More weight training options. Reps, sets, exercises, push, pull, upper, leg day Bro splits, etc:
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I also would like to see more re strength training. Specifically I’d like to see something like a strength score. This could be calculated like the existing fitness score, but instead of effort relative to max hr, it would be calculated as effort relative to estimated/actual single rep max efforts of benchmark lifts. Simply select the lifts, weight, volume, completed within a workout period, then receive your relative strength effort and subsequent strength score over time. This score could work in conjunction with the HR based fitness score, for example activities like hiit or circuits could move the needle for both fitness and strength scores. This would be very helpful for someone like me who is attempting to balance strength and cardio.
I think adding further details like exercises, reps and sets into weightlifting will be a great addition to Strava. This is important because:
An example of when I needed this feature was today. I completed my strength training workout on my Garmin Watch, which automatically tracks and saves my exercise, reps, and sets, but I had to manually type in my workout on Strava after syncing the activity.
Can Strava read and write the additional strength training workout data from Garmin?Thank you Strava! Shant
100% agree! Just seeing this after submitting same idea. Can Strava please read and write the Garmin data for weightlifting? Garmin gives a detailed breakdown of the exercise, reps, and sets.
Strava is missing Weight lifting and calisthenics, I've been waiting long years for this feature update, not just as cardio workouts but adding statics and fields to specify repetitions, exercises, weight lifted, goal oriented like Jefit app and similar apps do currently, or allowing to import these apps data to Strava, not simply HR and calories, it would bring a massive user base, the fitness/gym's community is huge, maybe bigger than running and cycling community
@Jane I think the main post on this thread could be updated/refreshed, I’m amazed that this idea only has 2 likes at the moment… My guess is that this is due to new comments being rolled into an old post with limited traction, it’s essentially being hid at the bottom of the pile as the initial post is not “new” “hot” or “popular”.
Can we please have strength training data ported over from Garmin, Apple Health, Strong app, and StrongLifts?I would like to see weight and volume improvement over time.
Came here to request something similar. I have to use other apps to track weightlifting – which includes my leg rehab exercises – but ideally, I would have this info on Strava's platform so I can see how that regimen lines up with my running schedule.
Currently, the only solution I can think of is recording these exercises in my Strava comments / notes. But I would much rather be able to upload a separate "weightlifting" activity with a simple grid, where I state the exercise type, the number of reps, and the weight moved (if applicable).
It would be great if we can add Leaderboards for Strength Training.
I want to see the strongest athletes split by residence (city, state, country) and by timing (today, this month, this year, and of all time) based on:
The issue for competitive weightlifting is verification. We can never know for sure if the weights are real unless the athlete competed at an official event. This can be required in the future for verification.Additionally, since Strava videos are currently limited to 30 seconds, maybe we can require athletes to submit a link to their youtube page for highest number of bodyweight reps. Either way, I think it would be great to see leaderboards for strength training. Thank you!
@Jane Hi! Long time no see!I am worried that the community members (and Strava devs) won't dig all the way into comments to see what other ideas expanded weightlifting.The community hub interface makes follow-on comments in support rather than a comment that expands upon the original idea that can also get votes. Leaderboards make activities more social, competitive and more likely to get community votes.Additionally, if the community doesn't scroll down to see the leaderboard for weightlifting, then we are at risk of new ideas like these being ignored and people not being interested in weightlifting because there is no social competition aspect. Ultimately, the Weightlifting Leaderboard is a separate idea from implementing reps, sets, and/or Garmin Integration to pull this data. It can't be done until the integration is in place first. But if there is interest in the leaderboard then it can make integration more likely to be done.
I 100% agree with @Superbeek that the original post may not be getting as much traction as it should have. It is not new, popular, or hot. I agree that the original post can benefit from being refreshed with more content. An additional suggestion to fix this issue: whenever an idea is merged with another, then it should be considered a new idea again so community members can see it and upvote. Thank you for considering! Strength training is a significant aspect of living a healthy lifestyle and retaining bone mass as we age. Having this data in Strava will significantly benefit all endurance athletes.
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