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How do I track my health and fitness goals with the Fitbit app?

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Set health and fitness goals to stay motivated, and check your progress throughout the day. 

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Which health and wellness goals can I set in the Fitbit app?

Set 1 daily activity stat as your main goal. Then, set an optional goal in each of the other categories, such as exercise and sleep.

Health and fitness goals include:
 
GoalDescription
Daily activity User-added imageSteps taken, Active Zone Minutes or active minutes, calories burned, distance traveled, and floors climbed. 

For more information, see How do I change my main goal on my Fitbit device?
Exercise User-added imageHow many days per week you want to work out. See additional stats in the Exercise tile in the Fitbit app. 

For more information, see How do I track my workouts with my Fitbit device?
Food  User-added imageHow many calories you consume each day versus your estimated calories burned. 

For more information, see How do I track my food with Fitbit?
Sleep  User-added imageHow many hours you want to sleep per night. Check your stats on your Fitbit device and in the Fitbit app. 

For more information, see How do I track my sleep with my Fitbit device?
Water  User-added imageDaily water consumption goal. Manually log your water intake on certain Fitbit devices or in the Fitbit app.

For more information, see How do I add, edit, or delete Fitbit data and activities?
Weight  User-added imageGoal for losing, gaining, or maintaining weight. Automatically log your weigh-ins with your Fitbit scale, or manually log them on certain Fitbit devices or in the Fitbit app. You can also add a goal for body-fat percentage with certain scales. 

For more information, see How do I set or change my other Fitbit goals? and How do I add, edit, or delete Fitbit data and activities?

See your progress toward each goal on your Fitbit device. For more information, see How do I navigate my Fitbit device's screen?

Which daily stat can I set as my main goal on my Fitbit device?  

To begin, your goal is to take 10,000 steps per day. Choose to change the number of steps, or pick a different activity goal depending on your device. When you reach your goal, your Fitbit device flashes and vibrates.

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DeviceDaily Activity Goal Options
Fitbit Charge 4Steps
Floors
Distance
Calories burned
Active Zone Minutes
Fitbit Charge 2
Fitbit Charge 3
Fitbit Ionic
Fitbit Versa
Fitbit Versa 2
Steps
Floors
Distance
Calories burned
Active minutes
Fitbit BlazeSteps
Floors
Distance
Calories burned
Fitbit Alta series
Fitbit Flex 2
Fitbit Inspire series
Fitbit Versa Lite Edition
Steps
Distance
Calories burned
Active minutes
Fitbit Ace seriesSteps
Active minutes

How do I change my main goal on my Fitbit device?

  • Fitbit app
    1. Tap the Today tab User-added image, and tap your profile picture. 
    2. Tap your device image.
    3. Tap Main Goal, and choose your goal.
  • fitbit.com dashboard
    1. On the fitbit.com dashboard, click the gear icon User-added image.
    2. Click your device image.
    3. Click Main Goal, and choose your goal.

How do I set or change my other Fitbit goals? 

  • Fitbit app
    1. Tap the Today tab User-added image, and tap your profile picture. 
    2. Find the Goals section, and tap the goal you want to view or adjust. 
    3. Tap the part of the goal you want to adjust, and follow the on-screen instructions to make your changes. To delete your weight goal, tap the 3 dots icon > Remove Weight Goal.
  • fitbit.com dashboard
    1. On the fitbit.com dashboard, hover your cursor over the bottom of the tile you want to adjust. For example, to change your weight goal, hover over the bottom of the weight tile.
    2. Click the gear icon User-added image.
    3. Adjust your goal information. To delete your weight goal, click Delete goal > Done.
    4. Click Save or Done to confirm your changes.
Last updated: April 3, 2020
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