Alexa features a new sports training mode

After our sessiondumbbells connected to Alexa, make way for the cardio of the day with this novelty that has just made its appearance. A new feature Alexa, directly linked to yesterday's release of Amazon Echo Buds, which intends to help you in your sports training and your training sessions. ...

A new workout mode in the app Alexa

With the release yesterday in France of its Second generation Echo Buds, Amazon has logically updated the French version of theapplication Alexa in order to add specific functionalities to its Bluetooth headphones. Although we have already heard of the possibility of controlling these devices directly in the app, it is an interesting "training mode" than a faithful member of the first community Alexa in your language discovered today.

To access it, nothing could be simpler, all you need to do is:

  1. to open your application Alexa ;
  2. To go to "More" bottom right ;
  3. Expand the menu by touching " See more " ;
  4. Select " Coaching ".
You then find a sport training mode the use of which seems, for the moment in any case, conditional on the use of the new Amazon Echo Buds. On the program, a screen allowing you to follow your daily jogging…


In the options, we find the possibility of set up a training profile, or more, by entering their weight and the length of their strides. The application then records your journey time, the number of steps taken and kilometers traveled, but also the average pace and calories burned. Awesome, right?

Even more interesting, a mode of course tracking allows you to record your trips using GPS of your smartphone and find them on a map at the end of the route.

To start your training with Alexa, just press the "Go" button or say: 

« Alexa, start my training ».

A sports mode for Echo Buds

this new workout modeAlexa is obviously intimately linked to the brand new Amazon Echo Buds announced yesterday in France.

Amazon announces its Echo Buds in France

Small, light and comfortable, these Bluetooth headphones are designed to provide you with optimal comfort and excellent sound during sports. Sweat-resistant and delivered with 4 sizes of in-ear tips and 2 sizes of wings for a stable fit that adapts to your movements, their accelerometers make them very useful for practicing sports.

In short, they are perfect for sports practice with Alexa in the hollow of the ear!

New Echo Buds (2nd Gen) | Wireless headphones with active noise cancellation and Alexa | Black

119,99  In stock
Amazon. Fr
July 5, 2022 16:17 a.m.


  • Dynamic audio and active noise cancellation: premium speakers deliver crisp, balanced sound; the sealed in-ear design and active noise cancellation limit outside noise.
  • Compact and comfortable: Echo Buds are small, light and sweat-resistant, with a custom fit designed to adapt to your movements.
  • Hands-free entertainment: Echo Buds work with the app Alexa to enable streaming music, podcasts and Audible audiobooks. You just have to ask.
  • Long battery life: up to 5 hours of listening per charge and up to 15 hours with the charging case. A quick 15-minute charge provides up to 2 hours of playtime.
  • Leave your phone in your pocket: use your voice to make calls, schedule reminders or add items to your shopping list.
Fascinated by Alexa since the day I received it in beta test, I gradually became passionate about the subject, before deciding to go further by creating a site with Jean-Christophe. An activity that allows me to quench my thirst for new technologies and share my discoveries about the nicest of communities: Les Alexiens.