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PEAR Sports and Wahoo Fitness Team Up to Offer Fitness Enthusiasts Nationwide a Custom App Experience

19 Apr 2016

PEAR unveils an exclusive workout channel to deliver rep counting and heart rate via Wahoo’s famous TICKR X heart rate monitor

Irvine, Calif. — April 19, 2016PEAR Sports, the personalized and interactive audio coaching app, has teamed up with Wahoo Fitness, one of the top brands in the fitness category, to create a custom workout app experience. This software/hardware partnership now offers users the ability to electronically count reps and monitor their heart rate during specified workouts.

By combining PEAR’s comprehensive collection of intelligent workouts with Wahoo’s advanced motion analytics, this latest platform will train users through coached strength workouts with repetition counting for each exercise, enabling increased measurement and analytics for motions in a variety of workouts such as push-ups, squats, jumping jacks and more.

With the release of six Wahoo-specific workouts, customers can capitalize on the popular features of the TICKR X to capture motion and intensity via Bluetooth 4.0 and ANT+. Like all other PEAR programs, the TICKR X-dedicated workouts will deliver fully tailored regimens and real-time coaching, now with greater insights based on repetition counting.

“Our members are always looking for better ways to account for their workouts and monitor the results from each exercise,” said Anthony Tavaglione, Director of Product Management, PEAR Sports. “By working with such a large name in this arena we’re able to create a system that not only offers coaching, but now more deeply measures your movements. We’re excited to bring this additional layer to our users, helping them reach fitness milestones faster.”

“TICKR X was designed to be the ultimate fitness tracker for capturing both motion and intensity,” said Taryn Lushinsky, Heart Rate Product Manager, Wahoo Fitness. “Partnering with a company such as PEAR Sports, who has figured out an unparalleled software solution for delivering real-time coaching, we’ll be giving our customers exactly what they demand, accurate measurements and detailed, actionable performance feedback.”

About PEAR Sports:

PEAR Sports delivers an innovative and intuitive technology that guides users through every step of their fitness journey. With over 500 unique workout programs including running, cycling and strength, users can experience real-time, interactive audio workouts and personalized training from some of the world’s most talented athletes and fitness experts. Utilizing biofeedback and data, PEAR’s interactive software empowers its users to train smarter, keeps them motivated throughout the process and shares in their successes. PEAR is helping the everyday fitness enthusiast achieve better results, faster.

About Wahoo Fitness:

Wahoo Fitness is a tech-fitness company that has created an ecosystem of sensors and devices for runners, cyclists and fitness enthusiasts. At Wahoo, we are dedicated not only to capturing and measuring your workout data, but also to helping you understand what it means and achieving better results.

Visit: www.pearsports.com | @pearsports

Visit: www.wahoofitness.com | @wahoofitness

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