Yes. We support a large variety of heart rate monitors. We support both Bluetooth Smart and ANT+ heart rate monitors.
For example, Mio devices, the Scosche Rhythm, the Polar A360, Polar A370, the Garmin VivoSmart HR all work well with our applications.
You can also use sport watches, like the Garmin 735 and any Garmin sport watches with an optical heart rate monitor, see our blog post:Group Fitness and Garmin VivoSmart HR.
The Polar M200 and any other Polar sport watches with optical heart rate monitor are supported as well.
We also support the Apple Watch.
ANT+ is one of the two main standards used by fitness devices. The other main standard is Bluetooth Smart (also called Bluetooth Low Energy, or Bluetooth 4.0 and higher).
The ANT Alliance is the organization that takes care of the standard and certification process.
Our applications support both ANT+ and Bluetooth Smart devices.
This article can help you choose the best option for your use case.
Please, set the correct Time Zone in your user profile.
We support both the Metric and the Imperial system.
You can set the Metric or Imperial system in the applications themselves. You can also set the preference in the Selfloops website. For the website, follow this link: https://www.selfloops.com/account/profile
In the Metric system: Kilograms KG are used for the weight, Km and Km/hour are used for distance and speed.
In the Imperial system, Pounds are used for the weight, Miles and Miles/hour are used for distance and speed.
Polar has released sport watches and wrist based fitness trackers with built-in optical heart rate monitors.
These units are able to broadcast heart rate data and our Group Fitness applications support them.
If you have a Polar A360, A370 or a Polar M200, or any other Polar sport watch with optical heart rate monitor you can use it with our applications.
To enable the connection with the app, make sure you select an indoor Group Exercise activity profile in the device.
If you use Polar heart rate monitors with Android make sure you:
- enable Bluetooth on the Android device
- give the location permission to the app
- enable GPS in the Android device
- your Android OS version is 6 or higher
yes, MyZone belts are supported by our system.
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Yes, all our Group Fitness applications support the Apple Watch.
To use the Apple Watch, you need to install the Sloops application from the Apple App store.
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Polar Bluetooth heart rate monitors, Polar watches and Polar activity trackers with optical heart rate sensors are supported by our Group Fitness application on Android devices.
In order to have it working with Polar devices you need:
Android 6 or higher
Grant the location permission for the app
The location/GPS must be enabled in the device
Bluetooth must be enabled in the device