Thursday, June 21, 2018

Health apps to stay fit

Posted On : December 13,2013

You have a hectic life and you have hardly time for yourself.

Eating the right food and indulging in healthy activities have taken a backseat and you are on the verge of a self realization which is screaming that ‘you are not fit and healthy.’

What do you do?

The best option is to enroll yourself in the nearest gym or start taking a pledge to ‘exercise regularly’.  But for you even these small fitness regimes seem to be impossible – thanks to your busy schedule again!

Hiring a personal trainer can be pricey hence the best option is to look for cheaper and simpler alternatives to get in shape.

To help you in your efforts, here is BlackBerry’s recommendation of weight watcher apps that will allow you to stay fit and healthy at any time.

1. Calorie Counter and Diet Tracker by MyFitnessPal

Lose weight with MyFitnessPal, the fastest and easiest to use calorie counter for BlackBerry®. With the largest food database of any BlackBerry calorie counter (over 1,700,000 foods), and amazingly fast food and exercise entry, we'll help you take those extra pounds off! There is no better diet app – period.

Price: Free


2. Nutritional Calculator

Calculate your ideal weight, your BMI, how many calories you should consume daily to maintain your weight, if you have cardiovascular risk and thus assess nutritional status.

Price: Free


3. Body Buddy

Body Buddy is the ultimate calorie tracker for BlackBerry® 10. Lose or maintain your weight with this great tool.  Track your daily calorie consumption from food, calories burned from exercise, and your weight. It also integrates with Nike+ and Withings to automatically download your Nike+ runs and your recorded weight.

Price: Free


4. FeetFit

FeetFit is an application developed for all those people who wish to get in shape and be on control of all their activities. This is a native an intuitive application, where you just have to put it in your pocket and walk. The app automatically suit you and notify how much calories you've wasted during the day and the traveled distance.

FeetFit allows you to make daily achievements and share how much steps you've taken on any social network!  Enjoy FeetFit and feel the power of the best fitness app for BlackBerry devices, directly on your hands.

Price: Free

5. Workout Guide

Workout guide is a well-rounded application which will change the way fitness enthusiasts create, record & achieve there fitness goals. Indoor workout routines are specially designed by Gold Gym fitness experts.

Price: Free


6. Endomondo Sports Tracker

Endomondo is ideal for running, cycling, walking and any other distance-based activity. Join 20 million users and start freeing your endorphins!

- Track any outdoor sport including duration, distance, speed and calories

- Enter a workout manually, e.g., a treadmill run or weight training

- Get audio feedback for every mile or km while exercising
- Get live peptalks from friends - they write a short text on our website which is then read out loud to you seconds later
- See your route on a map
- View history of workouts and study split times per km or mile
- Set a distance goal and have the audio coach speak to that as your target

Price: Free

7. Runtastic

Runtastic is your personal sports and fitness application. Whether you like to run, bike, skate, hike or ski - with runtastic you can map your activities, get motivated, burn calories and achieve better results. Using the built-in GPS, runtastic turns your BlackBerry into a multifunctional fitness assistant with a lot of features.

Runtastic features:
- Track activities via GPS: Automatically records time, distance, calories burned, speed, elevation and more!
- View your current position and route on map (BlackBerry Maps).
- Split table and graphs to analyze your Pace, Elevation, Speed and Heart Rate throughout an activity.
- Heart rate integration*: Compatible with Polar Wearlink+ Bluetooth, Zephyr HxM and the new runtastic heart rate monitor.

Price: Free

8. Keep Fit

KeepFit is a rich collection of Facts and Tips that will familiarize you with the Benefits and Use of Nature Cure with Natural Food. The application not only contains facts about the Nutritional value of various food items but also contains information about the usefulness of food in the treatment of various diseases and health problems.

Price: Free


9. Healthy Recipes

Looking to lose weight and save money? Cooking at home is one of the easiest ways. SparkPeople members do both! Our Healthy Recipes application lets you browse and search almost 200,000 recipes, plus save your favorites. We also provide calories, carbs, and more for each recipe. Perfect for anyone on a diet!

Price: Free