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Sync workout data but not steps with Apple Health / Fitness
Sync workout data but not steps with Apple Health / Fitness

How to capture workout data (but not steps) when using Apple Watch.

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Written by Tim Cleaver
Updated over a week ago

Before you begin:

  • To connect The Conqueror App with Apple Health, read this article.

  • If you're using an Apple Watch, the data that comes through to The Conqueror App is either daily steps or workouts.

  • An outdoor cycle "workout" will come through to the app as cycling. This is so cycling workouts can be distinguished from other workouts.

  • All other workouts that are distance-based activities will come through as a distance. These won't be visible in the pending distance section.

  • If you are completing more than one challenge, you can set different posting preferences for each. You will need to follow the steps below for each challenge.

How to sync workout distances (but not steps):

  1. Open The Conqueror Challenges App.

  2. In the menu bar at the bottom of the screen, tap the menu icon on the right.

  3. Tap settings, then tap posting preferences.

  4. Tap the challenge that you want to set posting preferences for.

  5. Under connections, untick Apple Health - daily steps. To exclude cycling, untick Apple Health - daily cycling.

  6. Under activity types, you can personalize your preferences by excluding types of exercise. You can add one type of exercise to one challenge and another type of exercise to another challenge.

  7. Tap save.

  8. Before starting your exercise, select Workout mode on your Apple Watch, and choose the type of workout.

  9. Repeat for other challenges if need be.

Step-by-step guide: (in this example, only rowing workouts are to be posted to Pacific Crest Trail):

Need more help? Start a live chat on our support page of the App or Email our customer support team.

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