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Join Us for Fitbit Goal Day!

Join us on Saturday, May 16th for Fitbit Goal Day!

With 365 days in the year, you have to wonder which ones end up being the most active. Last year, our highest daily step count per person* came on the third Saturday of May. And since Fitbit is all about setting goals, we’ve got a new one for 2015: to blow our previous record out of the water. So, on Saturday, May 16, we’re introducing...

Join Fitbit for Your Next Race

Dean Karnazes runs through Death Valley

Race season is upon us! If you’re feeling inspired to sign up for a race this year, or are simply looking to up your step count, we’re here to help. Fitbit is the official fitness tracker of Destination Races. Destination Races is the visionary producer of the Wine Country Half Marathon Series offering unforgettable race weekends for...

Heart-Racing Moments from the Big Game

Big Game Activity

After another exciting season of football, we thought of exploring how watching the games affects our users. While exploring how many steps users were losing during football games (turns out it was 1700 steps per game!) we found characteristic patterns of cities watching football games. We could see dips in steps as the games came on,  briefly...

How Watching Football Affects Your Step Count [Infographic]

We’re ramping up for the Big Game tomorrow, but have any of you noticed your step counts going down on Game Day? We did. We learned that the average football fan loses 1,700 steps when they sit down to watch the game, which over the course of the season adds up to over 27,000 steps! We all need our leisure time, but if you want to stay on...

Big Game Snack Strategy 

Zucchini pizzas

Today’s guest post comes from Lauren Slayton, the author of The Little Book of Thin and creator of the Foodtrainers blog. Whether it’s the World Series for baseball fans, hockey playoffs, or the upcoming football game, I know big games can be exciting. As the mother of two boys I watch it all, but I definitely put more thought into our...

Free Run with Dean Karnazes at The North Face on Sept 8

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Join Fitbit ultramarathoner Dean Karnazes as he leads a free training run from The North Face Store in Corte Madera, CA on Monday September 8 at 6pm just north of the Golden Gate Bridge. The North Face will host a demo and shoe clinic where you can test out North Face shoes for your run, like the Ultra Protection Series. You can try on some new...