Project image
)}
pledged of $20,000pledged of $20,000 goal
backers
Funding Unsuccessful
The project's funding goal was not reached on Tue, May 29 2018 2:10 PM UTC +00:00
Last updated May 29, 2018

EDDY – the World’s unique chiral fitness bottles.

Walk, lift, drink, use extra muscles and stay fit. All this with Eddy.

EDDY – the World’s unique chiral fitness bottles.

Walk, lift, drink, use extra muscles and stay fit. All this with Eddy.

pledged of $20,000pledged of $20,000 goal
backers
Funding Unsuccessful
The project's funding goal was not reached on Tue, May 29 2018 2:10 PM UTC +00:00
Last updated May 29, 2018

What is a prototype?

A prototype is a preliminary model of something. Projects that offer physical products need to show backers documentation of a working prototype. This gallery features photos, videos, and other visual documentation that will give backers a sense of what’s been accomplished so far and what’s left to do. Though the development process can vary for each project, these are the stages we typically see:

Proof of Concept

Explorations that test ideas and functionality.

Functional Prototype

Demonstrates the functionality of the final product, but looks different.

Appearance Prototype

Looks like the final product, but is not functional.

Design Prototype

Appearance and function match the final product, but is made with different manufacturing methods.

Production Prototype

Appearance, function, and manufacturing methods match the final product.

19be59d5ec8ccd9715e8ae89a49abad3 original.jpg?ixlib=rb 2.1

Prototype Gallery

These photos and videos provide a detailed look at this project’s development.

About

Turn walking into an enjoyable workout with Eddy!

Eddy combines an X-trainer, a bottle, and an outdoor experience.

Thanks to Eddy you will: 

  • Strengthen upper body muscles
  • Lose weight
  • Stay fit and healthy
  • Exercise everywhere
  • Stay hydrated during exercise
 project video thumbnail
Replay with sound
Play with
sound

Lift trucks, exercise efficiently and prevent diseases 

Movement in connection with Eddy means that you lift about 11,000 pounds every hour, so each hour one hand lifts a RAM 1500 truck. With Eddy, you get to a higher exercise zone and exercise more efficiently, which means you can halve the time needed for exercise. Your muscles will strengthen and you will shape your body. 

Balancing the irregular liquid movement employs more muscles than merely lifting dumbbells. This is Eddy's biggest advantage. As you drink the liquid during exercise, the dynamics of movement change and your muscles have to balance each new weight distribution. You exercise efficiently when Eddy is filled to between 40 % and 70 % of its volume.

Health While walking with Eddy you burn up to 375 extra kilojoules each hour and increase your heart rate by up to 15 beats per minute, both of which help prevent cardiovascular disease. Moreover, you carry enough water to stay hydrated during your walk and you can regain your water balance after the workout.

Environment The water you carry is safely stored and safe to drink anywhere and anytime due to the highest quality plastic and full control of the manufacturing process. Eddy is reusable and recyclable. That makes him extremely environmentally friendly.

What makes Eddy stand out from other bottles or fitness accessories? 

EDDY is the first set of chiral fitness bottles. 

Chiral? 

Yes, chiral means as different as left and right hands. As with the hands, each Eddy bottle is different. This forces you to use the same muscles on opposite sides of your body.

So how does Eddy compare to other fitness solutions? 

Why do you employ more muscle groups when you walk with Eddy?  

It is simple. Its basis is water that flows in the bottle and creates considerable resistance that you must overcome. The current shape of Eddy is based on hours and hours of computer modeling, 3D printing, and testing. Therefore you do not need any special skills, just move your hands almost the same as you would when swiftly walking. 

You carry up to 0.5 gallons with you which stays pure. An ideal walking mate. 

Walking at its best!

Walking is the most natural activity. Unlike other sports, it has no negative effects on your health. Walking is a very effective form of training and it can be used to train the cardiovascular system as well as manage your weight. 

 project video thumbnail
Replay with sound
Play with
sound

While walking you mostly employ leg and belly muscles, but the upper part of your body remains almost inactive. Eddy activates the upper part of the body and changes a walk into a full body exercise. 

With your support, we are ready to launch 

Eddy works perfectly. We have the final design and we have a patent pending. Eddy was tested and we can print it on a 3D printer. It looks good, but each set costs $2,043. We need your help to lower the price by 97 % to just $64 a set.

This will have some more benefits. Injection moulding will make Eddy look even more beautiful and we can also use plastics which are 100 % food compatible. To get the moulds for injection moulding we need your help. For now, we have acquired 65% of finances from our supporters and that has covered part of the costs. We ask you to help us with the remaining one third. 

Rewards

Each Eddy can be delivered in one of two colours: energy blue and lifestyle pink. 

Add ons
 

Social Stretch Goals

1km for every backer at $ 25 000

Possibly the biggest challenge for our team. $25 000 means approximately 400 miles walked and 1 164 000 pounds lifted. We will walk with Eddy one kilometre (1 093 yards) for each backer. We will stream the walk and inform you when we walk for you.

Stretch Goals

Active streach goal: 3 more colours to choose at $30 000

We will add 3 more colours to our two originals. The new colours are spring maple green, ice cream violet and stealth black.

Future stretch goals summary:

Eddy High grip handle extension at $50 000

Your support has given us access to the new manufacturing technique right now. Therefore we can manufacture the handle from two materials instead of one and the handle will provide you with a better and more comfortable grip.

Eddy Belt for all at $80 000

You carry our dreams further and in return we help you to carry Eddy. All of you will receive a belt, where you can easily hang two Eddies and put your mobile phone and personal items ready for the walk.

Fitness App (Android, iOS) at $125 000

We feel as if we are in heaven now. Happy and carrying a high responsibility for you. To make your exercise with Eddy more efficient we will bring you an app to measure and share your achievements with other Eddy users.

Shipping 

For the most common packages: European Union $6, USA $10, the rest of the world $12. See the rewards description.

Team

We enjoy bringing Eddy to you and working together. Our dream is to connect our lives with Eddy and become full-time employees of our start-up. Your interest will help us to do so. Follow our story and be a part of it. See our Facebook page or let us inform you through your e-mail. 

Support our campaign by sharing it with your friends

Costs breakdowns

Risks and challenges

Eddy’s shape is efficient for the exercise, but unfortunately extremely difficult to manufacture.

Therefore a special injection moulding technologies will be needed and manufacturers are currently busy making other products. We will have to find the manufacturer. We are right now negotiating with three Czech companies. As our production estimation is well below a million pieces in a series, a manufacturer will not incorporate the manufacturing of Eddy earlier than in winter 2018/2019. Therefore Eddy will be at customers possibly in February 2018.

Special moulding devices will be needed to produce a handle and a cap and they will need some testing. We have an access to the moulds designers, but the injection moulding of Eddy’s body was never tested, therefore we expect some optimization will be needed before the production. That can delay the delivery to our customers. The tender for the moulds is prepared simultaneously with the Kickstarter campaign to minimalize the delays.

Luckily we have an access to a demonstration injection moulding unit, where we are able to perform the tests.

Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
Questions about this project? Check out the FAQ

Support

  1. Select this reward

    Pledge US$ 5 or more About US$ 5

    Many thanks and friendship.

    Make walking healthier for others and stay in touch with Eddy.

    Less
    Estimated delivery
    1 backer
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  2. Select this reward

    Pledge US$ 39 or more About US$ 39

    Eddy as an early bird - 1 set

    EARLY BIRD REWARD

    Waking up early? Great! You are an early bird walker.

    SHIPPING:
    Shipping to the European Union is $6, shipping to USA is $10 and shipping to the Rest of World is $12.

    Retail MSRP is $64. You save $25.

    Less
    Estimated delivery
    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    Limited 37 backers
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  3. Select this reward

    Pledge US$ 44 or more About US$ 44

    Eddy - One Set

    Willing to do more than just walking? Save 21 dollars for a national park entry fee and take your Eddy to nature!

    SHIPPING:
    Shipping to the European Union is $6, shipping to USA is $10 and shipping to the Rest of World is $12.

    Retail MSRP is $64. You save $20.

    Less
    Estimated delivery
    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    4 backers
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  4. Select this reward

    Pledge US$ 64 or more About US$ 64

    Eddy as an early bird - 2 sets

    EARLY BIRD DOUBLE FUN REWARD

    Not just waking up early but also taking care of your soulmates? Two sets of Eddy for the MSRP of one and you can all walk together.

    SHIPPING:
    Shipping to the European Union is $6, shipping to USA is $10 and shipping to the Rest of World is $12.

    Retail MSRP is $128. You save $64.

    Less
    Estimated delivery
    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    Limited 5 backers
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  5. Select this reward

    Pledge US$ 80 or more About US$ 80

    Walk with Eddy - Two Set

    Sharing is a part of your nature? Too late for the early bird? Buy two for you and a friend and get each Eddy for almost the early bird reward.

    SHIPPING:
    Shipping to the European Union is $6, shipping to USA is $10 and shipping to the Rest of World is $12.

    Retail MSRP is $128. You save $48.

    Less
    Estimated delivery
    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    5 backers
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  6. Select this reward

    Pledge US$ 100 or more About US$ 100

    EDDY - ONE SET + coach consultations

    Technique fan or nerd? Improve your walking technique with Eddy by having 4 hours of chat time with our Training Expert. Let your body benefit from Eddy the most.

    SHIPPING:
    Shipping to the European Union is $6, shipping to USA is $10 and shipping to the Rest of World is $12.

    Retail MSRP is $184. You save $84.

    Less
    Estimated delivery
    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    2 backers
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  7. Select this reward

    Pledge US$ 300 or more About US$ 300

    Sport coach pack - 8 sets

    Sport coach or health advisor? Let your group walk with Eddy. Use it and become one of our registered training advisors.

    SHIPPING:
    Shipping to the European Union is $12, shipping to USA is $20 and shipping to the Rest of World is $24.

    Retail MSRP is $512. You save $212.

    Less
    Estimated delivery
    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    3 backers
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  8. Select this reward

    Pledge US$ 700 or more About US$ 700

    Distributor package - 20 sets

    Selling sports equipment and want to be the first to have Eddy on display? We guarantee you 100 days exclusivity before retailers not taking up our KickStarter offer get Eddy on the shelf.

    SHIPPING:
    Shipping to the European Union is $18, shipping to USA is $30 and shipping to the Rest of World is $36.

    Retail MSRP is $1280. You save $580.

    Less
    Estimated delivery
    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    1 backer
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  9. Select this reward

    Pledge US$ 2,500 or more About US$ 2,500

    Crazy pledge

    EDDY - ONE SET + Tenerife Adventure

    Love walking, nature and our video? Experience it yourself for one week with our Eddy all-inclusive program. We take care of you from the time you exit the Tenerife airport till the moment you get back there to leave the island.

    SHIPPING:
    Eddy will wait for you at Tenerife.

    Less
    Estimated delivery
    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    Limited 0 backers
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.

Funding period

- (35 days)

Line icon alert icon Artboard Copy 8 arrow-down icon arrow-down arrow-left icon arrow-left arrow-point-left icon Fill 1 Copy 5 arrow-point-right icon Fill 1 arrow-right icon arrow-right arrow-up-right icon icon--arrow-up-right copy bar-chart icon Artboard Copy 6 bell icon Combined Shape Copy 5 book icon Artboard Copy 3 bookmark icon Fill 1 brand-assets icon Artboard Copy 13 cart icon Artboard Copy 4 chat icon chat check icon Fill 1 Copy 6 circle-back icon Fill 1 Copy 13 circle-forward icon Fill 1 Copy 16 circle-k icon circle-k circle-left icon circle-left circle-right icon circle-right clipboard icon Artboard Copy 12 clock icon Combined Shape close icon close closed-caption icon Fill 1 compass icon Combined Shape Copy 2 conversion icon conversion delta-down icon Fill 1 delta-left icon delta-right icon Fill 1 delta-up icon Fill 1 duplicate icon duplicate embed icon Combined Shape Copy 6 eye icon Combined Shape Copy 12 facebook-contained icon Facebook Contained facebook icon Facebook logo flag icon Fill 1 Copy 3 gear icon Fill 1 Copy 14 global-africa icon Fill 1 Copy 9 global-america icon Fill 1 Copy 10 global-asia icon Fill 1 Copy 17 graph-bar icon Combined Shape Copy 9 graph-line icon Combined Shape Copy 16 heart icon Fill 1 Copy 8 help icon human icon icon--human icon--alarm icon icon--alarm icon--alert icon icon--alert icon--arrow-down icon icon--arrow-down icon--arrow-left icon icon--arrow-left icon--arrow-right icon icon--arrow-right icon--arrow-up-right icon icon--arrow-up-right icon--arrow-up icon icon--arrow-up icon--backer-badge icon icon--backer-badge icon--bell icon icon--bell icon--bolt icon icon--bolt icon--bookmark-outline icon icon--bookmark-outline icon--bookmark icon icon--bookmark icon--calculator icon icon--calculator icon--calendar-check icon icon--calendar-check icon--calendar icon icon--calendar icon--campaign-outline icon icon--campaign-outline icon--check icon icon--check icon--chevron-down icon icon--chevron-down icon--chevron-left icon icon--chevron-left icon--chevron-right icon icon--chevron-right icon--chevron-up icon icon--chevron-up icon--circle-around icon icon--circle-around icon--circle-back icon icon--circle-back icon--circle-forward icon icon--circle-forward icon--circle-loader icon Page 1 icon--circle icon icon--clipboard icon icon--clipboard icon--clock icon icon--clock icon--closed-caption icon icon--closed-caption icon--code icon icon--code icon--collapse icon icon--collapse icon--commissions icon icon--commissions icon--compass icon icon--compass icon--confirmation icon icon--confirmation icon--conversion icon icon-conversion icon--cpu icon icon--curve-right icon icon--curve-right icon--cross icon icon--cross icon--delta-down icon icon--delta-down icon--delta-left icon icon--delta-left icon--delta-right icon icon--delta-right icon--delta-up icon icon--delta-up icon--download icon icon--download icon--ellipsis icon icon--expand icon icon--expand icon--external icon icon--external icon--eye icon icon--eye icon--facebook icon icon--facebook icon--filter icon icon--filter icon--flag icon icon--flag icon--frown-filled icon icon--frown icon icon--gear icon icon--gear icon--globe-africa icon icon--globe-africa icon--globe-america icon icon--globe-america icon--globe-asia icon icon--globe-asia icon--graph-bar icon icon--graph-bar icon--graph-line icon icon--graph-line icon--happy-filled icon icon--happy icon icon--heart-outline icon icon--heart outline icon--heart-thin-outline icon Fill 1 icon--heart icon icon--heart icon--home icon icon--home icon--home-with-door icon icon--human icon icon--human icon--humans icon icon--humans icon--image icon icon--image icon--inbox icon icon--inbox icon--info icon icon--info icon--instagram icon icon/instagram icon--lightbulb icon icon--lightbulb icon--link icon icon--link icon--lock-black-bg icon lock-icon icon--lock icon icon--lock icon--mail icon icon--mail icon--meh-filled icon icon--meh icon icon--menu icon icon--menu icon--message icon icon--message icon--mobile icon icon--mobile icon--overflow icon icon--overflow icon--pause icon icon--pause icon--pencil icon icon--pencil icon--pin icon icon--pin icon--pinterest icon icon--pinterest icon--play icon icon--play icon--plus-human icon icon--plus-human icon--plus icon icon--plus icon--prohibit icon icon--prohibit icon--project-budget icon icon--pull-quote icon icon--pull-quote icon--question-filled icon icon--question-filled icon--question icon icon--question icon--reorder icon icon-reorder icon--reply icon icon--reply icon--save icon icon--save icon--saved icon icon--saved icon--search icon icon--search icon--section-break icon icon--section-break icon--small-k icon icon--sound-hi icon icon--sound-hi icon--sound-lo icon icon--sound-lo icon--sound-mute icon icon--sound-mute icon--star-outline icon Star Outline icon--star icon icon--star icon--subtitles-captions icon icon--subtitles-captions icon--text-bold icon icon--text-bold icon--text-bullet icon icon--text-bullet icon--text-italic icon icon--text-italic icon--textalign-centered icon icon--textalign-centered icon--textalign-right icon icon--textalign-right icon--thumbs-down icon icon--thumbs-down icon--thumbs-up icon icon--thumbs-up icon--thumbsdown-outline icon icon--thumbsdown-outline icon--thumbsup-outline icon icon--thumbsup-outline icon--trash icon icon--trash icon--tumblr icon icon--tumblr icon--twitter icon icon--twitter icon--unlink icon Artboard icon--unlock icon icon--unlock icon--update-freeform-round icon icon--update-freeform-round icon--update-freeform icon icon--update-freeform icon--update-pinned icon Artboard icon--update-qa-round icon icon--update-qa-round icon--update-qa icon icon--update-qa icon--upload icon icon--upload icon--video icon icon--video icon--youtube icon icon--youtube icon-imagealign-center icon icon-imagealign-center icon-imagealign-left icon icon-imagealign-left icon-imagealign-right icon icon-imagealign-right info icon Combined Shape Copy instagram icon instagram copy kickstarter icon Artboard Copy 5 leaf icon leaf lightbulb icon icon--lightbulb link icon Combined Shape Copy 8 loading-spin icon lock icon Combined Shape Copy 4 mail icon Combined Shape map-pin icon Fill 1 menu icon Group message icon Fill 1 Copy 12 mobile icon Page 1 Copy 2 pause icon pause copy pencil icon Combined Shape Copy 3 pin icon Combined Shape Copy 11 pinterest icon pinterest play icon play copy plus-human icon icon--plus-human plus icon Fill 1 Copy 7 question icon Combined Shape Copy 14 search icon Fill 1 Copy 11 shapeshift icon share icon Fill 1 Copy slash icon solid-arrow icon solid-arrow sound-hi icon Combined Shape sound-lo icon Combined Shape sound-mute icon Combined Shape star icon Fill 1 Copy 2 stopwatch icon Group 2 thumbs-up icon Shape tools icon Shape trash icon Combined Shape tumblr icon tumblr copy twitter icon twitter copy user icon Artboard Copy 10 volume-up icon Artboard Copy 9 warning icon Combined Shape Copy 10 write icon Artboard Copy 11 x icon Fill 1 Copy 4 youtube icon Combined Shape