Australian gym-goers are the first in the world to take advantage of Apple’s new GymKit technology, which launched earlier this week. Fitness First members at select gyms can tap their Apple Watch to compatible cardio equipment for seamless transfer of their workout stats.
According to designers numen/for use, this new strange space is a “a self-supporting inhabitable social sculpture”, an inflatable cube full of strings ready to be climbed by whoever gets inside. It seems to me like part of the X-Men’s Danger Room.
What if your gym gear cleaned itself, destroying harmful bacteria in the bargain? And what if that same magical gear came from Pittsburgh Steelers legend Franco Harris? The SilverSport line of towels and mats can, and does. Wired explains how.