Browsing: Fitness

Finding a workout partner with the same sports interest and athletic level may be getting easier with the “F5″ (Find Fitness Friends for Free” app launches in July. The app will connect users with other people looking to buddy up in any and all athletic endeavors. It may not be groundbreaking, but its user interface and broad selection of sports interests may give it the traction it needs.

A new kind of fitness tracking device, Cor makes regular, at-home blood testing possible. Users press a cartridge to their skin for a blood test and drop it into the device. Results are processed in five minutes and sent to the smartphone app. The company founder has impressive credentials and funding on Indiegogo is exceeding the goal, but the results of clinical trials remain unpublished.