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The best Google Home commands for health, nutrition and fitness

by Niki Royce (2020-01-31)

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id="article-body" class="row" section="article-body"> Future Publishing/Getty Images The complete list of commands for Google Home keeps growing, and while you may already use it to turn your lights on and off or stream TV, you can also employ your Google Assistant as personal trainer, food diary and meditation teacher.  

This guide is a list of all of the best Google Home commands for the many facets of wellness: fitness, healthy eating, mind, medical and sleep.

Fitness
If you're running low on workout ideas, need to know your heart rate on a whim or want to track a workout, Google Assistant has you covered.

Get fitness inspiration
A few apps and devices integrate nicely with Google Home, including Fitbit. You can:


"Ask Fitbit Coach for exercises" (here's how to sync your Fitbit with Google Home).

"Talk to Nike Coach"

"Talk to Which Workout"

"Talk to LoseIt"
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Google Fit syncs with an impressive collection of apps, including Lifesum, Runkeeper, Strava, MyFitnessPal and more. It can also sync with fitness trackers such as a Fitbit or Wear OS Google smartwatch.

The Google Fit app can collect data from these apps and devices, and you can use Google Fit to monitor your progress throughout the day by asking it things like:


"What's my heart rate?"

"How many steps have I taken?"

"How many calories have I burned?"
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Track your workouts
You can also use Google Fit to track workouts. Tell it to:


"Track my run"

"Start a bike ride"
Depending on which apps you use, Google Fit keeps track of stats like how fast you ran or cycled, how long you worked out for and how many calories you burned during your workout. It may also store location data if you allow your integrated apps to use your location.

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Healthy eating
Get new recipes on a whim, learn about nutrition information for your favorite foods and track your nutrition goals with Google Home.

Get nutrition facts
Google Assistant can tell you nutrition information for single-ingredient foods, such as an apple or eggs. Ask your Google Home:


"How many calories in…"

"How much sugar in…"

"How much protein in…"

"How much vitamin C in…"
You can also ask it to break down nutrition information in prepared meals by saying, "How much protein is in meatloaf?" or similar questions.

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