Adding technology to health and fitness

Adding technology to health and fitness

Technology is one of the fastest growing aspects of today and it’s something that will continue to develop with breakthrough advancements. Over the last couple of years, we’ve seen technology break into the health and fitness industry with new state of the art exercise machines, mobile phone apps, electronic bands, fitness games and more.

Now it’s up to you whether you want to become a savvy fitness professional or a traditional one after you’ve completed the personal training courses. It’s what you do that makes the difference.

Computer giants Microsoft have launched their own health and fitness band, which will track heart rate, activity and sweat, and even your skin temperature. It is said to have more health-tracking sensors than any of its competitors and they will use their “Big Data” resource to track and analyse your performance. Other features included are calculating how many steps the user takes, the intensity of their sleep patterns, exercise performance and calories burned. The health and fitness band will be linked to most smart phone devices.

There are other popular devices that fitness enthusiasts use such as the Nike Running App, which tracks how far you have ran, the speed and how many calories were burned. How accurate these devices are, we don’t know, but we can imagine that there will be a lot of IT support involved! We’ll stick to the physical side of things!

Which route do you think you’ll go down when you’ve passed your personal training courses? Will you become technological and have your own IT support in Manchester by your side, or will you do things the traditional way? Let us know over on our Facebook page.

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