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New Fit Meet app aims to connect and motivate exercisers
A new app, Fit Meet, which aims to connect and partner exercisers and enable them to motivate each other in pursuit of their exercise goals, is now available through and Google Play and App Stores.
Fit Meet connects users with training partners based on their exercise, sport and location. From walkers and runners wanting to find a friend to help keep them motivated; to hard core gym junkies, bodybuilders and power lifters looking for training partners; and on to social and club level team sports, Fit Meet finds ‘accountability partner’ to help keep exercisers motivated and stay on track in reach fitness and activity goals.
Fit Meet founder, Danni Whittaker sees that lack of motivation is one of the main reasons people struggle to stick to their fitness goals and that having an accountability partner means that exercisers are more likely to achieve their fitness goals and less likely to ‘fall off the wagon’.
Fit Meet also makes the training more fun and more social.
Whittaker (pictured) is on a mission to help people get fitter and healthier together. Seeing a problem in the fitness industry, where a lot of females relatively new to weight training didn’t really have friends with the same interests for moral support, she decided to solve that problem by linking people up to find training partners.
She explains “from my research and surveys I’ve also found that a lot of mums are struggling to lose weight after having children, so there is a real need for them to be able to connect up with other mums in their area to find walking or jogging partners or even groups, and just get out and get moving again.
“Often it’s that first step that is the most difficult, but if you have a friend to help you, with the same interests and goals it not only makes it easier but it also makes it more fun and more social.
“There is also a percentage of the retired community who still stay very active, yet find it hard to find like-minded people of the same age, so the app will help them connect with each other too.”
Whittaker has a passion for fitness, having worked as a personal trainer and competed in figure bodybuilding competitions where she is sponsored by the Nutrition Warehouse.
She is also a qualified chef, and has an 11-year sales career, working full time in a sales role while developing Fit Meet after hours and on weekends since originally coming up with the idea last year.
Whittaker is also working on forming partnerships with fitness related organisations in order to offer exclusive deals and discounts to members of Fit Meet.
She concludes “I want to create value for the Fit Meet community, our clients and our partners.
“And really, I just want to make something cool for the fitness community.
“I believe Fit Meet is going to change the fitness industry, by making it a lot easier and more fun for people to achieve their fitness goals.
“With the way things have been going with the nation’s health, Fit Meet aims to bring some much-needed changes and get people moving again.”
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