Its becoming increasingly difficult to stand out in the crowded fitness tracker space. RocketBody aims to go beyond the basics by using advanced technology to track your metabolic rate. This means the little wearable is able to tell you when it’s the most efficient to train in the gym or go for that run.
RocketBody tracks your activity, offers real-time coaching, data analysis powered by AI, and custom build diet and workout plans. Using the accompanying smartphone app, users can review their short and long term performance and benefit from cloud based data aggregation.
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Where the wearable really stands out, thought, is in its claim that it can accurately measure metabolic rate. It does this by using medical-grade EKG. Your metabolic rate falls fast when you are training hard and rises in recovery phase, while you are sleeping or eating. RocketBody uses this information to calculate something the company calls “supercompensation”, i.e. it works out the perfect time to train. Armed with this information, your workouts become significantly more effective.
Furthermore, this information is combined with a users training goals, heart rate and heart rate variability to design a set of customized exercises. The fitness band will even advise you when to eat to enable you to have the healthiest lifestyle possible. And, to help you stay worry-free, the wearable combines HRV and EKG data to warn you of oncoming stress.
“The RocketBody mission is to make having a healthy lifestyle very easy to have. It is all around personalized fitness coach that makes it easy and fun to get fit,” says the founder and CEO of RocketBody, Tim Lipski.
“It is not just a fitness tracker and an app but wholesome integrated fitness approach that will change the way fitness is perceived.”
The company has turned to Kickstarter to raise the $30,000 necessary to fund manufacturing. You can get in on the action with a $99 donation. Usual warnings about crowdfunded projects apply.
Price: $99 and up
$27,053 raised out of $30,000 goal
28 days to go
Estimated delivery: October 2018
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