Can Fitbit Track Indoor Cycling

How do I track stationary bike on Fitbit?

To track, first, go into your app and make sure that spinning is one of your selected activities. Click on the image of the tracker to open the device menu. Scroll down to the bottom and select “exercise shortcuts.” In there, you can remove one if necessary and then add spinning to your list.

Does Fitbit count indoor cycling as steps?

Steps on a stationary bike are a little tricky. Wrist-based trackers like Fitbit count steps by looking at the motion of your arm swing as you walk. On a bike the arms don’t move as much, so fewer steps are counted.

Can I wear my Fitbit on my ankle for cycling?

Many people put their Fitbits on their ankles when riding a bike, especially when they ride a stationary bike. They say that moving your leg like a step should count as a step.

How do you track indoor cycling?

Strava. Strava is a free app that is known for its live-tracking features and Strava segments. Available on iOS and Android, the Strava app can be used for all sorts of activity tracking including cycling, running, hiking, rowing, and more. Strava works a bit differently than other apps on the indoor trainer.

Which Fitbit is best for biking?

Fitbit Charge 4: Best fitness tracker for cycling As well as the usual heart rate data, the Charge 4 is also the first showcase of a new fitness metric for Fitbit – Active Zone Minutes.

Can you get steps riding a bike?

There is no calculation for steps based on the actual bike ride. If steps are more important to you than heart rate, you may try attaching your Fitbit to your shoe/ankle instead of your wrist.

Does a Fitbit have to be worn on the wrist?

Wear your device on top of your wrist. For best results, the back of your device should be in contact with your skin for features like heart-rate tracking. Make sure that your band isn’t too tight. Wear it loose enough that it can move back and forth on your wrist.

Is it OK to wear Fitbit on ankle?

Think about it: because Fitbit devices are designed to be worn on the wrist, the company has made adjustments to the way they measure arm movements. Measuring from the ankle simply isn’t supported, so your mileage – both figurative and literal – will vary.

Can you wear Fitbit under wrist?

We normally recommend using the Fitbit Blaze on the outside of your wrist but I’d say that as long as it has a steady contact with your skin for the heart rate to be recorded properly, there will be no problem at all.

Is there an app for indoor cycling?

Zwift has established itself as the go-to training app but there are plenty of alternatives if you want to mix-up your indoor cycling experience. TrainerRoad is another app we have gravitated towards in the pain cave and is great for structured workouts and training plans.