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Exercise Heart Rate Insights

Discover how to use our latest heart rate integration

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Written by Alex
Updated over a week ago

Heart health and metabolic health are profoundly connected, and heart rate is a key signal.

With our latest release, you’ll be able to see your heart rate with your glucose data for exercise and sleep so that you can gain a deeper understanding of this connection.

Whether it’s how to fuel a workout or how to improve your sleep, understanding the relationship between these powerful biomarkers is critical to reaching your health goals.

How to Set Up

To get exercise insights, you'll need to connect a data source.

Here's how to set it up:

  • Tap the upper left hamburger menu

  • Tap "Connected Apps"

Under connected apps, select the data source you'd like to use. If you use Oura or Fitbit, you can connect directly. Otherwise, you can connect to Apple Health or Google Fit. You can use most devices that send sleep stages and heart rate to these apps (e.g. Apple Watch).

Note: You need to completely close out of Veri and re-open in order to receive the data. In some small cases, you may need to restart your phone.


When you exercise, your heart rate increases and, depending on exercise intensity, glucose will increase or decrease.

Take low to moderate-intensity exercise, for instance. This would be where your heart rate is around 110-120 beats per minute (BPM) - think, walking, cycling, or anything where you can have a conversation.

If you are fasting, your blood glucose levels will stay flat or decline slightly, as your body will primarily use fat for fuel - a more abundant resource.

If you recently ate carbs, your blood glucose will decrease because your body will always favor the more readily available fuel source.

When you do a HIIT exercise while fasting - where your heart rate is above roughly 150BPM - you may see a glucose spike, even though you haven’t eaten. That’s because your liver and muscles provide glucose for fuel by breaking down stored glycogen - a process called glycogenolysis.

Use this information to experiment with exercise type, intensity, and timing that work for your health goals.

Tap the exercise event to see your heart rate and glucose data.

Note: You must open the exercise event to see your heart rate data.

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