Talk

Advanced search

Fitbit friends

(43 Posts)
VelvetB Mon 08-May-17 11:40:38

Hi all
I bought a Fitbit at the weekend, hoping it'll get me out of a rut and get moving a bit more and lose a bit of weight.
I've not got too much to lose but being only 5ft 2 and a real pear shape I start to look bottom heavy very quickly!
I've got quite into the Fitbit and wondered if anyone on here would be up for a bit of a Fitbit challenge? No one I know seems to have one except for my super fit sister and friends!

BigGreenOlives Mon 08-May-17 11:43:36

There are quite a few of us who are on Fitbit as friends, I'll send you a personal message & you can join us. All very anonymous as Fitbit is real names & MN isn't. Lots of week or weekend challenges & meeting personal daily goals.

VelvetB Mon 08-May-17 11:47:33

That's great Thankyou! smile

charimito Mon 08-May-17 12:00:40

I'm interested too! Could you message me as well? Xx

BigGreenOlives Mon 08-May-17 12:07:10

Will do - will add you to the challenge I've just set up too.

BigGreenOlives Mon 08-May-17 12:12:25

@charimito, I've added you.

BaronessEllaSaturday Mon 08-May-17 12:15:59

@BigGreenOlives could I be cheeky and ask if I can join too as Im in the same position

VelvetB Mon 08-May-17 12:29:42

@charimito and @BigGreenOlives I've sent you both a PM too smile

charimito Mon 08-May-17 12:34:01

Yay! I think we're fitbit friends now smile

BigGreenOlives Mon 08-May-17 12:44:36

@BaronessEllaSaturday I have sent you a PM so you'll be able to find me & then I can add you to our workweek challenge...

leavethelighton Mon 08-May-17 13:53:48

Any chance I could join as well? I think a little friendly competition might kick me into gear!

BigGreenOlives Mon 08-May-17 14:04:26

I'll pm you in a minute @leavethelighton

dyzzidi Mon 08-May-17 14:05:52

Can I join too? I have quite a bit to lose!

Sjjr23 Mon 08-May-17 14:19:12

Could I join too please?
Competition could be the kick up the bum I need!

BigGreenOlives Mon 08-May-17 14:30:16

@dyzzidi & @Sjjr23

I've sent you both pms & have pm'd @leavethelighton

MyVisionsComeFromSoup Mon 08-May-17 14:37:25

Could I join too please? Got a new fitbit the other week, a d could do with some motivation

Minniemagoo Mon 08-May-17 14:54:44

Hey, I'm 8 weeks post major back surgery and using the fitbit to up my walking, would the group work for me or are you all on major distances?
I'd love a few friends just to keep my motivation up.

ZestyCitrus Mon 08-May-17 15:07:53

I would love some Fitbit friends too please smile

BigGreenOlives Mon 08-May-17 16:37:59

@MyVisionsComeFrom Soup, @Minniemagoo & @ZestyCitrus

I've pm'd you all and you should be able to find me.

From what I can see people cover a wide range of steps per day so you should be fine *@Minniemagoo*. I think having the weekly or daily challenges (which can be to reach your step goal, that being as low as you want) really helps.

I have set up a Workweek Challenge and added some names but I don't know who is which MN name & don't want to so as to ensure that the MN anonymity remains.

ZestyCitrus Mon 08-May-17 18:38:11

Hi @BigGreenOlives, thanks for your PM. I name change every week so don't worry about my anonymity but thank you for the thought!

Looking forward to getting started with everyone!

MyVisionsComeFromSoup Mon 08-May-17 18:39:02

Thanks, I'll get it set up later, when i'm not multitasking work and dinner and listening to teenage wittering grin.

MyVisionsComeFromSoup Mon 08-May-17 18:40:15

Minimagoo- I'm walking only, I'm not currently built for running wink. In three stones time maybe, but not at present!

BigGreenOlives Mon 08-May-17 22:10:44

MyVisionsComeFromSoup no need to compare yourself with anyone else - the hardest part is showing up.

Procrastination4 Tue 09-May-17 06:34:28

Oh dear! I bought one on Saturday....but I haven't even taken it out of its box yet! Obviously, when I picked my username a few years ago, it wasn't on an idle whim😀.

Beansonapost Tue 09-May-17 06:46:32

Can I be added?

need someone other than my DH!

Join the discussion

Join the discussion

Registering is free, easy, and means you can join in the discussion, get discounts, win prizes and lots more.

Register now