Nuvita HR Monitor Guide to Setup
We are so happy that you’ve joined the Nuvita program. You’re already on your way to becoming a Better YOU. You are enrolled in the Nuvita CARDIO and this guide will give you instructions on how to get started with that program.
Here are the things that you’ll need to get started:
1. Access to a computer and smartphone: You’ll use your computer and/or smartphone to access your MyNuvita dashboard. The dashboard is available either as an app on your smartphone OR a website: www.mynuvita.com.
If you have a smartphone, download the MyNuvita app now and log in using the credentials you created during enrollment.
2. A Nuvita HR Monitor:
You will use the HR monitor to analyze your workout progress, as the monitor tracks your heart rate during your workouts. The Nuvita device is bluetooth and will pair with your smartphone.
Set Up Your Cardio Device:
Smartphone + Nuvita HR Monitor
Step 1: Download the App
If you haven’t already downloaded the NuvitaCardio2 App, do so now. Open the App Store on your phone and search for the NuvitaCardio2 app. This app is separate from the MyNuvita app.
Step 2: Turn on Bluetooth
in your phone’s settings, enable Bluetooth connections. Do not attempt to pair the monitor in your phone’s bluetooth settings
Step 3: Set up the Monitor
Wet the electrodes on the Nuvita Cardio Monitor with water. Fasten the strap to fit snugly around your chest, right below your breast bone. Ensure that the Nuvita logo is right side up, and that the Cardio Monitor is snapped into place. Keep the monitor on until the end of these instructions.
Step 4: Open the App
Go back to your mobile device and open the NuvitaCardio2 app that you just installed. Login using your Nuvita credentials that you received in your Nuvita Welcome Email.
Step 5: Pair the Monitor
When you launch the App for the first time, you’ll see an image of the monitor and some instructions. Ensure that you are at least 40 feet away from any other cardio monitors the first time you pair your monitor. Ensure that you are wearing the monitor and tap the green “Connect” button. You will see a success message indicating that your device has been paired to your heart rate monitor.
Step 6: Record Your First Workout
After pairing is complete you will see your heart rate displayed in the app, and the heart rate icon will turn red. To begin your workout, tap “Start”. Now, go get your workout!
Step 7: Save Your Workout Once you have finished your workout, return to the NuvitaCardio2 App on your phone. Tap “Pause”. Now tap “Stop”. You’ll see a prompt that asks you to “Save Session”. Tap save.
You have completed your first workout with the NuvitaCardio2 App.
Get to Know Your Program
Step 1: Download the App
If you haven’t already downloaded the myNuvita App, do so now. Open the App Store on your phone and search for the myNuvita app. This app is separate from the NuvitaCardio2 App. You may also go to www.mynuivita.com to view your dashboard.
Step 2: Get to know your App
Welcome to your MyNuvita profile! In addition to the cardio elements of your program, your MyNuvita dashboard is a central hub of information for you throughout your Nuvita program. You have the ability to interact with your Nuvita coach and friends, view your program progress, see where you stack up in your competition and more. Many of the same modules are available both in the app and on the website. Let’s explore the dashboard modules:
a. Program Progress: this module shows your current weekly progress as well as your progress week-to-week throughout the program. As you complete more elements of your program, the higher your weekly percentage will be. Set a personal benchmark to reach at least 70% of your weekly-overall goal, and you’ll be sure to receive the benefits that Nuvita can help you achieve.
b. Cardio: this module shows your percentage of overall weekly cardio compared to your goal, your time Below Zone, In Zone, Above Zone, In and Above Zone and Total Calories Burned. Click “Cardio” to see even more insight into your weekly cardio workouts.
c. My Friends: Click the small gray button in the corner of this module and you’ll be able to add friends within your organization. You can compare your weekly progress and compete for overall cardio minutes!
d. Coaching: this module allows you to interact with your Nuvita Health Coach. Your health coach can answer any and all of your questions pertainting to the Nuvita program, fitness and nutrition. You can schedule a call with your Coach or ask them a question online. If you haven’t already scheduled a coaching appointment, do so now!
e. Just for U: the Just for U education program delivers weekly quizzes that count toward your overall program progress. The personalized content of these quizzes is aimed to help you through your Nuvita program by providing useful, interesting articles and testing general comprehension. Be sure to complete the quizzes each week for a quick, simple way to advance your program progress!
f. Coaching Wall: your Coaching Wall is reserved for private conversations between you and your coach! Your coach will provide weekly tips, tricks and motivation while helping to keep you motivated and accountable on your Nuvita journey!
g. Cardio Stars: the Cardio Stars module is a quick look at those in your organization with top cardio minutes for the week. The higher your minutes, the higher you’ll be on the cardio stars list!
h. Wellness Wall: with the Wellness Wall module, you can post anything and everything about your Nuvita journey. It is only visible to those within your organization. Many use the wellness wall to post pictures of their workouts, healthy snack and meal ideas and questions for coaches and fellow participants.