Apple Watch and iPhone Fitness Tips and Tricks (includes Content Update Program) Summary
Apple Watch and iPhone Fitness Tips and Tricks (includes Content Update Program) by Jason R. Rich
Book + Content Update Program
Apple Watch and iPhone Fitness Tips and Tricks contains hundreds of tips and tricks you can use with the new Apple Watch and your iPhone to create a powerful personal health and fitness system that can help you get fit, and stay fit.
You'll learn how to use Apple's new technologies to track your performance, strengthen your motivation, reduce your stress, and improve your diet. You'll learn how to use the Apple Watch and iPhone with everything from Bluetooth-compatible workout equipment to third-party exercise and nutrition apps.
Easy to understand and nontechnical, this book is ideal for beginners, as well as more experienced Apple Watch and iPhone users who are fitness-, health-, or nutrition-minded and want to reduce their stress, lose weight, sleep better, build muscle, and live a healthier lifestyle.
In addition, this book is part of Que's Content Update Program. As Apple updates features of the Apple Watch and iPhone, sections of this book will be updated or new sections will be added to match the updates to the software. The updates will be delivered to you via a FREE Web Edition of this book, which can be accessed with any Internet connection.
How to access the free Web Edition: Follow the instructions within the book to learn how to register your book to get the FREE Web Edition.
Author Jason Rich is the best-selling author of more than 55 books. Rich will help you learn to:
* Through in-depth and exclusive interviews with world-renowned health and fitness experts, learn how to succeed in your fitness, diet, and health goals * Define achievable goals, and use your iPhone and Apple Watch to work toward them * Use the built-in Health app to collect, view, analyze, store, or share health and fitness data * Customize your Apple Watch to display fitness information whenever you want it * Wirelessly link a scale, treadmill, fitness tracker, and medical devices to your iPhone * Discover great tracking and performance tools for cyclists, runners, and walkers * Track what you eat, and become more mindful about nutrition * Discover mind/body tools for improving focus and reducing stress * Monitor your sleep patterns, sleep better, and consistently wake up more rested * Reinforce your motivation with apps, accessories, and music * Set up Medical ID to provide life-saving medical information in an emergency * Make the most of Apple's Activity and Workout apps
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Jason R. Rich (www.jasonrich.com) is an accomplished author, journalist, and photographer, who writes extensively about the iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch. Some of his recently published books for Que Publishing include: iPad and iPhone Tips and Tricks (5th Edition), My Digital Photography for Seniors, iPad and iPhone Digital Photography Tips and Tricks, and My GoPro Hero Camera.
He also recently created and produced the Managing Your Information Using Evernote and Using Your GoPro Hero3+: Learn To Shoot Better Photos and Videos video courses for Que, and has written numerous other books about the iPhone, iPad, interactive entertainment, and the Internet.
To read more than 150 free articles about how to use the iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch written by Jason R. Rich, visit www.iOSArticles.com (and click on the Articles tab) or www.quepublishing.com.
Through his work as an enrichment lecturer, he often offers workshops and classes about mobile technology, digital photography, and the Internet aboard cruise ships operated by Royal Caribbean, Princess Cruises Lines, and Celebrity Cruise Lines, as well as through Adult Education programs in the New England area.
Please follow Jason R. Rich on Twitter (@JasonRich7) and Instagram (@JasonRich7).
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Use the iPhone as a Powerful Health and Fitness Tool 1 What to Expect from This Book 3 What the iPhone Offers 3 What You Need to Get Started 4 Update Your iPhone's iOS and Apps 6 Update iOS 7 Update Your Apps 9 Customize Your iPhone's Settings 10 Enable Location Services 11 Adjust Notification-Related Settings for Specific Apps 12 Use Bluetooth Devices with Your iPhone 14 Establish Your Health Goals 16 Take Advice from Experts 18 Meet Jeana Anderson, Founder of ASweatLife.com 18 Chapter 2 Tell More Than the Time with Apple Watch 21 Discover the Apple Watch 23 Interact with Your Apple Watch 26 Prepare Your Apple Watch 27 Pair Your Apple Watch with Your iPhone 27 Customize Your Apple Watch 29 Keep the Apple Watch's Operating System Up to Date 41 Discover the Activity and Workout Apps That Come Preinstalled with Apple Watch 44 Use the Activity App 44 Use the Workout App 46 Find and Install Additional Health and Fitness-Related Apps 47 The Cost of Apps 48 Use the Apple Watch App to Find and Install Apps onto Your Watch 49 Pebble Time as a Viable Apple Watch Alternative 53 Chapter 3 Use Fitness Trackers and Other iPhone and Apple Watch Accessories 57 Jawbone Fitness/Activity Trackers 59 Differences Between UP Devices 60 Get the Lowdown on the UP Apps 61 Set Up Your UP Account 63 Manage Your Health with the UP App 67 Fitbit Fitness/Activity Trackers 73 Weighing In on Bluetooth Weight Scales 77 Health o meter Lose It! Scale 78 Withings Smart Body Analyzer 78 Fitbit Aria Scale 79 Other Bluetooth Health and Fitness Tools That Work with Your iPhone 80 Chapter 4 Work with the iPhone's Health App 85 Set Up the Health App 88 Customize the Dashboard's Display 90 Adjust Health-Related Options from the Settings Menu 97 Add Personal Information to the Health App's Medical ID Feature 98 Chapter 5 Use the Activity, Workout, and Other Fitness Apps 103 Get Acquainted with the Activity App on the Apple Watch 105 Set Up the Activity App 107 Launch the Activity App 112 Discover What Information the Activity App Gathers and How to View It 113 Get Acquainted with the Activity App on the iPhone 116 Get Started Using the Workout App on the Apple Watch 120 How to Use the Heart Rate App 125 App Options for Fitness-Minded People 126 Learn About the Optional Fitnet App from the Guy Who Created It 127 Chapter 6 Find and Use Specialized Health Apps 131 Discover the Types of Apps Available from the App Store 133 Health & Fitness Apps 134 Medical Apps 135 Food & Drink Apps 136 Search for Specific Types of Apps in the App Store 137 Check Out the App Store's Top Charts Lists 138 Find and Install Optional iPhone Apps 140 Delete and Reinstall iPhone Apps 142 Use App Purchases on Multiple Devices 144 Always Pay Attention to App Ratings and Reviews 144 Learn About the Johnson & Johnson Official 7-Minute Workout App from Its Creator 145 Chapter 7 Explore Fitness Solutions for Walkers, Joggers, and Runners 151 What to Look For 152 Apps for Walking 154 MapMyWalk 155 Walkmeter GPS Pedometer 160 Sports Tracker 163 Specialized Apps for Runners and Joggers 165 Nike+ Running 165 MapMyRun 169 RunKeeper 170 Runtastic Pro 173 Couch to 5K 175 Anthony Knierem, Matchup Co-Founder, Talks About Wearable Technology for Fitness Tasks 177 Chapter 8 Explore Fitness Strategies for Bicyclers 181 Biking Apps for Fitness Enthusiasts 183 Cyclemeter GPS 183 MapMyRide+ GPS Cycling and Route Tracking 187 Runtastic Road Bike Pro 189 Strava Running and Cycling 191 Using the Wahoo Fitness RFLKT+ Bike Computer 193 Navigating Safely with the Hammerhead One 195 Chapter 9 Establish a Mind/Body Connection 197 Improve Your Mood with an App 199 Use the Happify App to Become More Positive 199 Use Happier's Comprehensive Toolset to Achieve Happiness 202 Get Therapy Online via an App 204 Relax with the Calm App 206 Try a Yoga App to Help You Stay Centered 208 Learn Pilates with an App 209 Join Yoga Expert Tara Stiles in Guided Yoga Sessions 211 Give Your Brain a Healthy Workout 216 Chapter 10 Achieve Your Dieting Goals 219 Access Interactive Cookbooks 222 Get Personalized Recipe Recommendations from Yummly 223 Get the Most Out of Nutrition and Calorie Counter Apps 228 Track Your Food with MyFitnessPal 229 Use Established Diet Plan Apps 235 Skip Meetings with the Weight Watchers App 235 Diet High-Tech with the Jenny Craig App 237 Follow the Nutrisystem Diet Plan from Your iPhone 238 Discover the LoseIt! App 238 Learn More About LoseIt! from Creator Charles Teague 241 Chapter 11 Monitor Your Sleep and Sleep Better 245 Sleep Better via the Sleepio App and Online Service 247 Sleepio's Creators/Sleep Experts Share Their Sleep Insights 249 Overcome Sleep Issues Using ResMed's S+ Device 251 Learn More About the S+ Device from Matt Norton 253 Get Acquainted with Other Sleep-Related Apps for the iPhone 256 Relax Melodies: Sleep Zen Sounds & White Noise 257 Sleep Better: Sleeping Cycle Tracker 259 Sleep Cycle Alarm Clock 263 White Noise 264 Chapter 12 Getting the Most from General Fitness Apps 267 Overview of General Fitness and Activity Tracker Apps 269 Argus - Pedometer and GPS Activity Tracker 270 Fitnet Personal Fitness Workouts 274 Human - Activity & Calorie Tracker 276 MapMyFitness 278 Nike+ Training Club 281 Fitmo Goes Beyond Offering Just a Virtual Trainer 285 Learn More About the Fitmo App from One of Its Creators 288 Chapter 13 Find Music to Keep You Motivated While Active 291 Make Your Music Readily Accessible 293 Choose Your Music 296 Find and Purchase Music from the iTunes Store 296 View iTunes Charts to See What's Popular 300 Use the iTunes Search Field 301 Preview Songs Before Making a Purchase 302 Purchase Music from the iTunes Store 303 Use Other Options to Purchase Music 304 Control Your Music with the Music App 305 Discover the New Apple Music Service 305 Use the Music App on Your iPhone 306 Make Workouts Fun Using Playlists and the Music App 315 Control the Music App Using the iPhone's Control Center 324 Customize the iTunes Store and Music Apps on Your iPhone 325 Use the Music App on Your Apple Watch 325 Stream Music via the Internet 327 Index 329
Apple Watch and iPhone Fitness Tips and Tricks (includes Content Update Program) by Jason R. Rich
Jason R. Rich
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