Physical activity or exercise can improve our health and reduce the risk of developing several diseases like type 2 diabetes, cancer and cardiovascular disease. Physical activity and exercise can have immediate and long-term health benefits. Technological advances, along with artificial intelligence, can go a long way towards improving our health. Currently, how we get active is being influenced by the following technological trends.
Social media fitspiration
There are so many ways to interact with people for exercise through social media. Through Facebook and You Tube we can see different types of exercises video. Also with the help of Instagrams and Snaps has facilitated different ways to get and stay in physical exercise and helps to motivated.
Be it a heart rate monitor, step counter or an Apple Watch, fitness devices are making their mark on more and more wrists every day. Wearable technology has given people unprecedented control over their personal health and fitness. Wearable technology comes in to play a vital role because they can help monitor the patient and can also have alarms installed in them that can prevent medical emergencies.
Immersive fitness is technology enhanced exercise that typically includes simulated virtual reality (VR) audio/visual experiences and performance metrics. Many exercise studios, fitness consoles and apps now promise to take your training to the next level with the help of virtual reality routes, surround sound, wrap-around studio screens and integrated displays.
Health and fitness apps
Fitness apps are very common now a day. We have seen different fitness apps from our mobile storage and there an app for every aspect of fitness. People into health and fitness apps can tell people how much protein an average person should consume a day or what nutrients are good for people and what nutrients are bad for the people.
“Technology is reshaping the way we move,” says Nossel. “By combining tracking devices with big data, we are better able to understand human behaviours at a more granular level. The hope is that we can use this knowledge to help facilitate positive health outcomes and build up a holistically healthier society.”