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Take Your Fitness to the Next Level with Fitbit & HTC by using #FitbitHTC


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Looking to up your smartphone and your Fitness? The new HTC One (M8) comes with Fitbit built in, with a lockscreen widget and #BlinkFeed integration. And for a limited time, you can save $50 when you purchase both the new HTC One (M8) and a Fitbit Flex or Fitbit One.

Tell us how you’d take your fitness to the next level with Fitbit and the HTC One (M8) with the hashtag #FitbitHTC. Share it on the Fitbit Facebook page or on Twitter, and we’ll pick four random winners who will get the new HTC One (M8)!

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  1. June 18, 2014

    I would use the device to help me get back on track. I have had 3 left knee surgeries. One was a full replacement and now it looks like the right needs replacement/surgery! Thanks for considering me.

  2. Michelle Cowles permalink
    June 18, 2014

    I have been obese all my life and fought very hard to always become a better, fitter me. I made the best decision of my life to have Gastric Bypass surgery and Fitbit has been there right with me along the way. With my Fitbit Aria and my Fitbit Flex, it has helped me to be motivated and have accountability to my struggles as well as my triumphs. My scale always sends me that congratulatory email when I lose weight and my whenever I look at my wrist my flex is there to motivate me to keep going! Using the #FitbitHTC would just give me that extra strength and motivation I always need. Let me show you how fit and successful I can be with the #FitbitHTC at my side!

  3. June 18, 2014

    I have a Fitbit Ultra but would love to be able to have the advance tracking with the combo of the HTC One (M8)

  4. Kristin permalink
    June 18, 2014

    I am working on running a 5k. And would kne day like to run a marathon. Slow and steady though

  5. Tamika McKelvin permalink
    June 18, 2014

    My current smartphone does not support my Fitbit Flex. I could use an upgrade. Fitbit is my life, just like my smartphone. Can’t leave home without either one! #FitbitHTC

  6. Ardyce barnett permalink
    June 18, 2014

    Love fit bit

  7. Patricia Benson permalink
    June 18, 2014

    I would love to win this so that I can get my honey out of the dark ages he is at the fitbit ultra and a flip phone this would make it easier for him to sync and for us to be able to compete even when I’m away on a business trip. #FitbitHTC.

  8. James Richardson permalink
    June 18, 2014

    It helps me to track items while on the road and encourage me to exercise rather than sit idle. It also helps with my mental health by keeping active. I’ve not had it for long but I can tell this is something I will be able to maintain.

  9. Jean Batini permalink
    June 18, 2014

    I lost my dog in October 2013 who is the one that kept me motivated. I was sad and started to become a couch potato. My kids who are training for the SF run marathon in July 2014 and use a Fitbit for training. Challenged me to train with them. I am only a walker but it has been the best thing for me. I walk twice every day. I track my food, wt, activity, BP, GL, sleep patterns and share it all with my doctors because 5 1/2 years ago I started having seizures and all of this has helped mentally and physically. I am very thankful for Fitbit and have recommend it to several of my friends who start doing it as well. Its great motivation. Thanks. Jean

  10. Martina Kaiser permalink
    June 18, 2014

    I’ve already lost 7.6 kg with fitbit, and I want to loose some 8,4 kg more and I know with Fitbit I’ll do it!!! Yes, I can! :)

  11. June 18, 2014

    I don’t actually have a smartphone OR a Fitbit so this would be an amazing prize to win! I could log my workouts, calories burned, check my heart rate & other things! How awesome!

  12. Eileen Rupert permalink
    June 18, 2014

    I use my fitbit to record my walking, but need a way to track my bike rides. If this will work I would ride even more.

  13. Elaine Campbell permalink
    June 18, 2014

    I’ve been using my FitBit Zip with my computer. This would be so much better and encouraging – to be able to get an instant read-out and compare to yesterday’s total – as opposed to waiting until I got home to check my computer.
    I would love to own such a phone!

  14. June 18, 2014

    Workouts using Fitbit make it a whole lot easier to motivate

  15. jo castaldo permalink
    June 18, 2014

    I am addicted to my fitbit, only taking it off for charging. I am in a group of 30 teachers at my school and we motivate each other to keep moving and stay fit, with a little taunting on the side! Only problem is, my cell phone is too old and is not able to synch so I don’t get track my progress throughout the day! I would love a new HTC ONE smartphone with built-in fitbit to give me up to the minute information on my progress. I’m constantly telling everyone how much I love my fitbit. It had certainly made me more aware of how many steps in a day I do and motivates me to get back up to reach my goal of at least 5 miles a day. I set my alarm to go off daily, a gentle wake-up after using the sleep function to record my movements, this has allowed me to modify my sleeping arrangements, such as pillows, temperature, position in order for me to improve my sleep!

    I love, love, LOVE my fitbit!

  16. Jennifer Golden permalink
    June 18, 2014

    If I were to win a Fitbit and HTC One (M8) I would be able to improve my fitness through the use of these great technologies. Having a smartphone that has Fitbit built in would be very handy and would allow for easy entering of info into my account. When you have the technology at your fingertips it makes it so you have no excuses and allows for much greater success and results! #FitbitHTC

  17. John Paulson permalink
    June 18, 2014

    I found out about Fitbit from my cousin last week and decided that I needed this as part of my journey to a Healthy and Happy Life. Two years ago, I quit smoking cigarettes after 44 years. I used programs and Chantix to help me succeed in this step to a Healthy Life.

    My next step was weight.. Several months ago I was diagnosed with Medical Obesity and was referred to a Clinic to loose weight. I religiously followed this program and got down from 259 pounds and am currently at 194 pounds. I feel so much better and alive. I still need to lose another 19 pounds but in addition to losing weight now, I also want to increase my exercising without over exerting myself.

    My cousin told me about your product and I just started using it for the last couple of days.

    I can log my calories, instantly measure my BP, calories burned and it all makes it part of a game.

    I walk in the park now as part of my routine and it is so pleasurable. I enjoy every day and the people around.

    I sent a picture of myself on Facebook and about my Fitbit and several family members said that they to were using Fitbit and asked me to invite them so we could encourage each other on our healthy journey as a family.

    I think that your new product would help me on this journey as well as staying in touch with my family who are out in California and I am here in Florida.

    Despite winning this gift. I have won it already with gains that I have made this far and now moving forward with this new tool that will take me to the finish line of a healthy and happy life.

  18. Debbie Crenshaw permalink
    June 18, 2014

    I love my flex, currently I have an older flip phone, with the HTC I would be able to track my steps more accurately and get Fit faster. HTC = Happy Me.

  19. Debbie Crenshaw permalink
    June 18, 2014

    HTC and ME let it Be! I would be on top of my game with an HTC phone and #FitbitHTC usage. I would be able to track my activity easier and get in shape quicker.

  20. Heather Micozzi permalink
    June 18, 2014

    With a smartphone, I could take my fitness to the next level by having the opportunity to record my calories and water immediately. I would be able to see the immediate results, rather than when I am at work and finally can sync with my computer.

    I need the added incentive to turn my life around for the better.

    Thank you,

  21. June 18, 2014

    I would use it to increase my level of exercise. I want to become more fit to keep up with the 3 new grandkids I’m going to have here in the next few months.

  22. Martha Dorgan permalink
    June 18, 2014

    48 lbs down since 1/1/14. This success is due in large part to tracking my food and activities with my Flex. I’m shrinking so a smaller smartphone would look more proportional to my smaller body! Love my Flex. Absolutely the best tool EVER for helping lose weight! THANK YOU!!! XOXO

  23. Orville baker permalink
    June 19, 2014

    I live in Brooklyn,ny..I am averaging about 35,000steps each,I do not have a car…just mass transit.i carry all my packages from all my errands..just wondering how fit bit and htc could and would create a program to judge overal daily exertions(stamina,endurance,speed..etc..)..can fit it morph into a total fitness band thru an htc programm…yes,I do see the online dashboard..just want to see real world results as I am climbing up the 4th floor walk up…OH FITBIT,PLEASE CREATE A BAND THAT SIMULATES A WATCHBAND..I JUST WENT THRU 2bands within a weeks time just trying to snap the band close..

  24. vivien phelps permalink
    June 19, 2014

    Id upgrade to the wristband as im impressed with the fitbit mini one that clips to belt.
    Ive only had it 7 weeks and ive really increased my fitness by measuring my steps and milage while out with my two beagles. Fitbit is for all ages and all abilities. Im currently on a weight loss program with the hospital and reccommended this device to others as I found it so easy to install and use.
    When we go on a group dog walk I post on the site how many miles we have covered and steps taken.
    A couple of weeks ago I clocked 27 miles in one week over five walks snd 62 thousand steps.
    Not bad for someone whos very overweight, but is taking steps to alter this with the help of this device.

  25. karen permalink
    June 19, 2014

    my last chance to try and get fit before 60 please help

  26. diana kancko permalink
    June 19, 2014

    best money I have spent on the fitbit one! Thank you!

  27. Debbie Crenshaw permalink
    June 19, 2014

    FitbitHTC for Me to help set my thin self free. I need a HTC to maximize my fitbit flex tracking and be all that I can Be! The only thing better than having a fitbit flex is having a HTC One (M8) to track it on.

  28. Marcus Glass permalink
    June 19, 2014

    I have now been using my Fitbit Flex for 1 month and have found it to be a great motivator in setting goal and targets. I would use my HTC one m8 for keeping me motivated and achieving further personal goal. I use Zombie run 5k in conjunction with my flex and would look forward to many more miles, step targets. Love my flex as never had the motivation in the past.

  29. Brad Brigham permalink
    June 20, 2014

    after having heart surgery in March I have used Fitbit HTC One to help in my rehab

  30. Deanna permalink
    June 20, 2014

    I’ve been wanting to get fitbit to help track my fitness better. Having a phone with it built in would be fabulous since I always have my phone with me. I could use the fitbit to compete with myself and do better than the day before.

  31. Bill Schafer permalink
    June 20, 2014

    Having the HTC One would mean that I would be able to use my Fitbit on business trips. My current phone does not allow me to do so because it does not have the correct bluetooth version, and my work laptop will not allow me to load the Fitbit software. So when I am gone for a week on business I lose the ability to keep track of my walking using my Fitbit (which, I try to walk quite a bit on business rather than being cooped up in the hotel). Couple that with having to eat at resturants all week, and I have managed to “fall off the horse” more than once.

    Having a phone as nice as the HTC one would allow me to keep using my Fitbit while on business trips. #FitbitHTC
    HTC = Help Tracking Conditioning

  32. Krystal Gerlach permalink
    June 20, 2014

    I would love the opportunity to get my fitness going again. I have one year old twins and I’m 40 which definitely makes the bouncing back more difficult. Recently bought a wagon with a canopy and a double jogging stroller so I’m ready to get out there and get healthy to be around to take care of my children fir a very long time!!

  33. Ian permalink
    June 22, 2014

    Both myself and my wife have fitbit flex. We both are against each other for personal goals and it’s like the rocky films in my house. ha ha. But I would give the HTC to my wife as she does not have a phone that is supported by bluetooth low energy. But I do. she syncs with a laptop but it would up the fitness fight between us with her live updates as well. Eye of the Tiger!!

  34. Michael Widner permalink
    June 23, 2014

    I am 39 years old with 3 beautiful children that I would like to see grow old and know as adults. My father died of a heart attack at 56, so I did not get that. Last year I was weighing in at 260 and had a heart attack.

    Wake up call right?! Lost some weight (215), got better, got out of cardiac rehab and with out the structure and support fell off the wagon. Ballooned back to 235 and started to sink into a depression. Vowed to get back on track and started working on the basics.

    NOW I am back on board now with my Fitbit Flex (Fathers Day gift in Tangerine) and have become obsessed with tracking every minute little detail that I can. However, I have an HTC One and manually updating/syncing is painful and inhibits to some degree the instant gratification and motivation you get from watching your dashboard jump every time you put in the work.

    I don’t want to lose my motivation again due to little stuff like that. Youknow, death by a thousand cuts.

    Hook me up and and watch me win the war for my body!

  35. James Elliott permalink
    June 23, 2014

    I would use it to get in shape for my wedding/honeymoon. I recently got engaged and would love to ramp up/begin working out to impress my girl!

  36. Jimmie Horton permalink
    June 26, 2014

    I could use the Fitbit to be more active, live a healthier lifestyle and ultimately improve my overall wellness.

  37. July 3, 2014

    30 years old. 2 kids and getting late in the game for my career in the Military. I need that something extra that gives me the edge I haven’t had for many years. The ability to keep up with my movement and track the one thing that I used to do all the time without thinking of it’s affect, SLEEP. A device that ups my game to handle receiving the phone calls that continuously poor in and never miss a beat or a step in my workout. To have the ability to use a device that can count my calories thought a day that even 5 years ago I would have slept it off and kept the same figure. This device of epic proportions would no doubt send me to the top of my game at work at home and at my annual physical fitness test. Life has changed. So should my device.

  38. Mary Clowes permalink
    August 7, 2014

    I would love to be considered. I am a 69 year old grandma who never exercised most of my life. I am attempting to walk 4 miles a day at least 5 times a week. I have been somewhat successful and depend on my fitbit to keep me in line. Love it and am grateful to my son who gave me my flex.

  39. Mich permalink
    August 23, 2014


    What are the chances you will get to sync with Blackberry? I can download the android app with Blackberry and upload food throughout the day, but it doesn’t appear to sync? Can anyone help me with this???

  40. Kim permalink
    September 8, 2014

    The Fitbit app on my Droid Samsung (both 3 and 5) caused the Mute button to randomly stop working.

  41. Harriet Murray permalink
    September 9, 2014

    My kind husband has just brought me a fitbit flex. Only problem is that two phones are i phone 4 and htc wildfire – Do either sync?

  42. Tom permalink
    October 1, 2014

    I’d love to see the altimeter in the HTC M8 integrated to give us stair counts. More motivation to avoid the elevators.

  43. Carolynn permalink
    October 2, 2014

    I downloaded the Android app, but I can’t seem to be able to figure out how to log food from there. I can see all the items I have logged from my PC. Can someone tell me if I can log food from the app, and if so, how?


  44. Mechele Hill permalink
    October 26, 2014

    I would love to receive a FitBit Flex.
    I am an amputee. (Left through the knee).
    It is very important to have a strong core.
    I work hard to keep my core strong so I can
    live an active life.
    When I was younger I was anorexic, I am now
    devoted to eating healthy and treating my body
    right. I need to develope good sleep habits, I
    am plagued often with insomnia. I would love
    to learn to get a good nights sleep. I think FitBit
    would bring all of these elements together and
    make my life healthier.

  45. Diana permalink
    November 15, 2014

    Any plans for an iOS widget now that iOS 8 supports them?

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