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JumpSnap Counts Calories

 - Sep 24, 2007   Updated: Apr 11 2011
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This invention is the first computerized ropeless jump rope. Great for those with low ceilings, the JumpSnap electronically tallies calories burned and number of jumps based on your age, weight,and height. The user can increase the difficulty by adding weights to increase the difficulty.

Implications - The mass consumer concern with health increased simultaneously with consumers' digitization, resulting in a slew of technologically savvy exercise pieces such as this JumpSnap ropeless jump rope. Not only do technological exercise pieces offer more convenience and enhance at-home workouts, they present an opportunity for added devices and functions, like the JumpSnap's ability to count calories. Those in the fitness or technological industries can surely benefit from this movement while it's still new.