New start-up, Sweatcoin rewards users with cryptocurrency for being physically active; the coins can then be traded in for various offerings. Sweatcoin helps you gain cryptocurrency for being Sweatcoin is a digital currency (cryptocurrency) that you earn by walking or running. You earn Sweatcoin through an app on your phone; it tracks your outdoor steps throughout the day and rewards you with about 1 SWC (1 Sweatcoin) per 1,000 steps you make. Which sounds like a gimmick if you ask me ! BUT BITCOIN IS SERIOUS MONEY! Sweatcoin and Bitcoin When Sweatcoin Blockchain (SWC) becomes a cryptocurrency, it will be an alternative form of currency mined by walking. Bitcoin (BTC) is earned by use of graphics card to solve complex equations and expect to find the next block of coins through mining.