Tag Archive: Fitness


Jump-start those New Years resolutions and save with these cool fitness accessories [Deals]

If you are like most, you’ve made a New Years resolution to get in shape. Cult of Mac Deals wants to help you achieve your best results. Today we highlight deals that can help you attain your fitness goals. Read on…Read more ›

Why I love Microsoft’s fitness band, and what it means for the Apple Watch

I’m really digging the Microsoft Band. I’ve worn various fitness trackers for a couple of years now, starting with the original Jawbone UP and most recently the new Fitbit Charge. I’ve had mixed results with them, and none have became…Read more ›

Jawbone’s UP Move is the best entry-level fitness tracker yet

One of the great things about the world of fitness trackers post-Apple Watch (or, at least, post-Apple Watch announcement) is that we’re seeing how different companies are trying to insure themselves against Cupertino’s high-end luxury lifestyle tracker. Jawbone recently answered…Read more ›

Steve Wozniak calls Apple Watch a ‘luxury fitness band,’ says bigger iPhones are 3 years late

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has long been an unabashed believer that Cupertino should release a bigger iPhone. Around the time of the iPhone 5, he said Apple should have released two different models, one “regular” and one jumbo-size, to better…Read more ›

iTunes highlights HealthKit-ready fitness, nutrition, and medical apps

Like a person with a new gym membership, Apple’s been on a health kick all year. First we had the announcement of HealthKit at WWDC, then a fitness-oriented iPhone 5s ad in June, followed by Apple’s entry into the fitness-tracking market…Read more ›

CARROT Fit’s new punishments make for an hilariously cruel fitness app

With both iOS 8 and the iPhone 6 family of devices finally out, developer Brian Mueller has released an upgrade for his excellent CARROT Fit app, adding “a shiny new update to go with your shiny new operating system.” For those…Read more ›

Update: HealthKit bug forces Apple to pull fitness apps

A bug in HealthKit caused Apple to pull several fitness apps from its App Store Wednesday morning, just as the company was rolling out its long-awaited iOS 8 update. Apple said the problem could keep apps compatible with HealthKit, a…Read more ›

Get buns of steel with these super fitness apps

Our iPhones are known to help make our everyday activities easier and when it comes to fitness, it’s no different. Getting up and exercising is difficult, but downloading applications to help you along your fitness journey definitely isn’t. In today’s…Read more ›

Ruh-roh: Your smart food scale and fitness tracker are talking to each other

This may be the last time you feel good about walking half a mile to get a cronut: a calorie-counting food scale and fitness tracker are on to you. Smart food scale Prep Pad now synchs with Jawbone Up, keeping…Read more ›

Fitlist fitness tracker adds progress graphs and workout-sharing options

If the idea of using your iOS device to help track your fitness appeals to you, it’s worth checking out the newly-updated Fitlist app. Since one of the best things about the new wave of fitness trackers is the ability…Read more ›