SweetBeat by SweetWater Health (iPhone)
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Released: Feb 2, 2012
Version: 1.41
Size: 15 MB
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SweetBeat

SweetWater Health
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Please check out our new application SweetBeatLife before purchasing SweetBeat. Whether you are a fitness enthusiast or just concerned about your health, SweetBeat™ assists you in your quest for peak performance and a healthier life.

SweetBeat works with:
-Any Bluetooth Low Energy heart rate monitor EXCEPT the Wahoo Blue HR* for iPhone 4S, 5, 5S, 5C, iPad 3 and newer, iPod touch 5.

-Any ANT+ heart rate monitor and the Wahoo Fisica Sensor Key or any 5.3KHz analog chest strap and the 60Beat iPhone receiver for iPhone 4 or older, iPod touch 4th gen or older, iPad 2.

* Please visit our website at www.beathealthy.com for a list of tested heart rate monitors.

The food sensitivity feature uses the built in camera as a heart rate sensor and does not require additional hardware.

The latest release of SweetBeat has three main components: HRV For Training, stress monitoring and weight loss.

HRV For Training: In competitive sports, improved performance is often affected by alternating periods of intensive training with periods of relative rest. SweetBeat measures HRV, an objective measure of your body’s response to each workout.

Stress Monitoring and Management:
With SweetBeat, you can see your stress levels in real time, giving you the ability to take action to reduce stress. If your chosen stress threshold is reached, SweetBeat’s Relax screen prompts you with a deep breathing screen that includes calming images.

Weight Loss:
When you are stressed, the body releases stress hormones that cause inflammation. Inflammation prevents weight loss, counteracting your efforts to lose weight through diet and exercise. Food sensitivities can also create inflammation and prevent shedding excess pounds.

SweetBeat’s weight-loss feature is based on detecting food sensitivities that may contribute to low level inflammation. If you are sensitive to certain foods, you may not experience symptoms, though your body reacts by elevating your heart rate after eating an offending food. This inflammation tells the body to hang onto stored fat to combat whatever stress caused the hormonal release.

Using either SweetBeat’s camera sensor or a compatible heart monitor, SweetBeat monitors your pulse three times after eating and assigns either a red “X” (sensitive) or a green checkmark (not sensitive).

Benefits of SweetBeat

•Regular use of SweetBeat creates awareness of the state of your nervous system.
•SweetBeat provides knowledge and information to make better decisions that affect your health and wellbeing.
•If food sensitivities are preventing weight loss, SweetBeat identifies these so you can eliminate them from your diet.

When To Use SweetBeat:

•For fitness training, run a session in the morning. Below-average HRV results indicate that a low-exertion workout is optimal on that day.
•Discover if food sensitivities are inhibiting weight loss.
•Restore your nervous system’s balance with a 5-10 minute session before meetings or public speaking engagements.

SweetBeat Features:

•Post your session summary on Facebook and Twitter to share with friends.
•Customize your Relax screen images with your favorite pictures.
•Track your heart rate recovery after exercising.
•Track the foods you have eaten and your body’s response to them.
•Save and upload sessions to your secure MySweetBeat account at www.BeatHealthy.com.

Features of Your MySweetBeat Account:

•Sign in securely to see a calendar of your sessions
•Track a variety of fitness and training metrics
•Keep a record of foods to avoid.
•Connect with a variety of stress reduction and health management tools available on your MySweetBeat page.

What's new in version 1.41
Added support for earning AchieveMint points
- Login to AchieveMint Account in SweetBeat Settings
- Earn 20 Achieve Mints for each HRV session
Our verdict: Meh!
  • SweetBeat is a poorly rated app (2.5-star).
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