UNHCR wants you to step up and be counted for refugees around the world in new campaign

UNHCR wants you to step up and be counted for refugees around the world in new campaign

Each day, war and conflict forces thousands of families to flee their homes. To reach safety, these refugees walk more than 1 billion cumulative miles across the globe each year. Matching this insight with the global fitness trend, the latest campaign from Hello Charlie, Great State, and the UN Refugee Agency encourages people to connect […]

CooTek Introduces a Daily Step Competition Program into its Step Tracker App

CooTek Introduces a Daily Step Competition Program into its Step Tracker App

CooTek, the developer of the popular pedometer app, Step Tracker, has introduced a new Daily 5,000 Steps Competition program into the app. With the integration of Daily 5,000 Steps Competition, Step Tracker is now an all-in-one platform where users can receive fitness-related content, interact with friends, and achieve personal fitness goals. The Daily 5,000 Steps […]

Fitbit links up with Google to provide doctors with health data

Fitbit links up with Google to provide doctors with health data

Google has agreed to join forces with Fitbit to work on digital health and wearables with plans to innovate the sector for people around the globe. The partnership will see Fitbit use Google’s recently created Cloud Healthcare API to connect its wearable devices to electronic medical records. Through the combination of Fitbit data and medical […]

Wahoo Fitness announces official partnership with JLT Condor

Wahoo Fitness announces official partnership with JLT Condor

Wahoo Fitness, the leader in connected fitness devices, has today announced its latest partnership for the 2018 professional road racing season with the addition of British UCI Continental team JLT Condor. During the 2018 and 2019 seasons, JLT Condor will use Wahoo’s game-changing ELEMNT BOLT GPS computer which was designed using CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics) […]

Nike teams up with Headspace for ‘mindful’ guided runs

Nike teams up with Headspace for ‘mindful’ guided runs

Nike has joined forces with meditation app Headspace to provide you with a different kind of audio-guided runs: one that works your body and calms your mind. You can now find the first three Headspace audio-guided “mindful” runs on Nike’s Run Club (NRC) app. Like the other guides on NRC, they feature coaches and athletes […]

Nike’s app is rewarding members for staying active

Nike’s app is rewarding members for staying active

Nike has begun rewarding its NikePlus members for the amount they workout, with rewards including exclusive products, access music playlists and subscriptions, guided meditation, and fitness classes. Rewards on offer come from Nike’s partners in the form of Apple Music, Headspace, and ClassPass. By completing workouts, NikePlus members can unlock curated Nike playlists on Apple […]

Samsung is teaching Bixby to count the calories in your food

Samsung is teaching Bixby to count the calories in your food

Samsung has made it clear that it wants to get its Bixby virtual assistant on nearly every product it makes, but it hasn’t forgotten about the AI’s smartphone roots. To that end, the company dedicated a corner of its cavernous CES booth to a surprising new Bixby feature: the ability to identify your food and […]

Aaptiv workout app launches on Apple Watch

Aaptiv workout app launches on Apple Watch

Audio fitness app Aaptiv has announced an Apple Watch integration. Aaptiv provides unlimited access to more than 2,500 audio-based fitness classes, programs, and challenges created by expert trainers. The app has garnered more than 200,000 paying members over the past two and a half years. Subscription to the app costs $14.99 (£11.99) a month on […]