Pact: Earn Cash for Exercise, Healthy Living, and Eating Right
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Pact is the most effective way to keep your fitness and weight loss resolutions in 2015! Earn cash for staying active, paid by members who don’t. Stick with it, and Pact will motivate you to hit your health goals week-to-week!
- Set your exercise and healthy eating goals each week
-Increase your fitness level
-Accelerate your personal weight loss/weight management progress
- Manage how much money is on the line
- Check in to the gym, track workouts via GPS and accelerometer, or count your steps with an iPhone 5s and above
- Snap photos of your meals and verify others’ photos
- Connect with RunKeeper, Fitbit, Jawbone Up, MapMyRun, MyFitnessPal or any of our partner apps
- Get notified of your cash earnings each week!
Pact’s proven incentives have helped our members hit over 95% of their goals, resulting in over 20 million healthy activities. As seen in Forbes, New York Times, Good Morning America, CNBC, TechCrunch, Huffington Post, CBS This Morning and more.
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Warning: Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life.
What's New in Version 4.3.4
- Bug fixes for accessing complete and in-progress workouts
Good Concept, but Many App Errors and Unresponsive Customer Service
I've been using this app for a little over two years and have never had any problems until recently (within the last two months). Often times my food logs will not sync over from myfitnesspal and I have had to email customer service, and instead of just fixing the issue they cancel the entire week. They charged me $5 for missing a food log pact even though I had a dispute open and the instructions customer service gave me did not resolve my issues. Since I've been having this issue, I've been trying to get in touch with someone for almost three weeks to get the issue solved and for about a week to get the charge reversed and haven't received any response at all.
Additionally, I stopped doing the veggie pact about a year ago because other people's concept of what counts as a veggie is ridiculous. I posted an image of a sandwich with several tomatoes, cucumbers, and lettuce (well over a service of veggies/fruits), and it got down voted for being unhealthy because there was meat on the sandwich. That's not how the veggie pact is supposed to work and I think there needs to be more user education before people are allowed to use this feature.
You barely get anything for fulfilling your pacts, while they charge a lot for missing just one. Not worth it anymore. As soon as I get my money back I'm closing my account.
Designed to make money... Rip off
Stay away!!!!! Is a ripoff... Im so unhappy with this app... It crashes constantly, more an more exceptions to avoid taking your input records... You get paid .20c (it used to be .50c) per workout but you pay $5 for missing one... It takes you 20 workout for every day you miss... In the occasion you do, because the app is a piece of useless junk who brick my phone... Apple should ban this thing until the software functional.... And The latest updates are designed so the developer can make money... In a very sneaky way they change how to score frequencies on your workouts so they don't count towards your pact... customer service don't seem to care about having a human anwsering your concerns other than saturating your email with automated responses...In the past month I've been very consistent on my workouts and 2 weeks ago after the latest updates most of my workouts have became un-compliant... Same workouts I've been doing since i've start using the app.... they make it even harder adding more and more requisites for the workout to count... Thats not what I've sign for... Im closing my account... Avoid this like the plague... Sneaky scheme to make money hidden behind a good concept
Keeps me honest
I've been using this app for a couple of years now. No, you're not going to make loads of money (maybe $50 a year) but that's not why I use it. It's so easy to say, "I'll just go to the gym later," and then before you know it, the day is over and the gym is closed and you procrastinated out of working out again. Well, the threat of paying up if miss my goals keeps me going to the gym or working out at home (with the motion tracker) at my set goal of 5 times a week. It's also got me eating better too now that I log fruit and veggies as well.
I let my pact rewards add up and withdraw at the end of the year and buy myself something fun.
The motion tracker workout isn't always 100% accurate though if it doesn't log a workout properly, their customer service team is good at giving me credit for it. I've also noticed that it's a lot more accurate lately.