Since the COVID-19 pandemic, the world has witnessed a technological turnover, where every sector has turned to online for survival. The fitness industry was also forced to adopt the digital route with the prolonged lockdowns.
Fremont, CA: The fitness industry started virtual sessions during the pandemic. As a result, the online fitness industry has shown astounding growth. Reports reveal that this exceptional growth rate is can be attributed to augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) training.
To overcome the aftermath of the pandemic and serve the new normal, fitness industries are also providing offline training. They offer virtual fitness classes, expert consultations, home fitness equipment, and holistic training. In addition, gym and fitness studios have shifted to an online business model to meet customer expectations and stay relevant.
With the convenience and ease of working out from home, many people prefer to work out in their own homes and with their own equipment. Advanced technologies like machine learning, artificial intelligence and smart wearable facilitate the progression by allowing fitness enthusiasts to focus and work on their health more comfortably.
Let’s discuss how technological advancements are reshaping the fitness industry:
AI-enabled fitness apps offer numerous features to users. By simply installing the application, users can check the calorie rate they burn daily and their stress level. In addition, steps taken, heart rate, and many other valuable features are available. These AI-enabled features in an application can be more useful, especially in this busy world where everyone is busy and doesn’t have enough time to take care of their health parameters. Besides these applications, providing live trainer instructions, personalized diet planning and monitoring the workouts in real-time are AI-driven. In addition, these applications send reminders to work out, drink water, take a break from screen time and for quick walking sessions.
Wearable technologies like smart watches, smart helmets, smart shoes etc., had already gained attraction even before the lockdown. These wearable gadgets help to check daily steps taken, heart rate, and pulse rate. Fitness enthusiasts can easily check these health parameters to stay healthy and fit. These gadgets also help to check blood pressure, progress mentoring, rep counting, and macro tracking, which influence people to lead a healthy lifestyle.
Advanced technologies like smart wearables, Artificial Intelligence and machine learning play a vital role in today’s fitness industry.