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THE FITBIT BLOG

Get a Good Night’s Sleep with Fitbit’s New Sleep Tools

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Logging your sleep with Fitbit is now easier and better than ever thanks to three new features! In addition to monitoring your sleep, viewing awake and restless times, and setting silent alarms, it’s now possible to compare your sleep stats week by week, see your sleep history, and set sleep goals.

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Good News for Strava Athletes & Fitbit Lovers

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You can now connect your Fitbit account to Strava!

Strava and Fitbit are excited to be partnering to make it even easier for our members to track all day activity, track exercise and maximize workouts. You can now connect your Fitbit account with Strava, which means your workouts logged in Fitbit will automatically sync to Strava, and your Strava workouts will sync to Fitbit!

You can use Strava for the times when you’re pushing hard cycling or running, and Fitbit for all-day health and fitness tracking and stats, for insights into your overall health.

If you’re a Fitbit Surge user, heart rate and GPS-based exercise data, including routes, distance, elevation and pace, will sync to Strava – whether you track a run or use our new biking feature! MobileRun users with any Fitbit device will also be able to view their GPS data in Strava.

You can find more ways to gauge progress and achieve your goals by tracking your workouts with Fitbit and using Strava’s performance analytics tools, while competing with a global community of athletes including professionals, friends, teammates and clubs for added daily motivation and inspiration.

Get started today by connecting your accounts, then get moving to view your exercise in either app! The Strava app is available on Apple iTunes and Google Play.

 

App Update: View and Share Your Badges in the Fitbit App!

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See all of your Fitbit badges right through the Fitbit app

Feeling nostalgic? Now you can see how far you’ve come on you’re fitness journey and get the boost you need to keep going by looking through your badges right in the Fitbit app!

View and share your badges right through the Fitbit app!Go to your Profile from the Account tab to see your top badges, or check out every badge you’ve earned by opening your Badge Collection. Then, tap on an individual badge to see when you earned it and read a detailed description about that achievement.

From there, on iOS devices you can share badges by texting them to friends or posting them to Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. Just tap “Share” at the bottom of the individual badge screen, and we’ll take it from there.

What’s your top badge so far? Share it with the world through the app, or let us know in the comments!

App Update: Use Facebook to Find Fitbit Friends

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Use Facebook Friend Finder on Fitbit

 

Now finding your friends on Fitbit is even easier! With the latest Fitbit app update, you can see which of your Facebook friends use Fitbit and add them to your Fitbit friend list right through the app.

Find your friends on Fitbit with Facebook Friend FinderMore friends means more motivation – compete with coworkers on the leaderboard, get your family moving with a Fitbit Challenge, and cheer on your BFFs when they reach their step goals. You can even see and share badges with your friends in the app. It’s no wonder Fitbit users with friends take 27% more steps!

Accessing your Facebook list is fast and easy. To get started, simply tap the ‘Friends’ tab in the Fitbit app and press the “+” in the top right corner. Then choose ‘Connect Facebook’ to view your Facebook contacts and add new friends. You can still add friends through your smartphone contact list or by email as well.

Make sure your app has the latest updates to get started today!

Bike Tracking Now Available on Fitbit Surge!

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Track your bike rides with Fitbit Surge

You asked for it, and we’re excited to announce that you can now track your outdoor bike rides with Fitbit Surge – the #1 Amazon best seller in running GPS units! If you’re looking to better understand your bike rides, the GPS tracking, PurePulse heart rate technology and advanced sensors in Surge now allow you to view your distance, duration, heart rate, average speed, and calories burned in real time, right on your wrist. As with other activities you track with Surge, your rides will also automatically sync back to your account so you can view your route, speed and a summary of your stats on your dashboard.

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Sync Multiple Trackers to your Fitbit Account With Multi-Tracker Support!

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You can now use multiple Fitbit devices with one account! We’re excited to announce that you can now connect multiple Fitbit trackers with the same account! It’s available today with Multi-Tracker Support.

Thanks to Multi-Tracker Support you can now have one tracker for daily wear and another for your workouts. Once multiple trackers are connected to an account, Fitbit does all the hard work for you. The app will automatically detect when you swap from one device to another, with no buttons to push on the tracker or the app. The ability to switch so easily makes it simple to use your favorite Fitbit device for any occasion so you never have to leave your tracker behind.

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Fitbit x FitStar: More Ways to Find Your Fit

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Fitbit x FitStar

We’re thrilled to announce that Fitbit has acquired FitStar, one of the largest platforms for delivering personalized video-based exercise experiences on mobile devices! You may know of FitStar from their top-rated personal trainer and yoga apps, which offer tailored exercise program designed specifically for you. FitStar has also partnered with some spectacular fitness experts, such as football legend Tony Gonzalez and yoga expert Tara Stiles.

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Charge HR and Surge available now, plus new Charge colors!

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New Fitbit products: Charge, ChargeHR, and Surge

Last October, we alerted the world that Fitbit Charge HR and Fitbit Surge were coming in early 2015. Today, we’re excited to announce that they’ve arrived just in time for your New Year’s resolutions! You can order either product at the Fitbit online store today, and both will be widely available in major North American retailers, including Best Buy, Brookstone, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Kohl’s, REI, The Sports Authority and Target, by the end of January. Availability in select countries in Europe, Asia, and Latin America will come shortly after.

If you’re a Fitbit Charge fan, we have good news for you too! You can now order the Charge in either blue or burgundy, to complement the already-available colors of black and slate.

Fitbit is always working to enhance our full line of award-winning trackers to deliver even more advanced, game-changing features designed to make tracking more intuitive and efficient, so on top of new products we’re also offering two new features coming soon to all Fitbit users:

  • Multi-device support: enables up to 5 Fitbit devices to sync to one account, giving you all your stats at any time, no matter which tracker you’re wearing
  • Exercise summaries on display: shows all your exercise stats directly on the Charge HR display, so you can see how well you performed during and after your workout, providing quick access to stats

We’re always working to improve our products, so keep checking back for new announcements. Here’s to an active 2015!

Bundle of Love: Score a Fitbit Flex with Nokia + AT&T

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Here’s a sweet deal if you’re want to pair the Fitbit Flex with the latest Smartphone from AT&T. The new Nokia Lumia 830—powered by the latest version of Windows Phone 8.1—will be available in the U.S. for the first time.

The Lumia 830 will be available on Nov. 7 online exclusively at AT&T.com and in AT&T retail stores. read more

Fitbit Charge, Charge HR & Surge: Welcome to a Whole New World of Fitness

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Today is an exciting day for Fitbit, and we’re so happy to share this news with you, our fans. Today we unveiled three new activity and sleep-tracking products: Fitbit Charge, Fitbit Charge HR and Fitbit Surge. Continuing our mission to inspire people to lead healthier, more active lives, we’re releasing these three new innovative devices to help reach everyday, active or performance health and fitness goals.

So let’s take an in-depth look at each new product. read more