WEARABLES - TIPPED TO BE ONE OF THE BIGGEST WELLNESS TRENDS OF 2019.
Turf Games is a community of like minded individuals who are passionate about fitness, not just as a form of exercise, but as a lifestyle. We are always looking for ways to enhance how people train, making it more fun, engaging and also ways to connect with more people.
Wearable device use have skyrocketed in recent times, however, people are still unsure how to get the best out of them. Research has shown the users get the most out of the technology only when challenged by friends, family members, or colleagues. A joint study by University or Pennsylvania and Boston University which tasked family groups to reach fitness goals showed that those in the game reached their goals 27 per cent more often than those that weren't part of a 'gamification' of the technology.
Having a community and competition is good for a lot of people who are trying to exercise and get results plus live a happier and healthier life.
That being said, we are super excited to announce our partnership with Myzone and the formation of the Turf Games Community on the Myzone app. We will be connecting with athletes from all over the world who have a Myzone wearable. Through this community, we will be 'gamifying' training with ways for participants to win some great monthly prizes from Turf Games and our sponsors via hitting certain MEPs (see below), as well as connecting with likeminded athletes through the chat group with workout ideas and tips. If you don't have a Myzone, no stress, you can by one through our website at our special Turf Games price. Read below to see how you can get involved.
The growth of wearable tech in fitness as sky rocketed over recent years as a way to track steps, calories, energy levels, sleep etc. A brand that has been part of this boom is Myzone.
Myzone is a wearable strap/belt that wraps around your chest and attached is a 'chip'. This chip connects to an app on your phone and automatically transmits all your stats to your profile - calories, avg heart rate and the all important MEPs score.
What are MEPs you ask?
MEPs or Myzone Effort Points are Myzone's 'currency' and helps shape your goals and targets to continually motivate you.
Myzone works on five color zones. Each of these zones represent a percentage of your maximum heart rate (MHR).This MHR is calculated specifically to you when you start training with Myzone. When you are observed a maintaining a higher heart rate than your current max heart rate, the system will update your max heart rate automatically. You will receive a notification from Myzone when this happens. This continually ensures that Myzone is set to you specifically.
What’s the point of MEPs?
Myzone doesn’t measure speed, cadence, or weight lifted, it measures the effort put in.
This levels the playing field so that beginner effort can be comparable with the effort exerted by elite athletes. Everyone can control the effort they exert, and it is the control of that factor that makes Myzone so fun and engaging.
How accurate is the heart rate reading?
The Myzone module is so accurate that it is comparable to an EKG delivering accuracy of 99.4%. One of the many reasons why Myzone can be trusted to deliver you accurate and motivational results.
Here is how you can join the TG Myzone Community
- Don't have a Myzone? Click HEREand get yours now
- If you are registering your belt for the first time on the Myzone app, you can use our Turf Games Affiliate TGUK001
- Now you all have a Myzone, read on
- If you have a MyZone already, search for 'Turf Games' under Connections and add us
- Once connected with us, we will add you to our group chat
- Everyone who hits 1500 MEPS or more a month will go in the draw to win our monthly prizes, starting from 1 January 2019
- Now, GET TRAINING (wearing your Myzone)
- You can be anywhere in the world and be part of this community