Exploring reasons why people may not work out even if they want to, the benefits of and methods of communication between work out partners, my group analyzed what prevented those who say they want to exercise from exercising and how to motivate them.
All the members involved in this research problem to help us understand who would the users be, who to target the research at, and what kind of relationships would be involved in such a exercise network.
A map helping us understand the depth and breadth of the research problem we're tackling and what kind of questions we would need to ask and what direction we want to go in.
After our research, we decided to propose a design solution consisting of a joint mobile app and physical wearable. These two items would create a network that allows users to track, alert, and notify others about their fitness plans to find a workout partner who is already working out or free to exercise.