Endomondo Releases BlackBerry 10 Fitness App
Free Endomondo Tracking App Now Available at BlackBerry World
SAN FRANCISCO, CA – May 15, 2013 – In response to millions of clamoring fitness fans all over the world, the very popular Endomondo Sports Tracker mobile app has been made available for download from BlackBerry World to service the BlackBerry 10 operating system.
The free version of Endomondo Sports Tracker contains all the most popular features: real-time GPS tracking for multiple physical activities, a history of workouts, route mapping, ability to deliver pep talks to friends exercising, access to the growing Endomondo social community, and much more. The app is a ported version and on par with Endomondo for iOS and Android, excluding heart rate monitor integration at this time.
BlackBerry 10 users wishing to access more advanced functionality have the option of upgrading to Endomondo Premium which is a subscription solution based on monthly or yearly payments. Premium offers more than 10 additional features that include: interval training, workout graphs within the mobile app, beat yourself challenges, weather information, and a great deal more. The current Endomondo Premium subscription rate is only $2.99/month or $19.99/yr.
Endomondo Co-Founder Mette Lykke said the decision to make the Endomondo Sports Tracker app available on BlackBerry 10 is a direct result of feedback from users. She noted that the BlackBerry community has been very, very vocal.
“We’ve seen a growing number of blog posts and emails from our community both pleading and demanding that Endomondo produce an app for the burgeoning BlackBerry 10 audience,” Lykke said. “We appreciate the feedback and we hope our users will enjoy this first iteration of Endomondo for BlackBerry 10 while we explore options for further app development.” A full BlackBerry 10 feature list is available at http://www.endomondo.com/features.
With more than 15 million users joining since launch in 2008, Endomondo remains a highly rated, free mobile app that turns GPS-enabled smartphones into a personal trainer and social motivator capable of tracking workouts, analyzing performance, and can aid in the discovery of new activities and insights into fitness so people become and stay active. Endomondo stands apart from other activity tracking apps in its strong focus on social interaction; and helps users connect with like-minded people and encourages the sharing of experiences and support in achieving collective goals. Users can send friends real-time pep talks while they exercise, compete against friends for fun, challenge co-workers, and share it all on Facebook, Twitter or across the Endomondo social network.
Jim Llewellyn, for Endomondo