Team4Cures: New Free Fitness Tracking App From The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Team In Training
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- From the organization that has trained more than half a million people to achieve their personal fitness goals, comes Team4Cures, a free iPhone app to help users track their athletic progress.
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), which created Team In Training (TNT), the world's biggest and most successful endurance sports training charity program, has created the Team4Cures app to provide users a simple way to set and track fitness goals.
Whether running, walking, swimming, cycling or hiking, Team4Cures was designed with the beginner athlete in mind, allowing the user to monitor their progress on a weekly basis. Available free from the iTunes store, the app informs the user when the goal has been reached.
The app also links to information about TNT, including the TNT blog and TNT events. Each day a different inspirational quote is posted.
"LLS's Team In Training has been applauded for its success in inspiring hundreds of thousands of individuals to improve their health and fitness, and achieve their goals of completing a marathon, half marathon, triathlon, century ride or hike adventure," said Nancy L. Klein, chief marketing and revenue officer. "This new app will give more people a fun and simple way to meet their fitness goals and let them learn more about the Team In Training program."
Team4Cures users are also able to share their workouts and completed goals with their friends on Facebook and Twitter, something that can help reinforce a personal commitment to fitness. Following the FourSquare model, colorful digital badges are issued for workout milestones and upon completion of goals.
About The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society ® (LLS) is the world's largest voluntary health agency dedicated to blood cancer. The LLS mission: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. LLS funds lifesaving blood cancer research around the world and provides free information and support services.
Founded in 1949 and headquartered in White Plains, NY, LLS has chapters throughout the United States and Canada. To learn more, visit www.LLS.org or contact the Information Resource Center at (800) 955-4572, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET. www.lls.org.
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