How does the multi-sport feature work?
From yoga, volleyball, and rowing to boxing, skiing and ice hockey, the Steel HR / Steel HR Sport tracks up to 30 activities. You can select your favorite workouts directly on the watch screen with a long push of the button. Press the button to navigate through the activities, and then give the button a long press when you find your activity and are ready to start your workout.
Important: It is now possible to pause your workout during a session. To do so, give the button a long press until the « pause mode » is displayed. You can see a summary of your workout or stop it directly.
When stopping your workout, a short summary will be available on your Steel HR/Steel HR Sport:
- Duration if the Connected GPS is not activated,
- Duration, distance and pace if connected GPS is activated.
Note that your watch should be updated to the latest version (firmware 6701). After the Withings App update (version 4.6.0), it may take a few days for your watch update to be available to you within the app.
The workouts that appear on the screen can be chosen from a long list of activities in your Withings App settings. To change them, perform the following steps:
- Open the Withings App.
- Go to Devices > Steel HR or Steel HR Sport.
- Tap More settings > Workout screen customization.
- Select and arrange up to 6 exercises for quick access when you start a workout on your watch.
In workout mode, the Steel HR / Steel HR Sport tracks your continuous heart rate, as well as the workout duration. After the workout, you will see a workout overview in the Withings App showing the workout intensity and the time spent in heart rate zones, as well as your burned calories.
Note that we are slowly rolling out the multi-sport feature and connected GPS to all Steel HR watches.
Will the watch still recognize workouts automatically?
The Steel HR / Steel HR Sport will track walking, running, and swimming automatically. To receive more workout details like pace and route covered, we recommend manually starting the workout mode.
Once you have selected a workout a few times, Steel HR / Steel HR Sport will learn its movements and recognize it in the future.
If you forgot to launch a workout before your session, the Steel HR / Steel HR Sport will detect your movements and add an unknown workout to the Withings App. You can then change the type of workout in the app manually.