As you may know, we introduced Endomondo Premium in November last year, which includes additional motivating features online like Weather Information, Workout Comparison and Heart Rate Zones. We now offer two of these features, Heart Rate Zones and Weather Information, in our app for iPhone – and next week it will be available on Android as well. Going forward Premium membership will give access to all the website features – including the Pro app as part of the full package. See the list of Premium features below:
Premium membership is a subscription service. You can go with an Annual membership for $19.99 or with a Monthly membership for $2.99. If you have already bought the Pro app, you will get the Annual membership for $15 for the first year. Go to our Premium page for more info.
More about vers. 8.0.0 for iPhone
Besides Heart Rate Zones and Weather Information, our newest iPhone release offers the following new features:
Notifications when friends comment on and like your workouts
You’ll see a push notification in the Notification Center on the phone, and in the app a small envelope will appear in the top right corner on the workout screen. The number will indicate that one or more liked or commented on your workouts.
New tab with likes, peptalks & comments
Another feature which should make social interaction easier is that workout summary now includes new tab with likes, peptalks & comments.
8 new sports: circuit training, climbing, treadmill running, treadmill walking, skateboarding, surfing, snowshoeing & wheelchair
You may have noticed that we added these sports to the website a few weeks ago and with the latest release you can enjoy using them directly in the app as well.
Total duration/distance/calories for days with multiple workouts
A lot of our users are very active and there are days when you do more than one workout. That’s why we included total duration/distance/calories in a workout history for days with multiple workouts. Toggle between the stats by pressing the number.
If you are using our Endomondo app for BlackBerry, read more here.
Big thanks to all the users who voted for us at The Next Web’s Danish Startup Awards 2013. We’re happy to share that we won in the categories: Best Mobile App and Best Design. Thanks for the support!
We asked our users, what’s your favorite Monday workout to fire up a new week? The results of our little survey show that many like to start a week with a solid run, just like our colleague Robert, who is gracing the picture after an 8K run – no fake sweat was added. According to the answers we got, run can come in many diverse forms:
Helin: A good run to blow away either the cobwebs or my stresses
Matt: Usually run a 5 K try to beat my time from the previous week
Steffen: It’s Half-Marathon-Monday… :>
Carlos: An airplane run… From 1A to 36E
Jacob: Relay race to the coffee brewer…
Some users take a day off from exercising instead of pushing it and indulge on food and drinks:
Matthew: 6 miles and beer!
Claudio: Steak and fries.
Michael: Opening a bottle of chokolate milk…. glurk glurk glurkkk… arrhhh
These guys are all for mixing it up, which is a great way how to prevent boredom:
Andrew: 10mile bike ride followed by a 2mile run. Laying down the foundations for my first ever triathlon later in the year.
Krzysiek : Right leg out of the bed, then back because it’s too cold outside. Lie down quietly for 5 minutes, then turn on your belly and put your left leg out of the bed. Decide if it’s got warmer, then proceed accordingly. If both legs are successfully out of the bed, try to apply the routine to your upper body.
Henrik: 2 K swimming, sauna, shave, relax
Getting fresh air and some exercise while fighting the weather is in our opinion a win-win situation:
Melissa: Today wasn’t my favorite, but I got plenty of exercise shoveling snow.
And what is your favorite way to start a new week?
Those of you using our Routes feature on a regular basis know that it hasn’t always been a walk in the park to search for a route or draw a new one.
Well, the long-awaited makeover of the Routes page is here and we’re making it easier for you to indulge your inner explorer. Everybody knows recommendations from locals are priceless when it comes to travelling and discovering new places, so let Routes guide you to the best outdoor spots for working out all around the world.
We encourage you to go to the Routes page and play around with the new functionality, but first, read through our short guide below on the new features and updated look.
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), which organizes the annual International CES show in the US, makes time each year to introduce journalists to neat gadgets and technology designed to improve people’s lives. As part of its holiday satellite media tour this year, the CEA focused on health and fitness goodies that get folks off the couch and move them toward a healthier lifestyle. After commissioning a study looking at how electronics impact fitness, the CEA learned technology can actually facilitate and enhance workout regimens. As such, perhaps it comes as no surprise to our Endo community that the Endomondo Sports Tracker was a featured item in the roundup for reporters. Check out the video news clip at http://www.ce.org/healthandfitness.
So this holiday season when friends and family start talking about fitness or weight loss goals in 2013, maybe you can offer a little helpful advice and suggest people take that new smartphone they got as a gift and download the Endomondo Sports Tracker to help with fitness New Year’s resolutions.
Happy Holidays, Everybody!!