fitness tracking Tag

Online gym management software encourages clients to move more
21 Aug
Online gym management software can encourage clients to move more

It’s official – there’s nothing like a bit of friendly rivalry. Research has proven that competition is the best source of motivation when it comes to exercising more. Bearing this in mind, how can online gym management software help personal trainers and gym managers to...

Fitness Tracking Technology, Fitness Technology, Personal Training, Wearables, Fitness technology, Athletes
22 Jun
Apple Watch to provide fitness tracking for wheelchair users

Much of the population perhaps take it for granted now that wearables measure physical activity levels, but what about for those in wheelchairs? In an upcoming update, Apple Watch will now be suitable for wheelchair users too. Just as the Apple Watch can track the...

Fitness Tracking Technology, Fitness Technology, Personal Training, Wearables, Fitness technology, Athletes
03 May
How Many of our Athletic UK Population Really Use Fitness Tracking Technology?
We all know that fitness tracking technology has absolutely boomed of late, but I want to share with you just how dominant fitness tracking technology has become. According to Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), as many as 82% of recreational athletes use fitness tracking technology. This includes smartphone apps, fitness tracking devices, GPS watches, and heart rate monitors. This data is as a result of a survey performed with 2,000 UK recreational athletes in March 2016. The survey also found that 62% of respondents said they use two or more fitness tracking devices. The most popular fitness tracking technology seemed to be running apps as 44% of respondents said they use these, followed by 37% of respondents using wearable fitness trackers, and 18% using smartwatches.