GymSoles are a smart insole that allow users to correctly perform gym exercises by providing feedback on the user’s Centre of Pressure.

Incorrect distribution of pressure will lead to less effective exercise, and may even cause injury. Vibration motors built within the shoe visualise the Centre of Pressure on a connected screen, allowing users’ to immediately adapt their posture. The device was evaluated by thirteen users in a gym and significantly improved body posture for both exercises tested, with a marked improvement in beginners.

The University of Auckland

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