February 19, 2018 | Version 2.1.0
Appears OK but no stair counting will this work with a TICKR X hrm?
February 7, 2018 | Version 2.1.0
If I have to move my arms what is the point of the foot pod? Even when I move my arms it only counts some of the steps.
February 8, 2018, fbbbrown
Thanks for your review, the foot pod works but the motion foot strike of a step is not the best. I found the HRM-run gives near prefect results. Here is my last stair master activity with HRM-RUN
February 3, 2018 | Version 2.1.0
All these apps by fbbbrown are excellent. They are well made and fill in some of the "missing" apps on my Fenix 3 that were on my Vivoactive 3. The developer responds promptly with any problems or requests. This is a first class app and I'm very pleased with my purchase.
February 1, 2018 | Version 2.1.0
I just got this app and I am extremely disappointed and will br asking for a refund. First off, when you buy the app it is not $0.99 but rather $1.29, there is a $0.30 "delivery" charge shadily added on. Second, it does not record heart rate appropriately and had mine pretty messed up from a 30 min bout. Thus my estimated cals are messed up. That is ok, i got good notes of my heart rate and cals from the machine so I can edit right? Wrong, unlike other apps for some reason you can not edit the data. Like I said, I am disappointed and want a refund.
February 1, 2018, fbbbrown
Sorry you feel this way but if you are using optical heartrate the wrist movement will reduce the heart rate accuracy in all apps. This can be remedy by wearing a chest hrm. Using the watch alone the watch has to move to generate steps if you’re holding the machine, how can the watck (or an app) detect movement? Basing calories from a machine that doesnt account for gender, weight, height, heart rate and athletic ability is crazy. The machines increase the calorie values for marketing so you feel happy, but they are never correct. As for the paypal fee that a paypal thing i’m not happy about either. As for editing, no one cannot edit the data you mentioned from all apps (including fb3 apps). I will refund but i suggest getting a hrm-run(red) and all if your result will be accurate.
January 31, 2018 | Version 2.0.4
just got this app. managed to get the app onto the watch. When I click on the app it gives me the (IQ!). Cant seem to figure out why this is doing this. tried resetting watch and still nothing. Little frustrating
January 31, 2018, fbbbrown
Sorry your having an issue, please contact me using the Contact Developer.
January 24, 2018 | Version 1.8
I have Vivoactive (1) no floors climbed as no barometer available: Would I get the Floors climbed fileld added in GarminConnect and see my daily floors climbed with this application?
January 31, 2018, fbbbrown
thanks for the review, in Connect, under the IQ Connect stats section is the floors climbed data. Sorry, Applications cannot modify the activity tracking which is computed in the watch firmware, however if your walking outdoors or stair climbing and the elevation changes the watch firmware will add to your activity tracking total.
January 21, 2018 | Version 1.8
I am using a Garmin Fenix 3 with a Garmin foot pod and Garmin soft strap. I have connected both devices in the sensor setting of the watch and I am still not getting a count on steps/flights unless I move my arms and even then it is sporadic. Any advice? I do a lot of stairs climbing in the gym and really want this to work.
January 23, 2018, fbbbrown
Thanks for the review. Activity tracking “Steps” are generated by watch movement during or not during an activity (this includes a Stairmaster acticity). To count Activity tracking “Steps” the Watch as to move.
The Stairmaster App uses cadence to count floors, but as to use the watch builtin Activity Tracking to report the Steps.
January 19, 2018 | Version 1.8
I'm not sure of the purpose of this app. When the exercise is complete, the only thing the garmin app displays is time and calories.
There's stuff displayed on the watch during the workout, but it's too small to read when you're moving
January 19, 2018, fbbbrown
thanks for your review, all data is available in Connect under Stats the IQ section. the ability to write to the main field is not available to IQ developers, this is due to the Connect developers do not follow the Garmin IQ API, i use the FIT File overrides but Garmin ignores my data i provide, however you will see the distance/floors data in 3rd party sites. I have more information concerning this on my help page. '......
January 16, 2018 | Version 1.8
ich laufe den staimaster und am habe die garmin fenix3 hr am handgelenk. die daten übersichtlich!. doch in der auswertung auf garmin oder strava sind die daten mangelhaft oder nicht übertragbar.
January 16, 2018, fbbbrown
Vielen Dank für die Überprüfung. Die gesuchten Daten finden Sie in der Web Connect / Connect App unter der Rubrik "IQ Stat".
Thanks for the Review, the data you are looking for is in Web Connect / Connect App under the IQ Stat Section.
January 9, 2018 | Version 1.8
Is it better to purchase this app? I do a stair class every monday and would really like to track?
January 11, 2018, fbbbrown
Thanks for the review, purchasing will provide you with a code to removes the time limit lock.
January 8, 2018 | Version 1.8
I finally got a chance to use this app and it worked great. My only problem is I have a Garmin foot pod and the steps weren't registering if I wasn't moving my arm. This was the entire reason I spent $60 on a foot pod, so I could use it with your app. Is there a setting that I don't have configured correctly?
January 16, 2018, fbbbrown
Thanks for the review, Be sure to connect the foot pod to watch using the Find Sensor function. This Find Sensor function is found in the System Settings, after connect the Floor counting will register. The Activity Tracking Steps (i.e. total daily steps) is a function of the Watch, so the hand movement would be necessary for total daily steps function ( this a Garmin thing, i can not change).
December 17, 2017 | Version 1.8
I like this so much app. But in new version I can see neither Aerob. training effect nor Anaerob. TF at Garmin Connect? Is it purpose or mistake?
December 23, 2017, fbbbrown
Thanks for the review. This is an issue for several watch types, the bug is within the Garmin watch firmware and IQ developers do not have control of those metrics. Contact directly if you have further questions.
December 11, 2017 | Version 1.8
Great app, thanks
December 13, 2017, fbbbrown
November 1, 2017 | Version 1.7
Hello and thank you for the app.
I use it with a Fenix 5 + HR strap.
During the work out I can see the floors number going up, however on the Connect IQ page on the phone or on the web, while the activity shows, I don't see any mention of the floor counter.
What am I doing wrong?
November 1, 2017, fbbbrown
Thanks for the reveiw, however as for the Connect App floors.
Garmin Connect ignores the main floors (same as in the elliptical app distance and speed) I provide. The Garmin Connect developers do not follow their own SDK Fit Contributor class 'nativeNum', which is an override to data in the fit file. If you would view your activity on mapmyrun or endomondo you will see your main floors, distance and speed, but not in Garmin Connect. As a workaround, i do provide the floors in the stats section. I encourage you to complain to "Garmin Connect Developers" to follow the IQ SDK Fit Contributor class 'nativeNum', which overrides the data in the FIT file.
October 9, 2017 | Version 1.6
Betrifft Vollversion für Vivoactive HR - Indoor, ohne GPS:
Die App hat bei den Schritten (Steps =0) immer wieder Aussetzer, sodass auch die Stockwerke nicht richtig berechnet werden. Auch die Höhendaten werden nicht durchgehend aufgezeichnet!
October 9, 2017, fbbbrown
Thanks for your review, but if you are using “watch only” the watch hand must move or no steps will be countrd. For best results pair your watch with a HRM-Run or foot pod. Then the results are near 100% perfect.
Its best to ask the question to the developer before posting a question.
October 1, 2017 | Version 1.4
Sounds like it works well for other people but for me the app doesn't register any floors at all when I use the stairclimber at my gym. I climb 200 floors, the app shows 0 :(
October 1, 2017, fbbbrown
Thanks for the review, but your hand has to move or use a hrm-run or use a footpod. Using either will give great results, if your not using these your watch hand MUST move in order to count steps.
September 28, 2017 | Version 1.4
Not a bad app.But would be nice if it will be implemented like a universal datafiled screen so we can use it in any default garmin app.
September 28, 2017, fbbbrown
Thanks for the review, but that cannot be done due to the StairMaster+ needs raw sensor data and ability to save "Stair Climbing" sessions.
September 22, 2017 | Version 1.4
Could not use this app for indoor stair climbing. When I stop it between intervals the screen says resume but could not make that happen. So I did not stop it between intervals and if it went too long the data was automatically saved. Then I had to start from scratch again.
September 22, 2017, fbbbrown
Thanks for reviewing the app, the app has a trial period to test/try before purchasing an unlock code for 99 cents + paypal fee. Refer to the stairmaster app store page on how to purchase the unlock code.
September 18, 2017 | Version 1.4
Die App ist noch verbesserungsbedürftig! Viele Daten werden nach der Speicherung nicht mehr auf der Vivoactive HR und in Garmin Connect angezeigt oder nicht korrekt angezeigt!
Die Stockwerke werden sehr genau berechnet! (Hier 5 Sterne)
September 18, 2017, fbbbrown
Thanks for the review. Not all data items are supported by your watch type. Contact me directly if you have further questions.
September 2, 2017 | Version 1.3.1.
The Garmin premium heart rate monitor, works for this app? If so, how do I make to register the floors and how I calibrate the app with the stair master machine?
September 2, 2017, fbbbrown
Thanks for the review, only the HRM-RUN or TRI, has cadence and the work with registering floors. Calibration is done by editing the steps per floor using either main menu function while in the stairmaster app or in configuration settings.
July 10, 2017 | Version 1.2.1
Does a Garmin Foot POD help on a GYM StairMaster, to get More Accurate feedback ?
July 11, 2017, fbbbrown
Thanks for the review a foot pod will work for the application. However the HRM- Run/Tri or Running Dynamics Pod are better choices.
June 18, 2017 | Version 1.1
Great app i use stairs on off days. I agree with previous review about the moving your arm on the stairmaster. However, with the HRM RUN, the accuracy in almost perfect. I wish garmin would allow developers to write to the Floors Total, but currently that isn't alowed by Garmin. Other than that, I got my code and it worked well. A+ App highly recommended.
June 6, 2017 | Version 1.0.0
I find it very difficult to keep my arm moving while I am on the stair climber. Its a very high machine and I am worried I could fall off. I tried just holding on with one hand but that was to uncomfortable. I tend to set the machine to a single SPM so being able to enter that as a constant at the start would really work for me.
June 7, 2017, fbbbrown
Thanks for the review, using the HRM-RUN solves this issue. With the use of the chest strap HRM, accuracy and reporting is near 100%.
April 30, 2017 | Version 0.2
Great app, but for some reason it's counting twice the steps per minute on the stairmaster on my VHR. If I can figure out why that's the case, this is perfect for me!
May 3, 2017, fbbbrown
Thanks for the review. Out the box this app needs to be configured to the machine you are using. The Step per Floor needs to be adjusted, likely the value is to low. Also, if you don't have a HRM that provides cadence/steps and maybe losing steps if your watch hand is NOT moving. Keep stepping!
April 30, 2017 | Version 0.2
I used this app on the garmin 235 this morning on the stairs machine. I'm not sure that the floors is very accurate. I will use it a few more times and see what happens.
April 30, 2017, fbbbrown
Thanks for the review. Out the bix this app needs to be configured to the machine you are using. Also, if you don't have a HRM that provides cadence steps maybe lost if your watch hand is NOT moving.