Social distancing due to COVID-19 has shut down or limited capacity to gyms. Sometimes, it can be hard to feel motivated to exercise, especially if you have to do it at home by yourself. Exercise Pals was created to help users motivate each other before, during, or after a workout!
What it does
Exercise Pals connects users to a chat room depending on the type of workout they are looking for. People can discuss progress, ask questions, or just talk.
How we built it
Challenges we ran into
Becoming acquainted with sockets and understanding more about how they work.
Accomplishments that I'm proud of
The chatting works!
What we learned
Using SocketIO library and also more about Flask in general
What's next for Exercise Pals
- Learning how to use a frontend framework to make it prettier
- Using a database
- Creating user authentication