Update your profile & fitness goals

For better fitness accuracy, you can fill out profile information like your height, weight, and gender. You can also set a personal fitness goal.

Tip: To find the distance you've gone and how many calories you've burned, fill out your profile.

Step 1: Enter your physical information

  1. On your phone, open the Google Fit app Google Fit.
  2. At the bottom, tap Profile.
  3. Enter your height, weight, age, and gender.

To change the units Google Fit displays for weight, height, and distance:

  1. In the "Profile" section, at the top, tap Settings Settings.
  2. Under "Units," select your units of measurement.

Step 2: Create a personal fitness goal

You can track your progress toward activity goals with Google Fit. You can set goals for Steps and Heart Points.

You'll start with the default daily goals you selected the first time you used the Fit app. After a short while, the app  adjusts your goals based on your activity. You can also set your own by following the steps below.

Learn more about Steps and Heart Points.

Set your goals

  1. On your phone, open the Google Fit app Google Fit.
  2. At the bottom, tap Profile.
  3. Enter your desired Steps and Heart Point goals.

Get notifications to help meet your goals 

You can get notifications and tips on your Android device to help you reach your Heart Points and Steps goals.

Types of notifications 

You can choose which notifications you want to receive: 

  • Activity tips: Help you meet physical activity recommendations.
  • Goal progress tips: Help you meet your activity goals.
  • Goal adjustment: Suggestions to help you increase or decrease your goals.
  • Completed goals: Updates when you reach your daily goals.

Turn coaching messages on or off 

Tip: To get coaching notifications, you must allow Google Fit app notifications on your Android device.

To turn coaching messages on or off: 

  1. On your Android phone, open the Google Fit app Google Fit.
  2. At the bottom right, tap Profile.
  3. At the top right, tap Settings Settings.
  4. Under “Notifications,” tap Coaching messages.
  5. Tap the notifications you want to turn on or off.
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