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Future fitness: the way to our wellness is through data analysis

We know that our future will be increasingly linked to data collection and data analysis; however, we still find it hard to imagine how deeply this trend can affect our lives. At the same time, we still want to be able to benefit from more offers, programmes, products and services that are personalised, if not tailor-made.

In fitness and sport, data analysis is quickly becoming a must-have after several years of experimentation in the world of professional sport.

The boom in sales of fitness trackers, smartwatches and apps for biometric data analysis and tracking is a clear sign of the revolution currently underway in the fitness industry. For example, if in the past our training schedule came from a paper plan created in the gym after a short meeting with a trainer, now our training routines have become fluid, dynamic, highly personalised and based on our interests and aspirations. This the result of careful data analysis from the input we give to our devices.
The mywellness app allows you to create a structured and personalized training plan
For example, with mywellness app we can create, by answering a questionnaire of about 30 questions, a training routine that is not only customised to our needs, but that increases in complexity as our athletic skills progress.

The revolution does not stop at gym training: we are no longer limiting our well-being to the 4 walls of the gym, but we are bringing it more and more to every aspect of our lives. How many times, for example, have you walked those extra steps to reach the 10,000 steps goal prescribed by your fitness tracker or smart watch? Even better, how often have you prolonged your training just that extra bit to achieve your daily calorie goal?

The satisfaction of arriving at a precise steps number

It seems that the future will be driven by data analysis, to turn raw information into concrete benefits for our well-being. Let's see what awaits us in the coming years.

Data driven fitness: data analysis to create your own wellness

How many times have you noticed, either while you are training or in a challenge, that you are feeling a lot better than usual and like you can give 110%? At the same time, the opposite can occur: we feel great fatigue in our legs, our mind is clouded and a sense of general weakness oppresses us.

This happens to everyone and it is absolutely normal, because our body and mind vary according to many different parameters which are not always easy to grasp.

Technology will help us combat mood swings.
However, in addition to these parameters, these feelings are often the result of pure perceptions, which certainly influence our performance, but are hard to measure and hence a burden to our physical improvement.

That's why the future of all our activities is linked to data collection and data analysis. We already do this on many occasions: for example, when we measure our height, the circumference of our chest, our body temperature, our blood pressure and whatever our smart devices allow us to track.

Infinite biometric data that we can only generate by wearing a smartwatch
In the age of wearables and hi-tech devices, real-time data analysis means that we can monitor almost everything. Nonetheless, in the future we will be able to cross-reference enormous amounts of data from different sources, "photographing" every moment of our lives to understand in depth what parameters really affect our performance and how to best manage them.

Therefore, training on a scientific basis means using the data to get the best workout schedule, abandoning progressively the misleading perceptions we feel in our body. To this end “machine learning” and artificial intelligence, which will join the intuition and experience of coaches to promote the understanding of complex and articulated phenomena, will be extremely helpful in combining the dots through data analysis, giving us a clearer image of the route to our wellbeing.

Well-being also depends on technological evolution

From data analysis to training customisation

People are different from each other, we’ve known this since the dawn of time. What we are beginning to understand is that the differences between people are much deeper and more varied than we could have ever imagined in the past. In addition to physical and psychological factors, there are hundreds of thousands of parameters, often linked together or somehow dynamic, that make each of us who we are.
People aren't all the same
Billions of people, all different from each other, will be able in the future to count on personalised training programs and plans, able, through careful data analysis, to really take into account their personality, their lifestyle, their strengths and weaknesses, which can finally be addressed individually.

What is it that can really motivate us? What scares us and what exalts us? What are our strengths and weaknesses? How does all this intertwine with our daily lives, with our work and with everything that can interfere with them? We can find answers to all these questions in data analysis; data that will come from our clinical examinations as well as from our connected devices (smartphones, TVs, smart speakers, but in the future also many other objects that surround us, such as refrigerators, kitchen and cleaning robots).

I dati sono la chiave per capire il mondo
Data is everywhere and can tell the story of the universe that we live in at any time. Data tell the points of contact and the differences between people; only data analysis can make possible a new approach to fitness and truly personalised training, which today we still have difficulty imagining.

Interpreting data analysis for the future of fitness

This new analytical approach will result in a completely new fitness, at the centre of which there will no longer be only standardised and coded exercises, but a mix of human experience and new methodologies based on data analysis and a holistic view of the person, which will allow new and ultra-customised training formats.
The future of wellness is closer than it seems
Each personal trainer will have at their disposal a large number of tools "powered by Artificial Intelligence" and guided by rigorous data analysis that, while respecting individual privacy, will help to eliminate the uncertainty of perceptions and sensations, reduce human alibis and prejudices and make workouts more enjoyable, effective and truly in line with the needs each person has.

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