What is the difference between the FitBit Blaze and the new Pokémon Go app? The FitBit Blaze is a watch that keeps track of your heart rate, counts your steps, gives you on screen workouts you can do anytime, connects to GPS, has a music control feature, has a clock and calendar with alerts, allows you to choose different sports which you’re planning to do, and has a memory that remembers certain sports and workouts just in case you forget to log in.
The most anticipated game release of 2016 was Pokémon Go, an app that kids and adults can download for free and actually get up and move. This game is a type of virtual reality program that sees your location and generates a map to show you where you can find the closest Pokémon, PokéStops, and battle gym to you. The basis of the game is to get up and explore your town, exercise by walking to your next catch, and still be on your device which happens to be most people’s biggest addiction.
This app is great for everyone because your moving and getting some sort of workout while playing a game with your child. At the same time, you’re bonding over something that many adults grew up with. The app uses your GPS location and your clock to let you know when and where to go look for your next adventure. When you show up to each spot, you’re certain to run in to other people doing the exact same thing. This can generate new friendships and heighten the social aspect of a person’s life.
Another wonderful aspect of this game is that you have to walk a certain amount of distance to unlock levels such as egg hatching and evolving. Also, the app gets you to explore certain areas of the world. For example, some water Pokémon may only be found by lakes and oceans.
The two items benefit one another: use the FitBit to monitor everything you do on your Pokémon adventures whether with friends or alone. It would keep track of everything health wise and at the same time you get to play one of the coolest games released so far, all while exercising and exploring the world. Now that sounds like a real life dream to most people. This may actually help lower the childhood obesity not to mention adult obesity in some cases.