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NVR2LATE2BFIT Posts: 477
10/1/13 10:34 P

I just ordered mine yesterday. I can hardly wait to get it! :)

Elizabeth
It's NEVER to late to get fit!!!

"Beloved, I wish above all things that you may prosper and be in health, even as your soul prospers." 3 John 1:2

“What? Do you not know that your body is the temple of the Holy Ghost which is in you, which you have of God, and you are not your own? For you are bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body, and in your spirit, which are God's.” 1 Corinthians 6:19-20
CR_EDWARDS_2015 Posts: 283
10/1/13 7:11 P

I am so very excited that SparkPeople came out with this! I use my GPS tracker on my SP app when I am walking and hiking for the time being. I just ordered my SAT today, and cannot wait until it comes in (anywhere from the 4th-7th!!) I hope it's here by Friday, so I can use it Saturday, when I go on my weekly walk/hike in the Flint Hills!!!!

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SPARK_COACH_JEN Posts: 58,936
10/1/13 1:17 P

It will count activity in the pool, but the results might not be as accurate as you're hoping for.

Sorry I don't have a better answer for you!

Coach Jen

"You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing that we call "failure" is not the falling down but the staying down." Mary Pickford

"No matter how slow you go, you are still lapping everybody on the couch."
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10/1/13 12:11 P

I saw in the product FAQ that it is water proof but doesn't track swimming. I am guessing because it isn't programmed to track the strokes in the same was as say the Poolmate (an accelerometer watch that only tracks something like 5 swimming strokes). I have long been interested in a pedometer/device that can track "steps" or movement in the water such as in a shallow water aerobics class or water jogging. Does anyone know how well the Spark works for this? I realize the movement pattern in water will be different than on land though.

SETTIMIA SparkPoints: (130,122)
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10/1/13 10:53 A

Ok thanks for explaining. It would be great if they could start up Sparkpeople shop in other countries.

SPARK_COACH_JEN Posts: 58,936
10/1/13 10:26 A

Because of tax and legal issues, a lot of our products are only available in the US.

Coach Jen

"You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing that we call "failure" is not the falling down but the staying down." Mary Pickford

"No matter how slow you go, you are still lapping everybody on the couch."
SETTIMIA SparkPoints: (130,122)
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10/1/13 10:07 A

Thank you, will do.

Just checking is that with all your other products in the Shop link, or are they only available in the States and Canada?

Edited by: SETTIMIA at: 10/1/2013 (10:10)
SPARK_COACH_JEN Posts: 58,936
10/1/13 8:44 A

It's currently available in the US and Canada. If you go to this page, down at the lower left you can fill out a survey about other countries and we can notify you when it becomes available in yours:

www.sparkactivitytracker.com/?r=sphead4>

Hope that helps,

Coach Jen

"You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing that we call "failure" is not the falling down but the staying down." Mary Pickford

"No matter how slow you go, you are still lapping everybody on the couch."
SETTIMIA SparkPoints: (130,122)
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10/1/13 4:28 A

is it available in other countries or only through amazon.com?

NOTLATE SparkPoints: (2,911)
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9/30/13 2:31 P

Thank you. This gives me something to think about.

SPARK_COACH_JEN Posts: 58,936
9/30/13 1:35 P

The device is most accurate when worn on your shoe for activities like biking or walking, but it can still be used to track other activity like water exercise.

Coach Jen

"You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing that we call "failure" is not the falling down but the staying down." Mary Pickford

"No matter how slow you go, you are still lapping everybody on the couch."
NOTLATE SparkPoints: (2,911)
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9/30/13 9:59 A

I am excited at the new tracker. Problem is I do most of my exercise in water or seated due to my knees. Will this tracker be helpful to me?

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