Just when you thought you’ve probably heard it all, blockchain and crypto just amazes you more. Need some crypto motivation to work out? Sweatcoin has your perfect solution.
Recently, the Sweatcoin app became a top app on the AppStore when users found they were rewarded for their workouts beyond the usual ‘pat on the back.’ So now, you virtually have no more excuse for not doing those daily walks and jogs.
The blockchain startup behind Sweatcoin boasts of a 5 million users database with over 2 million active users. These numbers are growing daily, obviously reflective of the company’s 266% revenue growth in the last quarter alone. Next to Google’s Art and Culture app, Sweatcoin is one of the Fitness apps that became popular recently on the Appstore.
Here’s How Sweatcoin Works
- Download Sweatcoin App
- Sign up/Register
- Connect your Smartphone’s health and fitness data to the Sweatcoin app
- Connect your GPS location to the Sweatcoin app
- Your daily movements are tracked and recorded
- Get rewarded your ‘sweat value’ at 0.95 Sweatcoins for every 1000 steps.
- Trade your Sweatcoins for items like gift cards, workout gear/classes and other available offers.
Steps eligible for counting does not include those done on a treadmill. Only steps taken outside the house are eligible. Although, steps taken within the house are sometimes counted.
There’s a free and a paid version for the app. In the free version, you’re limited at the number of Sweatcoins you can earn each day to just five. In the paid version, you can aim to workout for a Fitbit.
In a series of venture financing, the blockchain startup has raised about $5.7 million and intends to use these funds to expand the company to other countries of the world. Sweatcoin founders have an ambitious dream where you could one day pay for tax with your (literally) hard-earned Sweatcoin and of course, trade it as any other crypto.
Checkout for the app on Google Playstore or Apple’s Appstore and put your sweat to good work!