Under Armour, the sports and fitness clothing company, offers a fitness platform that fuels applications such as Under Armour Women, MapMyFitness, MapMyRun, MapMyRide, MapMyWalk, and MapMyHike to inspire athletic activity combined with social experiences. The RESTful Under Armour API can be accessed with web HTTP calls, such as POST, GET, PUT, and DELETE to manipulate resources relating to their wearable fitness technologies. Under Armour also offers iOS and Android SDKs that wrap native constructs for quick synchronicity across devices. Under Armour also offers a sandbox to allow developers to easily test the API.
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