Apple Watch is an amazing pairing with Stryd, and watches starting with Apple Watch 2 are fully compatible with Stryd. This article will cover what 'full compatibility' means exactly, and introduce you to the Stryd app for Apple Watch.
What is 'Full Compatibility' with Stryd?
Whether you're considering Stryd for power-based training and racing, or simply interested in the best pace and distance you can get, not every watch enjoys full functionality with Stryd (though we try our best). So what is full compatibility?
1) Pace and distance from Stryd with GPS enabled
This means that your watch will receive pace and distance from Stryd, while still picking up your GPS path (and showing it post-run).
Stryd's watch app shows all your favorite metrics plus Power. You can set power targets, choose different averaging (realtime, 3sec, 10sec, etc.), and even download structured workouts via our partnership with Training Peaks. See details about importing workouts here.
Workout mode on the Apple Watch Stryd app.
3) Stryd+ metrics
When your Apple Watch syncs with the Stryd app after your run, you'll also have access to a variety of other unique metrics measured directly from the foot: form power, ground contact time, leg spring stiffness, vertical oscillation, and wind power.
Please note that the original Apple Watch (version 1) does not work with the Stryd app. Have other questions? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
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