FitEngine’s App of the Day- Armour39®

FE Underamour girlThis app, made by Under Armour, claims to be the first of its kind performance heart rate monitor for athletes. It tracks heart rate, real time intensity, calories burned and WILLpower™. It accounts for every movement and tracks your vitals while doing so.

It works by plugging the module into the chest strap. While the chest strap stays dry and stable (by “wicking” any sweat), the module stores your biometric info to later sync it to the app or watch.

The Armour39 system senses how you move. It captures every heart beat and delivers its precise measurements by collecting heart rate, max heart rate and recovery rate data. It monitors your changes in intensity to the second and lets you know how hard you’re working at any minute.

FE underarmourYour body works harder when making certain movements which is why the system senses your body position.

On a scale of 0.0 to 10.0, WILLpower™ displays a score of how hard your body has worked during a training session. It accumulates and takes into account such information as the workout length, body position, intensity and key heart rate info. This allows you to be aware of a light workout versus a hard one.

The scale is designed to get tougher as you move up.  For example, it’s easier to go from 0.0 to 2.0 than from 6.0 to 8.0.

The Amour 39 includes a chest strap and module and sells for $99. It works with the iPhone® 4S, iPhone® 5, iPhone® 5S, iPhone® 5C, and iPod touch® (5th gen). Learn more at

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