Did you know that you can measure your heart rate right in the app? Read on to find out how.
There are many reasons why you may want to measure your heart rate. Resting heart rate, measured upon waking or while lying down, is a great indicator of health and fitness. Taking your pulse throughout the day can also help you identify when stress may be spiking your heart rate. And taking your pulse during or immediately after exercise can help you see how hard you’re working, and how fast you recover.
Whatever your reason, taking your pulse in the Health Mate app is easy and only takes a few seconds. Here’s how:
- Open the Health Mate app on your smartphone, and tap the “+” sign in the top right corner.
- Select ‘Heart Rate.’
- Place your index finger over your phone’s camera. If placed correctly, your finger should cover the whole camera, and the Health Mate app screen will be red.
- Hold your finger in place as the app detects your pulse.
- When complete, the camera light will turn off, and your heart rate will be recorded. Your results will appear in the app, along with some brief feedback.
That’s it! We hope this easy, simple way of monitoring your heart rate will help you better stay on top of your health and fitness.