Americans spend over $75 billion per year on health and fitness. And yet, two of every three Americans are either overweight or obese.
It’s a huge, complex problem.
The FitStar team, led by Mike Maser and Dave Grijalva, has expertise in gaming, mobile development, and social platforms from places like Digg, EA, and ngmoco:).
And now, NFL tight end Tony Gonzalez is lending himself to the healthy cause.
FitStar, is an iPad app being developed to help users get in better shape and simply live a healthier lifestyle.
Tony Gonzalez, one of the best to ever play in the NFL, is lending himself to FitStar to become your very own personal trainer. Each user can customize their own workout program, choosing from more than 60 exercises. FitStar lets users set their own goals for fitness and weight loss and create workouts to help them achieve those goals.
FitStar’s Tony Gonzalez app, is expected to be released for the iPad this spring, and is also being developed for other tablets and smartphones.
For 16 years, Gonzalez played professional football, but he may have taken the filed for the last time this weekend.
On Sunday, Gonzalez and the Atlanta Falcons lost to the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC Championship game, and he has indicted that at 36, he may bre ready to move on.
Could FitStar be his new full-time job?