We’re excited to announce that we’ve completely revamped our app for Windows 8 phones and we’re ready to show it off! We’ve made several key changes that will make it easier for you to get the most out of your MyFitnessPal app.
This release includes all the newest features members love on iOS and Android, like international language support, plus more:
- Voice commands. One of our tastiest features yet: add to your diary using nothing more than your voice! Simply press and hold the Windows button and easily add food, exercise, measurements and more to your MyFitnessPal profile. Commands like “Open MyFitnessPal and record my breakfast” will prompt the phone to ask you “What did you eat?” It’s as easy as that!
- Push notifications. Stay up to speed and in the loop. Get alerts when your friends are giving you support, send comments to one another’s profiles and news feeds, etc. and get alerted with a simple push notification.
- Type-ahead searching. Search and log faster and easier than ever. Eating leftovers today? Just start typing the first few letters and watch your list filter to show you exactly what you’re looking for in real-time, as you type. If you keep a lot of foods within your personal list but find yourself looking for frequent eats, this will help you cut down on the searching.
So make a date and download the update!
The MyFitnessPal Team
Check out a great new app aimed at increasing your core strength from our friends at Runtastic.
Everyone wants a strong, toned midsection–but getting a ripped midriff takes hard work and dedication. Let’s be honest though, some of us need to be pushed to get down on the ground and do those crunches. The new Runtastic Six Pack app for Android and iOS can provide you an easy-to-execute plan that will keep you focused and help you get the defined stomach and core strength you’ve always wanted.
Fitness is not one size fits all, and your workouts shouldn’t be either. The Runtastic Six Pack offers three levels of sports science training, with routines and customizable workouts that you create.
Follow the lead of male and female avatars that will guide you through over 50 intense, HD video workouts. With customizable music packs to match your mood or intensity, a 10-week workout plan, and 60+ daily tips, this app will keep you engaged and energized.
The app now automatically syncs activity to your MyFitnessPal profile, so you never miss logging an exercise. And when you feel like it, you can share your workout accomplishments, photos and tips on Facebook, Twitter, and Runtastic.com!
Some of their exercises include:
- Classic sit-ups
- Cross-body crunch
- Oblique crunch
- Mountain climbers
- Hip drops
- Leg raises
- Core twist
- Side bridge
- Numerous sit up variations, & many more!
The Runtastic Six Pack app is perfect for health & fitness junkies, busy stay-at-home moms, business travelers, and everyone else who wants a stronger and more toned midsection.
Define yourself. Or more specifically, your abs. Anytime. Anywhere. On any device. Then sync your ab work to your MyFitnessPal profile.
Learn more about Runtastic Six Pack for Android, iOS or download it from our app gallery!
This unique app uses data science to help women track their fertility window.
Please join us in welcoming our newest partner – Glow! Glow is a health care data science company that recently launched their first mobile app, one which uses personal data to help women gain better insight and control over their reproductive health. The Glow app, available globally on the iPhone, helps women track their ovulation data.
Diet and exercise are key factors when trying to conceive, and studies have also shown that Body Mass Index (BMI) is a very important factor as well. The good news is that BMI is trackable in MyFitnessPal, and that your MyFitnessPal info now syncs with the Glow app. Users can log into their Glow account with their MyFitnessPal credentials and automatically port over their MyFitnessPal data. Armed with this info, Glow can then get to work!
The app leverages data science to better inform users and their partners of their ‘fertility window’ with personalized information, statistics, and recommendations. Glow uses data science from some of the best doctors and medical teams in fertility, including Shady Grove Fertility in Washington D.C. and Pacific Fertility Center of San Francisco, California.
Through the Glow app, U.S.-based users can also access Glow First™, the world’s first and only fertility funding community. Glow First is a non-profit program that helps make fertility treatment affordable by letting you “pool” your risk with a large group of healthy couples. Learn more about Glow First now.
Interested in finding out more about the Glow app and linking it with your MyFitnessPal account? Check them out on our app page.
Go from couch-sitting to 5K-running in 8 weeks with C25K from our newest partner, Zen Labs.
Available on both iPhone and Android, C25K is a training program designed for people new to running and takes the intimidation factor right out of the prospect of running your first event. The app guides you through an 8-week workout plan, alternating between walking and running, until you build enough strength and stamina to run the streets of your town. C25K will coach you to work out 3 times a week, ideally with breaks in-between running days, for 30-40 minutes per session.
And now, C25K integrates with MyFitnessPal, so all of your exercises and calories burned sync straight to your profile.
C25K is custom-built for anyone who wants to start running but isn’t sure exactly how, and those who dream of finishing a short race but don’t have a ton of time to devote to the endeavor. It’s also perfect for anyone recovering from an injury or coming back to running after a break. If you are a seasoned runner who has been sidelined for a while, C25K is a great tool to gradually get you back on the fast track without going too hard, too soon.
Check out C25K in our App Gallery, or learn more about it here.
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MyFitnessPal members can be some of the first to purchase and experience Goji Play, an interactive fitness solution conceived by the creators of Guitar Hero. Goji Play enhances the cardio workout experience by combining wireless game controllers with interactive games for tablets and smart phones, and it seamlessly links your exercise data to your MyFitnessPal profile.
Limited-run app is available exclusively to MyFitnessPal members from our newest partner, Blue Goji
MyFitnessPal members who snag Goji Play will get early access to new games, leader board prize competitions, a MyFitnessPal badge for your user profile, an opportunity to provide personal product feedback to the Blue Goji team, and new hardware designs.
The Goji Play interactive fitness solution includes a pair of small wireless game controllers that attach to most pieces of cardio equipment, as well as an Activity Sensor which enables you to measure activity such as distance and calories.
Eight games are available on the Apple App Store at launch, each of which is designed to enhance the workout experience. Some even incorporate movement into the game play. New titles will be added regularly, so keep checking.
Also handy is the Goji Play fitness companion app, available for free from the Apple App Store. This allows you to set and track fitness goals, launch and discover games, connect with others, and more.
Goji Play can be used on an iPad 3 or above, an iPhone 4s or above, an iPad Mini, or an iPod Touch 5th generation or above. You’ll need an Internet connection and a cardio-based exercise machine like a stationary bike, elliptical machine, treadmill, or stepper.
Get Goji Play here!