1. danwanna's Avatar
    Does anyone have a recommendation for an application or service that will allow me to complete with my wife and friends for completion of fitness (step, calorie, etc.) goals? As a former Fitbit and Jabbone user, I really miss being able to challenge people.

    Thanks!
    03-04-2016 03:28 PM
  2. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    The Watch app or the health app on your iPhones (if applicable) will allow the both of you to see your step totals. You check hers and she checks yours. Simple!
    03-04-2016 03:37 PM
  3. danwanna's Avatar
    This really isn't a solution for a few reasons:

    1. It requires us to swap which isn't always practical. I travel a lot for work, and many days do not have access to each other's devices. I haven't seen any way to share other than sending a snapshot.

    2. A big benefit of the true social apps is the reinforcement you get during the day as you see your competitor's totals increasing.
    03-04-2016 04:09 PM
  4. PatrickNSF's Avatar
    It's not perfect, but this is the best cross-platform solution I've found

    https://matchup.io
    03-04-2016 06:07 PM
  5. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    This really isn't a solution for a few reasons:

    1. It requires us to swap which isn't always practical. I travel a lot for work, and many days do not have access to each other's devices. I haven't seen any way to share other than sending a snapshot.

    2. A big benefit of the true social apps is the reinforcement you get during the day as you see your competitor's totals increasing.
    What I posted is a solution. It's just not one you like. There's a difference. Anyway, I hope the app associated with the link above is sufficient for you. Take care...
    03-04-2016 11:02 PM
  6. eyecrispy's Avatar
    Yea I miss the social aspects offered by Fitbit. Apple definitely lags behind there ... but they haven't been in this market as long. I bet they'll intro it soonish.
    03-04-2016 11:04 PM
  7. by1333's Avatar
    I use activity.club. The admins are great and it's a small enough group for now. I believe it has a wide range of supported devices.
    To add.
    You follow folks and as they are active throughout the day, you rank against them. I follow many folks. You can follow if you join. Name: by1333
    03-06-2016 11:43 AM
  8. NinerJet9's Avatar
    Activity.Club looks pretty solid. I'll give this a shot and see if this satisfies me for daily motivation.
    03-06-2016 03:48 PM
  9. robertk328's Avatar
    It's not perfect, but this is the best cross-platform solution I've found

    https://matchup.io
    Cool thanks for posting this! Will find it a shot.
    03-26-2016 07:20 AM
  10. robertk328's Avatar
    Yea I miss the social aspects offered by Fitbit. Apple definitely lags behind there ... but they haven't been in this market as long. I bet they'll intro it soonish.
    Part of the reason I got another Fitbit (had already given mine away) to use with the Apple Watch. Surprised they haven't gotten this yet. Maybe with 3.0.
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    03-26-2016 07:24 AM
  11. SamNatale's Avatar
    There's a Sync Solver app that will post your steps to Fitbit. So you can still compete with your Fitbit and apple friends.
    03-26-2016 12:10 PM
  12. tcuprof's Avatar
    My solution to this was to install the Fitbit app on my iPhone. The app doesn't require that you own a Fitbit. If you don't, it just uses the iPhone's pedometer. It allows me to participate in Fitbit tracking and challenges with others and the only downside is that you do have to always have the phone with you. Since I run with both AW and iPhone, it's not a problem.
    03-26-2016 12:15 PM
  13. tcuprof's Avatar
    Posted the same time as Sam so didn't see his reply. Sam, does Sync Solver sync with the Apple Watch or with the iPhone?
    03-26-2016 12:17 PM
  14. SamNatale's Avatar
    It syncs (some data) from the health app. I actually don't have the watch yet, I'm waiting for the 2. But when I get it I still want to compete with my Fitbit friends, so I'm doing research now. There may be better apps available.
    03-26-2016 03:28 PM
  15. robertk328's Avatar
    There's a Sync Solver app that will post your steps to Fitbit. So you can still compete with your Fitbit and apple friends.
    I don't think it allows participation in challenges with data you sync... But I'm sure it will at least allow you to pull in steps.

    I do use the app to get data from just my phone too. Called "MobileTrack".
    SamNatale likes this.
    03-27-2016 07:52 AM
  16. by1333's Avatar
    I don't think it allows participation in challenges with data you sync... But I'm sure it will at least allow you to pull in steps.
    Have you looked at activity.club? That's what I've been using. Currently in 4 challenges.
    03-27-2016 07:59 AM
  17. robertk328's Avatar
    Have you looked at activity.club? That's what I've been using. Currently in 4 challenges.
    Downloaded Matchup from another post. Haven't tried it yet.
    03-27-2016 08:01 AM

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