Google declared 2014 the year of fitness apps, showing that health and fitness apps were the fastest growing category of apps. According to a report published by the MHealth App Developer Economics, The global market for health and fitness apps is worth $ 4 billion and is estimated to grow to $ 26 billion by the year 2017.
Making good use of these apps, health fitness companies have launched many apps targeting specific areas related to health, nutrition, fitness, weight loss, calorie counter, etc.
Here is a summary of Top 10 Health and Fitness Apps:
1. Nike + training club
Having personally used this app, it has all the right settings to get you started. It offers more than 100 workouts conducted by its master trainers. It has special features that allow you to create your own equipment and choose the level of training that you are comfortable with.
2. Strava running and cycling GPS
If you are a serious runner or cyclist, this app is your best option. It allows you to track your activity, keep a training log, and compete with other members of the community. Works with all GPS running watches, cycling computers, and activity trackers.
3. Daily yoga
It is your own personal yoga trainer and it is completely free. With over 50 instructional videos and 500 poses, it also has a live voice guide and relaxing music.
4. MySugr Diabetes Logbook
It is the most popular diabetes registry app in six countries. Optimized for type 1 and type 2 diabetes. It has additional report formats such as PDF and Excel. It has an importer and web analytics along with unlimited blood glucose scanning, insightful data analysis, and even exciting challenges for personal therapy goals.
This app has a purpose for every part of your day. It does everything from tracking your weight to helping you reach your weight goal. Track exercise, share exercise, and maintain routine through Exercise Calendar.
It has the calorie counter and a huge database of 6,000,000 foods. It allows you to connect with more than 50 apps, including Fitbit, Strava, Garmin, JawboneUp, etc. and it has a barcode scanner that allows you to track your food.
You can easily save on medicines and lab tests with this app. It was rated as one of the best “Made in India” applications by Apple in 2014. It is also the highest rated application in the medical category for Android and iOS. It offers information on medicines and their cheaper substitutes, health tips written by medical experts, and shows the side effects of medicines.
8. Argus Health and Calorie Counter
Don’t you love when an app does everything for you? The application measures calorie intake and is equipped with a barcode scanner, offers personalized weight loss plans, sleep tracking, 24 * 7 pedometer without consuming excessive battery. It also offers a global community to share and communicate with other like-minded people.
Fitocracy helps you give up the fitness sword to kill the sloth dragon. Use social media and missions to bring out the ‘phytocratic’ in you. Workouts are always synced between the web and the Android app by registering on your website. You also have the option to automatically post your progress to Facebook and Twitter.
Sworkit offers personalized exercise videos by personal trainers for strength, cardio, yoga and stretching. It stands for “Simply Work It”. Combine interval training with random exercises. It has more than 13 million users and also has a special version for children.