• Starr Knight

5 of the Best Health & Fitness Apps to Help You Stay in Shape

Working out and staying in shape is a huge part of society and we don’t usually do that without our mobile phone.

iPod sales have decreased as has usage because our mobile phones possess the same functionality as a musical storing device. Addicted to your mobile and love staying in shape? Here are 5 great apps for you to download.


1. Nike+ Running

One of the most well known and used fitness apps, created by sports brand; Nike, allows you to track the distance, pace and time of your runs and it's smart enough to pause and start up again when you do, so if you need to catch your breath you won't need to stop the app.

Its a great looking app, allows you to share your stats on Facebook and Sync with the Nike Plus website. Completely free to download from your smartphone and does exactly what it sets out to.


2. My Fitness Pal Calorie Counter & Diet Tracker

As you probably guessed by the name, the app is a calorie counter and diet tracker. With over three million food products already on the database, you can easily manage your eating habits with this great app.


Other features include adding new food items, logging exercise and long term statistics based on your calorie consumption and weight change over time. If you are struggling to lose weight, this might be the perfect app for you.


3. SleepBot

Did you know we actually spend a third of our life asleep yet we pay so little attention to what goes on during this time.


SleepBot is a great app that provides a sleep tracking solution. It tracks how much you move around in your sleep, how long you sleep for and how often you wake during the night. This tool will help you get a better night sleep, allowing you to perform at your best everyday, completely free of charge.


4. Moves

Moves is always on and literally, keeps track of your every move. It will measure how many steps you’ve taken, how far you have travelled and can even differentiate between walking and running.


Moves allows you to view a timeline activity map at the end of each day so you can visualise exactly where you have been. For just £1.99, it is a great bargain if you really want to track your every move.

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