Sweatcoin app lets you earn cryptocurrency for exercise

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New app lets you earn money while you burn calories

Fox Business Outlook: Sweatcoin lets users earn cryptocurrency just for working out.

There's a new app called Sweatcoin and it lets you earn cryptocurrency, just for working out.

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It works by allowing users to hook up their smartphone's health and fitness data along with the GPS locator to collect the coins.

The app then tracks how many steps you take in a day and rewards you a monetary "sweat" value, according to your movements. For every 1,000 steps recorded, the app will pay you .95 cents in ‘sweatcoins.’

Users can later trade these coins in for fitness gear, workout classes, gift cards and a number of other things.

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YouTube said it plans to remove the content because its community guidelines prohibit content that encourages dangerous activities that have a risk of causing physical harm.

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