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Featured Partner: RunKeeper - Helping millions reach their ultimate wellness goals

Based on popular demand, MyFitnessPal is now integrated with RunKeeper. RunKeeper turns your phone into a personal trainer in your pocket, using its built-in location technology to track your workouts and keep you motivated.

With this new integration, you will be able to track your fitness activity on RunKeeper and push that information directly to your MyFitnessPal account. By compiling all of your nutrition and fitness data in one place, MyFitnessPal enables you to easily understand your daily activity and see its impact on both your calorie budget and on your overarching health goals. You will also be able to see the total calories and weight you've logged with MyFitnessPal in your RunKeeper activity feed.


Starting today, RunKeeper's MyFitnessPal integration is available on iOS, Android, and the web. To connect your accounts, visit the MyFitnessPal App Gallery and get started.

And thank you for your continued feedback! We are constantly looking for ways to make logging and tracking your nutrition and exercise even easier, so please keep the comments coming.

MyFitnessPal is now available in French, German, Spanish, and Brazilian Portuguese

Today, we're thrilled to launch MyFitnessPal in 4 new languages: French, German, Spanish, and Brazilian Portuguese! As part of this launch, we now offer:

  • Units of your choosing – Members can take advantage of local units of measure, including:
    • weight (kilograms, stone)
    • height (meters)
    • distances logged (kilometers)
    • units of energy (kilojoules)
  • A bigger, international database of foods to which you have easy access – MyFitnessPal's existing database of local food items continues to grow, allowing members to easily track all major nutrients including calories/kilojoules, fat, protein, carbs, sugar, fiber, and cholesterol.
  • Community support – MyFitnessPal also offers localized Message Boards and Groups to help members in Europe and South America get the most out of our service.
MyFitnessPal diary in French
Food details page in German
Friends page in Spanish
MyFitnessPal home in Portuguese
MyFitnessPal is available today in French, German, Spanish, and Brazilian Portuguese on iPhone, Android, and the web and is coming soon for iPad.

Let us know what you think!

Cordialement – Viele Grüße – Saludos – Saudações,
The MyFitnessPal team


PS – we are actively recruiting volunteers to help us translate our frequently asked questions. If you, or someone you know, is interested in volunteering, please visit this group.

Android Update - Version 2.7 is Available

Introducing Redesigned Android App, Rebuilt With Users in Mind


Hooray! We’re excited to announce that a new version of our Android app is now available for download. This release features a fresh facelift and sought-after features like:

  • Improved navigation — We'd like to introduce you to our new sliding menu, which makes it easier than ever to access a variety of features. Now that the menu is vertical, you can more readily find the features you care about. For example, Messages are now available in the navigation, and Reminders are even more accessible than they were before.

  • More consistent user interface — We've been hard at work to ensure that MyFitnessPal provides an experience that meets and exceeds your expectations. For instance, the main action button is always in the top right corner of the screen now, instead of at the bottom next to the ad. And using your phone's menu button, you can immediately get back to the home screen, regardless of your current location in the app.

    BEFORE: ACTION BUTTON
    AFTER: ACTION BUTTON
  • Cleaner screen structure — Finally, we've tried to make the user interface as clean as possible, so you can scan information and digest data more easily on the go. Graphs are now easier to see and understand, and the barcode scanner stands out much more clearly.

    BEFORE: GRAPHS
    AFTER: GRAPHS


    BEFORE: BARCODE SCANNER
    AFTER: BARCODE SCANNER

With all these enhancements in mind, we encourage you to upgrade as soon as you have a moment! And if you run into any issues, please just let us know and we’ll investigate ASAP.

Best,

Mike, Al, and the MFP team

Coming soon! Updates to the Android App

You've been asking, and we’ve listened. We’re excited to announce that a new version of our Android app will be available in a matter of days. Get ready for a host of new updates, all of which means a better experience for you!

  • Improved navigation
  • More consistent user interface
  • Cleaner screen structure – Some of our beta testers have even called it "streamlined," "fluid," and "classy," but we'll let you be the judge of that
To gain access to the new version of MyFitnessPal's Android app, we encourage you to upgrade as soon as the release becomes available to you. We will keep you posted once it goes live!

Cheers,
The MyFitnessPal team

Featured Partner: iHealth - Automatically log your weight to stay on track with your fitness goals!

Manually logging your weight every day or every week can be a pain. Fortunately, MyFitnessPal has partnered with iHealth, which designs innovative, mobile personal healthcare products. With this partnership, both of the iHealth scales now sync your weight data automatically and wirelessly with your MyFitnessPal account - so you don't have to.

The iHealth Wireless Scale uses Bluetooth technology to instantly measure, save, and track your weight. This scale is lightweight, can be used offline, and supports multiple users so the whole family can use it. The iHealth Wireless Scale saves you time by syncing your weight directly into your MyFitnessPal diary. It retails for only $69.95 and can be purchased here.




The iHealth Wireless Body Analysis Scale offers a more in-depth view of your overall health. It measures and tracks multiple characteristics of your body composition: weight, body fat, lean mass, muscle mass, bone mass, body water, body mass index, and visceral fat rating. The scale can keep track of up to 20 individuals. It costs $109.95 and can be bought here.




All ready to sync your iHealth scale with your MyFitnessPal account? Get started now!

Featured Partner: Runtastic - Use One Log In to Link All of Your Apps

Great news, MyFitnessPal and Runtasic users! MyFitnessPal now supports data sharing with even more Runtastic apps. The best part? You only have to remember one login to be able to access them all!

Back in October, MyFitnessPal connected with the original Runtastic app and the Runtastic Pedometer app; and now you can link any of their apps in the Fitness Apps Collection through the main Runtastic page! All apps are available on both iOS and Android, except where noted.

Not sure which app you want? Check out the descriptions below:

Runtastic (Pro and Lite versions): Track your runs and activities, improve your performance, and receive live cheering during your workouts to stay motivated!

Pedometer (Pro and Lite versions): The pedometer that works anywhere on your body - download it now! No configuration needed — just push a button and start walking.

Runtastic Wintersport (Pro and Lite versions): It's your perfect partner for all kinds of winter sports. Stay fit during the coldest time of the year and keep off those pesky holiday pounds.

Cyctastic: Your personal sports and health assistant for all kinds of exercises, including cycling, mountain biking, and running.

Walktastic: It doesn’t matter if you are walking for exercise, hiking, or simply strolling along with friends — keep track of your improvement and progress further.

Runtastic Push-Ups (Pro and Lite versions): Your personal push-up trainer, which helps you build the strength to complete 100 push-ups within 8 weeks. Android availability coming in May.

Runtastic Sit-Ups (Pro and Lite versions): Use your phone to count your progress, flatten your stomach, and coax those ab muscles into showing! Android availability coming in May.

Runtastic Squats (Pro and Lite versions): The app is your personal trainer that monitors and records your squat workouts as you go. Android availability coming in May.

Runtastic Pullups (Pro and Lite versions): Use an easy to follow scientific sports training plan that helps you build strength and see constant improvement. Android availability coming in May.

Runtastic Mountain Bike (Pro and Lite versions): Track your rides, races, and training workouts with your iPhone turned cycling computer!

Runtastic Road Bike (Pro and Lite versions): Leverage the same functionality as Runtastic mountain bike and even compete with your friends!

Excited to link your MyFitnessPal account to all of your Runtastic apps? Go here to get started. And remember: since all the apps share the same login, you only have to link once to sync them all!

Featured Partner: Zumba Fitness - Move to a New Beat

We are thrilled to announce another new partnership—this time, with Zumba Fitness, an effective, Latin-inspired dance fitness party. We’ve heard your requests, and you can now track the calories you’ve burned in your latest Zumba class through MyFitnessPal. Simply log into MyFitnessPal, visit your diary, add "Zumba" to your exercise list, and voila! Your Zumba calories will be added to your Daily Summary, increasing your Net Calories for the day. So be sure to log into MyFitnessPal to track your Zumba calorie burn, and take another step closer to good health and happiness.




PS – Zumba Fitness recently launched The Great Calorie Drive, through which it will donate the calories you shake off in a Zumba class to the United Nations World Food Programme and Feeding America to help end global hunger. It runs from now until June 30th, so start "donating" today!

Android Beta Test — Looking for Volunteers

We've heard a lot of requests for updates to the Android app, and we’ve been hard at work to accommodate those requests. Now, we’re looking for a limited group of avid MyFitnessPal Android users to try out the Beta version of our latest Android app and share their experiences with us.

What's in it for me?
This is a unique opportunity for you to gain priority access to the newest version of MyFitnessPal before it becomes publicly available. You will also play a critical role in shaping the development of our Android app and ensuring that it meets your needs and the needs of your fellow members.

What do I need to do to sign up for the beta test?
All you need to do is fill out this form; we’ll take it from there. This is a limited beta test, and there is a chance you won’t be selected. With that said, we will do our best to give priority to those who respond first. And for those of you who don’t get selected, please don’t be disappointed. You can rest assured that this is coming soon to a phone near you!

Is there anything else I should know?
Anyone with an Android device can apply, but if you are accepted, please be prepared to answer a few questions about your experience with the app (i.e. give us your opinion about the application, and let us know of any bugs/crashes that you encounter).

So go ahead and sign up today. We’ve got some exciting changes in store for you, and we’re eager to hear what you think.

We look forward to working with you!

- The MyFitnessPal team

Featured Partner: UP by Jawbone™ - Learn Things About Yourself You Never Knew Before

Based on popular demand, MyFitnessPal is now integrated with UP by Jawbone. UP® is a wristband and app system that helps you understand how you sleep, move, eat, and feel, and how each of those activities affects the others.

With this new integration, you will be able to push all of your UP activity data—and the associated caloric burn—directly to your MyFitnessPal account. By collecting all this information in one place, MyFitnessPal allows you to better understand your daily activity and how that relates to your health goals. You will also be able to see each meal you’ve logged with MyFitnessPal in the UP app feed, with its associated nutritional data.




Starting today, UP's MyFitnessPal integration is available on iPhone and coming soon for Android. If you're raring to link your Jawbone account to MyFitnessPal to create a more complete picture of your personal health, visit the MyFitnessPal (or the Jawbone) App Gallery on your iPhone and get started. And if you don’t yet own an UP, visit Jawbone’s website and use the code MFPSHIP to get free shipping.

Thank you all for your continued feedback and requests! We are constantly looking for ways to simplify the process of tracking your nutrition and exercise for you, so please keep them coming.

Featured Partner: Fitbug - Easily track your activity with this pocket sized personal coach!

We're happy to announce our new partnership with the Fitbug Air smart pedometer, which pairs with Fitbug's online health and wellness coach to help you make realistic health choices to improve your lifestyle. The Air syncs with your phone or tablet via Bluetooth and provides you with personalized weekly activity and nutrition targets, with real-time feedback and encouragement. Air currently syncs with iOS; Android is coming soon.




With the new integration between MyFitnessPal and the Fitbug Air pedometer, users will be able to push their up-to-date activity data - such as the number of steps taken, distance walked and calories burned—directly to their MyFitnessPal account. Together MyFitnessPal and Fitbug will give you a clearer picture of your overall health and habits, allowing Fitbug's adaptive coaching to provide more personalized feedback and motivational support.

Fitbug offers two pricing options: $59.99, including 12 months of coaching membership or $29.99, including first month’s coaching followed by $3.99 per month.

In the near future, MyFitnessPal will also integrate with the Fitbug Wow, their Bluetooth Smart scale, which instantly uploads your weight and blood pressure to your phone or tablet. With the MyFitnessPal and Fitbug partnership, all of your fitness and nutrition stats can be found in one place.

Interested in subscribing for the Fitbug app to start wirelessly recording your data and receiving real time advice and support? Click here. If you are all set to sync your Fitbug Air (and soon the Wow scale) with your MyFitnessPal account then head here and get started!
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