Health Tip: Put Down that Salt Shaker

Health Tip: Put Down that Salt Shaker

Posted on April 17th, 2013 in Blog.

The following post comes to you from our friends at dailyRX- a news network and leader in publishing health news for consumers and patients alike. Growing evidence shows cutting back on salt consumption reduces blood pressure and, in turn, the risk of stroke and heart disease. Two new studies show that a reduction in salt more »

Battle of the Cities WINNERS

Battle of the Cities WINNERS

Posted on April 11th, 2013 in Blog.

Is your city the fittest? In honor of World Health Day MapMyFitness hosted a global challenge to find the fittest cities. The Battle of the Cities contest encouraged users worldwide to log workouts for city points. The winners were chosen based on the percentage of increased activity over the weekend compared to the last 30 more »

Celebrate World Health Day & Win it for Your City!

Celebrate World Health Day & Win it for Your City!

Posted on April 5th, 2013 in Blog.

As you may know, World Health Day will be celebrated this year on April 7th. High blood pressure is this year’s theme – a priority area of public health concern in the world. Though it affects more than one in three adults worldwide, the risk of developing high blood pressure is both preventable and treatable more »

Connected Health: Trends in Fitness Tracking

Connected Health: Trends in Fitness Tracking

Posted on March 29th, 2013 in Blog.

By Kevin Callahan As 2013 rolls into the spring, this year has already proven to be chock-full of health and fitness sensors, wearables and devices for every quantified self-junkie. I think The Verge said it right, describing this year’s CES as the “Invasion of the body trackers.” Last year we were introduced to the Fitbit more »

New Health & Wellness Professions Will Emerge – But is the U.S. Ready?

New Health & Wellness Professions Will Emerge – But is the U.S. Ready?

Posted on February 19th, 2013 in Blog.

By Robin Thurston, CEO & Co-Founder – Follow me at @RobinJThurston or @MapMyRide Since I’ve returned from the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show, I’ve read dozens of articles written about connected health technology and the great impact the proliferation of related gadgets and applications may cause in our lives. Notably, Susan Young’s article, “Glut of Gadgets more »

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