Every second person you meet is trying to lose weight and become fit. Our sedentary lifestyles are definitely not helping us in this endevour. Bad eating habits, lack of exercise and monotonous work culture has made it difficult for us to get up and get kicking!Thanks to the advent of mobile apps, it is now possible to get help in this tiring, un-motivating task.
Here is a list of apps that will motivate you to work out better and harder. Have a look:
1. Google Fit:
This app has been around for a while now. Google Fit is actually a pretty functional app and provides stats to analyze, makes goals for you to conquer and tracks a number of body metrics for you. Google Fit is free and you can integrate it with your smartwatch Android Wear.
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2. My Fitness Pal:
Exercising is important but you won’t go far, if you don’t keep a tab on what you eat. This Android app logs your calories and consists a database of more than four million foods so that you can find out how many calories you consumed in one meal. You can even check out its web interface if you want to.
If you want something aggressive, then this app is apt for you. Fitocracy is just like your personal trainer that lets you track workouts, encourages you to achieve real fitness goals all through a leveling system and in-game achievements. This app allows you to exercise with a community which can be your own friends and family members whom you have invited to be on Fitocracy.
4. Pocket Yoga:
There is no doubt that yoga is a good way to exercise and stay in shape. If you are new to yoga and its “asanas”, then Pocket Yoga will be extremely helpful to you. There are over 200 “asanas” along with animations and voice instructions to help you strike the right pose. You can also log your yoga practices and create yoga workouts. It is available for INR 190.
If you want to track your runs, bike rides and other outdoor activities accurately, then this mobile app will help you. The only drawback is that its training plans are limited to Premium subscribers only. But if you are already self-motivated and know your fitness regime, then this app is an asset for tracking your workout sessions.
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No matter how technologically advanced the apps, you won’t get the desired results if you don’t “desire” to lose weight yourself. So which one do you plan to start using? Drop your comments!