076: Wearables and fitness with Body Wise founder Mike Halligan

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Mike Halligan is a long time listener and founder of the app Bodywise. He wanted to discuss what he has learned from building Bodywise and where he thinks the wearables trend is headed. Here is what we learned from Mike Do wearables work for fitness? That depends... listen to podcast to find out why What's wrong with fitness apps? What Mike has learned from building Bodywise? What will it take for wearables to make us fitter? How does environment affect your fitness? Will drinking beer while podcasting help you? (OK we didn't address this one but we'd like to think it helps a little) Got more feedback, please email sean AT sportsgeekhq.com or tweet @BeersBlokesBiz or @seancallanan. Some insights & links from this podcast Send Mike a tweet @MrMikeHalligan Track your health with Bodywise, app available on iPhone An insight into some of the challenges of collecting health data and making an app Overview of BodyWise and the part-time nature of the venture Infographic on Apple/Google health landscape Opinion piece on making wearables useful An opinion piece by Mike on what other health startups are focusing on and why he thinks they’ll fail Listen to our first podcast on Wearables iTunes reviews - 73 listeners have left an iTunes review for the podcast - THANK YOU read them all here Got a question? Tweet the Blokes or @BeersBlokesBiz Let us know in the comments or on Twitter @BeersBlokesBiz or on Facebook with your opinion. Connect with these Blokes The blokes on this podcast were: @seancallanan from Sports Geek and SeanCallanan.com, Listen to Sean on Sports Geek Podcast @scottkilmartin from Online Store Guys @mrmikehalligan from Online Store Guys and MichaelHalligan.com.au Thanks for review I have just started listening to podcasts again on my daily commute in the car each morning, which I find is a great way to consume content. Have been listening to this beauty since it started, and really enjoy the insight, banter, and genuine useful information the ‘blokes’ have been dropping so far. Keep it up fellas! - James Richardson Download episode below but we'd prefer you to subscribe in iTunes, Stitcher, Soundcloud or this feed if you don't use iTunes. Don't forget you can get these show notes via email subscription. Let us know your thoughts in the comments

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