|Participants at the event.|
fitness activities and efficiency of mobile device in fitness regimens at the
Bodyline Fitness and Gym, Ikoyi, Lagos State.
according to Google Communications
and Public Relations Manager, West Africa, Mr Taiwo Kola-Ogunlade was to call
everyone’s attention to the fitness and gym trend globally.
people search for words like gym and fitness just twice in a year;
they make their New Year’s resolutions, which most people forget about at the
end of the month and December when they realised that the year is coming to an
end and they are well behind in meeting their set goal.
more at the beginning of every quarter. The reasons why people don’t really
take this serious could probably be attributed to pursuit of the issues of
life. Technology has been designed to make life easier and believing that
technology should be a part of everyday life, Google organised ‘Get Fit with
Google’ to demonstrate how mobile devices can be incorporated in fitness
regimens to improve the efficacy of workout sessions.”
Abdullateef demonstrated how a variety of Android apps and Android wearable
devices (wristwatch) could be used during exercise and daily activity much
easier. Activities like checking the weather news, asking for directions,
surfing the internet, taking dictation among other things using apps like
Tabata and Fit App, which works with
an accelerometer on Android smart watches to measure distance
walked, calories burned, heart rate, etc during workouts.
exercises, including cycling and a Zumba session to keep fit and see how the