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Huawei

Watch GT 2e

Released March, 2020

Streamlined GPS watch with advanced fitness and training tools.

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The Huawei Watch GT 2e introduces a sleek sport design to the popular GPS smartwatch lineup. A new concealed crown design and integrated strap set the stage for active users who also benefit from the durability of a stainless-steel case.

Huawei’s partnership with Firstbeat translates into top-notch fitness tracking and training management features. Heart rate, GPS and other performance data is analytically transformed into the confidence that comes from scientifically personalized insight. Working smarter towards your goals has never been easier.

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Fitness Tracking with the Huawei Watch GT 2e

Every time you go out for a run with HR and GPS active on your Huawei Watch GT 2e you gain definitive insight into your current cardiorespiratory fitness level. Measured in terms of VO2max, cardiorespiratory fitness is a vital indicator for health, performance, and even longevity.

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VO2max has long used as a key endurance performance metric, but a recently published position paper by the American Heart Association (AHA) highlighted the relationship between cardiorespiratory fitness and overall health. Experts at the AHA noted that fitness levels measured in this way are a better predictor of mortality than previously recognized risk factors like smoking, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and type-2 diabetes. Mounting evidence points to a key relationship between a higher VO2max and lower health care costs.

Personalized Training Management

Are you active enough to achieve your health, fitness, or performance goals? Your Huawei Watch GT 2e removes the guesswork, delivering clear, easy-to-understand insight. You can work towards the degree of challenge that’s right for you with confidence.

Simply swiping into the Workout Status widget and down to the Training Load screen reveals the total, combined impact of all your recorded activities in the past seven days. You can also see the upper and lower borders of your optimal Training Load range. These are set for you based on your current fitness level and training history. When your fitness improves your watch knows you can handle a tougher training regimen.

Pushing yourself beyond the upper range with too much hard exercise means you are at increased risk of burnout, injury, and developing the symptoms of overtraining syndrome. Stay below the optimal range for long and you can expect your fitness level to decrease.

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The main Workout Status screen on the Watch GT 2e tells you how your training is going. This is achieved by interpreting changes in your fitness level (VO2max) in light of your current Training Load and trends over time.

When your Workout Status is Productive, it means that your Training Load is good, and your fitness is gradually improving. You will also see when your training is unproductive and when you are maintaining your current fitness level, peaking, detraining, or recovering.

Understand Your Workouts and Master Recovery

Activating the Training Effect feedback on your Huawei Watch GT 2e gives you access to a real-time prediction of how your current workout will likely influence the development of future aerobic and anaerobic performance capacity.

As your workout progresses, you will see likely benefits change from basic recovery and healthy lifestyle support towards fitness maintenance, improving fitness, and highly improving fitness efforts. You can also see when you push yourself into overload. Knowing when you are pushing yourself too far helps avoid burnout, reduces injury risks, and develop a healthy, productive approach towards training.

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Stimulating workouts signal your body to adapt. It’s time to get stronger, faster, and fitter. The transformative work your body does to improve your performance over time takes place during the recovery time between workouts. When you don’t give your body time to bounce back and repair itself from your last hard workout it means leaving the benefits of that workout on the table.

Each activity you record with the Huawei Watch GT 2e updates a countdown timer designed to tell you when you will be sufficiently recovered to benefit from your next hard work out.

Personalized Training Plans for Running

Whether you are an experienced runner or gearing up for your first 5k or next the right plan can make all the difference in the world. You can create your own, personalized training plan for a variety of popular race distances (5k, 10k, half-marathon, and marathon) using the Huawei Health app.

Expertly crafted training runs are automatically detailed and customized for you based on your personal fitness level and how often you able to run each week. If you have a particular race in your sights, you can enter the date of your event and a target finish time. The program will coach you towards your goals.

Ready for your big race? Check the Huawei Health app for an estimate of how long it will take you to finish based on your current fitness level.

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