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Resolution: Get Fit!

Every year people make New Year’s resolutions, and the number one resolution is “Get in shape/Lose weight”. After having a second son in 2012, I’m ready to join the masses and make this my goal, and have been trying out The My Fitness Pal App for the last two weeks to help me achieve my goal.

What is my goal? To lose that last, stubborn 10 pounds of baby weight and to get my pre-pregnancy tummy tone back! Resolving to do this for New Year’s may be cliché, but the timing is perfect for me, and I am absolutely resolved to look hot by the time the warmer months roll around. Honestly, getting back in shape after baby two was harder than I expected, so I don’t mind the extra help.

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The My Fitness Pal App is a free app that I downloaded onto my iPhone to keep track of what I eat (it tracks the calories for me and tells me how much I have remaining for the day) and what I do (to burn off some of that baby weight!). It keeps track of it all for me on a daily basis, which is believed to be one of the best ways to succeed in a weight loss goal (but since I’m not one for writing it all down, having an app do this for me rocks). It also shows me my progress over time, which is motivating.

The My Fitness Pal App is compatible for iPhone and Android and can really help anyone achieve their fitness goal. The asdfasf has a asdff of foods already, but of you eat more unique foods you can add it in along with the calorie count to really keep track of it all.

my fitness pal app

Now that I’ve been trying My Fitness Pal for a few weeks, I’m amazed at how much I’ve been noshing. Totally in denial, but I couldn’t be anymore once I saw the numbers in black and white. I also started to drink more water to reach my goal of eight glasses a day, and in general I notice I’m starting to get a bit trimmer. I love this!

If you are interested in trying it out, the My Fitness Pal app is free.

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  • I need to start using that app again!

  • I decided this year to set a goal to eat healthier instead of losing weight. I also want to use my gym membership instead of letting my money go to waste.

  • Not sure where you see weight to lose, but I wish you much luck!! I think you look great. That app looks cool!

  • you look fabulous. I joined my fitness pal a few days ago I LOVE IT!!! good luck with your weight loss goals

  • Having it at your fingertips for tracking is a great idea!

  • I can’t see your extra ten pounds, but it sounds like a good app!

  • I have this app too. I used it years ago and just re-started using it. I wanted to track the amount of calories I’m eating. It makes me think twice about outing food into my mouth!!

    BTW, you look great!!

  • LOVE that app, it does wonders and syncs with my FitBit

  • You look great now, but I know how it feels to want to lose the remaining baby weight.

  • Robin (Masshole Mommy)

    I was using My Fitness Pal for a while, but now I just count calories in my head. I only check it if I am eating something out of the ordinary. It’s a GREAT tool and how awesome that it’s free!

  • What a great app! I have a few more baby pounds I’d love to shed as well..

  • I’ve been using MyFitnessPal for awhile now. Just loaded it on my new Windows phone too 🙂

  • Billie

    I need an Android phone so I can use this app, I love MyFitnessPal!

  • Donna

    I just started using it last week, and my hubby bought me a fitbit Sunday and it syncs up with My Fitness Pal. I love it and it is helping me so much in my weight loss journey. You, on the other hand, don’t look like you need to lose an ounce! You look great!

  • I’m using a similar app, and it really helps out a lot!

  • I have heard some great things about My Fitness Pal. I think I’m going to have to get it. Good luck P!

  • I used My Fitness Pal during my intense weight loss and it really helped to keep me on track, motivated and accountable!

  • Mellisa

    What a great app! I need to lose about 20 pounds!

  • I know so many people who LOVE that app! I need to download it!

  • I need to start using that app too! I used to but let it fall by the wayside.

  • I’ve been using Lose It! for my iphone for a few years now and it seems pretty similar to my fitness pal. Good luck on your weight loss, I know you will do great!

  • I’ve never tried it but I’ve heard of it.

  • You look so tiny – but I so hear you.. I need to lose my baby weight!! Going to check this app out ASAP 🙂

  • That’s super handy! You never realize how much you eat until you track it. You’ll reach your goal in no time!

  • Good luck on your fitness journey!

  • Sounds like a great app!

  • I joined. I’m excited although I haven’t downloaded the app yet. I’m nut sure I need it on my phone. I check in every night before bed but I love their site!

  • I’m loving the MyFitness App!