Yesterday, MySwimPro announced their first wearable integration with a native swimming app for Apple Watch.
The Watch App coaches you through swim workouts set by set. It works by syncing a swim workout from the iPhone App to the Apple Watch. The iPhone app features hundreds of swim workouts organized by skill level, stroke category and workout duration.
This workout functionality is only available on the Apple Watch Series 2 because it’s waterproof to 50m. The Apple Watch Series 1 will only display a swimmer’s profile stats.
“We’re thrilled to launch the first swimming app for Apple Watch! This new experience one way we’re helping athletes around the world achieve their swimming goals like never before and is the first of several wearable integrations over the next few months.”
– Fares Ksebati, Co-Founder & CEO
The Watch App offers three experiences for swimmers to choose from: Structured Workout, Pool Swim, or Open Water Swim. Biometric data such as heart rate, distance, and pace per 100 is logged in real-time and syncs with HealthKit.
“We’re excited to add new workout functionality to Apple Watch and leverage Apple’s existing HealthKit technology to create an experience that’s designed for swimmers, by swimmers.”
– Adam Oxner – Co-Founder & iOS Lead
To get the Apple Watch app, you’ll need to download or update to the latest version of the MySwimPro app for iPhone, then sync your Apple Watch with your phone.