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The best stand-alone fitness app for Apple Watch, a tip on importing workouts to the Activity app, and more

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The best stand-alone fitness app for Apple Watch »

The best stand-alone fitness app for Apple Watch

Workouts++ really lives up to its name. It takes the foundation of the Workout app and adds a customizable display and podcast support. Thanks to improvements in watchOS 4, it can now save GPS information directly to the Activity app. Simply put, there is no a reason not to use Workouts++. It’s a fantastic fitness app.

Anna Crotty’s Mac setup »

Anna Crotty’s Mac setup

Anna Crotty lives in San Diego and works on databases for member-supported news organizations.

How to import past workouts into the Apple Health and Activity apps »

Unless you started working out in 2015, you probably have workouts saved in a variety of fitness apps. Popular ones include Runkeeper, Strava, Runtastic, Endomondo, Nike+, Polar Flow, and Garmin Connect. While I like keeping a backup of my workouts in other apps, I really want to have my entire history inside of Apple’s Health and Activity app. Thanks to a great app called RunGap, that is entirely possible.

Tomates update brings all new iOS app, new reporting features for Mac »

Tomates, the runner-up selection in our guide to the best pomodoro apps for Mac and iOS, recently received a big update to version 7 on macOS. Along with the major update, Tomates also gained an iOS version sporting the typographic-heavy design of iOS 11 for iPhone and iPad.

Weather Line updated with iPhone X support and updated Today widget »

Weather Line, one of our runner-up selections for the best weather app, was updated last week to version 1.9. The latest update brings with it a few tweaks and performance improvements, but is mainly focused on iPhone X support.

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