Announced by fitness equipment company Life Fitness, Equinox members in Yorkville can now synchrize their calorie and heart rate data with Apple Watch certain cardio machines, especially elliptical machines, treadmills, step machines and statiary bikes. "Apple's advanced technology GymKit with Life Fitness is another example of the rapid growth of our fitness platform to cnect exercisers, clubs and innovative technologies for more informati." Said Jaime Irick, President of Life Fitness "Equinox has always been a great partner and we are thrilled to launch Apple GymKit in Canada."
Unveiled last year at Apple's Worldwide Developers Cference, GymKit Automatically transfers training measurements between Apple Watch and compatible fitness equipment Taping the notebook an NFC player allows for two-way Bluetooth data synchrizati that includes distance, speed, tilt training and estimati of calories burned
The technology is designed to provide a more accurate representati of the workouts followed in gym envirments.
Apple W atch incorporates a number of advanced compents to mitor the user's movement, data that is then applied to specialized training algorithms for high-level analyzes such as caloric burn. For example, a barometric sensor detects inclines and declines, stairs and altitude, but this informati is lost during exercise statiary equipment that simulates slopes and other cditis.
GymKit comes with the release of watchOS 4.1 in October. Compatible machines reach the club floors in Australia a few weeks later. The United Kingdom had access to the technology in December, the same mth that the first GymKit equipment made its way to the United States.
GymKit has recently entered clubs in Japan and Hg Kg. .