The Microsoft Band got its first major update today, with new Guided Workouts to help users achieve their fitness goals. Users can load the workouts from the Microsoft Health app onto their band, so they get feedback about their exercises right on their wrist.
Today’s update brings a dozen new workouts to the service, which now has over 100 workouts to choose from. The just-released workouts are focused on strength training for a variety of skill ranges. One highlight of the new update are a set of workouts from Mark Rippetoe, the bestselling author of “Starting Strength.”
Microsoft said that this is the first of many updates for the Band, a $199 fitness tracker that the company released late last year. Future updates will bring new features and even more content for users.
To get the update, Users first need to update their Microsoft Health app through the appropriate app store for their platform. After that, the app will ask them if they want to install a new firmware update onto their fitness band.