NordicTrack connects its dumbbells to Alexa

What do a toothbrush, an air fryer and an iron have in common? These are all potentially connected objects ! Omnipresent in our homes, these everyday devices are revolutionizing and are part of the great trend of the IoT, or "Internet of Things", by acquiring new intelligent features intended to bring us ever more comfort.

After Laurastar connected iron Smart, so here are the connected dumbbells NordickTrack iSelect voice-activated. Yes, you read that right, today we are going to talk about bodybuilding with Alexa !

NordickTrack iSelect: compatible connected dumbbells Alexa

Nordic Track, the world leader in the connected fitness market, unveiled surprising adjustable dumbbells at CES 2022. The NordicTrack iSelect are indeed the first of their kind to benefit from voice commands Alexa.

“We are thrilled to offer the first-ever voice-activated dumbbells that work with Alexa », said Mark Watterson , director of experience at iFit, the parent company of NordicTrack. “Our electronic adjustment eliminates the pain points of cumbersome mid-workout weight shifting found on other adjustable dumbbells, such as decreased heart rate and reduced time under tension, creating a truly uninterrupted and transformative experience. »

Concretely, the dumbbells NordicTrack iSelect can be adjusted from 5 to 50 pounds each in seconds using a device Amazon Echo. Suffice it to say « Alexa, set the weight to 35 pounds” ou « Alexa, increases the weight by 10 pounds”, and your dumbbells are ready for the next exercise.

Better yet, you can preset 15 exercises and ask " Alexa, sets the weight for bicep curls”. If your Wi-Fi is not working or if Alexa is down like today, you can of course manually adjust the weight with a button and continue your exercises.

iFIT: the bodybuilding platform 2.0

The dumbbells NordicTrack iSelect can be used to track over a thousand free weight and strength workouts streamed on iFit Cardio, the brand's training platform. Offering an immersive, entertaining and personalized experience, the application allows you to follow sessions with renowned coaches from home, without having to go to a gym. One one month subscription is offered with the NordicTrack dumbbells.

Adjustable dumbbells NordicTrack iSelect with Alexa are available now on for $429, or about 380€.

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Fascinated by Alexa since the day I received it in beta test, I gradually became passionate about the subject, before deciding to go further by creating a site with Jean-Christophe. An activity that allows me to quench my thirst for new technologies and share my discoveries about the nicest of communities: Les Alexiens.