• The Mirror machine promotional ad. (Supplied )Source: Supplied
If you thought exercise could not get more narcissistic, brace yourself.
By
Sarah Malik

12 Feb 2019 - 11:27 AM  UPDATED 12 Feb 2019 - 1:50 PM

Instagram influencers, fancy yoga and expensive athleisure - if you thought exercise could not get more narcissistic - brace yourself. Welcome to the world of the Mirror.

It's an interactive gym portal mirror offering videos of live fitness classes with an instructor streamed right into your lounge. The machine allows users to watch themselves working out at the same time as getting live stats on their performance.

Watching yourself get sweaty might not be your thing, but the machine is all the rage with celebrities. Alicia Keys, Ellen De Generes, Gywneth Paltrow and Jennifer Aniston have all boasted of using the product, which sells for a cool $1,495.

Mirror inventor Brynn Putnam, told the New York Times : “I think I knew we built something special, but I don’t think I expected this.”

Singer Alicia Keys posted a video of receiving the machine as a present from her family.

“I love this can you tell??” Keys wrote in the caption. 

Having a live mirror judge every angle of your body is very dystopian fairy tale meets surveillance society, but there's a handy lense cap to shut down the mirror eye.

And if Mirror fails there's still yoga and ath-leisure.

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