DALLAS, Aug. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- ACTIVE Network®, the premier global marketplace for activities and events and the industry's leading provider of data solutions, today announced its latest mobile innovation, the ACTIVEx® app. Modeled after ACTIVE's own award-winning employee wellness program, the ACTIVEx app connects people based on similar health and activity interests and helps enable the achievement of their fitness goals. From cycling and strength training sessions to 30-day challenge competitions, the ACTIVEx app includes built-in training modules, accountability and encouragement tools, customized high intensity, interval-based workouts, digital personal trainers, and more. Download ACTIVEx from the App Store.
The pioneer ACTIVEx app enables users to build and organize their own active community. Unlike other fitness apps that focus on the individual, users of the ACTIVEx app are able to create activity groups through "packs." This new tool allows users to build all-inclusive, public or private, supportive environments that facilitate heightened achievement among pack members. This method allows for large groups of people to train together at the same time even if they have different abilities and skill levels. Once part of a pack, members can organize training events, post articles or insightful tips from their own experiences, and comment to celebrate other users' successes.
The ACTIVEx app includes a fully-loaded spin feature that helps users master each skill with digital coaching and specific workouts based on their fitness level. Additionally, the app provides 30-day challenges from perfecting squats to increasing running distance. The app is also integrated with Spotify1 so users can listen to music during their workouts directly from their Spotify2 accounts.
At its core, the ACTIVEx app challenges its users with customized, high-intensity, interval-based workouts through a proprietary training algorithm that provides effective, balanced, and unique workouts every time. Users can create their own interval-based workouts by selecting the type of fitness equipment they are using, the amount of intervals per exercise, and the number of exercises per workout. High-intensity, interval-based training, widely used in fitness clubs and bootcamp programs, is known for its efficacy, providing quality training in small amounts of time with the potential for significant fitness gains.
The ACTIVEx app is an end-to-end wellness solution for individuals as well as organizations. Where individuals can discover other people and groups, organizations can use ACTIVEx to form deeper connections and goals amongst their own members or employees. The inspiration and social proof for the smartphone application is found in ACTIVE's own employee wellness program (ACTIVEx), which provides group-centric activities and "best life" experiences for employees worldwide to positively impact their whole health. As an incredible testament to the power of the model, ACTIVE Network reports the following results from their ACTIVEx program participants:
- 79% stated better overall management of stress and anxiety
- 88% expressed an increase in motivation professionally
- 96% said they felt a greater connection with their colleagues
About ACTIVE Network
ACTIVE Network® is the leading global marketplace for activities and events, connecting participants and activity organizers, while offering unparalleled business intelligence through our industry-leading data solutions and insights platform that helps organizers drive increased participation and revenue. ACTIVE Network annually processes nearly 100 million registrations and more than $3B in payments for over 42,000 organizers and 650,000 activities and events worldwide. Our enterprise-level ACTIVEWorks® platform offers organizers leading-edge SaaS technology that streamlines the administration of activities and events. Our ACTIVE Network Activity Cloud® platform combines data analytics and business intelligence tools to provide actionable insights that help organizers better manage their events and increase participation. Founded in 1999, ACTIVE Network is headquartered in Dallas, Texas, with offices throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. For more information, please visit ACTIVEnetwork.com and follow us on Twitter.
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1 Spotify is a registered trademark of Spotify AB limited company (ltd.) and/or its respective owner(s). Active Network, LLC has no affiliation with these companies and are not endorsed by them.
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