10 Fitbit Blaze Hacks

Fitbit Blaze is an activity tracker, sport watch, heart rate monitor, and a smartwatch. It pretty much has most of what the average consumer will want.`

The fit bit blaze has been designed to help you maximise every workout of your and that too everyday. The Fitbit Blaze is your personal fitness trainer who can track your continuous heart rate via a feature called PurePulse. Multi-sport tracking connected GPS and FitStar like features automatically track your activity, exercise, floors climbed, active minutes and calories burned. You can see your stats and stay motivated all day, every day. 

The icing on the cake is the fact that the FitBit Blaze can be customized with a variety of watch faces. A number of interchangeable metal, leather and sports wristbands and frames are available for your personal fitness tracker. The Fitbit Blaze smartwatch touch screen enables call receiving, texting and calendar notifications to ease you from the trouble of picking up your handset each and every time it rings. 

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Features: (we can list features on the side in table format)

• PurePulse™ Heart Rate 

Get continuous automatic wrist-based heart rate & simplified heart rate zones.

• Multi-Sport 

Record running cycling cross training weights and other workouts

• On-Screen Workouts

Get FitStar workouts right on your wrist with step-by-step instructions that coach you through each move.

• Workout Summaries

See detailed workout summaries on your wrist and your improvements over time

• All-Day Activity

Track steps distance calories burned floors climbed & active minutes

• SmartTrack™

Automatically recognizes select activities and records it in the exercise section of the Fitbit app

• Smart Notifications

See call & text notifications and calendar alerts on display

• Auto Sleep Tracking & Silent Alarms 

Monitor your sleep automatically & set a silent alarm

• Music Control

Adjust your volume and play pause and skip songs from your mobile playlist

• Accessory Bands & Frames

Personalize Fitbit Blaze with different colors and materials for a wide range of looks

• 5 Day Battery Life

Lasts longer than competing trackers with a battery life of up to 5 days

• Syncs Wirelessly

Sync stats wirelessly & automatically to leading smartphones and computers

Water Resistant

Sweat rain and splash proof.

In this blog i would be discussing a few hacks for the Fitbit Blaze. 

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1. Watch your stats change in real-time.

All of your stats update when you sync your Fitbit tracker to your app. But did you know that with most Fitbit trackers you can see your steps, calories, distance, floors, and heart rate change in real time in your app dashboard? While wearing your device, open your app and allow your tracker to sync. Once you can see the connected symbol next to your tracker image take a few steps and watch your stats respond.

2. Update your food database.

Attention die-hard food loggers: Did you know you can change which country’s food database your Fitbit app searches? This can come in handy if you’re traveling to another English-speaking location (or speak the local language) and are having trouble logging packaged or prepared meals. From your dashboard, tap the Account icon, Advanced Settings, and then Food Database. Then choose the country you’ll be logging from. Just don’t forget to change it back when you get home. You can set up a silent alarm or calendar notification as a reminder.

3. Count every step. With this trick

you won’t have to endure another “stat gap”—dead zones in your daily activity due to forgetting or charging your tracker. As long as you have your phone nearby, you can log into the app, tap or click the Account icon, choose the option for setting up a new device and and then tap the MobileTrack tile at the bottom and follow the setup instructions. MobileTrack uses your phone’s sensors to track basic activity data—including steps, distance, and calories burned. Going forward the Fitbit app will default to MobileTrack until it’s able to reconnect to your tracker.

Bonus hack: If your friends and family don’t have a Fitbit tracker, they can download the Fitbit app and use MobileTrack to rack up stats and compete against you in Challenges.

4. Force your app to sync

If you have Bluetooth turned on and your tracker is paired to your Fitbit app, it should sync every time you open the app. If you have All-Day sync turned out, it may update periodically throughout the day. However, if you want to see your most recent stats on-demand, you can force your app to sync one of two ways. If you’re using an iOS or Android smartphone, the easiest way to initiate a sync is to touch your tracker image at the top of the dashboard and pull down. Or, also from the dashboard, tap the Account icon, tap your tracker tile, and then choose Sync Now. If your device won’t sync to your Fitbit app, a Bluetooth issue is usually the cause.

5. Set when your week starts and Scroll through stats faster. 

When tallying your weekly activity, Fitbit follows the calendar, using Sunday as the first day of the week. But, if you want your Fitbit week to start on Monday, that’s an option. From your Fitbit app dashboard, tap the Account icon then scroll down and tap Advanced Settings. From there, choose Start Week On, and pick Monday.

6. Go micro.

Graphs that show how different metrics—like sleep, steps, and heart rate—change over time are great for spotting trends, but sometimes instead of zooming out you need to zoom in. To do this, choose a stat from your dashboard and then select a specific day. Tap the graph at the top of your screen to expand it. By holding your finger down on the graph you can see the specific time of day associated with each data point. This can be incredibly helpful in identifying exactly when your heart rate spiked or when and for how long you were awake last night.

Select the metric you want to see more information on from the Dashboard, such as steps. This will bring up a summary in a list format of your entire history by day of that particular metric. The graph at the top presets a weekly summary but a further tap on any of the days listed will give you an hourly summary for that day in a graph. You can also hold down on a particular hour to see the information in number format for 15-minute intervals.

7. Get audio exercise cues.

For some added exercise motivation, turn on voice cues. Before starting a run, walk, or hike, tap the stopwatch icon, Cues and then turn on Play During Exercise. Next, choose which updates you want—options are: distance, time, average pace, split pace, and calories burned—and how often you want to get them—based on either time or distance. For instance, if you want your Fitbit app to tell you what your average pace is every mile, you’d make sure Average Pace is checked off under Cues and that 1.0 mi is chosen under Frequency.

8. Edit exercise details.

Workout summary not quite right? Don’t let the error annoy you. Just tap the tile associated with that specific workout. From there you can tap Categorize Exercise to change how the exercise was logged (for example, as an outdoor bike ride instead of a run). If you use iOS or Windows 10, you can also edit start and end times, distance covered, and calories burned by tapping the three dots at the top right of the expanded exercise summary.

9. Personalize your profile.

With the launch of Community, comes the ability to customize your profile page. In addition to your photo, you can also add a username, short bio, and cover photo. To access these settings, tap the gear icon at the top of your profile.

10. Control what you share.

From your new profile page, you can also now easily access your privacy settings. Tap the tile to set your personal stats as Public, Private, or available only to Friends. To update which graphs (calorie intake, sleep, steps, etc.) are visible from your web dashboard, select the Personal Stats tile and adjust each graph tile separately.

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