IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MyFitnessPal (www.myfitnesspal.com), the leading free resource helping people improve their health, and PEAR Sports (www.pearsports.com), developer of intelligent training systems that bolster fitness through real-time customized, interactive coaching, today announced their partnership. With the partnership, the companies bring together professional level coaching programs and accurate calorie counting applications for seamless integration of nutrition and exercise tools for their users. In addition, PEAR Sports will expand its reach to MyFitnessPal's 40-plus million users.
MyFitnessPal users can now download the PEAR app from their MyFitnessPal app and have access to free and fee-based PEAR Sports programs that provide real-time coaching instructions. Once users complete a PEAR workout, the data seamlessly syncs with their MyFitnessPal account, displaying workout data on their dashboard and providing real-time calories consumed and used.
"We are continuously seeking new and innovative partnerships that provide our community with personalization tools to encourage them to exercise and achieve their individual health and fitness goals," said Mike Lee, co-founder, MyFitnessPal. "We're committed to helping our community stay healthy and are excited to see them thrive based on the motivational tools that only PEAR Sports can provide with their proprietary technology."
PEAR Sports' patent-pending proprietary technologies deliver biofeedback and interactive coaching. The company's game changing technology learns each user's fitness profile to create custom heart rate zones to ensure workouts are done at the right intensity to help users achieve their goals.
"MyFitnessPal is the perfect partner for PEAR Sports' products and mission to help people get fit and stay healthy," said Kristian Rauhala, Co-founder, PEAR Sports. "We are excited to provide their community with engaging workouts so that they are able to effectively train, achieve their fitness goals, and accurately track their calories. We provide the ideal solution for New Year resolutions and to get fit with one of our many test workouts like 'Fat Burn Run'' developed by our expert coaches."
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MyFitnessPal has helped more than 40 million people achieve and maintain a healthier and happier lifestyle. With a database of more than 3 million foods and hundreds of exercises, top fitness technology partners and community insights, MyFitnessPal is the leading free resource for achieving and maintaining health goals. MyFitnessPal is headquartered in San Francisco, CA. For more inspiration, visit http://www.myfitnesspal.com/.
About PEAR Sports
Developed by a passionate team of entrepreneurs with athletic, technology, and design backgrounds, PEAR Sports was born from the desire to offer smart, personalized coaching to anyone wanting to reach a fitness or performance goal. PEAR is a real-time audio coaching system that adapts to your heart rate and fitness level, putting a world-class coach in your ear with hundreds of custom workout plans, including strength training, weight loss, spinning, running, endurance training, and more. The PEAR ecosystem has something for everyone, from beginners to seasoned athletes, and is continuously adding new workouts and plans. The system serves as a smart personal coach, delivering fitness, toning, and weight-loss benefits while users train and listen to their favorite music. Visit www.pearsports.com | @pearsports
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