when you Worldwide Developers Conference Opening Speech This year, Apple revealed a bunch of new health features that are coming to the update Watch 9 of the Apple Watch. Some features are related to exercise and will be great for fitness owners, and other features may be a reason to save people's lives, which makes the Apple Watch a first choice for many people who take care of their health and daily activities. In this article, we list the eight new health features in the watchOS 9 update.

Swimming improvements

The Kickboard detection feature has been added as a new type of swimming exercise, using the sensor on the Apple Watch that automatically detects when users are swimming using the Kickboard and detects and determines the type of kicks or kicks such as a dolphin kick in butterfly swimming or two legs in freestyle swimming, all of which is mentioned In the exercise summary along with swimming distance.

Not only that, but if you're a passionate swimmer, you'll also be able to track your SWOLF score "a combination of swimming and golf words, a score that measures your swimming efficiency", and just like in golf, a lower score is better.

More running metrics will also be provided

There will also be plenty of new running metrics available in the Workout app, so you'll be able to track steps, distance, ground time and jogging. You can view all of these metrics while you exercise, or you can take a closer look at your progress using the Health app on your iPhone.

Race with your ghost

The new Race against Yourself feature has been added to the Workout app, where you can now choose to compete against your best score, and you can also compete with the last score.

While you're running, your Apple Watch will send you a notification letting you know how well you're doing and whether you're ahead or behind your previous score.

There is also a new racing feature called Pacer, where you can set a goal for the time and distance you want to complete, and Pacer will automatically calculate the speed you need to achieve in order to achieve the desired goal.

Multisport Workout

Athletes can get the most out of their Apple Watch, Apple introduced the Multisport workout, a type of exercise that automatically switches between swimming, cycling and running.

Apple will use the watch's motion sensors to automatically detect your workout and switch, and you'll be able to see data for all three workouts on the fitness apps summary page.

New drug application

We believe that this new application will be a tangible success because it is important and useful for many people, as it will help you track all the medicines you need to take in one day, and you will be able to manage and track your medicines using the iPhone or Apple Watch.

You'll be able to add your medications, vitamins or supplements to the app, and you can create your own list and set reminders so you never forget to take your medication on time again.

On top of that, US users "at least now" will get an additional feature that shows all possible interactions with the drug being taken.

You will receive an alert if there is a serious interaction that could harm you if you want to take two types of medication, or eat a certain food along with the medicine, for example, you will be notified that eating a certain thing with a certain medicine can have side effects.

More sleep metrics

The Sleep app has been frustrating for many users, but Apple plans to change that with the watchOS 9 update. The Apple Watch will bring more features, including the ability to track your sleep quality, and will use the accelerometer and heart rate sensor to detect if you're in an eye movement sleep phase. Rapid, where most dreams occur, or the stage of basic sleep or deep sleep.

You can track your sleep stages with the help of your iPhone or Apple Watch, and you'll also get additional information like your heart rate and breathing rates.

Heart Rate Zones

This feature will help you monitor the intensity of your exercise, and the goal is to get your heart pumping. The more your heart pumps, the better your overall health will be, but that has certain limits and ranges.

According to the World Health Organization, the maximum heart rate is 20 beats per minute, and this varies according to age, so the maximum rate of age is subtracted, for example if the age is 200 years, the highest rate will be XNUMX, and accordingly the target is calculated.

I mean, when you are in Zone 2 or Zone 2, the calculation is as follows 200 x 70÷100 = 140, here your heart rate does not exceed 140, and therefore you will be in a phase known as Fat Burning Zone, this means that your body will take its energy XNUMX% from fat and XNUMX% % carbohydrates, and here the intensity of exercise must be moderate.

It may be in Zone 3 or Zone 3, and this is a phase called the Cardio zone, in which the body takes XNUMX% of its energy from fats and XNUMX% from carbohydrates.

In Zone 4, the body will get its energy from a chemical called ATP found in the muscles.

So you can create different exercises at different rates, and your Apple Watch can automatically create a heart rate zone, and you can customize it to suit all your needs.

You will also get notifications about your speed, heart rate and cadence to keep you motivated.

New AFib log feature

Thanks to the ECG application, the Apple Watch can help detect possible atrial fibrillation, or AFib, which can cause so many health problems that it may even cause a stroke.

Not only that, the more time a patient spends in atrial fibrillation, the more problems he can face. Now, with the watchOS 9 update, people diagnosed with atrial fibrillation can track how often their heart rhythm appears with the help of the AFib log.

The user will get weekly and monthly insights into what their heart rhythm is like, and they can even download this information as a PDF and share it with their healthcare provider.

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