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Fad diets never worked for me, but a fitness app helped me lose 28 pounds in four months

Fitness apps can help you facilitate a healthy life. Chelsea Greenwood details how the MyFitnessPal app helped her lose 28 pounds in four months.

Sports scientists say this free fitness app is one of the best to help you get stronger — here’s what it’s like

Nike's training app is particularly good for strength training. Researchers have said the individual workouts and the multiweek training programs are especially effective.

8 free fitness apps that can help you get in shape — and what they’re best for

If you're looking for a free fitness app that provides a good overall workout or can help you build up aerobic endurance, strength, or flexibility, here's what research indicates are the best choices.
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Dick Costolo explains why he shut down his fitness startup after 8 months: ‘We were up against hard-wired human behavior’

The former Twitter CEO says his app was in conflict with a deep-seated human psychological phenomenon known as "abstinence violation effect."
POPiN launched in August.

This startup wants to solve 2 major problems with the gym business

The fitness app POPiN allows users to pay by the minute at eight participating gyms in Manhattan and Brooklyn.
We think POPiN could change the way people exercise.

I tried a new fitness app that charges you for every minute you spend at the gym — here’s what it’s like to use

We tried the new fitness app POPiN and think it could be very useful for people who don't want to pay for pricey gym memberships or day passes.

The founder and CEO of ClassPass is swapping roles with an investor who helped build the company

ClassPass founder Payal Kadakia is leaving her role as CEO to become executive chairman at the fitness startup.

These 12 health products actually changed our lives in 2016

These items shifted our view of some pretty important things — from what motivates us to be more active to the way we approach psychological wellbeing.

How the son of a McDonald’s manager built a franchise company that generates $1 billion in revenue

Anytime Fitness is one of the fastest-growing franchise companies of all time, and its new app combines fitness workouts with a affordable personal training.

My Fitness Pal now lets you book workout classes directly from the app

Under Armour's My Fitness Pal partners up with Mindbody, allowing users to book fitness classes through the app.