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Exer Labs raises $2 million and launches computer vision app for Peloton-style coached workouts

Exer Labs has raised $2 million in funding and unveiled its AI and computer vision Exer Studio app for the Mac. Exer Studio captures your movements for coaching advice and offers Peloton-style leaderboards for workouts.

The Denver-based fitness startup captures your movements with your laptop’s camera and evaluates your form. It can share your results with friends, fitness coaches, or others to see where you rank on the leaderboards, motivating you to work harder or faster.

CEO Zaw Thet said in an interview with VentureBeat that Exer relies on edge-based AI (meaning it uses your smartphone’s computing power) and computer vision to power its motion coaching platform. It offers real-time audio and visual feedback on almost any type of human motion via a Mac (and its camera), without having a human in the loop. The mission is to help people move, train, and play better. Coaches can use the app

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Does compression clothing aid workouts? – Time & Money – providencejournal.com

Some medical conditions can be alleviated with compression clothing, according to Cleveland Clinic. For example, compression stockings may diminish muscle swelling in legs.

However, compression fitness clothing is not intended to treat medical issues but is designed to “deliver specific levels of pressure” to certain limbs, informed active.com.

In March, verywellfit.com listed four main reasons why health- and fitness-conscious individuals are interested in wearing compression clothing:

1. Weight loss: For someone who might be overweight and/or just beginning to exercise the intention is for muscle strains and tears to be minimized or avoided so that a person can participate in fitness to its fullest.
2. Support: “The garments still allow your body to move freely both during and after exercise.”
3. Minimization of muscle damage: Especially for exercises that require repetitive motion, such

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Does compression clothing aid workouts? – Time & Money – The State Journal-Register

Some medical conditions can be alleviated with compression clothing, according to Cleveland Clinic. For example, compression stockings may diminish muscle swelling in legs.

However, compression fitness clothing is not intended to treat medical issues but is designed to “deliver specific levels of pressure” to certain limbs, informed active.com.

In March, verywellfit.com listed four main reasons why health- and fitness-conscious individuals are interested in wearing compression clothing:

1. Weight loss: For someone who might be overweight and/or just beginning to exercise the intention is for muscle strains and tears to be minimized or avoided so that a person can participate in fitness to its fullest.
2. Support: “The garments still allow your body to move freely both during and after exercise.”
3. Minimization of muscle damage: Especially for exercises that require repetitive motion, such

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