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Striiv: Personal Trainer in Your Pocket – Review
Studies have shown that walking for around 20 minutes on a daily basis is the key to a healthier you. Walking for an average of 20 to 30 minutes can minimize risks of diabetes, heart attacks and strokes.
The Striiv: Personal Trainer in Your Pocket is an advanced, portable device that lets people keep track while walking, shopping or carrying out daily activities in the house. For people who are too busy to go to the gym, this device will make it easier to track exercise on a daily basis. At the end of the day, users will be able to see the number of minutes spent walking, jogging and taking stairs or really any movement throughout the day.
Striiv weighs about 1.4 ounces which makes it portable and lightweight enough to take anywhere. It has a display color screen with a resolution of 320 x 240.There is a dual processor with vector graphics support. Advanced sensors placed in its system help in monitoring the time and energy put into exercising by an individual. Controls are found in its 2 inch touch screen including: home, back and power buttons.
The battery is rechargeable, long lasting and when fully charged, the battery can last for 7 days. The battery takes two to four hours to fully charge depending on whether it is charged via USB wall adapter or via Computer USB port.
SECRET TO MOTIVATION
Striiv's secret to motivation is simple: we build highly addictive applications that require walking to make progress. The walkathon takes your steps and applies them to helping others. At no cost to you, Striiv and corporate partners donate on your behalf. Just walk, earn, and plug into your PC or Mac to donate. Striiv also gives you “awards” while you walk that are based on real world achievements (such as burning off a large fries or climbing the Eiffel Tower). Striiv's personalized charts will show you how you are doing against your personal best as well as the national average.
The creators of this device had a vision in mind; having fun while keeping fit. With this personal trainer, exercising will perfectly fit around your daily schedule. Striiv is all about getting around all the excuses that people have for not exercising regularly.
With the Striiv: Personal Trainer in Your Pocket, you will be motivated to lose weight as you can watch it happen in real time. An average Striiv user walks 3 miles on a daily basis for 60 minutes and the best part is that you can watch your progress as it happens. The thing about having the Striiv is that it makes exercising fun or at least makes it feel a little more competitive and rewarding.
MOVE MORE, GIVE MORE – How cool is this?
Striiv believes helping others is core to improving yourself. That's why the company created a walkathon in every Striiv device that counts your steps and gives to a preferred charity based on your movement. At no cost to you, Striiv and corporate partners donate on your behalf. Just walk, earn, and plug into your PC to donate. It's that simple. You have the choice of three charities; providing clean water to families in South America, polio vaccines, or helping to save the rainforest. The more you walk, the more you give. It couldn't be easier.
Striiv has been featured in the O list (Oprah magazine), ABC News, Time, USA Today, Self, and Prevention Magazine.
Striiv was designed to be simple and easy to use. The large 2 inch high-resolution touch screen clearly displays steps, stairs, calories and distance. It comes with everything you need: Striiv, keychain attachment, USB cable, adaptor, and a quickstart guide.
Get the Striiv: Personal Trainer in Your Pocket and give the gift of health and fitness to yourself or someone you love today! The only thing you have to lose is weight!