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random workout generator

PostPosted: Wed Mar 21, 2007 11:43 am
by Admin
I have been thinking about writing a random workout generator which may also include more body weight exercises and wanted to know if anybody would be interested in something like that before I invest the time?

I think it might work like this
you would supply the max number of
push ups
pull ups
squats
that you can do in one minute and based on that it would create a random body weight workout specific to your abilities.

Also I am thinking that it might require the use of rings, but they are one of the single best pieces of exercise equipment you can have, can be used at home, and made yourself for almost no expense so I consider them consistent with the "open source" spirit of this site.

Let me know what you think.

PostPosted: Wed Mar 21, 2007 12:05 pm
by meismo
I once developed an application that I used to train with for some time[details here]. It isn't fitness-specific though, but I always thought it would be a great idea to develop something that creates randomized+customized bodyweight workouts.

PostPosted: Wed Mar 21, 2007 12:25 pm
by Admin
That looks cool, do you know pearl or python?

PostPosted: Wed Mar 21, 2007 12:35 pm
by meismo
I do know python, I use it often for scripts or to prototype things.