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Get You Fit With These 7 Google Home Fitness Skills

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Google Home is the easiest way to get our day-to-day information. So why not use the personal assistant to help with your health? With these Google Home fitness skills, you can enable some pretty handy tips to keep you on track and informed. From tracking your water intake to tuning into a meditation session. Also, offering help with filling your prescription. Therefore, this personal assistant is a great tool to have in your back pocket. Now with the sound of your voice, you can check your stats and goals! 

Google Home Fitness Skills

#1 WaterLog

You know the saying. Hydrate or Dydrate. Keep your hydration on point this easy Google Home fitness skill. This skill works together with the Waterlog app. Now you don’t need to pick up your phone and find the app to log each glass of water you drank. Just use voice assistant with your Google Home. 

Ask Your Assistant:

“Ask WaterLog how much water have I drunk today?”

“Talk to WaterLog to log 1 liter of water”

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#2 Nutrition Facts, Google Inc.

Would everyday eating be easier if you could know the nutrition info instantly? With nutrition facts built into Google Home’s system, you can get nutrition information for food and ingredients.

Ask Your Assistant: 

“How many calories in 100 grams of chicken?”

“How much vitamin C is in an orange?”

“Is oatmeal gluten-free?”

 

Google Home Fitness Skills

#3 Google Cal

Google updated their calendar to include a new goals feature. So you can stay on top of your fitness goals by simply saying “Okay Google, what’s on my calendar today?”. Also, it will give you the rundown of the rest of your schedule including your goals. 

Ask Your Assistant:

“What are my goals for today?” 

“What’s on my calendar today?”

#4 Google Maps

Use Google Home’s integration with Maps to find out how long it will take you to bike to brunch or walk to work!

Ask Your Assistant:

“How long will it take to bike to 5th street?” 

“How many miles is it to walk to work?” 

#5 Easy Run

Easy Run is a great way to time your run. Features include race timer, weather information, and a preview of up to 3 previous race stats.

Ask Your Assistant:

“Talk to Easy Run”

#6 Argus

Stay motivated as you go about your day by checking your steps, sleep and running activity. Also, you can log your weight. Ask Google Home how many steps you did yesterday, how was your last sleep, log your weight or to give you your running summary or information on your last run.

Ask Your Assistant:

“Ask Argus about my last run”

“Ask Argus about my last sleep”

“Ask Argus to log my weight of 150 pounds”

Google Home Fitness Skills

#7 NowRx

NowRx provides instructions on filling their prescriptions. It allows current customers to request refills for their prescriptions. Also, it can transfer prescriptions from other pharmacies to help you get started with NowRx. However, this app does not provide Pharmacy consultations. 

Ask Your Assistant:

“Ask NowRx to fill a prescription”

“Ask NowRx to refill a prescription”

“Ask NowRx to transfer my prescriptions”

#8 Southcoast Sam

Check wait times, available appointments and office hours of Southcoast Health Urgent Care Centers and Laboratory Services. In addition, there is a feature that is coming soon that will allow you to reserve your spot in Urgent Care Centers and Laboratory Services.

Ask Your Assistant:

“Ask Southcoast Sam for the hours of the Urgent Care in Dartmouth”

“Ask Southcoast Sam for the next available appointment for the lab in Fall River”

“Ask Southcoast Sam for the wait time in Fairhaven”

Google Home Fitness Skills

#9 Headspace

Clear your mind in the simplest way possible, with this Google Home fitness skill. Just ask your assistant to open Headspace, then listen for Andy’s voice. Therefore it’s pretty easy to recognize. Also, fresh meditation will be ready for you every day, and a sleep exercise for when you’re ready to wind down. Each session is 10 minutes. 

Ask Your Assistant:

“Talk With Headspace”

 

Hope you enjoyed this list of how Google Home can make your life a little bit healthier! Do you have a favorite Google Home skill? Let us know in the comments! 

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Lesley is a content writer and community manager at Shape.

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