Fitness apps

Get Training Tips from the Pros with NBA’s Fitness App

The National Basketball Association (NBA) now has it's own exercise and training app called NBA Fit, thanks to a hand from Under Armour. The pro basketball league’s new app is a social fitness experience designed to teach, motivate, and challenge basketball fans everywhere. According to the NBA, the app combines Under Armour's Connected Fitness platform with fitness tips and videos...

Some Fitness Apps Deemed Inaccurate vs Pedometers: U of Toronto Study

The most commonly downloaded smartphone apps aren't reliable for fitness tracking, according to a recent study of pedometer applications run by the University of Toronto researchers. Led by Guy Faulkner, a professor of kinesiology and physical education, and Krystn Orr, the researchers compared pedometer apps Runtastic, Moves, and Accupedo. Their purpose was to see whether...