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Pittsburgh Steelers Adopt Activbody's ActivSports Platform for Player Strength Training and Physical Therapy

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Health tech innovator and Steelers strength and conditioning coaching
staff to collaborate in long-term technology, hardware and marketing
partnership

Activbody,
a fitness and health product innovator, has been announced as a Training
Partner of the Pittsburgh Steelers. Founded in 1933, the Pittsburgh
Steelers is the oldest franchise in the AFC, having won more Super Bowl
titles than any other team in the NFL.

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Pictured: Dan Stevenson (chief executive officer of Activbody) and Garrett Giemont (strength and con ...

Pictured: Dan Stevenson (chief executive officer of Activbody) and Garrett Giemont (strength and conditioning coordinator for the Pittsburgh Steelers) (Photo: Business Wire)

Activbody's ActivSports Platform enables professional, college, high
school, and youth sports teams to measure, quantify, and improve muscle
function for isometric and traditional gym-based exercises.
Additionally, ActivSports measures left/right strength symmetry, tests
endurance of specific muscle groups, and measures peak muscle force over
time. The new ActivSports Platform also enables the team's athletic
training staff to objectively measure muscle function to understand when
a player is ready to move on to the next phase of rehab. The Steelers
are the first professional sports team to have access to the ActivSports
Platform.

"Our new ActivSports Platform is designed to measure and track muscle
strength performance to help teams and athletes gain a competitive
edge," said Dan Stevenson, chief executive officer of Activbody. "Our
partnership with the Steelers helps fulfill Activbody's mission to
deliver efficient, effective and motivating technology-driven solutions
to enhance fitness and health for everyone."

"Before we discovered ActivSports, measuring precise strength levels,
setting specific intensity targets, and maximizing muscle recruitment
for gym and isometric exercises was difficult and time consuming, and in
many cases impossible," said Garrett Giemont, strength and conditioning
coordinator for the Pittsburgh Steelers. "Our partnership with Activbody
opens new doors in achieving and monitoring optimum muscle performance
and prescribing and tracking rehabilitation to help keep our athletes on
the field."

Under the four-year pact, the Steelers strength and conditioning
coaching staff will serve as an Activbody BETA Partner to test and
provide professional feedback regarding new Activbody health and fitness
devices, accessories and software releases.

"The Pittsburgh Steelers adoption of ActivSports is a great validator
and Activbody is proud to be part of such an iconic franchise," said
Seth Cummings, chief marketing officer of Activbody. "We're excited to
be a Steelers Training Partner and look forward to expanding ActivSports
to help teams and athletes of all ages reach their peak performance
levels."

To register for early access to ActivSports, go to https://www.activ5.com/activsports.

Activbody is committed to providing safe and effective health and
fitness solutions for all ages, from kids and athletes to busy
professionals and seniors. In addition to the ActivSports Platform,
Activbody offers the Activ5 Portable Fitness Device & Training App, a
smart consumer fitness system introduced at CES 2017 featuring a
Bluetooth-connected device that enables over 100 full body workouts that
can be done at work, home or on-the-go. More information can be found at www.activ5.com.

About Activbody

Activbody is a consumer electronics and software-driven company
developing health and wellness solutions that leverage its portfolio of
patented technologies. Activbody aspires to keep the world active
through fitness and health technologies designed to make exercise fun,
convenient and trackable. A revolution in daily fitness, athletic
performance and rehabilitation, Activ5 is a first-of-its-kind,
wireless-enabled, isometric-based strength training device that coaches
users through short duration, low impact, full body workouts and
quantifies muscle activity. Activbody was born out of founder Dr. Kosta
Yanev's desire to create fitness and wellness solutions that could help
him integrate regular exercise into his life. Learn more about Activbody
and Activ5 at www.activ5.com.

About the Pittsburgh Steelers

The Pittsburgh Steelers, the fifth-oldest franchise in the National
Football League, were founded on July 8, 1933, by Arthur Joseph Rooney.
Since the team's inception, the Rooney family (founder: Arthur Joseph
Rooney, Chairman, Ambassador Daniel Milton Rooney and current President
Arthur J. Rooney II) has maintained the organization's strong commitment
to the Pittsburgh area. The Steelers captured their first of six Super
Bowl championships – the most among any team in NFL history – on January
12, 1975 in Super Bowl IX. Pittsburgh's five other Super Bowls victories
came in Super Bowl X, XIII, XIV, XL and XLIII.

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copyright and patent laws. All rights reserved 2008-2016 Activbody, Inc.

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