Brooks Running Company & MapMyRun Launch Online Community

Brooks Running Company & MapMyRun Launch Online Community

Posted on July 16th, 2013 in Blog, News.

We are excited to announce today a new partnership with Brooks Running Company that will inspire, educate and connect runners. You can read the full press release below and learn how to get involved and connect with runners everywhere to Run Happy. —————————– Seattle – July 16, 2013 – For many, running is about more more »

Case Study: Walgreens Mobile Immersion Experience

Case Study: Walgreens Mobile Immersion Experience

Posted on July 15th, 2013 in Blog, News.

Walgreens saw an 8.5 engagement rate with users of the MapMyFitness mobile application for a recent campaign touting the drugstore chain’s new Balance Rewards loyalty program. Anyone who signs up for Balance Rewards can earn points for engaging in healthy activities such as walking or working out. Reaching MapMyFitness users enabled Walgreens to build awareness more »

Remember every step with MapMyRun iPhone® 4.6.6

Remember every step with MapMyRun iPhone® 4.6.6

Posted on July 12th, 2013 in Blog, News.

You might notice a few new features in our latest iPhone update. We’re providing fresh ways to document each run, and the features to share socially post-workout. Do you remember your run from earlier this year? Well, now you can with workout descriptions, improved social media sharing, and a new rating scale. Here’s what you more »

How to Pick the Perfect Shoe for Any Workout [INFOGRAPHIC]

How to Pick the Perfect Shoe for Any Workout [INFOGRAPHIC]

Posted on July 7th, 2013 in Blog, News.

Choosing the right pair of shoes for various types of exercise can be overwhelming. Our friends at Greatist have provided some helpful tips to make selecting the correct pair a bit easier. Questions? Tweet us at @mapmyfitness if you want to know what our favorites are. Get health and fitness tips at Greatist.com

Powering Your Data: How We Stay Connected

Powering Your Data: How We Stay Connected

Posted on July 3rd, 2013 in Blog, News.

The post below is written and contributed by Matt McClure, Vice President, Chief Architect at MapMyFitness. There’s no excuse for downtime. None. Especially now that the world has gone social and digital life is lived at an always-on, real-time pace. At MapMyFitness, we know this very well. We run the web’s largest social network of more »

5 Tips to Become a Morning Runner

5 Tips to Become a Morning Runner

Posted on June 24th, 2013 in Blog.

The MapMyFitness team loves the tips from PopSugar on how to become a morning runner. Weather aside, getting your workout done in the morning frees up your evening. Follow these tips to jump-start your day. Research your route: Apprehension about not knowing where to go on your morning jog can make it harder to get more »

Ride Your Tour: Tour de France

Ride Your Tour: Tour de France

Posted on June 24th, 2013 in Blog, News.

Just because you’re not a pro, just because you’re not in France, doesn’t mean you can’t compete. This summer, live your own Tour for the chance to win big with MapMyRide. Each ride you submit earns you one entry in our weekly prize drawing. You can also get exclusive Tour badges for hitting distance goals. more »

Snacks To Help You Stay Cool This Summer

Snacks To Help You Stay Cool This Summer

Posted on June 23rd, 2013 in Blog.

If you pay close attention, you will notice that your body is always seeking equilibrium. If you are dehydrated, your body begs for water. If you are stressed, your body desires sugar or alcohol. And if you are fatigued, your body craves caffeine or other stimulants. Seasons also instinctively alter your choices in foods and more »

MapMyFitness & Coca-Cola Take It To The Park

MapMyFitness & Coca-Cola Take It To The Park

Posted on June 22nd, 2013 in Blog, News.

This summer, Coca-Cola is issuing a challenge to all Americans: ‘Take It To The Park,” get active and vote to help your favorite park win a grant as part of the fourth-annual America Is Your Park campaign. The mission of this campaign is to highlight that being active is not only fun – it is more »

Cycling in Europe – Part 2

Cycling in Europe – Part 2

Posted on June 20th, 2013 in Blog.

Last week I outlined a few tips for planning your European cycling adventure. Below is more advice ranging from trip selection to gear and everything you may need along the way. Enjoy! Trip Selection for Easy Route Finding: If you don’t speak the local language for asking directions etc, you should first try a tour more »

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