Over the last decade, technology has affected all aspects of our life, including how we workout. Technology is driving all sorts of industries, and fitness is no exception. Because of fitness technology the way we workout has evolved. We can now accurately track our exercise, connect with people and instructors globally and integrate entertainment into our sweat sessions. Today we are going to look at the different ways that fitness technology has changed the way that we exercise and how it to improve your workouts.
Technology has changed Cardio consoles in a major way. They are the lifeline that connects you to the machine. They entertain, track and connect in addition to offering you a killer workout. One of the leaders in fitness technology is Life Fitness. They offer many consoles that are designed and built to create a captivating experience. They help you track your progress, stay entertained and reach your goals. One of the biggest struggles that users express is boredom during cardio. Life Fitness has aimed to tackle this problem by incorporating entertainment into their products. Their Discover SE3 console is compatible with streaming services such as Netflix, Hulu and Pandora. The Discover SI console allows you to travel the world through an integration of interactive, vivid hikes, runs and bike rides through breathtaking locations from around the world. Many Life Fitness consoles, like the Discover SI, are compatible with Apple and Android devices allowing you to interact with your favourite fitness apps and wearable technology. It’s also Bluetooth compatible so you can sync your headphones or heart rate monitor! All these features will make your workout more effective and enjoyable.
Wearable technology has revolutionized the way that we work out! There are tons of wearable tech from smart watches to step counters to heart rate monitors. All these devices are designed for an effective workout. Measuring your heart rate is an exceptional way to measure your energy output during a workout. They are also amazing for tracking your steps and monitoring your movement and keeping you motivated.
Health and Wellness Apps:
Another way that tech has affected the fitness industry is the explosion of fitness apps. Whether you’re interested in tracking your meals, learning a new workout or tracking your progress, there is an app for that. Because they are so diverse there is something for everyone, whether you are a beginner or a seasoned pro.
Gone are the days that you are limited to fitness coaches located at your gym or in your city. You can connect with coaches worldwide that understand your goals and are aligned with your philosophy. You are not only able to choose your preferred coach they are generally more affordable due to their wide reach. Not all online coaching is created equal, make sure you are consulting with someone that is trained and certified.
We love the connection aspect of fitness tech! It allows users to build meaningful connections all over the world. Consoles now incorporate features like Life Fitness’s RunSocial with allows users to work out with a friend or other exerciser anywhere in the world in real time.
We love all the ways that technology has positively affected and improved the fitness community. Embracing these innovative technologies allows you to make the most of your workout and reach your goals. We encourage you to embrace technology but don’t forget to live in the real world! What are some of your favourite fitness technologies?