Google Fit incorporates a new measure of physical activity

young people looking at phonesBy American Heart Association News

When it comes to physical activity, experts say more movement is great – but more movement with greater intensity is best.

But not all fitness and activity trackers have been able to emphasize the difference. Now, a redesign of Google Fit launched Tuesday will be able to do just that by incorporating a new measure called Heart Points. It’s a collaboration with the American Heart Association’s Center for Health Technology & Innovation, and it uses the AHA’s recommendations for exercise and activity. 

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