1. Lone Swordsman's Avatar
    Here's a question - would you recommend wearing the Series 2 during weightlifting?

    I should say I'm not thinking of apps - though recommendations might be welcome - so much as how comfortable it is, and how durable. Obviously, nothing's going to help if you drop a 50-pound weight on it, but it would be nice if I could avoid scratches or dents during normal activity. On the comfort tip, would a Nike strap be noticeably better than the regular Sport Band?
    11-09-2016 03:34 PM
  2. southpawmedic's Avatar
    I lift with mine all of the time. I use my black "flubber" band. Don't notice it at all!
    11-09-2016 04:28 PM
  3. Mountaineerfan's Avatar
    No problems here with a standard sports band. I have a 42mm. Use Gymaholic.
    11-09-2016 06:54 PM
  4. Fable's Avatar
    Same - regular sports band and no issues lifting with it on.
    11-09-2016 08:51 PM
  5. Lone Swordsman's Avatar
    Thanks guys, that's nice to hear. If nothing else I was worried that the regular Sport Band might get excessively sweaty, even though plenty of other fitness trackers use a similar band.
    11-10-2016 09:35 AM
  6. James Falconer's Avatar
    The standard silicone bands are great. I use them all the time during workouts, and just run them under water afterwards to clean. Very comfortable too.

    I'd recommend the Apple silicone bands over the Nike+ ones for weightlifting though... the holes in the Nike+ are supposed to be for 'cooling' while running, and of course for the look... If you're lifting weights, the standard will treat ya just fine!
    11-10-2016 11:11 AM
  7. aaroninky's Avatar
    Here's my post from a similar thread today:


    The band itself is fine for weightlifting, but the Gymaholic app is a great tool for logging and managing workouts. I'd highly recommend it.
    11-10-2016 11:17 AM
  8. James Falconer's Avatar
    Very cool. Have never used that app. Have the link handy?
    11-10-2016 11:21 AM
  9. aaroninky's Avatar
    Here you go!

    Gymaholic - Your workout and progress tracker by Devenyi Gabor
    11-10-2016 11:57 AM
  10. Mountaineerfan's Avatar
    They even have a new complication.
    11-10-2016 12:21 PM
  11. tcuprof's Avatar
    I always wear my watch during weightlifting sessions. It counts calories and provides a means to time rest intervals. I plan to wear the Nike+ band in the future because it's lighter and allows more air under the band.
    11-10-2016 02:13 PM
  12. James Falconer's Avatar
    Time rest intervals... great idea!
    11-11-2016 09:01 AM

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