If you want to be the coolest tenant in your condo community Mirror is the ticket for admission. Besides the cool factor of having a high-tech connected mirror in your home, Mirror is meant to be a teaching tool help people learn proper exercise form, says Kailee Combs, VP of fitness at Mirror. Instead of having to look at a smartphone app or your computer screen to check your form, you can just glimpse in the mirror. “Form is a huge thing, and then second is the motivational aspect of it,” Combs says. “You look at yourself in the Mirror, see yourself working hard, and it’s gonna push you to be that much better, or push that much harder.”
If you’ve been looking for that ultimate piece of at-home workout equipment that’ll finally get you motivated enough to regularly lace up your sneakers and get to sweating, this latest piece of gear could just be the addition your fitness routine needs. Enter, the Mirror, an “invisible, interactive home gym,” that’ll bring you on-demand and live classes.
The videos are very clear, and look like a hologram. The trainer is engaging and easy to follow. During each exercise, there’s a timer on-screen that tells you how much longer you have for each move. If you have an injury, the Mirror will suggest modifications to try in the bottom corner. The device also comes with a heart rate monitor that connects to the Mirror, so you can see how hard you’re working. And you can link your Spotify account up with the app and listen to your own playlists while you work out.
The wall-mounted mirror not only blends right into your decor aesthetic — it resembles a vertical television set — but serves double function as an at-home gym that comes equipped with experts, workouts, and real-time personalization.With classes ranging from cardio and strength to HIIT and boxing, the all-level sessions are available live, which means you can train with experts who give you immediate feedback and callouts. Need that hands-on instruction of group classes but can’t make it to the gym they have you covered. The Mirror works by pairing with a smartphone app, through which you can choose the workout you want to do, while suing the built-in camera and stereo speakers to bring the look and sounds of a class in your most comfortable environment — your living room. Power up your favorite Spotify playlist for added customization.If you’re feeling extra goal-oriented, pair a Bluetooth heart rate monitor or even your Apple Watch to track your progress over time and to ensure you’re hitting your ideal level of performance.The Mirror, which was founded by Brynn Putnam, a former dancer who spent many years standing in front of mirrors, staring at her body while trying to achieve perfect technique and lines. Putnam hopes their device can help people have a healthier relationship to the mirror. “Most of us in society look in the mirror and find things to pick apart,” Putnam says. “But the goal is, we’ve given you time to look in the mirror and feel good about yourself, because the mirror is a tool for you to be stronger and healthier.More than 50 new classes go live every week — which means you won’t hit that dreaded plateau or grow tired of doing the same online workout — all taught by top certified instructors from around the country.When you’re done, simply power off the device and it returns to the simplest of functions —a mirror.
Price $1,495 USD
Monthly Subscription $39 USD