Conventionally, experts always suggest that the best way to stay slim is by having strong willpower as well as determination to steer clear of unhealthy food. However, science suggests that the key to staying in shape is more complicated than simply eating right and staying active. Prevention states technology has offered those who want to stay in shape a better way to maintain their health, track their fitness regimes, and work as their own personal trainer.
Smartphones and other mobile devices are now brilliantly utilized as health companions, given that many leading handset’s have an array of superb features ideal for health buffs. Now while there seems to be app for practically everything, this also extends to helping people lose weight. And the reason why there is app for literally all conundrums nowadays? It’s mainly due to the fact that data from mobile devices has surpassed that of desktop computers. Gaming Realms, developer of mobile website Free Bingo Hunter, explains this in full on their website, stating that because of this spike in mobile gaming and app purchases, the market was worth $42 billion at the end of 2015. Thus, mobile tools for weight loss have now become very popular to provide people efficient, effective, and (often) free service to those who want to stay in shape.
In this post, we will provide you three of the most effective weight loss apps you can install on your smartphones that have been proven to show great results.
1. Lose It! By FitNow
Available for both Android and iOS devices, this free app helps in achieving a sustainable and healthy lifestyle by creating a customized weight loss plan with specific goals, such as how far one is from their weight goals and the total wellness and fitness of the user. It also comes with a verified food database that tracks the overall calorie intake of the person, as well as connecting the user to people with expertise in losing weight and curating a healthy diet.
The best part about Lose It! is that users can connect it to other apps such as RunKeeper and Nike+ to help them track their fitness data easily and intelligently.
2. Nike+ Training Club
Compared to the two other fitness apps of Nike+ (Running and Fuel), Training Club is the best app for those wants to learn new workouts that help them lose weight effectively. It helps users choose the best workout for them or a four-week program that they can follow to get lean. Currently, the Nike+ Training Club app has more than 100 workouts that fit beginners to advanced users. It also monitors your workouts, average calories burned, minutes spent per exercise, and connects with NikeFuel to earn points and connect with its community.
The apps can also be used on the tablet or viewed on a TV that supports AirPlay, ChromeCast or any HDMI cable.
Losing weight is connected with managing food intake and knowing the calorie count of meals you eat. With the help of Fooducate, users are able to learn more about the healthy food they can purchase or eat, as well as instantly scanning its barcode to know the nutritional data of each item on grocery shelves. Upon scanning the barcode, users will be provided with its ‘food grade’ to help them make smart food decisions. Fooducate also comes with its own community to help them learn about healthy foods.
With the help of the aforementioned apps and the right mindset, anyone can become healthier in no time, as long as they’re dedicated to the cause. We hope this post can get you started on your fitness journey. Continue following Manila Fitness for more tips, reviews, and news about health and wellness. Did we miss anything off this list? Feel free to leave us a comment below.