Liteboxer Go is a connected fitness, boxing rhythm workout that has you punching after six targets, timed to the rhythm of various songs. It’s sort of like Dance Dance Revolution, but for your upper body.
The Peloton Bike does a great job of tracking your workout metrics after each ride. While these metrics are all viewable under your profile, it has not been organized well to allow members to easily analyze and track their progress.
Released today, a new iOS app called CycleStats seeks to solve this problem, both with better visualized training data and more comprehensive analytics tools.
Smart mattress company Eight Sleep is planning to launch a new health coaching service after acquiring the app Span Health. Span connects users to a performance coach who can make training and diet recommendations. The recommendations are based on data tracked from various fitness and health trackers, including the Eight Sleep smart mattress.
Best known for his acting role as Thor, Chris Hensworth’s fitness app ‘Centr’ has been sold to private equity firm HighPost Capital. Co-founded by Mark Bezos, this is part of the firm’s first big investment in the connected fitness space. The company behind Centr was sold for $200 million.
The popular wearable Whoop has just announced a new in-app feature for its wristbands – Menstrual Cycle Coaching, which offers suggestions on how you might alter your training, sleep, and recovery throughout different phases of your menstrual cycle.
The future of personal training is here, and it’s on your iPhone. The Future App is an online personal training service that is designed around both the iPhone and Apple Watch. This review will cover everything you need to know about the Future app and my experience over the past few months.
iFIT has launched a new app for Roku-enabled TVs and media players. Also available on Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Android TV, and Google TV, the iFIT app allows access to all yoga, strength training, meditation, pilates, and boxing classes in the iFIT Library.
Unlike every other smart watch or wearable that I know of, the Apple Watch is unfortunately not capable of broadcasting your heart rate to iFIT Fitness equipment. However, after testing a few ideas, there’s one method that is by far the fastest and easiest way to connect your Apple Watch to any NordicTrack or iFIT Bike, Tread, Rower, or Vault.
There’s a new online fitness app jumping into the highly competitive connected fitness space: Kemtai. Kemtai promises to transform your laptop or desktop into an advanced, motion-tracking digital personal trainer, complete with real-time personalized feedback and guidance.
FitGrid, a new service, brings live workouts to your home and allows you to discover nearby studios. FitGrid’s platform includes virtual and in-person fitness classes from brands such as F45 Training and The Dailey Method as well as from independent studios. As part of the launch, FitGrid has partnered with Athleta to power free virtual classes for the Athleta NYC Empower Tour.