Start 2015 with a BANG!

Runtastic News for Media, Partners, Users & More

With 2014 creeping to an end, the Runtastic team remains as busy as ever. The action-packed summer season might be long gone, but we’re excited to introduce several new products and innovations just in time for 2015 resolution setting and the world famous CES (Consumer Electronics Show) in Las Vegas. Please read on for details and if you’ll be in Vegas January 6-9, do plan to swing by and see some of our latest work in person! We’ll be located in the Tech West area (in The Venetian (3355 S Las Vegas Blvd.), near the Venetian Ballroom) at Booth #74107.

Runtastic for Oculus VR®: 7-Minute Workout & More in Virtual Reality
Virtual reality is a pretty amazing technological feat and an incredibly fun world to play around in… But, many might be asking themselves – how can I use VR to improve and optimize my life? Look no further than your health and fitness efforts!

The team at Runtastic has been hard, and quietly, at work for several months so that a selection of our most popular strength & toning workouts can be executed with the use of Oculus Rift. These workouts include the 7-Minute Workout, and will later include additional butt and leg workouts, six pack exercises, yoga routines and more. Users can also view Runtastic videos within the realm of VR, experiencing the sound and visuals like never before.

“We’re already testing how we can integrate even more activity types and there’s really no limit. In 2015, we could see Runtastic and Oculus engaging gym fans, runners, bikers and more. I’m personally and professionally eager to see what we come up with next!” said Florian Gschwandtner, Runtastic CEO and Co-Founder.

For those hoping to try out this incredible new technology (that has even Apple buzzing), Runtastic will be showcasing the VR experience at CES in Las Vegas, Nevada. As mentioned above, our team will be at Booth #74107 in Tech West (in The Venetian (3355 S Las Vegas Blvd.), near the Venetian Ballroom) from January 6-9 and we’re eager to have you give it a try! It will also be the first time for many of you to come play around with Runtastic Orbit for the first time – we can’t wait to see you!

New Runtastic Butt Trainer App: Download Now & Stick to Resolutions

Butt trainer

As many of us take our fitness routine indoors for the winter, Runtastic has launched yet another tool to keep you fit and focused. The Runtastic Butt Trainer app features 50+ exercises and routines to keep your backside tight and toned. More details can be found here and below!

Whether you’re at the gym or sneaking in a quick workout at home, this great new app will help you keep focused and motivated on your path to improved fitness. When you download this new, free app, you’ll enjoy these great features and more:

      • Lifelike avatar guides you through a variety of backside exercises step-by-step
      • 50+ HD instructional workout videos
      • Adjustable difficulty, three levels of training plans and individual exercises can be filtered for your unique, personal fitness level
      • Pre-defined workouts, including: The 7-Minute Workout, Junk in the Trunk and more
      • My Workouts: Create customized workouts tailored to your target areas, weight loss goals & daily schedule
      • 50+ unique “Tip of the Day” messages

And There’s More To Come: New Releases in January 2015
January is always a month of new things, fresh starts and surprises! Therefore, we encourage you to stay tuned as we continue to release more incredible Runtastic Story Runs, additional functions and features for some of our most popular apps and release great new products in our online shop (and on Amazon.com).

Stay tuned for great things to come and let us help you make 2015 your best year yet!

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