Why do I have to press Record for my exercises to be detected?
With our current offering, workouts must be manually started in the Biostrap app for the exercises to be detected.
Our devices have gyro and accelerometer. To save battery, we don't always have gyro running. And normally, the accelerometer scans at 10Hz all day long to capture casual/trivial steps.
But, when user clicks START button to start an activity/workout, we start Gyro and increase the scanning frequency on the accelerometer, which we need to increase accuracy of our classification.
How do I record my workout session?
One of the biggest differentiators in Biostrap's offering is the Activity Classifier! Once you train the device to recognize exercises, you can record your workout sessions. Prerequisite for starting a workout session You must wear both wristband and ...
How do I add new exercises to my Exercise Library?
Currently, there is no limit to how many exercises you can add and train within our app! The more exercises you have, the longer time it may take our activity engine to classify and track your workouts. Settings > Exercise Library > + icon on top ...
What activities or exercises are auto-classified by Biostrap?
Biostrap comes pre-programmed to auto classify a few favorite cardio activities WITHOUT the activity pod! elliptical running/walking rowing stair stepper Cycling is also pre-programmed to auto classify but DOES need the activity pod. All other ...
How should I record a run or a walk?
There are two ways to record walking or running once you click Record in the Biostrap app. 1: Record > Gym Workout > Start The "Workout" button will auto-detect cardio activities and will detect other pre-trained activities you're doing. 2: Record > ...
How do I record single arm motions or kettle bell swings?
Regarding alternating arms for single-arm Kettle Bell swings (or similar single arm motions): Alternating exercises don’t get tracked on the arm that does not have the sensor. We’ll account for it in the future, but currently not supported. Our ...