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The 2014 Fitbit Holiday Gift Guide

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Click on image to expand It’s December. And you know what that means: it’s holiday gift guide time, y’all! With all the products in the Fitbit family, you may be thinking, “What Fitbit product is best for the active peeps in my life?” Fear not—we’re here to help. Enter the 2014 Fitbit Gift Guide, designed...

These Students Used Fitbit to Win MIT’s Biggest Hackathon

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(Image of BeaverDash via Zoe Sheinkopf, Technique) Over the first weekend in October, MIT held its biggest hackathon yet. Hundreds of undergraduates set up camp for HackMIT with a shot at a potential prize of up to $4,000. Fitbit—along with other services including Uber, Google Places, and DirecTV—provided its API for participants to create...

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

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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...

Register Now for the First-Ever Fitbit Tiburon 1/2 & 5K


We’re excited to announce the Fitbit Tiburon 1/2 Marathon and 5K on Sunday October 5, 2014! Located in Tiburon in Marin County, our scenic course will have you pounding the pavement past some of the Bay area’s most iconic views–including Mt. Tam, the Golden Gate Bridge, and Angel Island. Whether you’re an avid runner...

#FitbitSummer: Benefits of Exercising Outside


This summer, we’ll be featuring tips, exercises and workout routines encouraging you to get outside and get fit in the summer sun! It’s no surprise that being outside, basking in natural light and breathing fresh air is good for your health. Study after study have found that natural light and outdoor time can boost both mental and physical...

Fitbit Success Stories: Jennifer L.

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This week we’re celebrating Mother’s Day with our friends over at MyFitnessPal. Whether you’re a mom or you just happen to have one, you’ll find great tips and advice for staying healthy and happy all year long. Today’s post is a success story from Jennifer L., a 38-year-old Canadian stay-at-home-mom to 2 girls, ages 8 and 11. She...