Nautilus, Inc. Brings Enhanced Connectivity to New Cardio Products
November 11, 2014 – Nautilus, Inc. (NYSE:NLS) , a leader in innovative home fitness equipment, announces Apple(R) HealthKitTM integration with its Bowflex Max Trainer(R) this month, and will be followed closely by integration with the recently launched Nautilus(R) 616 cardio product line.
The Apple Health app lets users keep all their fitness and health information in one easy-to-read dashboard. Now users can seamlessly sync their Bowflex Max Trainer(R) and Nautilus(R) 616 workouts with Apple Health, and see data including calories burned, heart rate, distance covered and time in the Health dashboard.
In addition to Apple HealthKit, Nautilus, Inc. plans to integrate new digital health and fitness platforms across all of its Bluetooth(R) Smart-enabled fitness equipment to provide users with access to the newest tools, as well as guaranteeing a consistent experience on both Apple and AndroidTM devices.
“As one of the first fitness equipment companies to support Apple HealthKit, Nautilus, Inc. continues to lead the category by offering the latest health and fitness tools to help consumers achieve their fitness goals,” said Rob Murdock, Vice President/General Manager of Nautilus, Inc. “Studies prove that digital connectivity and the ability to track progress play a critical role in keeping people motivated and engaged. We are dedicated to leveraging these tools and engaging consumers to better understand and manage their health and fitness.”
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Bowflex Max Trainer(R): Representing Award-winning Innovation
The revolutionary Bowflex Max Trainer(R) was designed to burn up to two-and-a-half times the calories of other exercise equipment, including treadmills, steppers and ellipticals. It features a 14-minute interval workout that maximizes the benefits of afterburn and can increase metabolism up to 48 hours after a workout is completed.
The Bowflex Max Trainer(R) also provides users the ability to track their workouts with the free Bowflex Max Trainer(R) app that wirelessly transfers all workout data via Bluetooth(R) Smart technology. It tracks every detail – from time on the machine to calories burned – and automatically syncs workout data with Apple Health as well as MyFitnessPal(R). The app syncs data automatically with Bowflex ConnectTM, a free online dashboard that helps users view their workout results and understand how these results contribute to achieving their overall fitness goal. In the first nine months since Max TrainerTM has been on the market, more than 36,000 workouts and nearly 9,000 workout hours have been tracked on the app.
Nautilus(R) Cardio Series: Combining Quality and Connectivity
The new Nautilus(R) 616 cardio series of elliptical, treadmill, and upright and recumbent bikes combine premium features with ground-breaking technology to offer users the ultimate at-home workout experience.
These smart machines feature a DualTrackTM multi-LCD display console with Bluetooth(R) Smart technology, so users have access to the new Nautilus(R) TrainerTM app to track workout time, distance traveled and calories burned. The Nautilus(R) TrainerTM app allows users to tailor goal-setting and track the metrics based on personal preference. In addition, this innovative app provides real-time coaching to monitor progress during the workout.
Users can also sync, record and store every workout for quick reference via the Apple Health app, as well as MyFitnessPal, and then share all results with friends and family through a variety of social media channels.
About Nautilus, Inc. Headquartered in Vancouver, Washington, Nautilus, Inc. (NYSE:NLS) is a global fitness products company providing innovative, quality solutions to help people achieve a healthy lifestyle. With a brand portfolio including Nautilus(R), Bowflex(R), Schwinn(R) and Universal(R), Nautilus, Inc. markets innovative fitness products through direct and retail channels.
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