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MapMyFitness: tracking your training and routes
  1. Edward Michael Caplan
  1. Correspondence to Edward Michael Caplan, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Bristol, Senate House, Tyndall Avenue, Bristol BS8 1TH, UK; tmcaplan{at}gmail.com

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Mobile app

MapMyFitness (figure 1).

Figure 1

MapMyFitness mobile interface.

Category

Health and Fitness.

Platform

Apple (iOS 8.0 or later), Android (V.4.0.3 or later).

Cost

Free for standard version; Premium (MVP) version for £4.49/month or £22.99/year.

About the app

MapMyFitness is one of the fitness-related apps owned by Under Armour (which include MyFitnessPal, MapMyRun, MapMyRide). This app provides an integrated, comprehensive system to map training sessions and preferred routes using global positioning system (GPS) technology. It allows the user to track various physical activities (such as cycling, walking, hiking, running), obtain an extensive analysis of each workout and set personal goals. The following data are tracked live and uploaded onto the app and website following session completion: calories expended, distance travelled, elevation, duration, pace and route. This gives the user details for each completed workout and a record of workout history. Features …

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