The counterintuitive mechanics of Peloton addiction | Curio

The counterintuitive mechanics of Peloton addiction

21 mins | Oct 5, 2021

The wisdom of a more holistic approach to gamification. In the world of Peloton, it’s not cool to chase the leaderboard. But the allure of competition is a complicated, yet common problem shared by many in the fitness world. Looking at the issues surrounding the design and gamification of some fitness products, Anne Helen Petersen’s reflects on how Peloton has broken her dangerous pattern of overexercising.

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