on the watch screen. You can also tag a meditation you like with a heart and return to it afterwards. There’s a paid subscription, but you’ll also be happy with the free version.
The MyBooks subscription book service team has released an app for the Apple Watch. Now you can use your watch to listen to audiobooks, podcasts, meditations, and other works in audio format on the go. The main thing is to add the works to the user’s personal shelf in a mobile app or through the web-version MyBook. Conveniently, the Apple Watch app can listen to content both online and offline if the audiobooks have been pre-loaded on the device.
In addition to the standard “play” and “stop” functions, you can control the speed of playback and switch between chapters from your device.
A fun app for relaxation that is supported on all Apple products. On the clock you can see what the constellations and a map of the starry sky look like.
In case you didn’t know, Shazam is also supported on smart watches. The interface is simple: you hear a tune, press Shazam and you’ll find out the title, artist and album.