All app configurations are based on this web site, so to try it is required to create a web site account (the web site registration is free).
The free mode will allow you to verify the potential of the app and to learn how it works, but the number and duration of actions will be very limited and the free mode will not allow a proper training.
You can build workouts with repetitions, cool down, warm up, intervals, progressions, etc.
One workout can combine up to 20 different actions and each action can have a different type of duration (distance, time, calories, number of steps) and a different goal (pace, speed, heart rate, cadence). There is also a special action that repeats a block of actions.
Training Calendar: Plan your training ahead, add the activities on the calendar and have the correct workouts downloaded to your device
Configurable data fields: There are more than 40 available data fields for you to select and setup your training display.
Sport: Select the sport of the activity session (Running, Cycling, Walking, Stair and Elliptical Indoor Equip, and many others)
Alert types: It is possible to configure the type of notification for sound, vibration and on screen alerts.
Backlight (on/off): the backlight will be activated based on your wrist movement and on alerts like laps or heart rate alerts.
Colors: Background color (black or white) and foreground color of the display (gray, red, orange, green, blue or purple).
In the first execution, the app will start with a default workout setup.
If you wish to do a quick test without creating a user in the web site you can try this workout.
The default setup is:
To change this setup, you MUST create a (FREE) web site account and register your app (FREE registration). The trial mode will allow you to verify the potential of the app and to learn how it works, but the number and duration of actions will be very limited and the free mode will not allow a proper training setup.Instructions to link your app
You can define the label, sport, GPS, backlight mode, alert preferences, display color and additional data fields.
The configuration is done at Genius Wrist's website. The premium version allows creating 20 different setups.
After a successful configuration, your setup will be available on your watch. Use the SELECT WORKOUT menu option to pick one.
Every time you start the app or finish a workout the app will try to sync with Genius Wrist's website. You can also force a synchronization using the ONLINE SYNC option inside the app menu. The sync process requires a Bluetooth connection between your watch and your mobile phone.
The menu will be disabled during a workout session recording.
if you have difficulties to access the app menu, please follow the instruction on the following FAQ topic:
How to open the menu
The workout setup system is based on 3 main concepts, REPETITION, DURATION and GOAL, and with these 3 ingredients you can build a great variety of workout sequences, including intervals, repetitions and progressions.
During the workout every action will be recorded as a separated lap, and the workout will be automatically saved at the end of the last action. If you wish to continue a workout after it finishes just add a LAP KEY action with no target as the last action of your training.
There is a limit of 20 actions per exercise and it is possible to keep 3 workouts at once in your device. The site will allow you to configure 25 different workouts and you can easily swap the ones in your device.
The action editor has 3 parts:
This example demonstrates the flexibility of the system. All duration types can be combined with all types of goals and groups of actions can be nested inside repetition blocks.
This example shows a 10 minutes warm up action at HR Zone 3, followed by 7 repetitions of an interval then a 5 minutes cool down at HR Zone 3.
This example shows a progression that starts with a 10 minutes warm up action. The actions 2 to 8 are a progression with 4 increasing duration blocks (2, 3, 4 and 5 minutes) at a fast pace with a 2 minutes rest action in between each one. The action 9 is a 10 minutes cool down.
The screen is divided in two.
The upper half will be automatically generated by the app depending on the duration and goal of the current action.
A data field will display the duration and one will display the goal. If there is no goal defined for the current action, only the duration data field will be shown.
If the current action has a goal, a colored bar dividing the screen will provide visual feedback. In the example below the configured goal is to stay in heart rate zone 3. The red bar will display when out of range (below or above), the orange bar will display when near the lower or upper limit and the green bar when in range.
In addition to the automatically generated data fields at the top of the screen, the app allows to configure up to 3 additional data fields at the bottom of the screen. There are more than 40 data fields available for you to select.
Pick up your favorite color or use then to easily identify your training presets. The background color (black or white) and foreground color of the display (gray, red, orange, green, blue or purple) can be configured.
The zone information table used by the software to calculate the heart rate zone data fields is the one configured in your watch settings.
CadenceYour internal watch sensor will not report cadences lower than 80. Any value lower than that will be shown as zero. The bike cadence sensor does not have this limitation.
PowerPower data fields require and external power meter.
Plan your training ahead, add the activities on the calendar and have the correct workouts downloaded to your device.
After the set up of your training schedule, the app will download the right exercises on your device during the online sync process.
All Genius Wrist apps are integrated into the calendar.
You can track your completed workout details in the activity feed.
Time, duration, calories, heart rate, distance and the list of exercises you performed will be listed.
Genius Wrist system will give your workout a score. The points are based on the perceived effort during the activity. That means the same workout can have different values every time you execute it. The score will be very low if you do not measure your heart rate during the workout sessions.
The activity feed displays the individual result of each workout and stats page will give you a broader view of your gym activities.
The system will track the calories, duration, distance, number of sets, number of activities and the score of your gym workouts, allowing you to follow your monthly progression.
The achievements system will level you up based on the number of points you score in each of your workouts. The scoring system gives points based on perceived effort, not fitness level, that means, the easier the exercise is perceived by you, the fewer points you will score. That way you are stimulated to keep your workouts on a challenging level.
Some achievements will be awarded recurrently. For example the each month you will receive a new Calories badge.
Single app: As the name states you will have access to only one of our apps. Just go to the desired app configuration page and click the "Get a license" button.
The Gym Apps Combo: Gym Genius and Gym Timer Pro are two parts of a single solution. If you buy the license for one of the gym apps, you will receive premium access to the other.
Bundle: In bundle mode you will have access to the premium version of all sports-related apps. The licensing rule is simple, as long as you pay for two sports-apps , the system will grant you premium access to the others.
The system will automatically upgrade your license to bundle mode, when you buy the license for a second app. If you already have two licensed apps just install the remaining ones one and they will be automatically upgraded. The bundle package includes Gym Genius, Gym Timer Pro, Workout Genius and Workout Builder.
Be aware that despite being treated a single bundle, the license acquisition for each app is independent. That means, if you have two licenses with different expiration dates (and received additional licenses as a bonus in the bundle mode), when the first license expires the bundle mode will be disabled and the bonus licenses will also be canceled. To keep the bundle active, it is required to maintain two valid licenses.
During the fist 30 days of the licensing period, you will be able to request a total refund of your payment if the app does not satisfy your needs.
The refunding process is instantaneous, automatic and you can request it clicking on a button. No questions asked.
The 30 days trial period is applied for each app separately.
No payment information is collected by Genius Wrist website. You will be sent to PAYPAL website to execute your payment operation and when you finish your transaction at PAYPAL, you will be sent back to Genius Wrist website. The entire licensing process is automated and you will have access to the premium features in seconds.
To proceed with the payment process you must:
The license allows you to use the features of the app for the period of one year. The renewal is not automatic.
All software upgrades taking place in the licensing period are included.
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