Technogym, Life Fitness add support for Apple’s GymKit to more gym equipment

After last year’s showcase of Apple’s GymKit syncing the Apple Watch to Technogym equipment in a Fitness First gym in Australia, Technogym has announced a much wider rollout to make more than 5,000 of its machines in hundreds of fitness clubs all over the world. Users simply tap their Apple Watch on the compatible equipment to track active and total calories burned, distance, speed, floors climbed, incline and pace, resulting in the most accurate measurements possible,” according to the company’s press release. Life Fitness has also partnered with Pure Fitness in Hong Kong and Anytime Fitness in Japan to add GymKit compatibility to some of its cardio machines in select clubs, 9to5Mac reports.


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