Gentler Streak Workout Tracker 12+

Wellness Log - Activity & Rest

Gentler Stories LLC

    • 4.7 • 5.4K Ratings
    • Free
    • Offers In-App Purchases

Description

Gentler Streak is a health and fitness tracker that puts your wellbeing first. It helps find the right balance between exercise and rest. App responds to your readiness and proposes daily workout actions that keep you within healthy activity levels. Rest days are part of the actions that keep the streak going. Follow the guidance and see your fitness improve!

FREE APPLE WATCH WORKOUT TRACKER
A unique tool to control fitness on the go! It displays real-time heart rate zones and training's effect while working out, so you can adjust the intensity to avoid burnout or step up if needed.

Apple Watch App:
* Go Gentler - personalized suggestions of daily workouts (rest included) defined in type, duration, intensity and be guided along the way
* Monitor intensity with HR zones
* Know when to end exercise to avoid overtraining
* Metric Charts - current elevation, elevation gain, HR charts
* Settings - see the metrics you're interested in or set metrics by exercise
* 124 workout types
* Map, distance, location for all outdoor workouts
* Media controls
* Display lock for water sports
* Complications: current fitness condition, the most suitable workout hint

YOUR HUB FOR EVERYDAY HEALTH & FITNESS
Instead of chasing 10k steps, rings, ... you keep the streak going by responding to your daily readiness: be it a rest, a mild activity, or an intense one. If your health metrics indicate poor wellbeing that will reflect in Gentler Streak guidance.

* Daily Fitness Recap: before and after-training. It's your fitness data digested and explained in an actionable manner.
* Activity Path: represents your optimal activity levels. It's a 1-day, 10-day or 30-day training log, a combo of logged workouts & their effect on your performance.
* Activity Status: a daily alternative to Activity Path focused on now.
* Sneak Peek: swipe LEFT on the Activity Path to see predicted position for the next days and plan active days
* Wellbeing: keep track of your wellness through sleeping heart rate (SHR) or resting heart rate (when SHR is unavailable), sleep duration, heart rate variability (HRV), respiratory rate, oxygen saturation, wrist temperature and period tracking.
* Daily Health Summary: your health in a gist. App learns your typical range for each metric, providing personalized context for future readings and making detecting unusual changes easier.
* Yorhart character: mirrors your daily readiness.
* Insights: expert knowledge squeezed into under-1-min reads.
* Workout Summaries: analyze workout details.
* Take tracking to iPhone with Live Activity & In-App Mirroring
* Lock & Home Screen Widgets

Features to further motivate & support you in keeping a training habit alive and healthy:
* Training Log: complete workout history
* Progress Charts: stats that give a quick overview of your training compared with other periods and goals
* Workout Summaries: duration, active energy, distance, elevation gain for the chosen period
* Set Status: when sick, injured or taking a break.
* Recaps: training month/year presented engagingly with multiple share functions.

SUBSCRIPTION AND TERMS
Download and use Gentler Streak for free. Choose among auto-renewing subscriptions to upgrade to Gentler Streak Premium. Subscription automatically renews unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24 hours before the end of the current period. Account will be charged for renewal within 24 hours before the end of the current period.

Manage subscription plans and turn off auto-renewal in Account Settings > Manage subscriptions after purchase. If offered, any unused portion of a free trial period will be forfeited when the user purchases a subscription to that publication.

Gentler Streak writes & reads your data from HealthKit. Processing happens and stays on your device. Always.

Gentler Streak is NOT a medical device nor a substitute for medical advice. For that, stick to your physician.

Terms of service: https://gentler.app/terms/
Privacy policy: https://gentler.app/privacy

What’s New

Version 4.4

This is an update many of you have been waiting for! We’ve rebuilt our Apple Watch app from the ground up, enhancing its reliability and efficiency. We’ve also refined the daily fitness status with a heightened focus on overreaching situations. Plus, introducing six new icons, including three from our Gentler Icon Challenge.

Upgraded Apple Watch App:
Built from the bottom up, it’s now better than ever! It is fast, accurate, and, you’ll be happy to hear, battery-saving. If you have not tried it yet, now is the time. Check out the personalized daily workout suggestions via Go Gentler, and stay within your healthy limits with the help of heart rate zone guidance on the go.

Daily Fitness Status Refined:
A significant update we’ve had in mind since launch. We’ve dedicated extra attention to overreaching situations, making them more fitting for your state. We’ve also delved into niche scenarios, providing more accurate and meaningful guidance.

Six New Icons:
In addition to homemade Rainbow, Blossom, and Hello, three gorgeous icons came from the Gentler Icon Challenge. We are super proud to feature the work of a legend, Basic Apple Guy, and awesome work from Sara Kajba and frecelovro. Personalize your screen with the one that’s a bit of you.

Whether you’re a new onboard or a seasoned gentler passenger, you’re an integral part of our journey, and we love hearing from you:
Email: support@gentlerstories.com
Twitter: @gentler_app
Instagram: @gentlerstreak
Reddit: r/gentlerstreakapp
Bsky: @gentler.app
Threads: @gentlerstreak
And, as always, thank you for exploring your fitness with us.

Ratings and Reviews

4.7 out of 5
5.4K Ratings

5.4K Ratings

Editors’ Choice

Gentler Streak’s approach to fitness is carefully crafted for balance. Instead of pushing you to your limits, the app rewards little bits of exercise throughout a day, like dog-walking or daily chores. By suggesting rest days and providing delightfully designed charts and graphics, Gentler Streak showcases a level of care that kindly moves us forward.

Jules032 ,

The best fitness app

I just switched from years of using a Garmin to Apple Watch primarily because I wanted to try Gentler Streaks. So far I am very impressed. I am not a huge stats person. Lots of graphs and stats overstimulate me and give me a headache so I really love the interface of this app. It gives me all of the information I need in a very user friendly, easy to understand way. I’m also not an elite athlete. Im just a 44 year old mom trying to stay as fit as I can and this app is really helpful for that! I am very excited about the new update and I think that addition will really put Gentler Streaks over the top in comparison to some of the other apps out there. If I was to give any criticism it would be that there is no way to edit a workout. I would like to be able to rename my workouts and occasionally edit the distance if the app distance doesn’t match up to what my treadmill or bike says. It would also be nice if it would track steps and offer a complication for steps. I understand why they might not want to focus on step goals etc as this app is focused more on being reasonable and gentler on ourselves but I do like to get in a minimum amount of steps per day and look at it as a valuable metric. Thanks for making such an awesome app!

KRKapple ,

Still needs a bit of work

UPDATE: We still aren’t getting anything to show our steps as activity in this app. That’s a critical issue here. We shouldn’t have to log our daily steps as workouts to record the activity. I’ve tried doing this to have a more accurate picture of wellbeing and actually have the app saying I’m overreaching when it’s not that hard to walk throughout the day, taking breaks in between. Developers need to find a way to work this into the algorithm for the app. As it stands it seems that while other apps ignore the need for customization based on individual abilities/needs this app ignores the need to have basic data at its core. We need to meet somewhere in the middle here ASAP.
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I like the app but there are area it needs work; 1) The new Wellbeing tab and syncing with Health is good, but why doesn’t it show our steps? and why aren’t our streaks reflecting our walking throughout the day? This needs attention ‼️ 2) I’ve had to edit sleep in other apps as it over estimated my time sleeping. But then this app shows “Insufficient data” under the Wellbeing tab.🤨 The day is there? I just corrected it so that the record is accurate. This shouldn’t be a problem. 3) One of the reasons I’ve liked this app is the ability to do things at our own pace. I don’t like the “reminders” about exercising or losing a streak. A streak shouldn’t rely solely on workouts but also steps. See point 1.

Developer Response ,

Hello,

thank you for taking the time and leaving a review. We are indeed a work in progress. 😊

1.
a) Steps may become a part of Wellbeing if we find a sensible way to include them.
b) Your heart rate is the base for the TRIMP formula, which lies at the core of our algorithm. When you don't track your workout, we get very scarce feedback on it; therefore, we cannot estimate the toll it took on your body. The same goes for steps that appear as exercise minutes (if you use Apple Watch). We take it into account, but since heart rate data is not dense, we can't tell the strain it had on your body, therefore the effect on Activity Path is most probably not as great as it would be with full data. The Apple Watch reads your heart rate continuously every couple of seconds when tracking a workout, giving us great data to work with. When you are not tracking, your watch reads your heart rate every 2 to 5 minutes, getting up to 20 readings per hour at best.

2. This was a bug that was removed with the next version. If the problem still persists, please send over an email to support@gentlerstories.com and we will have a look into it.

3. Reply in the 1st point covers this. I agree this would be optimal, but it would not be backed with data, which then makes it messy. You could insert walking activity by hand, and do an equivalent of distance, and estimate your efforts with RPE. However, this is not optimal and we would suggest tracking as many workouts as possible, and with that getting quality data in, so we can guide you best as we can.

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