How to train your human, part II: Products that make habits last

In the first part´╗┐ of this series, we learned about designing products that use good triggers and motivators to get users like Joe to engage in healthy behaviors. Now, how can we ensure that these n

Weilos, The YC-Backed Weight Loss Startup, Has Been Acquired By Weight Watchers

Weilos, the startup that runs an online community for people interested in fitness and weight loss, has been acquired by Weight Watchers, TechCrunch has learned. According to a source, the purchase pr

YC-Backed Weight-Loss Startup Weilos Moves From Fitness Coaching To Weight-Loss Selfies

Weilos, a weight-less centric fitness startup that launched out of Y Combinator's Summer 2013 class last August, today launched a new version of its service. In its first incarnation, Weilos paired it

Y Combinator Summer 2013 Demo Day, Batch 2: Meet Meta, Lob, Amulyte, Weilos And More

Just as the wheels of time continue to turn, the 49 new startups out of Y Combinator continue to churn. Batch One is now behind us, and a new group of startups are taking the stage. As per usual, T

Weilos Wants To Pair You With An Online Weight Loss Coach Who Has Shed Pounds Themselves

A new startup currently participating in the Summer 2013 cohort of Y Combinator called Weilos wants to make weight loss attempts more sticky and more accountable by pairing those with weight loss goal