So you are still carrying a Microsoft Band? You are going to be happy to know that Microsoft Health & Microsoft Band are going to receive a major content update. Microsoft Band users will now get a bunch of new guided workouts to help them reach their fitness goals. Here is what the company had to say about the update:
This update adds 12 new workouts, as well as four new workout plans that range between two and three weeks each. For intermediate and advanced fitness users, some workouts also add common exercise equipment, such as kettlebells, dumbbells, plyometric boxes and jump rope. Like all Guided Workouts, each workout is scalable for a variety of levels, as users can tailor their weights, rest periods and schedules as needed
[workouts available are] Mark Rippetoe’s Starting Strength Workout Plans (Phase 1, Phase 2A, Phase 2B), New Year’s Resolution Dumbbell Plan, 12 Minutes of Hurt, Block Run Fun, Bodyweight Conditioning, Interval Running Plus, Jump Start Your Fitness, New Year’s Resolution Bodyweight Blast, Quick Dumbbell Workout, Simple Lower Body Strength, Simple Total Body Strength, Simple Upper Body Strength, Tabata Kettlebell Swings and Tabata Alternating Kettlebell Swings & Box Jumps
This update follows last week’s which addressed performance improvements.