Introducing Leikr to the MapMyFitness Platform

Introducing Leikr to the MapMyFitness Platform

Posted on April 22nd, 2014 in Blog, News.

It’s commonly known that we play nice with others. We are excited today to welcome a new partner to our community – Leikr! Launched on Kickstarter, Leikr is the first GPS watch with color maps on a 2” high-resolution screen. With a custom-built integrated GPS system, you can seamlessly sync your workouts via a Wi-Fi more »

How To Take Your Fitness Outside – Earth Day 2014

How To Take Your Fitness Outside – Earth Day 2014

Posted on April 22nd, 2014 in Blog, News.

Today is Earth Day – a day when you should wander into your backyard, hose off that patio furniture, and stop and smell the roses. If your yard is looking a little ragged due to the cold winter months, tomorrow is also the perfect day to whip out that lawn mower, weed wacker, tree trimmer, more »

MapMyFitness Mobile Apps Now Integrate with Armour39®

MapMyFitness Mobile Apps Now Integrate with Armour39®

Posted on April 17th, 2014 in Blog, News.

The latest iOS version of the MapMyFitness suite of mobile applications now includes product integration with Under Armour’s Armour39® performance monitor. Armour39 allows all athletes to track heart rate, calories, real-time intensity, and WILLpower™- the first true measure that boils a workout down to a single score – and for the first time ever, is more »

#NeverStopBoston – yurbuds Sends Athletes to Boston to Finish Their Boston Marathon

#NeverStopBoston – yurbuds Sends Athletes to Boston to Finish Their Boston Marathon

Posted on April 17th, 2014 in Blog.

On April 15th, 2013, Boston marathon runners took their months of training and set out early to run 26.2 miles in one of the most famous marathons in the entire country. No amount of training could have prepared anyone for what they encountered at the finish line, however. When bombs exploded simultaneously near the end more »

The Wheaties Outnumber Hunger Challenge Wrap Up

The Wheaties Outnumber Hunger Challenge Wrap Up

Posted on April 16th, 2014 in Blog, News.

We’re all familiar with the “runner’s high” and know that exercise releases those feel-good endorphins. It’s a physiological truth that exercise improves mood, memory, and overall happiness, but what if there was a way to pass that good feeling on to others?  Starting at the beginning of April, we partnered with Wheaties™ and Feeding America®​ for our more »

8.0 Before Your 26.2 – How to Get Great Sleep Before Your Marathon

8.0 Before Your 26.2 – How to Get Great Sleep Before Your Marathon

Posted on April 16th, 2014 in Blog, Endurance Running.

If you stop to think about it, 26.2 miles is an absurdly long way to run and yet, every year, thousands of people sign up, train hard, and do it – willingly! While challenging the human body and consistently keeping motivated and accountable is something the MapMyFitness team found in technology, even the most robust more »

How To Deal With Taxes & Stress The Healthy Way

How To Deal With Taxes & Stress The Healthy Way

Posted on April 10th, 2014 in Blog, News.

“We have what it takes to take what you have.”–Suggested IRS Motto  There’s an age old saying that there’s two things that are certain in this life – death and taxes. While that may be somewhat accurate, we certainly wouldn’t want the taxes to be the cause of death or even stress. Stress has been more »

Fitness Fuel: What’s Sabotaging Your Workout Efforts?

Fitness Fuel: What’s Sabotaging Your Workout Efforts?

Posted on April 8th, 2014 in Blog, News.

Pizza and pasta and beer, oh my! Now that spring is here and we’re seeing a lot more athletic activity from our users, we’re taking a look at fitness fuel and how what you have for breakfast could affect that post work jog. Do you track your foods in a daily food log? While it more »

Who Fartleked? The Ultimate Guide to Running Lingo

Who Fartleked? The Ultimate Guide to Running Lingo

Posted on April 4th, 2014 in Blog, News.

Fartleks: (noun) – Easy runs broken up by quick sprinting bursts. Woah..what were you thinking? C’mon.  We’re wrapping up #RunWeek here and figured your knees could use some rest – let’s work that brain muscle instead! Whether you are just getting into running or you’ve had it as a routine staple for a while, it more »

National Walking Day

National Walking Day

Posted on April 2nd, 2014 in Blog, News.

This post is for those bold enough to take the stairs – when the elevator is RIGHT THERE. This is for those that park in the spot furthest away from the store, even when it’s not crowded. This is for those that lace up their shoes and deny the couch a victory – at least more »

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