Success Stories

What Gets Your Heart Pumping?

Heart rate during a proposal

Since Fitbit trackers are a part of so many people’s daily lives, it can be amazing what type of data you can capture. So we were thrilled to hear from Fitbit user Ben*, who was excited to see that his Charge HR did such a great job tracking his heart rate, it even showed the peak when he proposed to his girlfriend! Ben had taken his...

“I Drew a Line in the Sand & Discovered Fitbit,” says Bryce P.

When we hear about Fitbit users who’ve reached their goals, we love to share the news! Bryce P. surpassed his goals—beyond what he even thought possible! Here is Bryce’s success story, in his own words. “Growing up, I was a multi-sport athlete in excellent shape. Over the last 10 years, I really let my fitness get away from me...

“I Overcame My Fears to Achieve Greatness!” says Jennifer C.

When we hear about Fitbit users who’ve reached their goals, we love to share the news! Jennifer C. surpassed her goals—beyond what she even thought possible! Here is Jennifer’s success story, in her own words. “Running isn’t a hobby it’s a career, and on February 27, 2014 my career got a little more interesting. That was...

“I’m No Longer a Couch Potato—I’m an Athlete!” says Jonathan B.

When we hear about Fitbit users who’ve reached their goals, we love to share the news! Jonathan B. faced his obstacles head on to reach his goals! Here is Jonathan’s success story, in his own words. “Fight! No matter what happens in the next 24 hours I want you to fight and never give up. You hear me?” Those were the words whispered...

Nicole S. Stepped Her Way to IRONMAN Status for Melanoma Research

Nicole S. set a goal to become an IRONMAN for a good cause: raising money to support the Melanoma Research Foundation. Here, she shares her story in her own words. “Hi, I’m Nicole Serraiocco. I’m a wife, mother of three adorable maniacs, and soon I’ll be an IRONMAN. I’m not a fitness expert or a lifelong devotee to sport. In fact, I...

“My Fitbit Flex Changed Everything for Me!” says Ann D.

When we hear about Fitbit users who’ve reached their goals, we love to share the news! Ann D. surpassed her goals— beyond what she even thought possible! Here is Ann’s success story, in his own words. “It’s time.” That’s what the voice in my head was telling me: that it was time to do something about my weight. It was early...

Fitbit Success Stories: Annemarie

Fitbit Success Stories is a recurring feature on the Fitbit Blog. You’ll read inspirational and personal stories about Fitbit users who have achieved amazing things as a result of their Fitbit tracker, diet, exercise, and sheer ambition. At 48 years-old I was in constant pain and felt like a prisoner in my own home. Just walking around my...

Fitbit Success Stories: Martha D.

Fitbit Success Stories is a recurring feature on the Fitbit Blog. You’ll read inspirational and personal stories about Fitbit users who have achieved amazing things as a result of their Fitbit tracker, diet, exercise, and sheer ambition. Oh how I wish I could’ve blamed being overweight on my thyroid or some other physical disability. I’ve...

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...

“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...