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What is iFit?


iFit refers to a system of programmed workout cards that are inserted in elliptical machines and treadmills in order to provide workouts that are considered truly interactive. It is an online program designed to work well with new modules developed by Nordictrack. A person with an elliptical machine, a treadmill or a t stationery bike with a backlit LCD can use iFit at a cost of ninety dollars per month. Those who have consoles with a fancy colored touch screen on their equipment get to use iFit free of charge for a whole year. Interactive workouts imply that the workouts are dynamic and change depending on a person’s performance as they undertake the workout. A person is able to regulate their work out though the program responds to their instruction and performance accordingly. In some situations, the equipment comes with voiced instructions and the outcomes are recorded then presented to the person who is exercising the next time they use the machine. This enables a user to track their progress and set goals for themselves. Programmed machines works in a similar way a personal trainer works. Jillian Michaels, a leading personal trainer known best for her ‘The Biggest Loser’ TV shows. iFit has even been used on the TV show.

How iFit Machines Work

iFit workout cards are only compatible with iFit machines. The cards comprise progressive programs developed by qualified personal trainers and scheduled to run for eight weeks. When used on treadmills, the cards adjust treadmill inclination and speed automatically. In other workout machines such as ellipticals, the cards adjust resistance. There are different workouts available to suit user needs and objectives. Such workouts include specified athletic performance, weight loss and general fitness. The levels of workouts also vary ranging from workouts for beginners to more advanced exercises. The cards available vary and it is possible to download new programs onto older cards.

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