Fitbit News

Fitbit Now Available on Windows Phone Platform

We’ve got some awesome news to share for Windows phone owners. Today we launched a free, native Fitbit app for Windows Phone 8.1. Windows fans, we’ve heard you loud and clear and we’re proud that Fitbit is the first to offer mobile fitness syncing to the Windows Phone platform. If you’re a Windows Phone 8.1 user, you now have instant...

Fitbit Motivation: Kristy Swanson

Kristy Swanson is an actor and co-creator of aDRESSitGOLF. She played Buffy in the 1992 film Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Life is crazy in my household. I’m a working actress and co-creator/designer of aDRESSitGOLF. My husband (and former Olympian) works endless hours as the GM of the LA Kings Valley Ice Center and our 7-year-old son is as active...

Introducing MobileRun and Enhanced Food Logging for the Fitbit App

Today we’re officially introducing two brand new features to the free Fitbit mobile app: MobileRun and enhanced food logging tools. MobileRun MobileRun uses GPS to accurately track, log and compare runs, walks and hikes efficiently and easily. Through GPS, MobileRun allows you to track and elevate training/workouts with real-time updates and...

“No More Guilt! No More Excuses!” says Paula C.

Paula C. has two simple messages for women struggling to make health changes: No more guilt. No more excuses. This became her personal mantra following an annual physical a few years ago.  Just 32 at the time, her doctor warned her that some changes had to be made if she were going to live long enough to see her grandchildren. Her goal of better...

Stay-At-Home Mom Jennifer L. Finally Got Serious About Weight Loss

In August 2012, Jennifer L., a 38-year-old, stay-at-home-mom to 2 girls, ages 8 and 11, decided to get serious about losing weight. “I was tired of having to wear plus-sized clothes. In my town there aren’t a lot of choices for larger women, so I hated what I looked like in the clothes I had to wear,” says Jennifer. “I didn’t...

How Marathon Runner Mark S. Found Next-Level Health

When we hear about Fitbit users who’ve reached their goals, we love to share the news! Mark S. surpassed his goals— beyond what he even thought possible! Here is Mark’s success story, in his own words. “I never really considered myself an athletic person. As a child, I regularly overindulged in sugary soft drinks and fatty foods...