Under Armour quietly ends mobile health efforts

Mackenzie Garrity -

Under Armour has stopped offering its mobile app for tracking fitness and weight changes, effective Jan. 1, according to The Verge.

The athletic clothing provider has been developing health gadgets since 2017. Part of its HealthBox collection includes a wristband and chest-strapped heart rate monitor. However, without its UA Record app many consumers are left in the dark.

Under Armour said that consumers who are using HealthBox can migrate the data to the MapMyFitness platform, which the company acquired in 2013. Consequently, the MapMyFitness platform does not track steps, sleep, weight or resting heart rate.

Consumers will be able to use their downloaded UA Record app until March 31 when Under Armour officially disables the app, reports The Verge.

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