When Fit with Friends began, it was called "Get Fit 2016" or "Get Fit" for short. At the time, it was an appropriate name because it started as a group of my friends wanting to… get fit in 2016. Seeing how it's 2017 and this thing is still going, it became obvious that a name makeover needed to … [Read more...] about Get Fit Friends?
When I talk about Fit with Friends, I typically use the phrase “it gamifies fitness.” Fit with Friends turns exercise into a game, complete with points, badges, teams, and a leaderboard! Although Fit with Friends has only been around for a little over a year, the idea of turning exercise into a … [Read more...] about Gamifying fitness
With a great team of developers and designers, Fit with Friends is turning into a mobile web app! Now, you might ask, mobile web app, what’s that? I hear the word app… I think I know what that means... We chose between two different types of software, a native app or a mobile web app, and we … [Read more...] about What are you making?
The Fit with Friends journey started on a Google Spreadsheet. With a few simple equations, a spreadsheet was converted into a fitness tracking device, giving users points for their workouts! Just through Google Sheets, a daily email and the GroupMe app, users engage in a fun, interactive workout … [Read more...] about Prototyping on a Google Spreadsheet
How a Google Sheet encourages and motivates people to get fit For 8 months, a Google Spreadsheet has been helping people all over the country get fit. Through gamification and the use of points, lifestyles are changing for the better. In Fit with Friends, participants use a Google Spreadsheet to … [Read more...] about I’ll do anything for points!