Mirror, or the nearly invisible home gym it s an actual well, mirror that projects videos of different gym classes. A trainer appears on the screen guiding the viewer through every move. It s like having a personal gym instructor and gym in the house.
This device isn’t just a simple mirror, which of course has the function of a simple one as well: to reflect, but it’s a smart mirror for home workout.
It measures less than 2 square feet and it can be placed anywhere since it is very compact. With the help of its embedded camera and speakers, it creates the gym atmosphere.
It plugs in a socket, like any other home appliance, but the cord is only 6 feet long, so it must be placed near to the socket.
Practically it is a smart mirror, but designated for gym classes.
The novelty this smart mirror brings it is that it cuts the stress produced by joggling to schedule a class regarding work or traffic or favorite instructor. It brings gym home.
How it works
The mirror connects via a phone app – android or iPhone – where classes can be chosen. The classes can be streamed live or on-demand from a partner app.
The instructor appears on the screen along with the persons’ reflection. It takes a little time to accommodate with the double view.
Mirror app is intuitive and user friendly. When choosing a class it shows the equipment needed exercises that will be done, the order that is done and the time. Also, it shows the instructors bios.
When a class starts, the instructor appears on the screen, along with the users’ reflection.
The gym is more fun with music, right? Mirror has its own playlist but it is also compatible with Spotify premium, so the user can enjoy its own musical style. Within the app, the music volume can also be adjusted, as well as the instructors’ volume.
Music and instructors directions are played from mirrors embedded speakers, so there is no need for extra sound system.
While working out the screen displays a countdown clock, calories burnt and if the Bluetooth heart monitor is connected, real-time heart rate data.
It also displays other peoples` names that are taking the class, either if the class is live or on-demand.
Instructors have access to each person profile, which includes heart rate data, calories burnt and class milestones.
During the class, instructors can make shout outs during a live class. A really nice thing for motivation! At the end of a class, the user can take a congratulatory selfie.
Workouts include cardio, yoga, Pilates, boxing, strength and stretching from levels 1 – beginner to 4 – advanced. There are more than 70 live classes a week.
The instructors are certified and are world-class instructors.
Among with the 70 live classes, there are 10,000+ on-demand classes as well, so one can’t find any excuse not to work out!
The mirror support up to 5 users, it’s fitted for each family member, from beginner to expert.
The classes’ duration is between 15 to 60 minutes, depending on the chosen class type.
Heart rate monitor
As mentioned before, the mirror displays real-time heart rate data, but it does only if the heart rate monitor is synced and worn. This accessory doesn’t come along with the mirror but is purchased separately at the price of 49.99$.
This package includes 2 mini loop bands and 3 8″ long bands that come in varying resistance levels, from light to extra heavy. They are very useful while stretching and in pilates classes. The price is 49.99$.
Mirror care kit
Many people protect their privacy. Among with the cloth and spray for mirror cleaning, a lens cap is provided the user can put it on if he wishes to.
The mirror care kit also includes cleaner and cloth, specially created for this product, in order not to damage it. It is highly indicated to use only recommended cleaning products.
The Mirror costs 1495$, which can be paid on a monthly fee as well. 250$ are paid for set up and delivery. The monthly subscription costs 39$. Roughly the first year costs 200$ per month, compared to a normal gym membership that would be around 60$.
30-Day Mirror Home Trial Offer
If the user isn’t happy with the purchase, the mirror can be returned with full refund for the subscriptions, accessories and product, as well. This applies only to first time purchases per household and if the product isn’t damaged.
Why would someone make this purchase? It is important to take into account the time spent in traffic, the gas and most important the fact that not each time there is sufficient motivation to take the road and hit the gym.