Fitocracy reviewed: An app that helps you get in shape. (VIDEO)

Would You Exercise More if You Got Points for Doing Ab Crunches?

Slate's online video magazine.
Oct. 6 2011 2:10 PM

Train Like a Gamer

An app that treats your fitness routine like a video game.

Slate's Farhad Manjoo, with the help of his trusty hand-model sidekick, reviews a social-media app that gets you into shape in this episode of Killer Apps.

If you’d like to try Fitocracy, follow this link for an invitation. The invite code is SLATE.

After you’ve watched this, watch Farhad review a desk that lets you sit or stand while you work.

Emily Calderone is a former Slate video producer.

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