Nike’s new Fuelband SE adds new colors, sleep tracking

The iPhone 5C isn’t the only new gadget available in an array of colors. Nike just unveiled its second-generation Nike+ Fuelband, dubbed the Fuelband SE. The new fitness trackers, which record your steps and award “Fuel” points based on activity level, now come with red, pink or yellow accents. You can now track sleep, matching… Read More


Nike Accelerator Spotlight: Nextstep.io teaches you about yourself with exercise data

Editor’s note: Nike Accelerator Spotlight takes a look at the ten startups participating in the Nike+ Accelerator, a three-month startup program based in Portland, Ore. and put on by Nike and TechStars. GeekWire is featuring each company leading up to the June 10 demo day. Check out past Spotlights below.  There are countless fitness activity trackers available… Read More


Exercise giant Precor debuts app to help reach fitness goals

In yet another fitness-related app to hit the market, Woodinville, Wash.-based fitness manufacturer Precor just debuted its own iOS app that’s designed to work both with Precor equipment, as well as outside the gym. Preva allows you to set weekly goals, track your exercise progress and achieve reward badges, all with the information stored in the cloud…. Read More


EveryMove partners with popular Endomondo sports tracker app

EveryMove, a Seattle-based startup that lets users track their healthy habits and rewards them with gift cards and reduced health-care premiums, has partnered with the popular sports tracking app Endomondo. As a result of the deal, EveryMove users can earn points from workouts tracked on Endomondo. In a blog post, the company wrote that it saw high demand… Read More


Here comes Cody, another fitness-oriented app

Based on how much brain power is going into creating health and fitness technologies, you’d be surprised that there’s an obesity problem in this country. Nearly every week we come across a new application in the health, fitness and wellness arena. This week, for example, we’ve already written about Mindbloom’s Proof which allows users to set… Read More


A mayor, CEO and bachelor forming teams to raise health awareness with EveryMove

EveryMove wants to help people get healthy and is hoping that three well-known Seattleites will help drive interest to its fitness-focused platform. EveryMove, a Seattle-area startup that lets users track their healthy habits and rewards them with gift cards and reduced health-care premiums, is putting on a 2013 Resolution Team Challenge to encourage team-based healthy initiatives…. Read More


Rewind: EveryMove’s ‘mileage program’ for your health

Our guest this past weekend on the GeekWire Podcast was Russell Benaroya, the CEO of EveryMove, a Seattle-area startup that lets users track their exercise and other healthy habits either manually or using gadgets such as high-tech pedometers. Rewards for participants include everything from gift cards to reduced health-care premiums. Russell tried to win over John… Read More


Earn a chance to win $1M just for getting in shape: That’s the promise of KardioFit

I never thought playing the lottery would help improve one’s physical fitness. But that’s the idea behind KardioFit, a Bellevue startup that’s announcing $500,000 in financing today from angels including former SurveyMonkey CEO Ryan Finley and former UnitedHealth Group exec John Blank. The company has designed a method by which employees or individuals can be entered… Read More

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Former Expedia execs unveil Fitropolis, a guide for gym rats

Maybe it’s because of the growing obesity problem in the U.S. Or, perhaps, cubicle-bound techies just want to spend their free time thinking about ways to get healthier. Whatever the reason, I’ve seen a huge boom in startup ideas in what’s best described as the “health 2.0″ space this year. On Monday, for example, I… Read More

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Startup Spotlight: Earn rewards for exercising with Earndit

Sometimes it can be a little tough to motivate yourself to go for a jog, paddle or bike ride. That’s where Earndit steps in. The 16-month-old startup, led by Harry Kautzman II and Andres Moran, integrates with exercising applications and creates an award system for users. Just this month, the startup rolled out a new feature… Read More