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Tech Tips: The Benefits Of Adding Technology To Your Fitness Routine

by Ameka Mobley | August 09, 2016

woman-working-out-smartwatch.jpgWorking out has quickly become a high-tech activity. People are incorporating all sorts of high-tech gadgets and apps into their physical fitness routines. These tech additions certainly make working out more fun, but they also serve to improve health and well-being.

Pedometers

Slap on a pedometer and it will keep track of the number of steps you take in any given time period. You can attach a pedometer to a loop on your pants or shorts. You can also clip it right onto your pocket or waistband. Some pedometers will provide additional information such as altitude, METs, calories burned and intricate charts/graphs to analyze your activity levels.

Fitness Wearables/Monitors

Aside from pedometers, there several cool fitness wearables on the market. From smartwatches to heart rate monitors and beyond, modern day fitness tech can gauge just about everything about your body and exercise performance. Wearables can track your running or walking speed, heart rate, rate of acceleration, sleep quality, distance covered, calories burned, steps taken and beyond. Collected information can then be synced up to a connected device.

ATC-app.pngCalorie Counting Apps

Burning more calories than you consume is critically important to maintaining a healthy body. If you eat a ton of calories and fail to burn the same amount or more throughout the day, you will gain weight or at least plateau.

The Amarillo Town Club App

Our fitness club's unique app empowers you to track your workout performance by connecting all of your fitness devices and apps. The Amarillo Town Club app lets users see class schedules, create personal fitness goals, engage in club challenges and tap into social media platforms. The app even lets you record your workouts and refer friends to the club.

Download the Amarillo Town Club app in the App Store or Google Play.

Most people are willing to put in the effort to stay slim and toned yet few know where to start. Let us help you establish a fitness program that is custom tailored to your unique goals. The Amarillo Town Club Fitness team is here to help you work out with the proper form, make the most of your exercise sessions and ultimately build the body of your dreams. Reach out to us today to find out how the Amarillo Town Club can revolutionize your body.

Ready to put your workout technology to the test? Attend one of our many group fitness classes!

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NOTICE: Always consult your physician before beginning any exercise program. This information is for general use and is not intended to be a prescription. Consult with your healthcare professional to design an appropriate exercise program. If you experience any pain or difficulty with these exercises, stop and consult your healthcare provider.

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