If you’re looking for innovative new ways to stay fit, it’s well worth using technology in order to meet your health and fitness goals faster. As you’ll be surprised at how easy it is to stay fit, using technology.
Invest in purchasing a fitness tracker such as a FitBit
If you are interested in tracking how active you are on a daily basis and how many calories you burn during your workouts, it’s well worth purchasing a wearable fitness tracker. As an example, you may want to purchase a FitBit sports watch in order to accurately track your steps taken, calories burned and your heart rate.
Use the free pedometer on your phone to track your steps
If you use an iPhone you’ll be able to use your iPhone’s built in pedometer in order to track how many steps you take each day. In order to stay fit the average adult should aim to take 10,000 steps per day. In order to meet your 10,000 step goal you may want to go for short walks during your lunch break and to catch public transportation to work, instead of driving to work. So that you’ll be able to get in extra steps working to and from your train or bus to your workplace. If you have an Android phone, don’t worry as you can download a free pedometer app to track your daily steps.
Start following workout channels on YouTube
You don’t have to pay for a gym membership in order to workout as there are endless free fitness channels on YouTube which feature full length workouts that you can complete from the comfort of your own home. Some examples of workouts which are available on YouTube include HIIT workouts, pilates workouts, yoga workouts and Zumba workouts. If you find a trainer whose workouts you enjoy, make sure to subscribe to their channels for more great content.
As a bonus some popular trainers who post workouts videos on YouTube offer free challenges such as month long weight loss challenges which feature scheduled daily workouts to follow.
Sign up for virtual fitness classes
If you prefer getting feedback from trainers, many fitness studios now offer Zoom based virtual classes which will allow you to get feedback on your workouts from a certified trainer. As an example, if you are interested in taking online yoga classes, your yoga trainer will be able to give you valuable feedback on your form. If you’re looking for further motivation, you may want to sign up for a Zoom based virtual class with one of your friends or a member of your family.
Download fitness apps on your phone
There are a wide variety of fun fitness apps which you may want to download to your phone. As an example, if you swear by the effectiveness of high intensity interval training sessions, you’ll be able to complete timed HIIT workouts by downloading a HIIT focused app.
So if you’re looking for tools that will help you increase your current level of fitness, it’s well worth following all of the technology focused fitness tips listed above.