The Samsung Galaxy Watch5 – Samsung Newsroom Netherlands

The road to fitness is one driven by desire, dedication and a lot of passion. Take it from Colleen Augustin, a vegan MMA fighter and youth flag football coach, who maintains a healthy lifestyle with the latest Samsung Galaxy Watch5.

“The new Samsung Galaxy Watch5 is ideal for me as I can check if I’m getting the right amount of recovery for my training sessions and I can track my physical progress with the smartwatch, which is very useful,” Colleen said. She also finds it particularly fascinating that the watch does not slip off her wrist during extreme activities.

The Galaxy Watch5 series has been revamped to allow users to follow holistic health practices. Using a single chip, the watch combines powerful health sensors, including state-of-the-art bioelectrical impedance analysis[1] (BIA) sensor and optical heart rate[2] (HR) sensor, which allows users to monitor their heart rate Body composition[3], heart rate patterns and blood oxygen levels, and gain a better understanding of their overall health and fitness. Colleen said she was surprised by how quickly and precisely her portable analytical device could assess her body with key measurements such as skeletal muscle mass, basal metabolic rate, body water and body fat percentage.

As an MMA fighter, she needs to constantly improve her strength, power, and stamina, so heart rate monitoring is one of the stats she focuses on the most. Thanks to the Galaxy Watch5’s more than 90 unique training modes Tracking and reporting insightful workout analytics, including workout time, calories burned, heart rate zones, and sweat loss, Colleen can easily track and evaluate her performance to figure out how to improve and achieve her ideal body stats.

When asked to share tips for staying healthy as a vegan, Colleen said, “Be aware of what you’re putting in your body. Not everything vegan is healthy, especially if it’s processed. Find ways to make it yours easy and affordable to stay fit and healthy. If you are a busy person and don’t have time to cook, find a way to eat an affordable, nutritious meal every day.”

“While being vegan is a lifestyle decision, it has really benefited my athletic performance and how I feel mentally and physically,” she added. Despite Colleen’s tight schedule, she can enter her daily meals on her Galaxy Watch5, making her journey to her health goals easy.

In terms of health goals, Colleen revealed how the Samsung Health app has helped her track and manage her nutritional intake. “Samsung Health allows me to track the calories or nutrition I have at each meal through my watch. This feature helps me strictly monitor what I ate,” she said. “I think the Monitoring of nutritional intake makes it easier for people to keep track of their meals without much effort, especially for those who are extremely busy,” she enthused.

Good sleep is crucial for health and well-being. Another favorite feature of Colleen’s, which surprises her with how useful it is, is the sleep tracking technology. Colleen does not like to sacrifice her beauty sleep and consistently strives for adequate rest. “My sleep quality is sometimes all over the place because of the hours of sleep. I might sleep seven hours, but the lack of sleep from the previous day can affect my sleep cycle,” she shared.

Colleen added: “The Galaxy Watch5s Sleep Coaching Program tracks my sleep phases and links them to a unique sleeping animal. According to the Samsung Health app, my sleep patterns are[4] are identical to a nervous penguin, indicating that I often have trouble falling or staying asleep. Thanks to the analysis, I am currently working on the apps personalized advanced sleep coaching Program[5] to gradually improve my sleep quality and habits.”

For Colleen, the Galaxy Watch5 is the ideal combination of usability, ruggedness and design that empowers users to take control of daily routines and enhance any fitness endeavor. So now as the new year approaches, start your wellness journey with the Galaxy Watch5 series.

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[1] The Samsung BIA is a body analyzer that uses bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA) technology to track body composition based on measurements of weight, body fat, body mass index (BMI), skeletal muscle, body water, and basal metabolic rate (BMR). It is not intended to specifically diagnose or treat any medical condition.
[2] The heart rate software features are not intended for use in diagnosing disease or other conditions, or in curing, mitigating, treating, or preventing disease.
[3] Body composition is only supported in the Samsung Galaxy Watch4 series and later released Galaxy Watch models.
[4] For sleep pattern results, the user must wear the Samsung Galaxy Watch5 while sleeping for a minimum of 7 nights and complete a survey.
[5] The advanced sleep feature is for fitness and wellness purposes only and is not intended for use in the detection, diagnosis, or treatment of any medical condition or disease.

The Samsung Galaxy Watch5 – Samsung Newsroom Netherlands

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