CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – Dec. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — See fitness progress and stay motivated. WORKOUTWARE.COM has just released Open Fitness 2.0, a fitness tracking system designed to help people take control of their fitness, and take the guesswork out of keeping track of fitness activity.

Open Fitness 2.0Open Fitness is software that allows users to track and chart exercise, diet, body measurements, and other fitness-related information. Version 2.0 adds a powerful, new fitness-goal management feature, allowing users to set goals for weight, body measurements, and strength. This latest version also adds many time-saving features, designed to make logging fitness information as easy as 1-2-3.

“With Open Fitness 2.0, clients do not have to wonder whether their exercise and dieting efforts are paying off,” WORKOUTWARE.COM president, Matt Calhoun, said. “Every time a client uses the software, it will tell them in what areas they are improving.”

Open Fitness has an enthusiastic and rapidly growing user base, which includes a cross-section of users, ranging from fitness novices to serious athletes and bodybuilders. In fact, several of the new features in version 2.0 are actually based on ideas submitted by loyal, Open Fitness users.

“Keeping a journal of exercise can be extremely important and beneficial in reaching fitness goals,” Calhoun said. “With Open Fitness, logging fitness information is much easier than keeping a paper journal. And, with just a few clicks, users can see a personalized progress report, email their workout to a buddy, or download ready-to-use workout routines from the Open Fitness Network.”

Key product features of the software include: a plan for logging weightlifting and cardio workouts, diet, body measurements, and more; journal-based layout for ease of use; personalized progress reports in just one click; charts showing progress in any body measurement, exercise, or fitness goal; add-on for hand-held devices, allowing workouts and body measurements to be entered at the gym.

Data can also be easily backed up, and even password-protected for privacy. System Requirements are: Windows 98/NT/2000/XP; Mac OS X; or Linux.

Prices range from $39.95 for the standard edition (up to five users) and go up to $89.95 for the Pro Edition for unlimited users.

WORKOUTWARE.COM, based in Chattanooga, Tenn., has been providing software to the fitness community since 1998. As a privately-held company, WORKOUTWARE.COM remains focused on providing innovative tools designed to help people stay motivated in reaching their fitness goals.

A free trial of this latest version can be downloaded at: www.workoutware.com.

News issued by: Workoutware.com

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