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*This post contains a paid for advertorial from Earthmiles

Anything to get a little Run-D.M.C reference in, eh? But hey, it works as a nice segue to today’s topic which is this nifty little app called Earthmiles. I’m a big fan of collecting air miles. I’m sure I probably only have about 10 points to my name, but I’m convinced that perhaps by the time I’m 60 I might be able to hop on a flight to East Midlands Airport for nothing. BARGAIN. Instead of rewarding you for each time you fly, with Earthmiles you are rewarded every time you walk, run or cycle.

Once you download the app (it’s available on Apple and Android – whoop!), you set it up so that it automatically gathers your movement data from your phone or an app you already use. I set mine up with HealthKiteasy peasy. From then on the more you move, the more rewards you get. So far I’ve got 152 Earthmiles, which gets me 15% off at Pip & Nut or 25% off Organic Surge, a free Yoga class at a local studio or 10% off at Planet Organic. Genius. Invite your friends to join too, to motivate each other and rack up even more Earthmiles.

I must say that it’s made me think about upping my daily steps. Maybe it’s worth popping to the shops en foot to oomph up those Earthmiles to claim that free Yoga class? A trip into town to have a peruse around Whistles counts right? Fancy giving it a go too? Download it here.

  • Julia Arenas

    Oh my, wish we had this working in our country. Not quite sure if it does.

    x Julia

  • Inma

    That sounds great! Rewards for exercising in the form of discounts? I’m there! What a genius business model

    Inma x

  • Alk A

    Is it similar to fitbit watch but we don’t need to buy the watch? Thanks for sharing! :)

  • Jodie

    I always seem to walk everywhere, it would be so nice to actually get some rewards for it! x

    Jodie // Jodie Loue

  • lucy prosser

    Amazing! There’s so many fitness apps and gadgets these days it’s always hard to know where to start!! Thanks for sharing :)
    Lucy xoxo

  • Divya

    it sounds great! not sure if it is active in Australia..quick search didn’t show up much. but a nice idea!

    Divya |

  • tonilehelena

    I seriously hope they bring this to Australia!

  • Lauren

    That sounds really good and we should be rewarded for our hard work after all! x

  • Alexandra L

    That’s so cool ! I need this app !

  • Nimra Imran

    This is so cool! I didn’t even know apps like this one existed! x

  • Linda Libra Loca

    That one sounds nice. I will have to check if they offer only UK based goodies or if they apply in Germany as well.

    Linda, Libra, Loca: Beauty, Baby and Backpacking

  • Tasnim I

    Finally rewards for just walking 😀

  • Beautiful Earful

    This is such a good idea! I really want to start yoga and earning a free class sounds like the perfect way to do this!

  • Emily

    Downloading this right now! I love tracking my steps and being rewarded for it is even better!
    Em x
    Life of Em |

  • Lisa Santos

    I am going to try that app!

  • Christine

    I’ve been looking for a few new apps to download! Can’t wait to try this one out! Thanks for sharing!

  • Lauren S

    Well that is a fab idea, especially as I love Planet Organic! Will have to have a looksee myself

    Lauren x
    Britton Loves | Lifestyle Beauty Wellbeing

  • Muselil

    Already use the app. What is your username :-)