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Pact San Francisco, CA
Pact uses cash incentives to help you achieve your health goals, week after week. Earn real cash for living healthily, paid by the members who don't! Make a weekly Pact to exercise more or eat healthier. Set what you’ll pay other Pact members if you don’t reach it, use the Pact app to track your progress, and earn real cash for living healthily, paid by the members who don’t! There are 3 different types of Pacts - gym pact, veggie pact, food logging pact - to help you stay in shape, eat more veggies, and log your meals. You can choose to commit to one or all of these Pacts. GPS, photos and other services are used to keep you honest. All actions must be verified in order to count towards your Pact.
Hot 5 San Francisco, CA
Unique video workouts that are designed and performed by professional personal trainers. Hot5 applies the principles of high intensity circuit training to a variety of short effective workouts. The benefit of Hot5's variety is that you can choose the sequence that best fits your needs on that particular day. Do 5 minutes at the end of a jog to work your core. Do 25 minutes of yoga flow in your hotel room. Hot5 has combined some of the best methods and trainers to motivate you through a variety of exercises -- from beginner to expert, Yoga to HIIT, there's a workout for everyone.
Bon’App Boston, MA
Providing the new standard for weight loss through nutrition education. Bon’App was created to improve the quality of life for people worldwide by providing a tool geared toward healthier eating habits. Think of Bon’App as an application that instantly tells you what’s in your food and how healthy it is for you. One of the many unique features of Bon’App is the voice activation function, which allows users to simply say a food or menu item—for example, ”grilled chicken”—and within seconds, it will show a list of branded or generic food items, as well as their Calories, Sugar, Salt, and Bad Fat. The Bon’App database covers over 95% of home foods, both branded and fresh, as well as most food items offered at US at restaurant chains.
RunKeeper Boston, MA
RunKeeper is a fitness technology company that packs the benefits of a personal trainer into the convenience of a smartphone. RunKeeper allows users to track fitness activities using GPS and to see detailed statistics around their pace, distance, and time. It also allows users to get statistics, progress, and coaching through their headphones with built-in audio cues; listen and control music while working out; measure their heart rate and take pictures to share and save while engaged in an activity. RunKeeper tracks performance over time, allowing users to view a detailed history of activities; get notifications for new personal "bests" and milestones and measure progress against current goals. RunKeeper allows users to share their personal content with friends through posting activities, achievements and plans to Facebook and Twitter, and allows supporters watch live maps of workouts and races as users run. Integrates with the built-in music function of the phone and social networks like Facebook, Twitter and Foursquare. Also has an online social network of users that share progress, goals, training programs and mapped routes.
Fitocracy New York City, NY
Fitocracy is a social network that empowers and motivates you to reach your fitness goals through gamification, community, and personal guidance. Fitocracy connects you to the combined knowledge of over half a million of the world’s best fitness coaches, nutrition experts, and other folks from a wide variety of fitness backgrounds. Track all your activities, keep an eye on your progress and personal records with some nifty performance graphs. Activities earn you points. Points lead to level ups. Earn badges for significant achievements. The community will reward your hard work with props. Groups are small communities where you can talk about the things that really matter to you. Get competitive with friends. Take part in Challenges. Or, if you’re a Fitocracy Hero, you can even slap other fitocrats with a velvet glove for a one-on-one Duel.
Category: Health & Fitness
Tags: competitive, exercise, fitness, friends, health, healthy, lose weight, social, workouts
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