TAO Chair – Press

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    Get a workout in while watching the game with the Tao Chair – CNET

Get a workout in while watching the game with the Tao Chair – CNET

LAS VEGAS — If you’re the type of person who would rather spend your time watching Netflix or the game than going to the gym or having an intense workout at home, the Tao Chair may be for you.

The chair looks pretty much like a normal easy chair, but its armrests are designed for pushing and pulling. Just grab hold of them, apply some resistance and you may find yourself with a marginally stronger body.

I used the chair for a few minutes doing several isometric holds and definitely felt my biceps, triceps, latissimus […]

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    Keep your New Year’s exercise resolutions just by sitting in the Tao Chair – VentureBeat

Keep your New Year’s exercise resolutions just by sitting in the Tao Chair – VentureBeat

OK couch potatoes, now there’s no excuse. Tao-Wellness has created the Tao Chair to enable you to do exercises while you’re sitting in a chair.

The chair is designed to let you grab on the ergonomic arms with your hands or push with your legs against parts of the chair. You have to apply enough pressure for a certain amount of time. Not only does it require pressure from your arm or leg muscles, it also strengthens your core. The company showed off the chair at the 2015 International CES, the big tech trade show in Las Vegas this […]

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    This chair is an invisible gym for your living room – Mashable

This chair is an invisible gym for your living room – Mashable

This chair is an invisible gym for your living room – Mashable
by: Samantha Murphy Kelly

LAS VEGAS — Most people dream of burning calories, as they power through episode after episode of their favorite Netflix show. And if you could do that while sitting down — without noticing that you’re working out — then all the better.

Enter the Tao Chair, a quirky, but useful product that acts like an invisible gym for your living room. Despite being designed to feel and look like a normal lounging chair, it works the user’s core, improves posture, burns calories, reduces stress and […]

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CES 2015: Startups Put Sensors Everywhere – IBT

Wearable devices, fitness trackers, connected home gadgets and smartphones — what do all these things have in common? Sensors, which are perhaps the most prevalent technology thus far at the 2015 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

From countless fitness devices capable of measuring heart rate to wearable wristbands designed to detect and track mood, sensors can be found in most of the technology exhibited at CES Unveiled, the tech conference’s introductory event Sunday evening.

“These sensing devices are coming down in cost to pennies per unit, and it’s creating all sorts of products,” said Gary Shapiro, president and […]

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Trade show exhibits futuristic wellness technology – Review Journal

logoAmid the ocean of health and fitness products on display at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, a Reno company nears completion of three years of work developing a cellphone-sized exercise gadget that works with a mobile app to guide users through more than 50 exercises.

TAO-Wellness, with corporate headquarters in Reno and divisions in Bulgaria and the Silicon Valley, plans to start mass producing the TAO Wellshell in the coming months, and company officials unveiled the TAO chair at CES this week. Both products rely on elements of […]

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    CES 2015: Burn calories while watching Netflix with the Tao Chair

CES 2015: Burn calories while watching Netflix with the Tao Chair

Do you wish to get perfect body shape? But find hard to spend time after work for gym, as you want to sit back while relaxing to watch your favorite Netflix shows. Well, it’s now possible to workout without leaving the comfort of your couch, all thanks to the Tao Chair. Tech startup Tao Wellness has unveiled this hi-tech chair that serves dual purpose by acting as chair for living room as well as invisible gym at home.

The major purpose behind creation of this chair is to turn unhealthy sitting lifestyle of people into an easy way to […]

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TAO Chair at CES 2015 – CBS

Philo Northrup, president of Tao Wellness, demonstrates the Tao Chair, Jan. 4, 2015.

The chair allows a person to get an isometric workout using resistance against the chair while watching TV.

Photo Credit: Rick Wilking/Reuters
VIA: CBS

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    Bluetooth Pacifiers and Smart Armchairs: CES’ Best Health Tech

Bluetooth Pacifiers and Smart Armchairs: CES’ Best Health Tech

LAS VEGAS — The largest display of consumer electronics on the planet, CES, kicked off here on Monday (Jan. 6). Among the nearly 20,000 gizmos on display are a huge assortment of technologies designed with health and wellness in mind.

As expected, visitors to this year’s CES will see an abundance of fitness trackers for athletes of many different sports, from marathon runners to snowboarders. But attendees will also see gadgets and devices that monitor your health when you aren’t wearing workout clothes, such as an arm chair said to help you get fit while you watch TV, and […]

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The TAO Chair Turns TV Time Into Exercise – Reviewed.com

The TAO Chair is a prototype unveiled by TAO-Wellness at CES 2015, built to combat the ill health effects of… well, sitting in a chair. TAO has built the technology behind its WellShell, a hand-held isometric exercise device, into a chair you can set up in your living room that allows you do subtle exercises to strengthen core muscles without having to miss your favorite TV shows. You burn calories by pushing and pulling in different ways on the chair arms. Slow and steady is the path to the best burn.

The prototypes TAO brought to CES are covered […]

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    CES 2015: Tao Chair Lets You Burn Calories While You Sit – PSFK

CES 2015: Tao Chair Lets You Burn Calories While You Sit – PSFK

A piece of furniture at the intersection at technology and wellness offers fitness within the connected home

Have you ever gotten home from work with the intentions of heading to the gym, but found you’re just too exhausted after the long day? Regretfully, most people habitually skip their exercise in lieu of relaxing on the couch. The TAO Chair solves the modern man’s dilemma by bringing an inconspicuous gym to your living room. While a chair that lets you work out and burn calories while sitting down might seem oxymoronic, it offers a fitness solution to people who are […]

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