Magellan Echo Smartwatch Now Available

Magellan Echo Smartwatch Now Available

Posted on December 12th, 2013 in Blog.

The Magellan Echo has been making waves this year. Announced earlier this summer, the Echo is now prepped and released for retailers across the U.S, Canada, and throughout Australia and New Zealand. In case you are unfamiliar with this new running watch, the Echo streams a display of your favorite fitness apps (including MapMyRun) while more »

Turkey Day Trotters [INFOGRAPHIC]

Turkey Day Trotters [INFOGRAPHIC]

Posted on November 28th, 2013 in Blog.

We all know that Thanksgiving is about food and family, but it’s also becoming one of the biggest days to run. Rising participation in turkey trots has propelled Thanksgiving Day to the top spot as the most popular holiday for road racing, according to Running USA, a nonprofit organization that tracks road racing trends. Before more »

Ambassador Tips: Holiday Workout Motivation

Ambassador Tips: Holiday Workout Motivation

Posted on November 22nd, 2013 in Blog.

By Jake Morse, Community Brand Ambassador Holiday spirit is everywhere this time of year. Motivation to keep training, on the other hand, isn’t so easy to come by.  With the combination of cross-country travel, the abundance of comfort foods and celebratory drinks, the holidays make sticking to any training plan a challenge.  To help you more »

Hit the Trails for Mind and Body Excellence

Hit the Trails for Mind and Body Excellence

Posted on November 20th, 2013 in Blog.

Guest post by Erik Stanley Trail running has so much to offer as seasons change, temperatures drop and nature reminds us that the world is always in flux. Hitting the trails is the ultimate way to experience the mind-body bliss running can bring, especially if you are looking to switch up your routine. As many more »

The Truth About Working Out Twice a Day

The Truth About Working Out Twice a Day

Posted on November 20th, 2013 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! You can also follow the author, Nicole McDermott, here. For the spring semester of my junior year, I packed up my yoga mat, P90X DVDs (and as many clothes as I could feasibly more »

Avoid These Hydration Hiccups

Avoid These Hydration Hiccups

Posted on November 19th, 2013 in Blog.

Guest post by Caleb Hulsey Exercise and hydration go hand in hand, like rice and beans at a good taco joint. Many athletes however could improve their recipe for greater success. Countless philosophies exist, but there are some basic principles to think about. Water is best. Yes, water is a must to maintain normal physiological more »

MapMyFitness to Become Part of Under Armour

MapMyFitness to Become Part of Under Armour

Posted on November 14th, 2013 in Blog.

By Robin Thurston, MapMyFitness Co-founder and CEO Today, we announced that MapMyFitness is being acquired by Under Armour. I’m so excited to share this news, because I firmly believe this partnership will further our efforts to create the most advanced and effective products for our community. When we started this company in 2006 as a more »

Android Update: Bluetooth Support

Android Update: Bluetooth Support

Posted on November 13th, 2013 in Blog.

Better late, than never! We are excited to announce our heart rate monitors are now compatible with Android devices running 4.3. Take your training to the next level with advanced Bluetooth® technology and turn your Android phone* into the ultimate fitness device. Wirelessly pair the strap with your favorite MapMyFitness app for real-time heart rate more »

Put to the Test: MapMyRun Sport Armband

Put to the Test: MapMyRun Sport Armband

Posted on November 1st, 2013 in Blog.

While we are a technology company at the end of the day, we have a soft spot in our hearts for fitness gadgets. Our team is constantly testing the latest fitness tracker, heart rate strap or bike mount on the market, so we can recommend a great product when you reach out for advice. A more »

Run the New York City Marathon

Run the New York City Marathon

Posted on November 1st, 2013 in Blog.

This Sunday more than 47,000 people will cross the finish line at the ING New York City Marathon. Two million spectators, along with a worldwide television audience of 315 million, will watch the largest one-day live sporting event in the world. We want to wish every runner good luck this weekend! This world-class event is more »

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