Summer is on its way, and self-improvement is on everyone's minds -- so it seems like each day I hear about a new must-have app focused on fitness, health, nutrition, or the "quantified self" in general. And now that the tech startup scene is hotter than ever, many of these apps are backed by serious investors and have big plans for the future.
Take GAIN Fitness. The San Francisco-based company, headed up by former college athlete and ex-Googler Nick Gammell, makes web and mobile apps that provide personalized workout routines and track users' progress as they go through them.
There have never been more ways to track what we eat, how we sleep and how we exercise. Indeed, we're bingeing on data about our bodies, with a new app or fitness tool feeding our obsession with the "quantified self" every day, each... Read Post
“What are you tracking?” This is the conversation at Quantified Self (QS) meetups. The Quantified Self movement celebrates “self-knowledge through numbers.” In our current love affair with QS, we tend to focus on data and the mind. ... Read Post