Santa Barbara, CA (PRWEB) June 12, 2012
Digifit®, the original heart-rate monitoring app for smartphones, launched the new iCardio app for Android today, featuring an all-in-one exercise tracking solution for use outdoors or in the gym. The fitness app measures, monitors and reports most exercise activities like walking, hiking, running, biking, or even shooting hoops in real-time to improve performance and up the fun. GPS data enables route mapping, and displays user’s speed, pace, distance, elapsed time, heart zone and approximated calorie burn -- reported via brilliant colorful displays and timely voice feedback. Adding a heart-rate monitor lets users tune their exercise practice even further: heart-rate based training is considered the most cost effective way to exercise and reach optimal results. Beats per minute are graphed in real-time on top of customizable heart zones providing a visible record throughout each workout. This helps users fully manage their exertion to maximize performance, burn the most fat calories, safely rehab or re-engage in an exercise practice that is sustainable.
iCardio seamlessly synchronizes with Digifit’s fully-featured online website at My.Digifit.com where users can create personalized profiles, store, review and compare past workouts. Exercise data, heart zones and patterns can be viewed in concert with other important biometrics such as weight, blood pressure and sleep.
“We have a large base of users delighted with our current apps and integrated website who love to share their exercise results with friends and family, so it was no surprise that we frequently received requests for an Android app,” said Dean Hovey, President & CEO of Digifit. “Bringing Digifit’s health and fitness tracking system to Android was the next logical step, so we incorporated the best features plus made it even simpler to use. Individual users appealed first for Android support, quickly followed by equipment manufacturers, fitness clubs and corporations looking to provide cardio fitness solutions to their entire user base--Android support is a critical cornerstone for a holistic solution.”
Digifit’s iCardio app leverages the complete Digifit Ecosystem platform, including mobile apps, website, and cloud integration with a variety of health and fitness sensors, making it easy to track real-time efforts and collect health metrics. Digifit offers a variety of bundled solutions ranging from weight loss to optimal performance packages designed to help users meet various fitness and health goals. The app is compatible with the Polar Wearlink+ with Bluetooth transmitter, and Scosche myTREK and Bluetooth Smart support is coming soon. The Digifit Ecosystem is compatible with a wide variety of health sensors such as Fitbit, Withings WiFi Body Scale, Blood Pressure monitor, and Zeo sleep monitor, integrating health and fitness data from various devices into one convenient place.
Digifit’s iCardio for Android is available for $1.99 at the Google Play Store. Download today to start living a healthier life.
Digifit offers truly engaging health and fitness solutions using sensors and wearable technology integrated with mobile devices and the cloud so users can track activities anywhere, indoors or out, with a focus on heart rate training and monitoring. Founded in Santa Barbara, Digifit was the first app developer to bring heart-rate monitoring to the iPhone, and is dedicated to developing innovative applications, grounded in science and powered by technology, to help people develop healthy habits and lead healthier, happier and longer lives. For more information, visit http://www.digifit.com.