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NVR2LATE2BFIT Posts: 470
10/1/13 10:34 P

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

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!!!!

SPARK_COACH_JEN Posts: 56,664
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

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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.

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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: 56,664
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

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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: 56,664
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

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10/1/13 4:28 A

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

NOTLATE SparkPoints: (2,874)
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9/30/13 2:31 P

Thank you. This gives me something to think about.

SPARK_COACH_JEN Posts: 56,664
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

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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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