1. Record a Live Workout in Whoop
  2. Add a Workout to Whoop Retrospectively
  3. Edit a Workout in Whoop

How to record a workout in Whoop

Retrospectively add workouts into Whoop
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If you take your Whoop 4.0 strap out for a run, the autoworkout detection kicks in and does a pretty good job of logging the session. 

However, sessions such as yoga, weight training, or other less standard workouts can be missed entirely.

You can take the time to start a session in the app itself, but we prefer just to tag some workouts later.

Here’s how to do it:

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Record a Live Workout in Whoop

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1. On the Home Screen, scroll down and tap Start Activity.

2. Choose the activity from the list at the top.

3. Optionally, set a specific Strain Score for the session. Whoop will recommend one for you, based on your recovery.

4. Tap Start Activity.

5. Tap End and Save to finish.

Add a Workout to Whoop Retrospectively

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If you already completed your workout, and you want to log it within the Whoop app:

1. Open the Whoop app and tap the "+" icon in the bottom right corner.

2. Select "Add Activity" and choose the activity type from the list.

3. Set the start and end times of your workout and tap "Save."

Edit a Workout in Whoop

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If a workout was partially recorded, which often happens, you can fine-tune that data in Whoop:

1. Tap the recorded workout in the Strain.

2. Tap the three buttons at the top and choose Edit.

3. Adjust the start and end times.

4. Press save.

How we test

James Stables


James is the co-founder of Wareable, and he has been a technology journalist for 15 years.

He started his career at Future Publishing, James became the features editor of T3 Magazine and T3.com and was a regular contributor to TechRadar – before leaving Future Publishing to found Wareable in 2014.

James has been at the helm of Wareable since 2014 and has become one of the leading experts in wearable technologies globally. He has reviewed, tested, and covered pretty much every wearable on the market, and is passionate about the evolving industry, and wearables helping people achieve healthier and happier lives.

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