The motivation boost for running training now comes from the Appstore: users of the application ‘Sweatcoin’ are paid for walking,running and exercise. But they have to reveal sensitive data. sweatcoin apps that pay you for walking.
Want to get paid for sports exercise in your free time? Sounds too good to be true. A new fitness app now makes it possible: ‘Sweatcoin‘ works with its own virtual currency, which can be collected at every step and then redeemed for products or paid activities.
What’s behind ‘Sweatcoin’?
The good thing in advance: You can download the app for free in the App Store. But then the first hurdle is revealed: Before using a series of personal data is queried.
This includes not only your name, e-mail address and date of birth, you also have to enter your telephone number. In addition, one should agree to the collection of location and fitness data.
Remember: Based on the data, the developers could – similar to fitness trackers -theoretically create a motion profile.
If you agree with the conditions, then the fun starts: The app counts the distance covered outdoors using its own algorithm. Indoor workouts such as treadmill training and Co. are of course not included there.
Around 65 percent of the steps taken are currently being taken to prevent fraud. However, the developers want to increase the percentage rate in perspective.
If you want to get more coins, you have to pay
In general: For 1000 steps, the standard version gives you 0.95 sweatcoins. The only drawback: in the standard version, you can “sweat” only 5 Sweatcoins per day. If that’s not enough, you have to use the paid premium version to increase your daily limit.
Even those who rely on a large shopping yield must practice patience: Valuable bonuses such as an iPhone 8, are only from 20,000 coins to have.
If you do not want to wait that long, reward yourself with significantly cheaper rewards such as Paypal credit, yoga courses or discounts on various fashion brands. In addition, users can donate their virtual coins to partner organizations for a good cause.