May 15, 2013 // Category: Fitness Community
We’re excited to hear that one of the Life Fitness compatible apps, Runtastic, is rising rapidly in the fitness app world. The Austrian app developer reached 25 million total downloads this week, which surpassed popular fitness and running apps, including Nike+ and RunKeeper. The company announced it hit 10 million registered users for its website, too.
Along with the milestone, Runtastic also announced it will release its hardware in the U.S. for the first time. The developer will offer Bluetooth heart-rate monitor, sports arm bands and a cycling speed sensor on Amazon.
April 23, 2013 // Category: Fitness Advisor
When it comes to connecting, Twitter is one of the fastest ways to share and receive information. In 140 characters you can connect with friends, experts, celebs and your favorite brands. In the health and fitness world, Twitter is a hot bed of great info and advice, but not all Tweeters are created equal. That's why we've compiled a list (that’s really just scratching the surface) of ten great accounts to follow:
1. @BornFitness - Adam Bornstein is the former editorial director of Livestrong.com and former fitness editor of Men’s Health. He tweets quick fitness advice, tips and articles and encourages his followers to ask questions so he can help them live healthy and strong.
March 05, 2013 // Category: Events
You might have heard that Life Fitness recently launched the industry’s first and only open platform fitness products. Opening up our API to app developers allows the best creative minds to develop applications that work directly with our equipment—ideas that we might never have dreamed up. With an open platform, Life Fitness teams can focus on honoring our legacy of building the highest quality advanced workout equipment, while developers use their expertise to create engaging, motivational and personalized applications for exercisers.
With more than 40,000 fitness and health apps on the market, shouldn’t exercisers be able to use the same apps they already love outside the gym, inside the gym?