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Microsoft has added some new features to Cortana, the Windows Phone 8.1 Digital Assistant. The service will now be able to give you health and fitness advice, integrated with the Bing Health and Fitness app. Examples include asking What is a crunch? being shown an example of the exercise, and then being offered other strength exercises, which open in the…

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  Adidas has updated their miCoach app to support the final release of Windows Phone 8.1 with Bluetooth LE/Smart support. The app, now called miCoach train & run supports the newly announced Lumia 630/635/930 and will now work properly with the Bluetooth® Smart support enabling miCoach Heart Rate Monitor and SPEED_CELL™ to work as a Stride Sensor. Support for the…

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Track your workout routine and stay focused on your target whatever it is. Whether it is losing weight, gaining muscle mass or keeping shape Gym Pal can help you. It is easy to use and simple. The application is highly customizable letting you to add your favorite exercises of cardio or resistance nature and monitor their progress indoor or outdoor.…

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Popular fitness training game Zumba Dance has made the jump to Windows Phone 8. The game, which uses your front-facing camera to detect and measure your movements, has the full routines of the Xbox app and that can provide feedback and encouragement from superstar Zumba instructors such as Beto Perez, Gina Grant, and Kass Martin and more. It also features…

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Follow up to the #1 free gym app on Windows Phone. Gym PocketGuide Pro helps you achieve your fitness goals with new premium features including: 100+ exercise and stretch guides (pictures, step by step instructions and videos powered by bodybuidling.com). Custom programs: create programs exactly the way you want them. Built-in 7 day programs: for men & women ranging from…

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We reported earlier on Fitbit support confirming the company is working on a Windows Phone app which was “expected soon”. We have now had a contact from Fitbit’s PR team which puts some breaks on the idea and suggests their Windows Phone developers are still doing their warm-ups. They write: Thanks for your interest in Fitbit. I work with Fitbit…

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We posted recently that Fitbit’s twitter support teased a Windows Phone app, but did not quite confirm it. The company in fact already has a Windows 8 app, making the Windows Phone app a no-brainer. They have now replied to a reader enquiring about Windows Phone support with the following message: Hello, We are glad to help with your inquiry…

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