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LOTUS737
Posts: 2,004
2/20/13 9:39 P

I look at it as getting rewarded for meeting my goals as opposed to the other way- there are provisions for medical excuses and all too!

Each person has their own preferences and motivations :)



CALLE5741
Posts: 3
2/18/13 5:52 P

Sorry I am old fashioned and don't do apps. I didn't realize that was what this is.



NANCYPAT1
Posts: 45,503
2/18/13 5:09 P

I am not one to respond to negatives like that - all it would do would make me DEFINITELY NOT WANT TO GO TO THE GYM. Tell me I HAVE to and I am most likely to say OH YEAH and not do it just for spite. LOL It works for some people but not for me.



BEANBYDESIGN
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2/18/13 11:19 A

Definitely clever, but not for me (I personally don't do well with this kind of negative-reinforcement). I can see how it could be effective for others though, and if it motivates you, go for it!



HFEATHERINA
Posts: 145
2/18/13 11:18 A

I used it for the first time last week and was impressed. It's quite encouraging.



LOTUS737
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2/18/13 9:47 A

Yep! I use it! I enjoyed my $5 challenge to get me going and am starting my 'real' pact this week! It does time out sometimes automatically at the gym- but I submitted a bug report when it happened yesterday and they responded very quickly crediting my account for the workout! I think it's a great motivational tool!



ALORTA
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2/9/13 2:57 P

so... its an app that charges you for not going to the gym 0_o
ummmm... no, thanks.
While I can see how it might make you more willing to go, I'd rather not pay to get an incentive. I rather have my results be my incentive.




NANCYPAT1
Posts: 45,503
2/8/13 9:37 P

Sorry, I haven't



HFEATHERINA
Posts: 145
2/8/13 9:25 P

Has anyone tried the app Gympact? I just got a new phone and have DLed and am curious as to whether other people have had success with the software helping them stay motivated.
www.gym-pact.com/



 
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