VENICE, Calif., Oct. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Spinning®, the creator of the indoor cycling category, announced the release of the updated Spinning app, v.6.35 for iOS and 1.51 for Android devices, powered by Digifit. Along with an updated mobile app, users have access to a complete workout tracking system for heart rate, distance, duration, caloric burn, and weight loss over a variety of fitness activities including Spinning, running, cycling, walking and hiking.
"The latest version of the Spinning app is the best one yet," said John Baudhuin, President and CEO of Mad Dogg Athletics. "We received tremendous feedback from the Spinning community to create the best app, not only for use during Spinning classes but also for personal workouts."
The Spinning app creates a highly-motivating interactive workout experience where heart rate, caloric burn, and workout duration are tracked real-time providing essential feedback during your workout. Each session is documented and instantly transferred to a personalized Spinning.com account, where users can view, share, graph and trend, and annotate workouts.
Additional features include:
The Spinning app also offers users the unique ability to create customized workouts based on heart-zone training and user defined music playlists. Users can tailor routines based on pre-arranged Spinning Energy Zones™ or develop personalized heart-zone targets for customized results.
The Spinning app is available for $4.99 in the App Store for all iOS 5.0+ devices and Google Play for Android devices. The app includes complimentary access to http://www.Spinning.com/digifit and is compatible with Digifit Connect, a wireless transceiver that communicates with ANT+ sensors like the Garmin heart rate monitor and Spinning cadence sensor, as well as certain Bluetooth and Bluetooth Smart wireless sensors.
About Mad Dogg Athletics
Mad Dogg Athletics is the world's largest equipment-based education company and is the creator of Spinning®, the first indoor cycling program. Mad Dogg Athletics has trained over 200,000 instructors and has reached millions of enthusiasts in over 80 countries worldwide through a network of over 35,000 fitness facilities and studios. In addition to creating the training and ongoing education program for Spinning® instructors, the company manufactures Peak Pilates® equipment, Bodyblade® and Resist-A-Ball® functional training products, DVDs, and a complete line of apparel and accessories. Find out more about Mad Dogg Athletics brands, equipment, products and education at www.maddogg.com or by calling 800-847-SPIN (7746).
Digifit offers truly engaging health and fitness solutions using sensors and wearable technology integrated with mobile devices and the cloud so users can track activities anywhere, indoors or out, with a focus on heart rate training and monitoring. Founded in Santa Barbara, Digifit was the first app developer to bring heart rate monitoring to the iPhone, and is dedicated to developing innovative applications, grounded in science and powered by technology, to help people develop healthy habits and lead healthier, happier and longer lives. For more information, visit www.digifit.com.
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