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Carrot Fit App
CARROT is a sarcastic, sadistic mobile app with one simple goal: to transform your flabby carcass into a Grade A specimen of the human race. She will do whatever it takes – including threatening, inspiring, ridiculing, and bribing you – to make this happen. Some call it ‘fat shaming’ and others call it ‘motivating.’ You judge.
CARROT kicks off the epic journey towards a healthier you with her Weight Tracker and her 7 Minutes in Hell Workout. These are just the first of many planned “fitness modules.” Others, such as Deathmarch 5K, are coming soon.
Using the app
After you complete the intro by selecting an avatar and your starting weight, you’ll find yourself at the main screen. You can start a workout by tapping CARROT’s eye, or you can visit the profile, weigh-in, store, or settings screens by tapping the buttons along the bottom or top right of the screen.
Carrot Fit uses a snarky female-voiced artificial intelligence (AI) who will cheer the user on when he or she loses weight, but berate him or her for weight gains. Users enter their weight manually and the app tracks it on a graph, and also calculates the user’s BMI and allows the user to enter weight loss goals. Carrot will remind users to enter their weight, and will “pass judgment” once they do.
The creator — a one-man team who is behind this app and two others — Brian Mueller, chose to make his character snarky after looking at other behavior change apps already on the market. He added that people really responded to the negative remarks that Carrot provides.