Gym memberships are many people’s first step in a quest to get healthier. Usage statistics suggest, though, they may not be the greatest of investments. That’s because 2 out of 3 memberships go largely unused.
If you’re too busy to head to the gym a few times a week, you may be better off spending that money on something else. An average gym membership in the US costs $60 which equates to $700 for the full year. That’s a lot of money to throw away!
Fort Lauderdale, FL-based Emergy wants to help you get fit at a fraction of the cost. Their device is a portable exerciser for fitness enthusiasts who have little time for regular workouts in a gym.
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They’ve come up with a sleek looking device called Emergy Disc. Apparently, using the gizmo a few times through the day is as effective as an hour or two in the gym. Just grab it and give it a twirl to strengthen core muscles and improve blood circulation.
The thing is based on space-tech torque resistance methods and adaptive to user’s strength. This means the stronger you get, the strong the resistance.
There’s also an accompanying smartphone app which keeps tabs on your progress and lets you know exactly how strong of a torque you’ve been building up. You can set goals and the app will help you work towards them.
Best of all, Emergy Disc is very lightweight and compact so can be carried practically anywhere. Simply throw it in your backpack, purse, your car’s glove compartment and you’ll be able to sneak in a quick workout on the go.
“It took our team of scientists and engineers several years to develop Emergy Disc,” says Natalie Melomed, a co-founder of Emergy, Inc.
“With Emergy you are working out against your own force. It’s like juggling 20-pound dumbbell, without carrying all that useless iron”
The Emergy Disc campaign on Kickstarter is doing very well. In fact, it was fully funded within the first 12 hours. For a limited time, the gizmo is available at 50% discount. Delivery to backers is scheduled for November.
Price: $49 and up
$53,933 raised out of $15,000 goal
50 days to go
Estimated delivery: November 2019