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July 15, 2018
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How to share workouts from Apple’s Activity app to other fitness services

While the Apple Watch Workout app is a really great app, you might be hesitant to use it to track your workouts if you have a long history with another ecosystem. I’ve been using Runkeeper since 2010, so I don’t … Continue reading

May 4, 2018
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Apple’s GymKit reaches Canada with Life Fitness machine support

Apple’s rollout of GymKit continued this week with the launch of compatible machines at an Equinox facility in Toronto, Canada, the first club in the country to receive support for the Apple Watch syncing technology. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

March 21, 2018
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Apple’s GymKit arrives in Hong Kong and Japan with Life Fitness integration

Apple’s slow GymKit rollout continued this month with new integrations in Hong Kong and Japan, where Apple Watch users can now share workout data with cardio equipment made by Life Fitness. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

December 31, 2017
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Tracking fitness goals in the New Year with iPhone and Apple Watch

No matter your goals, staying focused on a fitness regimen doesn’t have to be a daunting task. Luckily, Apple’s App Store has just the apps that can help you hit your fitness goals. Armed with an iPhone in hand or … Continue reading

November 24, 2017
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Surviving Thanksgiving: Fight to keep those extra pounds off with these fitness apps

Gorging on turkey and pie may feel good at the time, but overindulgence may turn the traditional Thanksgiving dinner into the traditional Thanksgiving pounds. Instead of waiting until January and making a new year’s resolution that will inevitably be forgotten … Continue reading

August 3, 2017
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Fitbit says it plans to unveil ‘the best health and fitness’ smartwatch later this year

While several wearable companies have exited the market recently, Fitbit is still working on its new smartwatch. According to CEO James Park, the company hopes to release the accessory “ahead of the holiday season.” Park made the announcement in Fitbit’s … Continue reading

April 24, 2017
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On its 2nd anniversary, Apple Watch settling into role as fitness & notification wearable with Siri, Apple Pay

Originally pitched as a multitude of things, including an intimate communication tool and new frontier for mobile apps, the Apple Watch has been refined and simplified in the years since its debut, focusing on what Apple has determined to be … Continue reading

February 6, 2017
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With Apple Watch prices falling and Jawbone’s exit, is there still a market for dedicated fitness trackers? [Poll]

Earlier today, we reported that Jawbone was exiting the consumer hardware market in favor of selling health products and services directly to businesses. Furthermore, 9to5Toys shared an Apple Watch deal today that pushed the price of a Series 1 model down … Continue reading

September 6, 2016
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Bragi launches cheaper $149 cord-free earbuds sans fitness sensors & storage ahead of iPhone 7

As previously teased, headphone maker Bragi today announced a new cheaper set of cord-free, truly wireless earbuds ahead of Apple’s iPhone 7 & Apple Watch 2 event on Sept. 7 this week. more… Filed under: Apple 9to5Mac

August 18, 2016
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Apple Watch 2 With GPS for Improved Navigation, Fitness Tracking Coming This Fall

Apple plans to announce new Apple Watch models this fall with improved health tracking and GPS chips, according to a new Bloomberg report that confirms previous rumors we’ve heard about the Apple Watch 2. The upcoming Apple Watch 2 will … Continue reading

January 2, 2016
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iPhone fitness apps to help you keep that New Year’s resolution

Getting fit is ultimately about time, effort, and determination — you can do it without any technology — but there are a number of iOS apps out there that can help keep you on track past that critical first month. … Continue reading

August 8, 2015
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Apple’s Jay Blahnik outlines Apple Watch health and fitness strategy, future device features in interview

In an interview published this week, Jay Blahnik, Apple’s director of Fitness and Health Technologies, spoke at length about Apple Watch hardware and software, explaining how the device came into being, it’s merits as a fitness monitor and where he … Continue reading

August 5, 2015
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Apple fitness head Jay Blahnik to host Q&A session and 5K fun run at Chicago Apple Store

Jay Blahnik, one of the lead directors behind the health and fitness features in iOS 8 and Apple Watch, is this month continuing his tour around the globe discussing his thoughts on health and fitness. Tomorrow, August 5th, Blahnik will host … Continue reading

July 28, 2015
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Apple Watch ‘Apps at a tap’ ads focus on travel, fitness and music apps

Apple on Monday released three new Apple Watch spots done up in the usual "poppy" style introduced with the first Watch ads, this time highlighting third-party travel, fitness and music apps. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

May 4, 2015
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How to calibrate Apple Watch to improve accuracy of calorie, distance, & other fitness data

Apple takes user submitted data for age, height, gender and weight to help it calculate the different data points it provides for workouts and activities, but there is also a way to calibrate Apple Watch to improve the accuracy of … Continue reading