Heart Rate FAQs

How to check your heart data
We need 14 days of heart data within a 28-day rolling time-window to generate your Heart rating. You can check how many days of data we have by taking a loo...
I'm still waiting for my VO2 max rating / I lost my VO2 max rating
Do you have a low resting heart rate (RHR) that has been given an amber or red rating? Are you still waiting for your VO2 max score? Or maybe you previously...
Where's my Heart rating?
After wearing your Fitbit/Apple Watch/Garmin for about 14 days we should have enough data points to reward you with a preliminary rating! (You can also che...
Why is my resting heart higher than that displayed in the Apple Health app?
You may notice variations between our app and HealthKit (Apple Watch app) due to different data sets being included in resting heart rate calculations. ...
Why has my low resting heart rate been given an amber/red rating?
Do you have a low resting heart rate (RHR) that has been given an amber or red rating? And are you're still waiting for your VO2 max score?  For th...
What is VO2 max?
Your VO2 max refers to the amount of oxygen that your body uses when at maximum exertion during aerobic exercise. We push our body to its aerobic limits...
Why don't I receive RHR data in my VitaBuddy account?
Mh, your Resting Heart Rate data doesn't appear in your VitaBuddy account? Rest assured, we might have a clue! You might have missed to fill out so...