Safety App Of The Week

December 9, 2013 No Comments

Below is our “Safety App of the Week”.  These weekly features are published every Monday.  New apps are tested on Apple iPads and rated from to ♥♥♥♥♥ (♥♥♥♥♥ is the best).  Prior app of the week articles are archived here.

Wellnomics Stretches

Official Description  

“Beautiful full motion HD videos show you how to avoid RSI.

Each exercise and stretch is specially designed to relieve the tense muscles that can result from extended computer (or iPad/iPhone) use. Instructions for each exercise and stretch are available in 12 languages.

Based on the market leading Wellnomics WorkPace RSI prevention software. With over 1 million licenses sold worldwide since 1995 WorkPace is the trusted name in office ergonomics. Now the benefits of WorkPace are available on your iPad and iPhone too.


Beautiful full motion HD videos
25 exercises & stretches cover key body areas
Four models demonstrate exercises
Exercise instructions provided in 12 languages
Choose from 3 presets – Normal, Past injury and Injury rehabilitation
Pause, skip, scrub and rewind each video “1


Thumbs Up

  • cost is free
  • no registration or sign in required
  • well-organized – easy and logical to use without any instruction
  • 25 different exercises that stretch all parts of the body
  • each exercise has a detailed explanation and a high-quality video
  • offered in 12 languages
  • the video’s actors are dressed up as office workers, however these stretches would also apply to factory and construction workers
  • show these stretching videos on a large sized TV for group stretches
  • can be used off-line
  • iPad & iPhone versions


Thumbs Down

  • no shortcomings – this is the best stretching app we’ve seen 


Overall Rating

  • iPad –  ♥♥♥♥♥
  • Android –  not available

¹ Descriptions courtesy of Apple Inc.

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