Fitness by design

Posted on Dec. 13, 2012, 9:22 a.m.

The promise of this movement is nothing less than minimal-effort self-improvement; of the language of A–B testing, always in beta, perpetual optimisation and analytics, but applied to the body and mind, to yourself.

Interesting article on the growing raft of body-data products, triggered by a diabetes diagnosis.

From one perspective I had a major reality check from a medical professional, delivered in an uncompromising manner. On the other hand, a suite of services and devices I assembled helped me become aware of my behaviour and then change it. Effectively, I'd healed myself through data.

13 Dec 2012


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