Why You Don’t Need a Fitbit to Get in Shape

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*+-One of the biggest advantages of having a smartwatch is for the fitness-tracking capabilities, but according to a new study, your smartphone is actually better at tracking your fitness activities. A new paper that was recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that most fitness-focused smartphone apps are just as accurate […]

Facebook Buys Moves App to Track Your Health & Fitness

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*+-Facebook is on the move yet again, as it has acquired the company behind the popular health and fitness tracking app Moves (see what I did there?).¬†Finnish company ProtoGeo Oy has been bought by Facebook, saying that it will help¬†build and improve its products and services. First off, Facebook says that it intends to keep […]

5 Best Running Apps for iPhone to Help You Get In Shape

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*+-Warm weather is upon us, and that usually means that millions of people are getting off the couch and heading outside for some good exercise. Your iPhone can be a great addition to your fitness tool bag, so hear are some of the best running apps you should check out if you’re wanting to get […]

Under Armour Getting Into Fitness Tracking with MapMyFitness Buyout

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*+-Under Armour has been a fixture in the athletic apparel industry for quite a while, but it looks like the company is dipping its toes into the fitness technology market, as it just acquired MapMyFitness, a company that has a number of activity-tracking apps for fitness buffs, including MapMyRun and MapMyRide for runners and cyclists, […]