|Life Fitness Integration with Life Fitness’ LFconnect and Apple GymKit coming in Q1 2018|
Life Fitness, the global leader in commercial fitness equipment, will offer Apple GymKit compatibility on premium cardio consoles beginning in Q1 2018.
With this functionality, cardio equipment will pair seamlessly and wirelessly with Apple Watch so exercisers can measure and track the most accurate measurements possible.
With a simple tap to the Life Fitness console, a connection between Apple Watch and the cardio equipment is established, and data is exchanged between the watch and Life Fitness machine.
Once connected, Apple Watch and the fitness machine exchange data like heart rate, calories burned, distance, speed and incline.
"There are over 700 million workouts per year on our cardio machines across the globe, and we know that exercisers want personalized workouts with easy data tracking," said Jaime Irick, president of Life Fitness. "This new capability is just another example of how we're innovating to deliver exceptional experiences to exercisers and keep them motivated to achieve their goals."
Connectivity with Apple Watch will be offered on select cardio consoles starting Q1 2018, with one of the first adopters being new Equinox clubs opening in 2018.
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