As we get older – time to stay fit and healthy seems to get shorter. Monitoring our calorie intake, what type of foods to eat and how many pounds we’re burning off is too much of a time consuming task to supervise. Fortunately for us there are apps for that. Does that make us lazier? Nope! It makes us wiser for utilizing our resource (our phones and tablets) that makes us more efficient and organized.
Here are five awesome fitness and health apps for your mobile devices and tablets. However, just know that downloading these apps will not lose the weight for you or keep you healthy. You will actually have to workout and eat right yourself.
Five Awesome Fitness and Health Apps for 2015
Statistics show most food products that have the words “Healthy” on the label are actually not that good for you (high sodium, sugar, …etc). But with this app you can scan the barcode to help you make a healthy-ier choice when grocery shopping. The app is free for iOS and Android.
Do you know how many calories you burn when you walk to the store or run to the bus or train. This app will give you the minute-by-minute calculations on how many calories you’ve burned throughout the day. The app is free and available for iOS.
3) Noom Weight Loss Coach:
Can’t afford a personal coach but you desperately want one. Well the app will not only coach you but it will encourage you with motivating words, display health and wellness articles, healthy recipes and show you which foods are healthy and which are not. This app is free for iOS and Android.
Become stronger and fit with this app that customizes 20 minute full-body routines. This app’s illustrated videos, infographics and daily tips are the extras while it takes notes and modifies exercises based on what you can and cannot do. Purchase this app for only $2.99 for iOS.
5) Nike+ Running:
Tell Michael Jordan that it’s not just the shoe, it’s the app too. The app is specifically for runners, but joggers and speed walkers can also use it to track distance, pace, time and calories burned. The app helps you reach new goals with training programs, coaching tips and daily workouts to get you ready for any marathon you want to enter. This free app is available for iOS and Android.
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