An Idea to Encourage Exercise and Wellbeing using GPS Tracking

I just read a story about someone who has cycled every road in London over a period of five years.

He used a combination of GPS and colouring in the A to Z Map of London. On this video you can see where he went.

I have been talking to Strava and Map My Run for years about a feature that would encourage you by showing you streets nearby that you haven’t walked, ran or cycled on, but all I got was “We’ll add it to the feature request list”.

Maybe I’ll have to work out a way to do this myself…..

Think about the health benefits of having people doing more exercise? We’ve done 10,000 steps. Would you try something new?

About Luigi Cappel

Writer for hire, marketing consultant specialising in Location Based Services. Futurist and Public Speaker Auckland, New Zealand
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