Fitbit + Flipboard: Share What Inspires You For a Chance to Win a Trip to San Francisco

Fitbit + Flipboard: Win a Fitbit Versa and more

The Fitbit blog is now available on Flipboard, an award-winning curation platform that collects the world’s stories so you can stay informed and inspired about the things that matter most to you. This exciting collaboration comes with an added perk: Between now and July 13, Fitbit and Flipboard are giving away 16 Fitbit Versa watches, a trip to San Francisco, and a whole lot of inspiration. Keep reading to learn more about this cool collaboration.

Fitbit on Flipboard

Share What Inspires You for a Chance to Win

Like Fitbit, Flipboard is passionate about helping you invest in yourself and live your best life. So for the next month, Fitbit and Flipboard are teaming up to create a place where you can get and share inspiration and interact with wellness experts—like Fitbit Local Ambassador Caroline Jordan—as well as other health-focused people.

Visit FlipHeartGo to join the board. Then share inspiring stories—anything that motivates or inspires you is game (think: fitness hacks, healthy snacks, and mindfulness tips). Or, heart (<3) stories other people have posted.

When you flip or like content in the group, you’ll be automatically entered to win a prize. Fitbit and Flipboard are giving away a Fitbit Versa to three lucky winners every week and, at the end of the month, a grand prize trip to Fitbit’s HQ in San Francisco, CA to train with Jordan herself. (Full rules here. Questions? Email

Flipboard + Fitbit ambassador Caroline Jordan

The community is already active, so head over to Flipboard now to flip, heart, and live your healthiest life.

Get the Latest Fitbit Blog Stories on Flipboard

Want to stay abreast of the latest health, fitness, and Fitbit news? Follow Fitbit on Flipboard. If you’re not already using Flipboard, you can create a free account online or via their mobile app. Then just search for @Fitbit and click or tap “Follow.” Fitbit blog articles will show up in your Flipboard along with any other stories that match your selected interests. (Questions? Read this beginner’s guide to Flipboard.)

If you own a Fitbit Versa or Fitbit Ionic, the Fitbit blog is now also the default news source on Flipboard for those devices (you can change this in your settings). To add Flipboard to your watch, tap the Account icon in the Fitbit mobile app, tap the tile with your watch (ie: Versa or Ionic), and then tap “Apps.” Choose “All Apps” and then scroll down. You should see Flipboard under News & Finance. Tap it and then select “Install.”

The Fitbit blog on the Flipboard app for Fitbit Versa

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    • What make me want to work out, is that i would like to look my best the day I get marry, i want to look like a princess in my wedding dress, i want to loose 40 lbs, and Fitbit is a great tool

  • Since I joined My Peak Challenge, it has been the members, trainers, coaches and of course Mr. Sam Heughan, who started it all.

  • Loved when my Fitbit worked but now it won’t sync and get no help from Co. Sorry, but $300.00 for a ‘paperweight’ is a bit much! Did enjoy it for the 2 weeks it worked…

  • What inspires me is to live a longer healthier life than my ancestors. My Grandfather on one side died of a heart attack at 70. My other Grand Father died at 67 two years after retiring. I use my Fitbit to track what I do and to push me to do more because I want a healthier, happier life and retirement.

  • What inspires me is the ease of tracking, food/fluid intake, exercise and sleep.
    I recommend it to my patients/clients/students for the same! Thank you! (But I have an older, not up to date FITBIT and would love to upgrade!)

  • I love my Fitbit! I love that I can check at anytime the calories I have burned and do I need to amp up my walking.

  • I am inspired by relationships and the perception of same. I eat better, workout harder and best of alk I am more giving, lastly appreciative of my life.

  • My children and my health inspire me! I want to be the healthiest person I can be to live a beautiful life with my two boys. Looks like a lot of T-ball and football in my future so I need to keep getting my steps in daily! 🙂

  • I am inspired when notified that I have just completed walking the equivalent miles of the distance across another country i.e., Italy, New Zealand, Japan etc.

  • Having retired from the U.S. Air Force following more than 22 years active duty service, felt it imperative to maintain good, active, physical conditioning as best to my abilities.

    At age 73 (74 in August), I strive to maintain a good appearance, physically and mentally. I don’t miss a day of vigorous exercise to include walking, ‘jogging’ on my mini-trampoline (indoors), riding my stationary bike, and using 3 to 8# weights to ‘tone’ my body. Each day consists of some 4, or more hours of exercise. Why not? What else does one of my age have to do, that is, other than play golf, do routine household requirements, etc. Although my FITBIT goal is set at about 17,500 steps daily I probably average more than 30,000 steps daily. At this time I write I’m at 26,896 steps for today, to equal some 13.3 miles. At about 6′ tall, I maintain a weight of about 175# and eat what I want to eat …… most of the time. Oh, I LOVE JUNK FOODS, such as, chips, chocolates, bakery …… I thoroughly enjoy my sweets so I’m probably motivated a bit more to additional exercise just so I can enjoy these food passions of mine.

    Now, for my physical health, I’m not without my health issues, past or present. I’ve battled with bladder cancer, 5 by-pass health surgery during 2002, full shoulder replacement, and a host of other related health issues that I’ll refrain to mention. I have the strongest of family support, a wife second to none, children the same, a belief in Our Lord above, strong work ethic ……. LIFE IS GOOD ! To others out there, maintaining good physical health takes work, good discipline, and desire to achieve what it is you set your goals at. My doctors tell me I’m sound of mind (love to read), and have the physical shape of one much younger my age. Intend to continue to keep it that way, and Lord willing for many years to come.

  • Literally, physically Fitbit has changed my life. The alerts to get up and move and do something is Amazing. I love knowing how many steps and mlIes I do in a day. My goal is 13,000 for every day, most days I’m way over. I’m losing weight and feeling great. Fitbit is my motivational exercise coach. “Walking is my drug, Fitbit is my dealer.”

  • I have a Fitbit hr had surgery in March and have been walking with a cans Spence may of last year was hoping to get off it but as of now it hasn’t happened but am going to keep on pushing and get those steps going if I cann do it at 76 I’ll sure everyone can get out and walk. Enjoy I have been wanting a Versa hoping I will win one

  • What inspires me is the life lived by my fathers friend. He was a WWII survivor. He lost both of his legs and instead of being depressed and withdrawing, he devoted his free time to teach other vets, with his type of injuries, how to swim, ice skate and do other activities. When I got so sick as a child, it was his example that inspired my recovery. His name was Jack Wack.

  • I love my keeps me motivated.look forward to making 10000 steps or to stay fit

  • The thing that inspires me is when I wear my bathing suits with knee socks, and stand in front of a full length mirror.

  • I have had a Fitbit Change 2 for a year and love it. My twin sister and most of my friends have bought one too. I have never had a watch that I have enjoyed more. The Fitbit Versa is my Dream watch. It provides everything I have now plus more. It is something that I will wear every day enjoying every feature. I will be the envy of my family and friends with the Versa. I am very dependent on my watch to incentivize my weight loss. It shows me messages and alerts me of calls. I want more!!

  • Hi when it was giving to me for birthday gift, I said to friends this gift is to track their mother, but I enjoy my Fitbit the color every morning it go on at 6:00 am oh and love when I awarded when reach my number thanks Fitbit!!!!

  • I live in a Senior Apartment Building and every day I see men and women in the halls with their wheelchairs and walkers and I don’t what to be one of them until I 100 or more.

  • What inspires me!…. Good conversation with awesome people, hearing the good and bad opinions of others I try and take the positive from the good, and I turn and analysis the bad, and take the most from it and turn it into something positive. I love to exercise as often as I can, and try my best to overcome my fairs….That pretty well sums it up, I truly hope you all have a great evening, god bless!

  • do you answer here ? i guess what inspires me is the Badges and losing weight the badges really do Gamify the experience i started in late March at 270 and i’m now 248 and all i’ve done really is increase my daily steps by 5 then 10 now 20,000 steps a day reaching daily average of 25000 on days i have my son over 30 when i don’t max so far is 60,399 in one day that was a looong sore day haha but ya i love it 😀

  • When I got my Fitbit Flex, it was a novelty. It was less than two months later I upgraded to a Charge HR which I still have. I watch my progress with its ups and downs. A year ago I decided I needed to get serious about my physical shape. I was about 20 pounds over my comfortable weight, I had a beer gut and generally did not feel great with myself. I wanted to run. My wife told me I needed to see a doctor before she would agree. I am 56 years old, my Dad passed away of a heart attack and my Mom has high blood pressure. My doctor sent me for a cardio fitness test and bloodwork. Yup, high blood pressure. Not serious, but of concern. He saw the running program I wanted to use and he agreed, as long as I tweaked my lifestyle toward the healthy side. Just this morning, after six weeks of progress, I did my first 5 kilometre run, non stop. I’ve lost about 30% of the weight that I set as my target and my resting heart beat has gone fro 62 down to 53 – 55. I plan on keeping up with running. The beauty of this is my eating. I still eat what I love most of the time. I have just reduced my portions, carbs and eat whole grain bread instead of white. Owning and wearing a Fitbit has helped me focus on what I do and has given me incentive to push myself harder. I only compete against myself and don’t compare me with anyone else. I really love the ability to track my running, walking and cycling as I link it with my smartphone. It’s cool to look at the map and see my route as well as my times per kilometre.

  • I received a Fitbit Blaze for Father’s Day last year. It was great until about two months ago. It will not work anymore and I have tried to get something done about it. I was told my warranty was out of date and they would give me 25% off on a new one. The one I had didn’t last a year why would I want another one. I have two $10.00 watches I have had for over 8 years. They still work fine. I would not recommend a Fitbit watch to anyone. Sorry but this product is not worth the money.

  • The concept of fitness and being fit, healthy and achieving whatever goal one has set aside is great. Whether it’s a Fitbit or another device is being used doesn’t matter as long as one is moving. I have issues and concerns with the support or lack of for issues that arise. It shouldn’t take months & months to fix. If Fitbit truly wants this to be an awesome experience then maybe someone should consider fixing the issues around customer support & fixing those on going issues.

  • What motivates me to workout is setting goals on my Fitbit and then seeing when I have completed them. It is so satisfying. Also the TIU girls. I watch their videos on Youtube and they are great.

  • What inspired me to keep moving, my 3 kids who are all athletes in school. My daughter bought me this Fitbit for Mother’s day. Best gift ever because it motivates me to be an overachiever many times of the week with 20,000 steps.My daily steps/goal 10,000 but I love to see a message from Fitbit “Overachiever”

  • My charge2 really motivates me to move every hour, and to do a 5K walk for at least 5 days a week. At work I could easily sit and work for 3 hours before I get up,

  • keeping up with my group of Fitbit friends encourages me to walk more to keep in competition with my group and to not fall too far behind…I challenge myself to 10000 steps a day sometimes I make it sometimes I don’t by I try to catch up the next day….love it

  • I’ve lost 80 lbs. I put my Fitbit on I feel like exercising. Greatest invention since the wheel

  • Too bad Fitbit refuses to make an item I can use. I have a nickel allergy and Fitbit absolutely REFUSES to make a healthy choice for me.

  • I have lost some pounds in the last couple of months, but I am still far from my goal of loosing 40 lbs, I noticed that my versa Fitbit watch keeps stimulated and I work out more often

  • When I received my first Fitbit in April 2016, I was going to the gym a couple times a week. Since I received it and started doing challenges with other Fitbit users, I have lost over 40 lbs within the first year. I went from size 16 down to a 12 pants. I now wear medium tops instead of extra large.
    I keep moving, I just don’t want to stop.
    If it wasn’t for this Fitbit, I don’t think I would’ve lost this much weight on such a short time.
    Thank you!

  • What inspires me? I have so many answers to this question. If you would have asked me this about a year ago I would have said nothing because I had yet to find my answer but one day I finally saw the truth in a picture my sister had taken. As a family, us girls got together for my memaw’s birthday. As we posed for a picture, I tried to pose in a way I had seen my sister do several times…hide my body behind someone and sort of “peek” around them. Seeing that picture posted on social media was all it took. That very same day I vowed to lose the body fat and start setting small, reachable goals. I started out weighing 196.4lbs to now 151lbs. My body fat percentage went from a whooping 39.5 to 21.5 as of two weeks ago.
    So what inspires me today? I feel in love with weightlifting (bodybuilding), reaching my set goals, inspiring others with my weight loss, and of course NEVER going back 😉

  • I am feeling obligated to be aware when I can track what I have done or not done each day. Need to maintain as best I can in this aging process.

  • I’m over 50 and have managed to keep my weight steady through a difficult menopause with the use of Fitbit and lots of walking and watching portions. I challenge myself to 10,000 steps a day and usually end up at 12,000 steps or more.

  • I love my fit bit. I try to get in a little mote distance each day to top off the Fay before. I’ve lost 5#s with my fit bit.

  • What inspires me to workout is some really comfortable clothes, and the feeling of getting closer to my goals. Another thing is the reward or satisfaction after working out. I love knowing that I completed something that will benefit my future!!

  • What inspires me to better health is a ‘near heart attack’ two weeks ago; my daughter gave me her Fitbit Flex 2 when she upgraded hers. Until this ‘lil’ emergency couple weeks ago, I didn’t give it much thought.
    But now, having it on my wrist encourages me to walk more; I just got approved for a scholarship at the local rec center and am excited that the Flex 2 can be worn in the pool, I will get ‘credit’ for that exercise too!
    I think it would be cool to have one of these that could go around my ankle instead of my wrist! Think I will play around with that a bit!
    Thank you for this product!!

  • What inspires me to get fit and lose the pounds, is the Fitbit community and the support of my family.

    While my Fitbit Versa shows me my goals and the stats for the day. The online Fitbit community supports my achievements and encourages me to push harder than before.

    My results are clear to see and I feel much healthier and happier.

  • What motivates me to work out? Is wanting to do better for myself, knowing one day I want kids and I want to be that active mom who can keep up and have fun and enjoy every moment. The mom who can run and play and practice sports with their child. I also do it for myself to push myself to limits I never thought I would achieve, now having the fit bit getting my hourly reminder to get up and move as helped tremendously, the fact that I am competitive and have to beat my steps on a daily is what keeps me active. All of these reasons is what keeps me motivated.

  • I am so motivated to keep going. Even when I’m out of town, my fit bit motivates me to hit the fitness room. I got to keep going!

  • Love my fitbit! I got it about 6 weeks ago. I am totally addicted to exercise now. It helps me stay motivated. I now average about 40,000 steps per day and have lost 12 pounds in the last 6 weeks

  • Wow! It is nice to see how many steps I do in a day. Sometimes I work on a project all day and have no idea how much I am really doing.

  • There are many days that I wake up not feeling well or like I want to work out. What motivates me is that as I age I want to be able to do all the things I want to without having physical limitations. I get my 5 mile run in before anything else & then I am good for the day. My Fitbit helps me to stay on track.

  • I would like to lose 5-6 lbs. I walk my dog most days 1.5 miles twice per day. Work out with personal trainer 2x per week. Vigorous gym class 2x per week. Box afterwards 30 minutes. I’m not gaining weight. Just have weighed the same for 1 1/2 years. Any suggestions? I eat a good diet. Too good!!?? Lol!

  • Fitbit has been the best thing I’ve ever used in my life!!!! It’s helped me to loose wait and eat healthy. I would recommend it to everybody in the world. If I could get unlimited Fitbits I would take them and share with everyone!!!! I hope everyone who reads this buys a Fitbit, it will be the best thing you’de buy!!!!!!

  • What motivates me is to stay healthy so that I can continue to encourage others and let them know they are valuable.

  • staying fit to see my grandchildren in action keeps me inspired and seeing my goals and progress with Fibit keep me on track.

  • I enjoy having my Fitbit blaze, very sad it’s no longer available. I look forward to those messages I get pushing me to live a stronger life everyday. I enjoy seeing my accomplishments and how it tracks everything I do. I couldn’t be happier. It’s certainly worth more than an Apple Watch.

  • I want to be a healthier me. Am I 100% successful? No, but I am not stopping either. I love Fitbit for more than just steps and fitness! It helps me stay organized. The silent alarms are FANTASTIC reminders to move. I can also turn off my bedside alarm, which I was sleeping through most days. Now, Fitbit wakes me up, gets me moving.

    Amazing technology at my fingertips!

  • I’m turning 58 the 18th of August, and I had a total knee replacement in October of 2017, my daughter will be going to high school this year and I want to be around to see her get married and walk her down the aisle. I would also want to be able to play with my grandchildren.

  • I think the most inspiring people are the ones with integrity and lead by example. I am currently in school to pursue a dietetics degree. I am also a chef, so my goal is to show people how to eat well, as well as why they should eat well. I am training myself to eat right by eating more plant based meals, as well as exercising. I want people to look at me as an inspiration, to say ok, if I want to be healthy like her, I need to do this also! Fit bit does help keep you on track with exercising. Setting alarms and using the coaching tools can keep you on a good track to bettering yourself!

  • my fit bit lets me know how my activity level is on a daily basis. I like knowing if I’ve done well to live a healthy life. My parents died from health issues and I don’t want to follow that path if I can do something
    to stop it.

  • My Fitbit keeps me moving and motivated. I have degenerative disc disease which runs in our family. Moving helps me to function through out the day and I am thankful for my Fitbit charge 2 for helping me in my everyday life.

  • I am inspired with my Fitbit. Just wearing it helps me be accountable to me. I have been focused on dropping some much needed pounds in 2018 with a 40lb loss to date! My Fitbit will no longer hold a charge i am devistated and miss it.

  • My inspiration comes from my family & friends When we were kids, we would go out and play with not a care in the world This would keep us fit and healthy Now that we are older people are much busier I have friends from all over the world with my Fitbit I do challenges with my friends We cheer each other on to do the best we can Everyone has the same goal to be the very best that we can be This is true inspiration

  • My health as I am a breast cancer survivor…. My children they ate the reason I get up every morning….

  • I love walking, when I walk I can pray or think, it clears my head. I really want to live longer and not be a burden to my children in old age!

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