8 June 2017 1 Comment

The Swim Exporter App

If you have an Apple Watch 2 and you use Strava you’ll be as frustrated as I am that Strava doesn’t support swimming on the watch. You have to record any swim that you do using the watch’s native Workout app (which works really well), then manually create a new activity in Strava and fill in the details. There is quite a thread developing on the Strava Support forum requesting swim support for Apple Watch 2 and I would urge you to add your name to it.  However, I have just discovered the Swim Exporter app that connects with Apple Health and Workout data and imports the information into Strava when you record either a pool swim or an openwater swim using the Workout app. It costs £1.99 and is incredibly simple to use: simply connect it to your Health app and link it to Strava and it will automatically display all swim workouts. To upload a workout to Strava, just click on the workout and click, “Send to Strava”. Job done. The only glitch I could find was that it didn’t allow me to connect to Strava using Facebook authentication so had to use email and password instead.

Website: http://stickybit.co.nz/swimexporter/

Apple Store: https://itunes.apple.com/app/swim-exporter/id1227272243

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One Response to “The Swim Exporter App”

  1. Anuj Agarwal 15 June 2017 at 1:05 pm #

    Hi John,

    My name is Anuj Agarwal. I’m Founder of Feedspot.

    I would like to personally congratulate you as your blog Irontwit has been selected by our panelist as one of the Top 75 Triathlon Blogs on the web.

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    Best,
    Anuj

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