Uber-app Macaw to watch those fitness goals like a hawk

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Uber-app Macaw to watch those fitness goals like a hawk

All right, people, I hate to be the bearer of such grave news, but resolution season is almost upon us. If you’re wondering how to make 2012 the year you finally shed those extra pounds, start choosing the apple over the fries, floss every day, etc., read on.

(Credit:
U.S. Preventive Medicine)

As of late last night, there’s an app for all that–and it’s free. Called Macaw, the app for iPhone and Android phones could just be the health and fitness app game changer.

Developed by U.S. Preventive Medicine alongside wireless health network provider Qualcomm Life, design firm Fjord (of Flickr fame), and former NFLer Joe Theisman, Macaw sets itself apart from the flock by serving as the central hub for all of one’s health-related apps, not to mention connectivity to a series of wireless devices, lab results, and more.

It also features built-in GPS for running and cycling tracking, and it allows for the manual inputting of other activities such as swims and climbs, not to mention one’s food (and caloric) intake. Through a quick seven-question health as… [Read more]

Uber-app Macaw to watch those fitness goals like a hawk

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