Although it may seem like fitness trackers are a new trend, wearable technology has actually been around since the 17th century. In 1965, Dr. Yoshiro Hatano, Japanese professor at Kyushu University of Health and Welfare, introduced the Manpo-kei pedometer after theorizing that taking 10,000 steps a day would help combat obesity in his country. A lot has changed since then, and the fitness tracker industry has grown:
Jul 5, 2017
When was the last time you changed your fitness routine, stepped out of your comfort zone, tried a new class format or even participated in a group class?
Topics: group fitness