Every day we face issues in which we either do not get time for the gym or face hard time battling some disease. Technology, therefore, has been guided to a brilliant stage where new health apps have been introduced to keep men and women fit. These apps are meant to provide you with good health and an easy lifestyle. In this article, we will introduce you to five health apps that can help you in diverse ways. From maintaining or reducing weight to increasing immunity, these apps sure do help a lot. Here are our picks:
Jillian Michaels Fitness Motivation
In this app, you can choose from fourteen different exercise categories. These range from stretches to calisthenics to free weight movements. This app was made by Jillian Michaels who happens to be a popular trainer on NBC’s ‘The Biggest Loser’. In this Fitness Motivation app, you can either choose one activity or combine several in accordance to what suits you the best. There is a dedicated section for running with the help of which you can track your run, favourite routes and compare your performance with previous records.
MyFitnessPal Calories Counter and Diet Tracker
MyFitnessPal has an extensive database, which contains the service to provide you with an exercise tracker, diet coach and serves as a food diary. This helps you keep track of what you have eaten and the number of calories you consumed. MyFitnessPal includes food from Canadian companies such as President’s Choice, Longo’s Sobey’s, M&M Meat Shops and Tim Horton’s.
You can search for calories and nutritional details of over 4,25,000 foods. This app is very useful if losing weight is what you are looking for. Also, there is a website component in it with the help of which you can add or review information online.
Period Tracker Lite
This app helps you to figure out your future menstrual period, you don’t need to do that yourself anymore. The calendar is going to inform you about when you are going to have your next period. With this, you will be able to know your most fertile days and when ovulation is going to occur. Taking privacy into account, the Period Track Lite features a discreet on-screen thumbnail. This requires a four-digit access code that keeps your personal data safe.
Six Pack App
This app consists of multiple exercises and routines for different parts of your body. There are tips which guide you step-by-step, photos, muscle diagrams along with dos and don’ts. One drawback of the app is that it has frequent pop-up ads that do not go away even with purchasing an upgrade.
In case you have a persisting cough or aches and pains, then WebMD’s Medscape app will come in handy. It has got information of over 3,500 illnesses and conditions and can give you lot of useful information as for how to recover. You can search this app for prescription bios, harmful medication interactions, and latest medical news. Also, Medscape covers herbal medications and vitamins.