Free Apps that Can Help You to Get Fit
Posted on Tuesday, January 6th, 2015 at 7:00 am
Are you hoping to lose weight, eat healthier, or exercise more this year? There’s an app for that! Actually, there are several apps that might help you reach your weight loss and health goals. Here are a few that you might want to check out that are free to download.
Free Fitness Apps
This is quite possibly the most appropriately named weight loss app out there. It can be downloaded for free from iTunes or Google Play. The Lose It app is available on Android, iOS, Nook, Kindle, and the Web.
The Lose It app helps you set goals for weight loss, exercise, macronutrient intake, blood pressure, sleep, and more. It also offers you a plan that may help you to achieve those goals. Calorie counting is very simple with this app. It has a database of thousands of restaurant, grocery store, and brand-name food for you to put into your calorie tracker. These are just a few of the things the Lose It app can do.
MyFitnessPal is an app that can be downloaded for free from either iTunes or Google Play. It is a calorie counter and diet tracker.
This app gives you access to the world’s largest nutrition and calorie database that includes over 4 million foods. You can browse through those foods and quickly add them to the food diary that is in the app. The web and mobile versions of this app sync automatically, so your food diary will always be up to date. You can sign in at the MyFitnessPal website with either your Facebook or email account.
The iRunner app is available to download for free from iTunes and Google Play. This app is a running workout and cardio tracker that can be used to monitor your indoor or outdoor training. It can track distance, route, speed, heart rate, and time. The app can be used with pedometers like Fitbit and Jawbone UP.
It has built in GPS and Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) support. You can use the app to plan and map your route while jogging, running, or walking. It gives you voice feedback, in-workout pictures, online workout access, and more. This app comes from iTMP Technology Inc., who have several other exercise related apps that you might be interested in.