09 Sep 2013

Best Apps for Losing Weight

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Looking to lose some weight with some good old-fashion fitness and health eating? Look no further than your smart phone to help guide you through your journey. Here are the Best Apps for Losing Weight.

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Counting calories is an effective way to keep track of your food intake and conscious of your food decisions.  Free Apps such as Lose It, Noom Weight Loss Coach or CountEat Calories can help control your portion sizes. The best feature of these apps is they can gauge the calories for most food items. So whether you’re eating at a chain restaurant or having an apple, these apps are a great resource.

Outdoor Exercise Apps

There are great apps that can track how far you’ve walked, cycled and more! Apps such as Endomondo, Runtastic, and Cyclemeter can definitely get your heart rate going. Cyclemeter, which cost $4.99, collects a wealth of data, is very accurate, contains several well thought out features, and appeals to fitness enthusiasts who participate in more than one sport.  

Activity Trackers

Devices like the Fitbit or Jawbone are small devices you can comfortable wear and track your exercise, weight, heart rate, sleep pattern, blood pressure and more! Just plug it in with your phone and check out how much you’ve accomplished in a day!

Friendly Competition Apps

Apps such as Fitocracy and Fitsby spurs a little competition and dedication among you and your friends. The apps and website feature social interaction prominently. Fitsby uses a combination of gamification and betting to push you and your friends to reach a desired goal for exercising.

Home Workouts

There are plenty of apps for yoga and home gym that guides you through stationary workouts. Whether it’s for 10 minutes or 2 hours, these apps can give you the quick workout wherever you desire that’s comparable to a gym.

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