fitness

Enflux, a smart body-tracking workout outfit, launches on Kickstarter

There’s a new body-tracking workout outfit that looks to compete with the likes of Athos and other workout-tracking sensors that’s launching on Kickstarter today. Enflux, a Y Combinator-ba

Samsung Touts Fitness, Privacy Smarts For Incoming Galaxy S7 Flagships

Not to be outdone on the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge leaks that were all over the Internets yesterday, Samsung has published an official launch website for its forthcoming pair of flagships -- which include

Fitness App Runkeeper To Be Acquired By Running Shoe Maker ASICS

Runkeeper is set to become the latest fitness startup to be acquired by a workout gear company. Jason Jacobs, the startup’s co-founder and chief executive officer, announced today that his company h

Misfit Debuts Spector, “Smart” Headphones That Double As A Fitness Tracker

Wearables maker Misfit, now owned by Fossil, is following up on yesterday’s news of Ray, a slimmer alternative to its flagship fitness tracker the Misfit Shine, with the launch of its first set

Passive Fitness Tracking App Human Comes To Android

Human has been quite popular on iOS, and Android users can now rejoice as the app is now available on the Play Store. As a reminder, Human is a passive app designed to help you stay healthy with a

Fitness Wearable And Coaching Startup GOQii Lands $13.4M Series A From NEA And Cheetah Mobile

Wearable fitness trackers are becoming increasingly popular, but a lot of them are quickly abandoned after the novelty of tracking exercise and sleep wears off. GOQii, however, believes it has landed

Nabi Compete Is A New Fitness Tracker Designed For Kids

Fuhu, the company that makes the nabi tablets for kids - the ones with you immediately recognize thanks to their thick, red bumper - is today expanding into the world of wearables with the debut of th

Fitbit CEO And True Ventures’ Jon Callaghan On The Big Fitness Opportunity

If you've ever glanced at your wrist and wondered why so many tech companies are vying for such a relatively small strip of flesh, chances are you're not thinking big enough. And you're definitely not

Is Your City Lazy? Human Knows

Activity apps are all the rage right now thanks in part to any number of smartwatches and bands you can wear, as well as Apple's HealthKit initiative. There's a lot of activity going on out there, and

Mumbai-Based Fitternity Raises $1M Seed Funding To Match Users With The Right Workouts

Fitternity, a discovery platform for workout classes and other fitness services based in Mumbai, has raised $1 million in seed funding led by Exfinity Venture Partners. The company’s search platf

Two Companies Are Adding “Smarts” To The Classic Jump Rope

With all the excitement around wearables and fitness trackers, it seems inevitable that something like this would occur: there are now two separate companies running Kickstarter campaigns aimed at imp

Under Armour Snatches Up Health And Fitness Trackers Endomondo And MyFitnessPal

Endomondo, a social fitness network and publisher of mobile apps that allow users to track their workouts and challenge friends, and health tracker MyFitnessPal have been acquired by athletic apparel

Miiya Kids’ Wearable Wants To Encourage Safe And Active Play

Meet Miiya: a kids wearable that's being designed to nudge kids to be more active, while also offering security features for parents to help alert them if their child has wandered too far away.

Taiwan Startup iFit Raises $3M Series A To Expand Into China And Southeast Asia

iFit, an online fitness and weight loss community based in Taiwan, has raised a $3 million Series A led by Cherubic Ventures, with investors including Yuan-jin Capital, Sino Strategy Group, Alan Chien

Atlas Wearables Raises Another Million For Its Smarter Fitness Tracker, Starts Shipping This Winter

Wearables are a crowded market, but in the fitness-tracking niche, many of the top devices today are still just glorified step trackers with fancier software and a few more bells and whistles. A compa

Vint Launches A Monthly Subscription Service Offering Unlimited On-Demand Fitness Training

Two months after bringing its fitness marketplace to San Francisco, Vint is introducing a new way for users to set up 1-on-1 workout sessions with trainers in the form of a $120 monthly subscription t

Fitness Tracker Moov Raises $3 Million For Its Wearable A.I. Coach

The crowdfunded fitness tracker Moov, built by former Apple engineer and HALO game designer Nikola Hu, Microsoft Research vets Meng Li (now Moov CEO) and Tony Yuan, has raised $3 million in new fundi

Bowflex Max Trainer M5 Review: Connected, Intense Exercise In A Relatively Compact Package

A blogger’s life is not the most active lifestyle possible for a human; tech bloggers probably get the most exercise walking to and from the post office to retrieve packages they missed at home

Misfit Launches An SDK For Its Sleep And Activity Tracking, Including Shine Enterprise Partners

Activity tracking and wellness startup Misfit continues to diversify its operation away from being a straightforward hardware play, with a new software development kit announced today. The Misfit Dev

The Tech Behind 50 Cent’s New SMS Audio Fitness Tracking Earbuds

50 Cent's SMS Audio is holding an event in NYC tonight, but the cat's out of the bag: the product to be unveiled is a new fitness tracking in-ear headset, which is entirely Intel inside – the techno
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