What are FitPoints?
Just as all calories are not created equal, the same is true for activity: 100 calories burned walking is not the same as 100 calories burned lifting weights or running.
How are FitPoints calculated?
FitPoints are based on your weight so that you can get an accurate measure of the energy you expend. You’ll receive a personalized weekly FitPoints goal based on your current activity level.
What can I do with FitPoints?
Can I swap FitPoints for SmartPoints?
There are two options for swapping:
- Swap weekly SmartPoints first. If you've used all of your weekly SmartPoints, you'll use any FitPoints you’ve earned. You can tell how many FitPoints you have left by looking at 'FitPoints Remaining.'
- Swap FitPoints first. Once you’ve used your daily SmartPoints, you'll use any FitPoints you’ve earned. Once you’ve used all your available FitPoints, you'll move into your weekly SmartPoints
How do I swap FitPoints for SmartPoints?
Oh, this is important: You’ll need to earn the FitPoints equivalent of 3,000 steps a day before you can start swapping any additional FitPoints for SmartPoints. (That’s 3-4 FitPoints a day for most people).Why? Your daily SmartPoints allowance is calculated on the assumption that you're doing some level of everyday activity—e.g., walking around the house, grocery shopping. After 3,000 steps, any additional FitPoints can be swapped one for one for SmartPoints.
The easiest way to track your FitPoints
Can I change my FitPoints goal if I want to?
Yes. You can change your goal by going into your activity settings in the app or on ww.com.
- Click on your profile (the icon in the upper right corner)
- Tap Settings (it looks like a gear in the upper right corner)
- Tap Activity Settings > Current Goal
Adjust up or down
- Click on your profile (the icon in the bottom right corner)
- Tap Settings
- Tap Activity Settings
You’ll see your current goal. Tapping that will allow you to change it up or down.
Can I still sync my fitness device?
Of course! We have the instructions right here.
Have more questions?
1. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, 2nd edition. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; 2018.