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Nike+ Move for iPhone 5S – finally! an app that bribes you to exercise

Nike+ Move for iPhone 5S

The secret to getting in shape has finally been discovered. Forget about things like improving your quality of life and being healthier, and focus instead on what’s really important – scoring enough points to beat your friends.

Deep down inside, you know it’s healthier to take the stairs instead of the elevator, but what’s the motivation? With the Nike+ Move for iPhone 5S, the motivation could be earning enough points to show your coworker who the boss is when it comes to moving around… and they probably thought they had you beat with all the extra bathroom breaks they were taking.

This free app turns movement into a game, and that means going from moving to exercising is a very small step to take. The magic happens because of the M7 coprocessor, which is why this app only works with the 5S. The M7 converts all movement into NikeFuel, which affects your goal ring. The ring starts out red but eventually turns green. The more you move, the more NikeFuel you earn, and the faster that ring turns green. You can then check out Game Center to compare your movements with friends and other Nike+ Move users near you.

Your irritating neighbor already has a green goal ring while you’re still lingering in red? Do a lap or two around the block. That will put him in his place.

Best of all, while you’re getting healthier just to beat everyone else using the app, you can always tell people you’re doing it to improve your quality of life.

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