Pilates is a physical fitness system developed in the early 20th century by Joseph Pilates, after whom it was named. Pilates called his method “Contrology”. It is practiced worldwide, especially in Western countries such as Australia, Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom.
Augmented Reality and the Fitness Industry
There are so many strategies to stay fit. However, it seems that the battle of the bulge is continuing to be challenging for so many Americans. In fact, almost 93.3 million adults in the country belong to the obese category. Adult obesity has steadily increased, affecting 30.5% of adults in 2000, it is now currently a problem for 39.6% of the American population.
Hence, researchers and innovators are continuing to look for solutions for this growing health epidemic. And one concept that has attracted attention is the use of augmented reality in exercise routines.
Most notable as the technology in the worldwide phenomenon Pokémon GO, augmented reality has been steadily innovating industries including marketing, healthcare, aviation, tourism, and more.