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  • MyFitnessPal Makes It Easier To Order Healthily At Restaurants

    MyFitnessPal Makes It Easier To Order Healthily At Restaurants

    I’m in Las Vegas for this whole week, which means two things. One, I hate myself. Two, I’m constantly out at restaurants, which makes it even harder than usual to eat healthily. MyFitnessPal, the popular nutrition and fitness app that was acquired by Under Armour last year, is unveiling a new feature today that should help. The app already allows you to log your meals at… Read More

  • Health And Fitness Tracker MyFitnessPal Targets Power Users With Its First Paid Product

    Health And Fitness Tracker MyFitnessPal Targets Power Users With Its First Paid Product

    MyFitnessPal, a popular health and fitness tracking app that was snatched up by athletic apparel maker Under Armour earlier this year for $475 million, is today making its first move to a paid model by introducing a premium tier to its service aimed at power users. In particular, paying users will be able to customize their MyFitnessPal dashboard in order to better track the types of… Read More

  • Under Armour Snatches Up Health And Fitness Trackers Endomondo And MyFitnessPal

    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 maker Under Armour, the company announced this afternoon. Endomondo was bought for a purchase price of $85 million and MyFitnessPal was bought for $475 million. Read More

  • MyFitnessPal Moves Into Asia With Localized Apps For China, Japan, And Korea

    MyFitnessPal Moves Into Asia With Localized Apps For China, Japan, And Korea

    MyFitnessPal, a nutrition and fitness startup that says it now has more than 50 million registered users, is announcing the last big piece in its international expansion. The company launched its first international apps back in June of last year, and this week, it released versions in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean. Co-founder Mike Lee told me that this brings the total to 14 languages. Read More

  • After Years Of Bootstrapping, MyFitnessPal Raises $18M Round From Kleiner Perkins And Accel

    After Years Of Bootstrapping, MyFitnessPal Raises $18M Round From Kleiner Perkins And Accel

    MyFitnessPal, a service that allows users to track their calories and share that information with friends, has raised $18 million in its first round of funding. This seems like one of those stories where a company goes years without raising any funding (MyFitnessPal launched in September 2005) before raising money from top-tier venture firms. The round was led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield… Read More

  • MyFitnessPal Makes International Push With Versions In French, German, Spanish, And Portuguese

    MyFitnessPal Makes International Push With Versions In French, German, Spanish, And Portuguese

    Popular exercise- and nutrition-tracking service MyFitnessPal is making its first significant effort to reach an international audience. Co-founder Mike Lee said that MyFitnessPal now has “well north of” 40 million registered users. That already includes users in other countries: “In absolute numbers it’s large, but … it’s just a small percentage of our… Read More

  • MyFitnessPal Adds UCSF Campus Food To Its Database As “Corporate Wellness” Partner

    MyFitnessPal Adds UCSF Campus Food To Its Database As “Corporate Wellness” Partner

    Exercise and nutrition tracking service, MyFitnessPal, has partnered with the Bay Area’s second largest employer, the University of California, San Francisco, for a healthy eating program aimed at positively influencing the lifestyle choices of its more than 25,000 employees, visitors, and patients. MyFitnessPal said it will be adding “much” of the food served on… Read More

  • MyFitnessPal Gets More Social With Facebook And Address Book Integration

    MyFitnessPal Gets More Social With Facebook And Address Book Integration

    MyFitnessPal, which allows users to track and share their exercise and nutrition, is rolling out an update that should make it easier to find your friends on the service. Connecting with friends was an important feature on MyFitnessPal before, but until now, you had to know their email address or user name. With this update, you can log in with Facebook and connect with your Facebook friends… Read More