What I Learned This Training Season

What I Learned This Training Season

Posted on February 15th, 2014 in Blog.

We like to think when it comes to fitness, we step up to the challenge. Sure, we develop and implement the technology that powers the mobile and web products our millions of users worldwide use, but of the 100 employees who work at MapMyFitness, a majority of us are athletes. Whether we are testing the more »

MapMyFitness Serving as the Official Digital Partner of Bay to Breakers

MapMyFitness Serving as the Official Digital Partner of Bay to Breakers

Posted on February 12th, 2014 in Blog, News.

MapMyFitness is excited to partner with San Francisco’s Bay to Breakers race on May 18th. As the oldest consecutively run annual footrace in the world, this event has been a staple to San Francisco since May 1912. In the months leading up to the race, MapMyFitness and Under Armour will initiate consumer promotions to rally more »

Get Moving with this 25K Playlist

Get Moving with this 25K Playlist

Posted on January 29th, 2014 in Blog.

What do indie rockers rock out to while running? Probably something along the lines of the Merge 25K Playlist on Spotify, which features 25 bands from the venerable North Carolina-based record label, including Grammy-winners Arcade Fire, the recently re-united Neutral Milk Hotel, Spoon, Imperial Teen, M. Ward and many more. You won’t find major radio more »

Welcome, MyFitnessPal!

Welcome, MyFitnessPal!

Posted on January 26th, 2014 in Blog.

MapMyFitness is excited to announce a new partnership with MyFitnessPal, a free and easy health and fitness system that helps you reach your goals through calorie counting and diet plan tools. For all you calorie counters out there, we’ve created the perfect marriage to sync and keep track of all of your health and fitness more »

Derrick Coleman Steps Up in a Big Way

Derrick Coleman Steps Up in a Big Way

Posted on January 23rd, 2014 in Blog.

Jake Kovalcik, a member of the MapMyFitness family, recently experienced the power of social media. After his twin daughters (both hearing impaired) saw a powerful commercial with Seattle Seahawks fullback Derrick Coleman overcoming his inability to hear, they wanted to reach out and let him know they were behind him. Nine year-old twins Riley and more »

5 Tips for the Perfect Taper

5 Tips for the Perfect Taper

Posted on January 21st, 2014 in Blog.

The post below comes from our friends at Greatist.com. Visit their website for daily motivation centered around improving your health and fitness! It’s a moment many aspiring marathoners fantasize about as they finish their umpteenth long training run: The few weeks leading up to the race when a training program calls for less running and more »

The Power of Fitness Data

The Power of Fitness Data

Posted on January 17th, 2014 in Blog.

The ‘quantified self’ is more than just a phrase you hear among data junkies. As more people start to track and monitor their health and fitness, the role of human data is becoming powerful. We recently welcomed Fast Co. into our Austin, TX office for a conversation on where we think this industry is headed, more »

Plug-in to the All-New Activity Feed

Plug-in to the All-New Activity Feed

Posted on January 15th, 2014 in Blog.

We are excited to introduce you to a feature our team has been working on for a while – the all-new Activity Feed. This new feature is designed to organize not only all of your activity, but also provide better insight into what your friends are doing within MapMyFitness. Available on the latest iOS mobile more »

I Found Myself in Running

I Found Myself in Running

Posted on January 15th, 2014 in Blog.

Today’s daily dose of inspiration comes from MapMyRun member, Miranda Antcliff. We agree that signing up for a local race is the easiest way to kickstart your training. Miranda Antcliff: “I have never regretted lacing up my tennis shoes” August 2012 was my first 5K at the age of 32 with no training! My daughter’s more »

Cycling for a Cause

Cycling for a Cause

Posted on January 14th, 2014 in Blog.

Our New Year, New You week continues with Tom Roepke’s story. We were inspired by Tom’s commitment to raising awareness for various causes, while committing to improving his own health. Do you want to share your story? E-mail community@mapmyfitnessinc.com and let us know what your 2014 goals are. Tom Roepke: “I found cycling as a more »

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