Fitnet Live Coach nudges you on your Apple Watch Series 2 to sweat more

Apple Health-friendly app taps into heart monitor during live workouts
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Fitness apps are a dime a dozen these days, but we've always got time for those that try to do things a little differently.

A perfect case in point is Fitnet, which has just launched Fitnet Live Coach, an iOS 10 and watchOS 3-friendly app that is fully integrated with Apple's Health platform.

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It works by pulling in data from your wearables including the Apple Watch Series 2 and then integrates that information into live workout feedback and live trainer sessions.

Where things get really interesting from an Apple Watch perspective at least, is that when the Watch is strapped on, trainers can monitor heart rate as well as cardio zones during a workout. They can then remotely 'tap' the client during a workout. So it makes it more difficult to take your foot off the pedal during that cardio session.

Other new features include live video calls to chat to certified personal trainers, a built-in session scheduler and in-app messaging so clients and coaches can keep in close contact.

Subscribing to the Fitnet Live Coach monthly subscription program is $49 per month so it's not cheap. That will get you one live coaching session per week. You can download the Fitnet app for free from the Apple App Store, which covers over 200 free strength training, cardio and yoga workouts.

Fitnet Live Coach nudges you on your Apple Watch Series 2 to sweat more

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Michael Sawh


Michael Sawh has been covering the wearable tech industry since the very first Fitbit landed back in 2011. Previously the resident wearable tech expert at Trusted Reviews, he also marshaled the features section of

He also regularly contributed to T3 magazine when they needed someone to talk about fitness trackers, running watches, headphones, tablets, and phones.

Michael writes for GQ, Wired, Coach Mag, Metro, MSN, BBC Focus, Stuff, TechRadar and has made several appearances on the BBC Travel Show to talk all things tech. 

Michael is a lover of all things sports and fitness-tech related, clocking up over 15 marathons and has put in serious hours in the pool all in the name of testing every fitness wearable going. Expect to see him with a minimum of two wearables at any given time.

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