MacVoices #14063: Road to Macworld – Kirschen Seah on Fitness Fun with Your iPhone

Travelling on The Road to Macworld may mean getting in shape if we follow the advice of  Kirschen Seah. She will be doing the  Fitness Fun with Your iPhone session, helping us get started with tech-assisted fitness. Kirschen explains why it can be both easy and fun and how to start without breaking the bank on gear and apps. She also addresses the issue of personal information privacy in relation to fitness apps, explains  how you can skip the local gym, but still have access to a personal trainer and more.

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The Road to Macworld/iWorld 2014
is a special MacVoices series produced in partnership with Macworld to preview some of the exhibitors and presentations at  Macworld/iWorld 2014 at the Moscone North  in San Francisco, March 27-29.

Macworld-iWorld 2014

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Guest:

Kirschen Seah is a software engineer who has always been fascinated with portable electronics ever since the Sony Walkman. With the advent of intelligent portable devices such as the Sony MagicLink, the Palm V, and now the iPhone and iPad, her quest is to discover how these devices can enrich our life experiences. She has used Apple devices all the way back to the Apple ][ and Lisa, culminating in several Macintoshes and iOS devices. Kirschen has delved in iOS and Mac OS software development and has released applications on both platforms. She has given talks on software engineering and development at local code camps, and loves to share her experiences and what she has learnt over the years being in the personal computer and portable device arena.

Kirschen is an avid cyclist and has participated in several Time Trial bike races, as well as being a certified SCUBA diver. She also holds an FAA Private Pilot License. Her other interests are in photography, videography, and SCUBA diving – and she even takes pictures underwater. Visit her personal blog at Free Range Coder and follow her on Twitter and App.net.  

Links:

RunKeeper – GPS Track Running Walking Cycling – FitnessKeeper, Inc.

Pedometer++ – Cross Forward Consulting, LLC

Fitbit Flex Wireless Activity + Sleep Wristband