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A Fitness App for Wherever You're At
12/27/12


XRT Exercise AppBarracuda Partners, developer of innovative health and fitness applications, in partnership with BolderImage, a leading mobile development company, today announced the launch of Obstacles XRT – Extreme Reality Training. The iPhone app transforms wherever you are into a fitness obstacle course and is available in the Apple App Store for the limited time promotional price of $.99.

 

Designed in coordination with expert fitness trainers, Obstacles XRT makes exercise fly by with highly engaging obstacle courses that include trekking over tires, escaping from quicksand, and sliding under fences.

 

“Traditional exercise routines are becoming an outdated practice,” says Todd Musgrove, Managing Director at Barracuda Partners. “The success of programs like Zumba and Kinect PlayFit, show that consumers are seeking options that make exercise more enjoyable. With no equipment required, Obstacles XRT's body-weight-based exercises can be performed anywhere, anytime."

 

For the busy mobile user on the go, the gym isn’t always an appealing or time efficient option. Studies confirm that people are more likely to continue with an exercise program that they find enjoyable. Obstacles XRT's progressively challenging obstacle courses gives users exciting new obstacles to take on each day.

 

Transformational Exercise Experience

  • Get fit with challenging obstacle courses – from beginner to advanced levels
  • Skip the equipment, all exercises are body-weight-only exercises
  • Exercise in any open space, whether it’s a living room, hotel room, outdoors, or conference room
  • Enjoy hundreds of unique obstacle course layouts through a proprietary randomization engine
  • Enjoy challenging obstacle courses featuring high-definition video and audio instruction
  • Get results with High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) that maximizes post-workout calorie burn

“Essentially, we wanted people to look forward to their exercise sessions,” said Brian Atz, Managing Director at Barracuda Partners. “Today’s busy iPhone users want to stay fit but can't find the time or lack the motivation to keep up with their exercise routine. With Obstacles XRT, we wanted to provide an efficient and engaging exercise experience, anywhere, anytime.

 

Launched in 2010, Barracuda Partners offers a highly acclaimed portfolio of health and fitness applications. The apps have been seen and recommended by The New York Times, CNET, and Gizmodo.

 

BolderImage, a division of MIS, Inc. founded in 1988 and based in Chicago and Villa Park, IL, designs and develops mobile applications, web sites and provides search engine optimization and social media marketing services.  Serving a range of businesses from Fortune 100 brands to startups, non-profits and local businesses, BolderImage creates unique mobile applications and high-impact web brands that drive business results. Services include graphic and logo design, web design, web development, iPhone and mobile development, custom programming, flash design, local IT services and search engine optimization.To download Obstacles XRT for iPhone, visit the Apple App Store.

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