Techy & Healthy: Best New Apps for a Healthy Life

by Head Health Nutter on May 30, 2015

Technology has made us sedentary for the most part, so it’s always good to hear when technology helps us get more active and healthy! Guest blogger, Lizzie Weakley, is here today to share with us 5 new apps that are helping people create a healthier life!

The mobile app markets are now home to millions of unique programs that are designed to help us with almost every facet of our daily life, and this includes becoming healthier. Anyone that is ready to make the most out of their smartphone or tablet should take a new look at these amazing new mobile apps for dieting, exercising, sleep schedule tracking, and more.

1. Sworkit
Making room in one’s schedule for daily gym trip is an impossible feat for many, and Sworkit is an excellent option for those that want to carry out high-intensity bodyweight exercises from the comfort of their very own home. This app includes high-quality videos, rep counters, dozens of unique workouts, workout customization options, and more.

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2. Fitmo
Fitmo is an app that was designed to replace the overwhelmingly expensive costs of a live trainer. For $40 a month, users get unlimited access to their own trainer directly through the app. Not only do these certified trainers offer meal plans, workout routines, and other fitness tips, but they can also check-in on their clients via text messages or calls.

3. Garmin Fit
Garmin Fit is one of the best options for those that would like a comprehensive tracker for running, cycling, and almost any other outdoor activity. This app utilizes a phone’s GPS chip and keeps track of pace, calories spent, and routes that are taken. Users can also create custom soundtracks for their runs and then share their results with friends.

4. Sleep Cycle Alarm Clock
Sleep is often an overlooked component of one’s health, but Sleep Cycle Alarm Clock helps anyone that may feel as if they are waking up groggy or not getting good sleep. Users can track their sleep cycle with the various sensors in their smartphone and then get some insight into the quality and quantity of sleep the next day. It also lets you create a low-stress alarm clock that wakes you up when you are in the lightest stages of sleep in the morning.

5. Symple
Being able to accurately track aches, pains, and other medical issues is the best way to find a solution. Symple allows you to track up to 20 unique symptoms in your body, track when they take place, and then create notes based on any outside variables. From stomach cramps while running to especially sore muscles, this app will let you and your doctor pinpoint exactly what problems are occurring.

It is never a bad idea to take a look at how you can become a healthier, happier, and a more productive person. These five great apps can help you along in this process with nothing more than a smartphone or tablet.

Informational credit to the University of Cincinnati which offers a RHIA Program for prospective students.

About the Author

My name is Lizzie Weakley and I am a freelance writer from Columbus, Ohio. I went to college at The Ohio State University where I studied communications. I enjoy the outdoors and long walks in the park with my 3-year-old husky Snowball.

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