When we look back at 2020, we’ll probably see this as the year where everything went completely bonkers. This is the year where many of us had to change our daily routines and become warier of how we interacted with people and public equipment. A good example is a gym where many people can touch a single piece of equipment without sanitization. Not only that, but many cities are also still forcing gyms to stay closed which means your once lean and buff bod is looking a little flabby right now. That’s why we are seeing an increase in products such as the Hyfit Gear 1 that allows you to work out in the comfort of your own home using scientifically proven, resistance training and technology.
WHAT IS IT?
So what is the HyFit Gear 1? It’s basically a two-part system. The first part is the equipment which is the Gear 1 itself. The gear 1 is a highly modular piece of equipment that can be used in a variety of different ways that allow for a complete body workout from just about anywhere. It can be anchored to a door or any sturdy object, or worn on the body using the ankle and wrist bands. The resistive bands themselves can be adjusted to increase or decrease resistance, depending on your needs. The pièce de résistance of the equipment however are the sensors embedded within the resistance bands.
The sensors deliver workout data in real-time and users can view stats like the number of reps completed, exercise duration, speed, and resistance used. All this is possible too due to the second part of the system and that’s the HyFit mobile app. The mobile app is a true workout companion, providing the platform where all the data the sensors collect are stored. Not only that, but the app also provides detailed workouts and exercise programs you can follow along with through video. There are extensive videos for programs, workouts, and individual exercises.
The app however doesn’t seem to let you export any of the collected data to sources like Google Fit or any other popular platform.
The HyFit Gear 1 is very simple to set up anywhere. As stated above, the Gear 1 includes two smart resistance bands with handles that can be attached in a variety of ways. There’s a door anchor that mounts to the top of any door. There’s a foreign anchor that is used to attach the bands to objects like poles or anything else that is sturdy. Lastly, there are body anchors that can be attached to your wrists or ankles.
As you can see, Gear 1 is very versatile which also means you can use it anywhere and not just your home. The entire package fits inside a small carry bag which means you can also take it with you when you’re away from home. Combine that with the HyFit App and you have a full-body, portable gym and personal trainer.
Those who are itching to get back to the gym but can’t, should really check out these home workout options. The HyFit Gear 1 is the perfect solution to working out from home, or from anywhere really. I like the fact that it is not permanently attached to anything and I can easily move it around my house. I can attach it to any door that isn’t being used or use it in any space that is open. I can even use the Gear 1 outdoors.
There aren’t really any limitations as to where you can use this and that’s what makes it so appealing. I also really like how the app is set up with the exercise tutorials and workout programs you can follow. The videos are very clear and concise and teach you the proper form you should take for each activity. And since we’re all about smart devices these days, it’s great to see that the Gear 1 can automatically track metrics such as your reps, sets, weight used, and how many calories you burn per exercise.
The HyFit Gear 1 makes for a great portable gym that really seems to work. While there are probably some exercises you still can’t do without hitting the gym, this is a great alternative for the ones you can. The Gear 1 is also the only true smart resistance training system on the market with sensors that can track all your workouts. Gear 1 believes that “if you can measure it, you can improve it.” This what sets Gear 1 apart from others.
With that said, the Hyfit Gear 1 is also relatively affordable, when compared to how much you would spend for a gym membership. The whole kit is priced under $300 and it’s a small price to pay if you want to stay fit while the gyms are closed.
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