Strava Now Supports Heart Rate Tracking on Apple Watch

For users of Strava, the app has been updated to read heart rate tracking data from your Apple Watch running watchOS 2. This means while running or cycling, you will now have live heart rate tracking from your paired Apple Watch.


What’s New in Version 4.9
We’ve fully upgraded how your photos are displayed. You can now add captions, and photos are in a vertical scroll to better tell the story of your activity.

Heart Rate tracking on Apple Watch. Requires watchOS 2.

In order for heart rate tracking to work, you will be prompted to allow Strava to read heart rate data from the Health app.

Also new in this update, is the ability to add captions to photos, which now scroll vertically “to better tell the story of your activity.”

Click here to download Strava for iPhone in the App Store, it’s free.