Sean van Staden
Columnist
5 minute read
14 Oct 2019
10:11 am

When technology really does break barriers

Sean van Staden

It is just crazy that in such a short space of time how far technology in the fitness industry has come.

I love good, impactful technology. Remember the days when you had a step counter that literally just measured the steps you took in a day? The evolution of that device has moved into the digital version with an accelerometer which allowed a three dimensional, more accurate way of capturing a true step. Now look at the latest devices and fitness watches which have revolutionised and gamified how we look at exercise and fitness. You even get rewarded from medical aids with wellness programmes. It is just crazy that in such a short space of time how far technology in the...