Keeping track of fitness online is a convenient alternative to lugging a notebook to the gym, carving progress charts onto a mountainside, or hiring a butler to re-create weekly exercise routines with his already overworked body. Find efficient help with today's Groupon: for $32, you get a Pro membership to DailyBurn, an online fitness tracker (a $74.95 value).
One of the fastest-growing diet- and fitness-tracking sites on the web, DailyBurn helps the health conscious keep track of their goals and progress. Pro members get access to meal planners, fitness plans, and the approximately one-million-strong DailyBurn community, allowing them to share goals, plans, and lizard-people conspiracy theories. Members can graph what they eat and how much they have exercised, visually charting important metrics such as weight loss, nutrition, and number of clowns personally known.
- The iPhone app, on sale for 99 cents through Jan. 12, reads the bar code on food packages and enters the nutritional data into your food diary using the same reliable bar code scanning technology as the popular shopping app Red Laser. – Roy Furchgott, New York Times
- The overall purpose of the site is to help you lose weight and gain muscle by tracking every aspect of the food you consume and your workouts, all presented in a very attractive interface. – Jason Kincaid, TechCrunch