Want to get fit? Use these apps
MANILA, Philippines - Fitness and wellness can work hand-in-hand with technology.
With the advent of applications that motivate, track and train health-seekers, it has become easier to get an upper hand against sluggishness and bad lifestyle choices.
Here's a quick list of apps with different functions that allow for a better, healthier lifestyle:
1. Fitocracy (iOS)
One part social network and another part motivation app, Fitocracy lets users work on their exercises with this app serving as a way to connect to your friends, share your progress and complete goals that allow you to level up on the Fitocracy social network.
2. Lose It! (Android, iOS, Nook, Kindle)
Lose It! lets users set goals, track progress and set personal challenges.
Like Fitocracy, Lose It! is an app that has a website component and the connectivity as a social network allows for greater personal accountability.
3. Zombies Run (Android, iOS, Windows Phone)
For US$7.99, Zombies Run provides runners with incentive to complete missions and gain the stamina to outrun the undead.
There's also a beginner's version for US$3.99 that lets users train to do 5K runs.
4. RunKeeper (Android, iOS)
Runkeeper is a sort of social running application, allowing users to track their running progress, share it and sync the data with the RunKeeper website.
5. Pocket Yoga (Android, iOS)
For those looking to limber up and lose weight, Pocket Yoga is an excellent candidate for your needs.
The app provides detailed visual and vocal instruction, over 145 pose images, progress tracking features and support for showing transferring the visuals onto a television through Video Out.
With these 5 apps, you can get fit, stay healthy and live better through smart choices. - Rappler.com