Bui;ding a Web Application for a User Need

FITNESS FIRST

Given the Theme: ENHANCING: Health or Recreation, create a web application that addresses the needs of the user.

NEEDFINDING : Observed 3 users using Participant Observation and Interviews OUTSIDE LINK

Many kickboxing bags on the exercise mat make for an obscured view. This photo was taken from the entrance to the mat. If an instructor was demonstrating an exercise here, he or she would not be visible to everyone in the class.

Ameen sits back after coming back from the gym and drinking his protein shake. After working out and burning good calories, Ameen decides to be counterproductive by eating a cookie that isn't healthy for him especially after he spent over an hour in the gym.

During his work-out, Calvin approached a machine he’d never used before. There were no instructions other than this difficult-to-follow poster on the wall.

Given our observations, we decided our users would be people new to working out who need help getting started, and more experienced users who want to work out more efficiently & find new exercises.

STORYBOARDING & PAPER PROTOTYPE OUTSIDE LINK

PROTOTYPE 1: SEARCH BY EQUIPMENT

PROTOTYPE 2: EXPLORE BY ROUTINE

USER TESTING OUTSIDE LINK

COMPARATIVE EVALUATIONS OUTSIDE LINK