Is there anything that gets done without a smartphone nowadays? Very little we guess! But as the old joke goes, as phones are getting smarter and slimmer, people are getting lazier and unhealthier. However, your slick smart phones can help you lose a few inches and get fit and healthy through health and fitness applications. Want to know something even better? Several of these apps are free!
We have rounded up 6 best fitness and health apps for a happier and healthier you.
Walking is vital to maintain a healthy lifestyle. And Pedometer is that fitness app that records every step that you’ve walked and displays them alongside calories burnt, the duration you walked and also the speed per hour. To make the app count your steps, you must ensure that your phone is moving with you. And you’ll get a graph according to the number of steps per hour.
Google Fit: Health and Activity Training
Google Fit makes you more active and aware, and also keeps you motivated. The app makes your art of living healthy by tracking your activities like walking, cycling, running etc. You can additionally set your daily goals based on distance, calories burnt and duration and keep track of your day’s progress.
Calorie Counter: MyFitnessPal
One of the most popular workout and fitness apps, MyFitnessPal tracks calories with available database of over six million different foods. Just enter the food that you have eaten and you know how much calories you’ve consumed. MyFitnessPal also logs your exercises. You can start working on your fitness and the help will help you lose weight, gain weight or just maintain weight in general.
Map My Run
As the name suggests, the app obviously tracks running. But if you’re thinking that it’s just limited to running, you’re wrong. Map My Run logs over 600+ activities which include running, cycling, walking, gym workouts, cross training, yoga and many more. Further, the app has a feature that allows you to control music and incoming calls directly from the app. In this way, you can monitor your mood and avoid distractions.
With thousands of free workout and premium training programs, Workout trainer helps you achieve your fitness goals. You get a personal trainer in this app who guides you through exercises either through step-by-step audio, photo or video. If you want to get in shape without using any exercise equipment, this is your go-to app. The app also allows you to keep track of your exercise duration.
Daily Yoga – Yoga Fitness Plans
One of the most popular yoga coaching apps, Daily yoga guards your health in your own yoga studio. With its 50 yoga classes, 400+ yoga posses, HD videos, live voice guide and music with social community option, it gives you multiple choices to pick from. The app also has multiple fitness plans on the basis of beginners, weight loss, strength, flexibility, relaxation, balance, menstruation, etc.