watchOS 8 has begun to appear at WWDC 2021. The first novelties come from the hand of Activity, Training and Apple Fitness +, everything related to sports on our wrist. New workouts have been introduced, the Breathe application has been redesigned giving it new forms of meditation and respiratory rate metrics are added in the Sleep app. Great news that prepares the arrival of the Apple Watch Series 7.
Health, training, and more on watchOS 8
watchOS 8 introduces two new workouts to the Train app: Tai Chi and Pilates. Two new workouts that join the existing ones that allow us to increasingly increase the versatility of the activities that we can record with our Apple Watch. There are also news in the app To breathe, which takes a design leap with new animations and integrating meditation within the available functionalities.
Also included new workouts in Apple Fitness + whom Apple has called Artists Spotlight, directed trainings with the most popular songs of the moment. One more attraction for users who subscribe to this service and want to enjoy themselves while doing sports.
On the other hand, and referring to the Health sector, the ability to measure respiratory rate has been added to observe along with other parameters our health when we sleep. On the other hand, although it has not been officially presented, it also We will have the official Calculator app in watchOS 8, something that we had been asking for for years and also a contacts app, as the rumors of the last weeks had been announcing.