When it comes to squats, they’re pretty much up there with sports bras for running and the best tinted moisturisers – ie they’re a workout staple. After all, they target the entire body in one go. Talk about multi-tasking. Your core, your quads, your hamstrings, your hips, your bum – all stronger by the end of a set. As, too, are your bones, ligaments and tendons.
But, although you know the principles of how to do a squat, how confident are you that your technique is really spot on?
That’s all about to change. Launching today is the world’s first AI-powered motion-tracking fitness app, which essentially turns your iPhone into your very own 24/7 personal trainer.
Simply stand in front of your phone so your body becomes visible on the phone’s screen. Take your squat position and, using your phone’s camera system, the Perfect Squat Challenge AI app will then track 16 key points on your body and contrast these with an ‘ideal’ predefined pose. How? It compares metrics such as where your limbs and joints are in relationship to each other and the angles between them.
You’ll also be given real-time feedback about how to improve your form and scored on how ‘perfect’ your squat technique is.
And because the Perfect Squat Challenge AI app has been created by Kaia Health in conjunction with physiotherapists and sports scientists, you can rest assured that your virtual personal trainer knows what their talking about.