Boston based startup LiftUp has launched a Kickstarter for the world’s first smart resistance band.
LiftUp began with a question: “Why can’t Fitbit – and other wearables – track our strength workouts?”
To solve this, the LiftUp team had to think beyond the wrist and integrate the technology into the equipment itself. This led to their LiftUp band, the first smart resistance band. It marries the convenience of a resistance band with the automatic tracking of a wearable to create a new type of workout.
As a resistance band, LiftUp offers an effective way to strength train without the 2-hour gym commitment. It’s also portable and easy-to-store, perfect for business [...]
Now you too can ride a bike on the Great Wall of China or pedal for your life trying to escape from zombies! All from the comfort of your house thanks to Widerun: an interactive bike trainer designed to deliver engaging fitness sessions or just plain old cycling fun through VR headsets or external screens.
All you need is a normal bike (any bike with a wheel radius between 26 to 29 inches can be attached without any adjustments to the Widetun trainer), a VR headset (Oculus Rift, Samsung Gear VR, Cmoar etc) or external screen (that includes your smart TV) and of course Widerun.
The trainer is capable of measuring speeds upto 30 m/s (100km/h), handle steering [...]