5 Android Apps For Fitter You

It seems the battle for a healthier lifestyle is getting the much needed reinforcement as android apps join in to help us make the right choices and stick to our decisions. Here are 5 popular Android fitness apps:

Fooducate – Healthy Food Diet


Since health and fitness start with eating the right food this is a very useful app. When grocery shopping, this free app scans the barcode using android’s camera and feeds you with all the important info concerning a product. You can see the strengths and weaknesses of each item and suitable alternatives if you wish to buy another similar product. With this app you can find out things which the manufacturers might not like to disclose such as food colourings, additives, fats, excessive sugar etc.

Download Link: Fooducate – Healthy Food Diet

Endomondo Sports Tracker

Endomondo Sports Tracker

This app is for the more outgoing and sporty users such as joggers, cyclists etc. It has real time tracking of speed, distance, time, altitude and calories and you get audio feedback and pep talk for your workout, from the app or from your friends whose texts are read as audio. It is possible to race against friends, study nearby routes, track heart rate, keep a music playlist log, post to Facebook and view your history for an idea of how much progress you’ve been making. And it’s free.

Download Link – Endomondo Sports Tracker

Daily Yoga (All-in-One)

Daily Yoga

For those who prefer a more stress free work out this free app provides yoga coaching. The 26 yoga sessions are independent plug-ins , they cover specific muscles groups such as abs, back, chest and each needs to be installed individually .There are three different workout intensities of different durations, videos, audio instructions, background music (which can be switched off) and you can share your achievements or chat with friends follow and be followed by others.

Download Link – Daily Yoga (All-in-One)

Calorie Counter – MyFitnessPal

Calorie Counter

If you wish to lose or gain weight it is important to know the exact amount of calories you consume per day to see what needs changing. This app is free and has a growing database of over 1.5 million foods and you can make your own entries and add custom foods. It scans barcodes, tracks nutrition related data, provides a recipe calculator but also includes hundreds of exercises tracking cardio and strength training. You can set your calorie and weight goals, get reports and connect with friends. For more support you can join the apps online community.

Download Link – Calorie Counter – MyFitnessPal

Absolute Fitness

Absolute Fitness

This app is not free but it provides a very comprehensive fitness plan. It has a rich food and exercise database but you can also add customized items and serving sizes which is what makes this app still popular despite its being slightly on the old side. Based on your profile info it will automatically calculate your daily limits in accordance with the goal you have set for yourself. Moreover, it provides nutritional info, food analysis and video tutorials. It also gives stats and charts, tracking even your sleep hours, blood pressure and water intake. Data can be exported into HTML and CVS.

Download Link – Absolute Fitness

So, while the pitfalls of modern life do not leave too much room for exercise and raising health consciousness, these apps can make a difference if we choose to make them a part of our daily routines. Most importantly they are a fun and engaging way to look after your wellbeing.

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