>Technical Support>Importing data from Suunto and MovesCount website
Hello! Just wondering if anyone has had any luck importing their lap data from the MovesCount website (the site Suunto downloads your data to). I exported my data to a GPX file and while I can import the high level info (i.e., total time, total distance, etc.) into RA, it's not importing the lap data. Any suggestions on how I might be able to get those nitty gritty details auto-magically into RA? Yes, I'm a total nerd who likes to look at that information.
Good to hear from you! It would be nice if manufacturers publish their device interface docs so I can add support for them but I doubt that'll ever happen. Without seeing the gpx file, I can only guess the problem. I think the problem is the GPX format does not support intervals. It does allow companies to extend the format to suit their needs. If Suunto did indeed include the interval data, I'll have to look at the file to deduce the intervals format. Could you send me a file so I can take a look? Thanks!
Hi Eric! Sorry for the delay in getting back to you. Interface docs would be extremely helpful wouldn't they? I'll send you the GPX document ASAP.
also heart rate information from the GPX file from suunto is not correct. it takes the "min" HR and puts it in "AVG" filed in running ahead.
Could you send me a sample file to email@example.com so I can take a look? GPX is not meant to store workout data. I have to put in special code to handle the different data each company stuffs into the file.
sure sorry missed your response. sending it now.
Movescount also lets export data in xlsx format (which appears to include more information) - I'll email you a sample file.
Thanks for keeping RunningAhead top notch!
I never heared back after sending. did you get my files ?
I could not find your email. I try to answer all emails but once in awhile a few may get lost in the traffic. If I remember correctly, movescount data is not easy to import because the format changes depending on the data. I have not yet generalized it yet. Could you send me your data again? Maybe it'll help me understand their format further.
Looking at updates to this as I have a Suunto coming soon - gpx vs the xls solution dpakon described.
Love the support Eric ... always so good / quick
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