The exercise app, RunKeeper, has been updated to include support for GPS tracking Built-in tracking capabilities of the new Apple Watch Series 2 and Apple Watch and Nike + l.
RunKeeper in version 7.6 allows users to view the assigned routes on your iPhone after a run with the Apple Watch series 2. Using the new dedicated GPS device, the application allows users to accurately track the distances covered On foot, without having to carry the phone.
In addition, Runkeeper for Apple Watch has also been updated with a customizable activity screen that allows users to determine what statistics are displayed while they are exercising.
A new metric is a heart rate chart that provides a snapshot of the last five minutes of beats per minute. RunKeeper sets the maximum heart rate of the user based on their age, but can be adjusted in the settings.
Another option to show is rhythm, where a graph shows the last five minutes of an exercise to show how the runner is behaving towards his target. Users should set a target settings.
The new user interface also has a larger font size, making it easier to read while exercising. And the Apple Watch will provide a vibration in each kilometer traveled so that the user knows of its progress.
On the other hand, Apple's default training app has the option to run GPS tracking since the new smartwatch was released. But this new feature of Runkeeper applies to a large community of runners who use one of the most popular fitness applications.
RunKeeper version 7.6 is a download of 102 MB and is accessible from the App Store, compatible with iPhone and Apple Watch. Requires iOS 9.0 or later.