***Disclosure: The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free.***
Now that winter is finally over, my family is really looking forward to getting more physical activity into our daily schedules. We spend a lot of time outdoors in the warmer months, and love bonding as a family. Some of the things we love doing the most are taking walks together through the neighborhood, heading to the boardwalk and riverfront just a few blocks away, and even heading to any one of the 26 parks in my little Ohio hometown.
With childhood obesity on the rise, being active as a family is so important. After all, kids learn by example. Making physical activity a routine part of everyday life is sure to teach kids how to grow into active, healthy adults.
One way to get kids excited about exercising is by turning it into a game where real rewards can be earned. Kids seem to love anything electronic and digital, so why not merge their tech-love with physical activity using the ibitz?
The ibitz is a pedometer-type device that can be wirelessly synched with your iOS Bluetooth 4.0 devices. (iPhone, iPad) This is not compatible with Android platforms. There are 2 different versions of the ibitz, one for kids and another for parents. These fun units make fitness a fun, family affair!
Here's some info on each model:
The ibitz for kids wireless pedometer syncs to a rewards platform app. Parents can set goals and rewards such as play time, screen time, or an adventure with a parent. Now you are able to earn coins and content on Disney's Club Penguin™.
The ibitz by GeoPalz wireless pedometers make investing in a healthy future completely effortless, fun, intelligent, and affordable.
· available in 7 kid-friendly colors
· free iOS app* syncs device wirelessly
· syncs via Bluetooth 4.0 (BLE)
· tracks activity
· set goals and rewards
· durable clip for hip and shoe
· stores 30 days of activity
· earn parent directed rewards
· earn coins and content on Disney’s Club Penguin
ibitz for Adults :
The ibitz Unity for adults tracks steps, distance, weight (added manually), height, overall physical activity, even BMI, and allows them to incorporate their family and friends. Now you are able to form groups and post your progress on social media.
The adult ibitz is also water-resistant, and can hold 30 days worth of data. How cool is that?!
The best part about ibitz, in my opinion, is the fact that you can create personalized experiences for your children by tracking height and weight, activity, and even BMI. Over time, kids can unlock achievements and earn some really fun rewards like content from Disney's uber-popular Club Penguin. What a great way to get kids geared up for some exercise?!
So if you're looking for a wonderful, fun way to get active as a family, definitely check out the ibitz at your local Best Buy!
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I'm Brandy, a happily married, proud Mom of 3 amazing kids. If you're interested in building a working relationship, please feel free to e-mail me at: NewlyCrunchyMamaOf3@gmail.com
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