Meet Fitbit Zip!

In developing the Zip, we reexamined every aspect of what makes our trackers great – from how the clip would work, to the shape of the device — but in the whole design process, the one feature that we kept coming back to was: how do we make a tracker that doesn’t have a button so that it’s more water resistant, but still has a...

Introducing Fitbit Aria

We’re excited to let you be among the first to learn about our newest product—the Fitbit Aria Wi-Fi Smart Scale.  Aria will accurately track your weight, body fat percentage, and BMI over time, and sync your weight data to your Fitbit.com account through your wireless network.  Online charts and graphs will track your weight and body...

Fitbit iPhone App is Now Available!

You can now log as you go with the new Fitbit iPhone app! Fitbitters have been talking about the power of logging food and activities when achieving and setting goals. With the new Fitbit iPhone app, the power of logging your activities and food can be carried around with you wherever you go — even when you are offline.  With the ability to...

How One Businessman Found Balance with Fitness and Work

When Chris, an entrepreneur who who started a home security company, noticed his busy lifestyle was taking a toll on his health and fitness, he knew he needed to make a lifestyle change.”My health and fitness had reached an all-time low,” says Chris. “I had moved to start FrontPoint Security, and the business was doing...

The Magic of 10,000 Steps

When you join Fitbit, the default goal we set for each member is the magical number of 10,000 steps a day (you can also choose to customize your goal).  And while this may not be the first time you’ve heard that goal, it might be more meaningful, and motivating, to understand its origins. The Japanese first started using the 10,000 steps a...

Want to Lose Weight—and Keep It Off? Try Food Logging!

Vacation eating do's and don'ts

Turns out, losing weight more quickly—and having a better chance of keeping it off—can be as simple as keeping daily food journal. Research published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, shows keeping a food log on a regular and consistent basis is a key factor in weight loss. Keeping track of your food choices, healthy or...