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Method and System for Matching People with Gym Partners based on Analytics of Workout Patterns

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000245940D
Publication Date: 2016-Apr-19
Document File: 3 page(s) / 62K

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Disclosed is a system and method to suggest training partners to a person by using analytics within a gym or data collected from a mobile training device. The system matches people with gym partners based on workout patterns.

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Method and System for Matching People with Gym Partners based on Analytics of Workout Patterns

To keep in good health, people should exercise for at least a half an hour on a daily basis. People tend to postpone the beginning of the workout due to lack of motivation as normally is hard to find a training partner ; working out in isolation tends to decrease motivation.

Gyms have workout equipment that display different training programs depending on gender, weight, and desired programming. Generated data from each system is wasted when a user finishes using and leaves the device.

People use mobile or wearable device to track personal progress and save it to a particular system. This data, does not take advantage of the information the gym device generates and does not necessarily help the user to find a "convenient" training partner at that time and that place. These systems provide ability to find partners by sharing data through a virtual community, but the user needs to set up profiles to openly share information in order to find new people . Virtual partners do not necessarily exercise at the same location as the user; therefore, each person independently trains and that does not solve the motivation problem.

There is currently not an easy way for a user to identify a good training partner at a particular time and place .

Disclosed is a system and method to suggest training partners to a person by using analytics within a gym or data collected from a mobile training device.

The system matches people with gym partners based on workout patterns. The system and method provide a unique way to find a traini...