The app started in New York and is planning on entering health hot spots Miami, Los Angeles and San Francisco.
Like competitor Meet Me Outside, the app pairs people based on their shared activities, from Cross Fit to yoga, but it’s more specific.
In fact, Sweatt puts major emphasis on the importance of profile pictures with the option to post five full-size profile photos.
While the creator of the app Dan Ilani insists Sweatt isn’t a “hookup app,” judging by the photos of the user base, some might be mistaken.
Upon arriving at the gym, we saw different stations set up around the space (each station included equipiment such as bikes, stairmasters, and Jacob's Ladders).
We formed a circle and introduced ourselves to the intructors, Mark and George, and the other gym-goers. If you are a super fitness-oriented chick, this could definitely be a good way to meet a number of attractive, like-minded fit men.
Luckily there was a cooler full of beer waiting for us when we were finished.
The last half-hour of the event was dedicated to mingling and getting to know one another, though my coworker and I actually had to duck out about 20 minutes early. Overall my experience was a pretty positive one: The concept of speed workout dating is a great one, though I think the event could have been slightly better executed.
And even if the date doesn’t go well, at least users won't miss their workout.
So when I found myself invited to a Stir event hosted by As One Effect Gym billed as a way for singles to "work out with their matches in a fun, interactive way," I thought, How fortuitous!
I can put in a workout and try my newly uncovered, sure-to-be-rusty flirting skills out on the unsuspecting guys who show up. So a coworker and I headed uptown to As One Effect on Sunday, April 28, to try our hand at speed workout dating.
“While holding what felt like a seven minute plank, my mind began to wander, and I started thinking about how healthy and compatible my friends were—working out together, sharing similar views on a healthy lifestyle and more than that a shared outlook on life and similar value set.
I then started making a list of all the best couples I knew, and they all shared a commitment to a healthy lifestyle,” Mr. If you’re a lady who loves boutique classes and never ventures inside of a gym, don’t fret: “People are matching across disciplines, yogis matching with Crossfitters and spinners meeting runners and so on.