Think that vigorous exercise is just for “young people” too?
Now, you need to really think again.
Fran Walker is an active 81 year old who specifically uses technology every time that he visits the gym. This technology that he uses is Technogym’s Wellness System, a wireless platform that plans and tracks user’s workouts through a Smartkey that plugs into Technogym cardiovascular and strength equipment.
Although it may sound complex, it is not. As an end-user, for Fran, utilizing this technology [...]
There are infinite reasons that each of us is motivated, or not motivated, to exercise. For some, we exercise to feel fit, to look fit, to be stronger, or to live healthy lives. For others, we struggle to train because we are unsure what to do, we may not enjoy traditional gyms, or we’re simply not motivated on our own. This oversimplifies the situation, but the dilemma all operators must face is this: how can I motivate all my members to train? What type of [...]
A week ago, I wrote the blog post titled Fitness is “bigger” than ever in Texas which highlighted the current successes of the Pilot Class and the Wellness System so far at Abilene Christian University.
These accomplishments have already proved to work tremendously well for the students in the class, especially for Jeff, an aspiring member of the Debate team at ACU and student in his senior year.
I sat down for a phone call with him to discuss his results:
What has the Pilot Class entailed so far?
Eager residents of Aurora, Colorado waited patiently for the Colorado Center for Health and Wellness to open its doors this April. This entirely brand-new innovative, state-of-the-art research, education and patient care facility aims to uncover solutions to reduce high obesity rates and chronic diseases as well as provide the foundation to achieve healthier lifestyles among individuals, communities and organizations. In order to accomplish these ambitious goals, the Colorado Center employed leading experts in the fields of health and wellness in addition to utilizing the tracking [...]
Abilene Christian University in Abilene, Texas is proving that everything really is bigger in Texas. Enthusiasm, participation and success stories are growing by the day as students and faculty at the University’s brand-new fitness facility experience the health benefits provided by Technogym’s equipment and Wellness System tracking software. For those unfamiliar, the Wellness System is Technogym’s web-enabled CRM system that programs and tracks individual workouts on each piece of equipment through the use of a Smartkey.
The sole reason behind the renovation was to “motivate the students [...]