SHELTON, Conn.--(FitLinxx, a provider of wireless health and wellness technology that motivates people to live actively and improve their well-being, today announced that it has been named “Innovator of the Year” by Business New Haven through its annual Business & Civics Awards. The award will be presented to FitLinxx on March 28 in New Haven, Connecticut.)--
“We are honored to receive this award”
The selection was made based upon the company’s history of innovation and products that have made a difference in people’s lives.
“We are honored to receive this award,” said FitLinxx CEO Dave Monahan. “Beyond helping companies reduce their healthcare costs with our wellness devices and applications, we are proud to be part of our partners’ wellness programs that have helped so many employees improve their health over the years. At the same time, our fitness devices and applications have enabled fitness facilities to connect with their members, while providing members with the support and motivation critical for developing positive exercise habits.”
FitLinxx offers innovative health and wellness technology. Its latest activity device for the wellness market is the Pebble®, a simple, natural device that clips to an individual’s shoe, belt, waistband, pocket or bra, blending seamlessly into daily life. The waterproof device automatically tracks the number of steps taken, calories burned, distance traveled and total activity time throughout the day, and works across multiple activity types, including walking, running, elliptical training and biking. The Pebble provides instant feedback at a glance on the device, showing progress that an individual has made toward his/her daily activity goal, as well as data sync status and remaining battery life.
FitLinxx’s fitness product is FitLinxx Professional, which offers fitness facilities a computerized exercise tracking system that attaches directly to fitness equipment, adding an intelligent dimension to the workout experience. The system learns users’ exercise programs, coaches them individually through their workouts, tracks their progress over time, and provides a level of safety and confidence during every exercise.
About FitLinxx (www.FitLinxx.com)
FitLinxx develops innovative health and wellness technology that motivates people to live actively and improve their well-being. Sold exclusively through partners to businesses, its wireless activity monitors, health devices and software make it easy for people to accurately track and measure daily activity levels and health indicators like weight and blood pressure. In addition, its fitness facility solution helps members adopt exercise habits that achieve health, wellness and fitness goals.
Using FitLinxx technology, the company’s global partners have created customized fun and engaging programs that help people begin and maintain active and healthy lifestyles. Employers benefit by lowering their healthcare costs, increasing worker productivity and improving overall employee health. FitLinxx is unique in accurately tracking all-day activities in an end-to-end wireless solution. The company’s network of fitness facilities and more than 50 partners has helped more than four million people experience the benefits of FitLinxx offerings.