With 1 in 3 Americans qualifying as obese and Americans accounting for 34% of the world’s weight but only 6% of its population, it’s encouraging to know that fitness tracking app Endomondo tripled its user base in the past year, reaching the 10 million user mark.
RunKeeper, a small startup that makes a run- and workout-tracking platform, has raised an impressive $10 million second round of funding.
What fun is sweating through a tough workout if there’s nobody around to be impressed by it? Endomondo is a mobile fitness-tracking application that not only tracks your workouts, but also shares that information with like-minded fitness buffs for motivation.
Mobile fitness tracking application Endomondo launched additional features geared toward making a social network for cardio training today and announced that it has raised $800,000 in a seed funding round at the CTIA Wireless 2011 conference in Orlando, Fla.
There was a time when going out for a run meant putting on some sneakers and leaving for a jog around the park. But if you need any indication of how far we’ve come, take a look at Nike’s latest Nike+ GPS app for the iPhone, released today on Apple’s App Store.