Winchester, Hampshire, United Kingdom – Fat Cigar Productions Ltd today announced a massive video server shutdown for their popular Wonder 7 Minute Workout App. On 30th December 2017 Wonder had many thousands of installs in just a few hours that the servers (providing the workout videos to download) were unable to cope.
An investigation found a key piece of software (by a 3rd party major developer) broke preventing the majority of users from being able to download the workout videos within the app. The issue was resolved within 48 hours but left a string of support queries and thousands waiting to be able to use Wonder. The software was fixed in time for their new years fitness resolutions on 1st January. Wonder’s provisional estimates are that over 20,000 Downloads were received.
“Our small team worked around the clock over New Year to get issue fixed and respond to all the support queries we were receiving,” explained Ross Jones, Co-Founder. “The issue is now solved and everyone who wanted the app for free is now able to use it but we’re extremely sorry that people couldn’t get full use of Wonder immediately. The sheer volume of installs was unexpected. We really care about our customer and try to go above and beyond to help them, so when something like this goes wrong it gives us an opportunity to show that.”
The Wonder 7 Minute Workout App allows you to progress from unfit-to-fit starting at just 7 Minutes a day, with a workout that is scientifically proven to deliver workout results. It is available for iPhone only. The app features personal trainer Abby Knight (Hampshire, UK) showcasing workouts. Wonder specifically provides workout routines designed to accelerate fitness results on the back of the original science behind the 7 Minute Workout published in the American College of Sports Medicine.
How It Works:
Wonder allows short high intensity workouts that can be done from home or the gym and relies on Compounding and Isolation routines to generate superior fitness results. The routines consist of 12 exercises lasting 30 seconds with 10 seconds rest in between. They should be performed to 80-100% of maximum effort in order to yield best results and are ideal for those with limited time or who want to accelerate their results. Wonder 7 Minute Workout provides challenges and goals to push you at each stage of fitness, and offers workouts that can be unlocked as you progress, adding variety to the routines, and improving your fitness results.
* “Thank You for the quick and detailed response! Now it’s pretty clear and I understand what caused the error. Waiting for the update. Have a successful New Year for the team!” – Fruzsecska 01/01/2018
“This is one of the best simple and effective 7 minuets app to keep you in shape. Best thing is that, developers are just behind the app to support.” – Aneesh 01/01/2018
“Found VERY quick surprise response received to my initial review, they were having server overload issues at that time hence the loading issue. Of course all working perfect now. Thanks Devs!” – Cpthngr 01/01/2018
* Available for iPhone only
* Requires iOS 9.0 or later
* 85.9 MB
Pricing and Availability:
Wonder 7 Minute Workout App 1.0.5 is $4.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Health & Fitness category. Promo codes are available to members of the press. For more information, please contact Ross Jones.
Based in Hampshire, UK, Fat Cigar Productions Ltd is a small independent fitness app and game development studio responsible for the development of a number featured apps. We are a team of sports scientists, personal trainers and specialist app developers with a mission to help people get fit, achieve results and feel great. We believe fitness is an important part to feeling good about life. All Material and Software (C) Copyright 2018 Fat Cigar Productions Ltd. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. Other trademarks and registered trademarks may be the property of their respective owners.