Wahoo Fitness has announced RunFit, a new app for iPhone and Apple Watches optimised for the TICKR family of workout trackers and heart rate monitors. RunFit helps runners and gym goers use their heart rate during exercise, captures cross-training data, and prompts the user to do post-run strength training exercises to achieve further gains. Studies have shown that heart rate is one of the most effective ways to monitor fitness progress, and cross or strength training is known to help improve running performance. Paired with a TICKR, TICKR Run, or TICKR X, users have the ability to obtain the most comprehensive views of both their current workout and the integration of their running and cross-training.
RunFit works best with the TICKR family of workout trackers and heart rate monitors, though the heart rate features also work with other Bluetooth heart rate monitors. The app contains a simple fitness test that automatically calculates the user’s maximum heart rate and personalised zones. When used with a heart rate monitor, RunFit tracks heart rate, distance, time, pace, and calories burned. When using a TICKR Run or TICKR X, users can track additional metrics including, cadence and running smoothness, Wahoo’s proprietary running form algorithm.
The TICKR family of workout trackers and heart rate monitors are available at WahooFitness.com and in a variety of retailers. Additionally, users can purchase a TICKR, TICKR Run, or TICKR X directly from the RunFit app using Apple Pay.
The RunFit app is available for free here.