How to Set Up an Account on MyFitnessPal - 50/50 Fitness/Nutrition

How to Set Up an Account on MyFitnessPal

Go to, click “Sign up now!”


Enter your username, email address, and choose a password.

On the next prompt, enter your current weight, goal weight, and other relevant information.

There is a brief, three item questionnaire that will ask you about your lifestyle, workout plans, and overall goal. Be very conservative!

Continue to the next page and print your “Suggested Fitness And Nutrition Goals”. Hang it somewhere that you will be able to see every day.

Click “get started now” to view your profile.

Spend some time getting to know the site, reading success stories, forum posts, and updating your profile. Make it your own!

You should see a link that says “find new friends on myfitnesspal®”…search for username “Justinsgym” and “ktlips101” and send us a request!

For us to be able to view and monitor your diet…

Go into “Settings” at the top of the screen, “Diary Settings”, and choose the nutrients you wish to track (we suggest carbs, fat, protein, fiber, and sodium/sugar)

In the same tab, modify your meal names and times to reflect a typical day. You can use Justin’s as an example.

Scroll down and change your diary sharing to “friends only” or” locked with a key”.  Save changes.

Send us the key via email or using the message tool to let us know your site is active!

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