Myfitnesspal

Message Boards Fitness and Exercise
You are currently viewing the message boards in:

Fitbit Flex 2 double tracking during swimming?

ggh15ggh15 Member Posts: 13 Member Member Posts: 13 Member
I just recently bought my flex 2, mainly for the purpose of tracking my swimming. However, while I have found it does track my swimming perfectly, I think it also counts steps while swimming. I live around 300m from the pool and when I arrive back it shows I have done around 5000 steps and walked 4km. I fear this may be increasing the calories burnt as it also automatically detects the swimming (logs it as +0 out of [steps taken])
Any advice would be appreciated,
Thanks!
edited August 2018

Replies

  • kiela64kiela64 Member Posts: 1,448 Member Member Posts: 1,448 Member
    Oh dear - that sounds bad. I was searching the forums for topics on the flex 2 because I was considering it. Now I’m not sure 😐
  • IsabeausRoseIsabeausRose Member Posts: 129 Member Member Posts: 129 Member
    If you want it to only count steps and not additional exercise turn off the auto detect for the exercises you do and only steps will be logged
Sign In or Register to comment.