To increase flexibility, a stretch must be held for at least two minutes.
This allows muscles to relax and expand beyond their current state.
Reach your limits
The Breathe App allows you to:
+ reach the critical two minutes
+ consistently develop a routine into a behavior
+ extend beyond your limits
Achieving consistency of progress over extended time is key for behavior change.
Layered Information for Experience
The Journey is the Interface
Simplifying the Complex
Data Capture, information visualization
VISUALIZING BREATHING PERFORMANCE FOR QUANTIFYING AND IMPROVING SELF.
More oxygen increases bloodflow to the brain and body's muscles.
HOW? - distill DATA into:
+ a Breathing Pattern, making one's performance visible
+ visually responsive output (see next section).
THIS MORNING'S ITERATIONS
DATA VISUALIZATION SYSTEM
Focus on stretching your muscles.
Not stretching your attention.
o: breathing pattern (dynamic data-visualization)
o: avatar's saturation moves with your breathing
o: longer musical notes on exhale to extend your breath out
o: data visualization of your ability to stay still or count repetitions
i: self for quantified self to be a better self
i: Breathing pattern [mic]
i: Motion [gyroscope]
o: Haptic feedback [taptic engine] upon completion
A Format for Everyone
MOBILE + WEARABLE
Who in particular?
Health conscious people that want to commit to:
+ For adopting a yoga practice
+ Increase performance in another sport
+ The yin to the yang of weight lifting
+ INJURY RECOVERY
+ Stretching sore muscles
+ Complimenting physical therapy
+ Physical rehabilitation
+ Aerobic exercise
+ Increased musculature
+ Non-impact bearing body weight challenge