5 Best Health and Fitness Apps for 2019
5 Best Health and Fitness Apps for 2019 : Lifestyles have drastically changed with the advent of technology. Most people in the present age are bound by desk jobs. These jobs push them in a sedentary routine which is dangerous for health. Fortunately, people are starting to realize the negative effects of a lazy lifestyle. The trend to go to the gym and exercise is growing exponentially. With more people working out, fitness apps are the new hype.
According to a study by Flurry Analytics, the fitness app usage has increased by 330% in the last three years (2014-2017). The study also shows that 75% of the users open their fitness app at least twice a week. Fitness apps are important in keeping track of one’s weight loss journey. They also ensure regularity.
Here are 5 best health and fitness apps for 2019 you need to get your hands on.
Couch to 5k
C25k is a mobile app that is built to help users adapt to running. This app has a program that is spread over a period of nine weeks. The app guides the user through each run, increasing the distance with each run. The final goal at the end of nine weeks is 3.1 mile or 5 kilometers.
This app is available on both Google Play and App Store. This app has shown brilliant results. According to the official website, over 5 million people have completed their first 5k run using this app.
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With the motto of “Health at Your Fingertips”, oladoc, a Pakistani startup has brought in several Digital Health Solutions. It is a unique online doctor appointment app in Pakistan that lets the user seek appointments with qualified doctors and avail essential healthcare services on fingertips. Users can access the database of over 14,000 Pakistan Medical & Dental Association (PMDC) v
erified doctors of all specialties. For now, the service is active in 10 major cities including Lahore, Karachi, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Peshawar, Multan and Faisalabad.
Users can book an appointment either through the app or by calling their helpline (042 3890 0939) from within the app. In addition, the app also has a unique feature called -health zone where users can read healthcare articles and blogs. If you’re concerned about your next appointment or lab test, keep oladoc in your phone. The app is available for both, Android as well as iOS-powered devices.
MyFitnessPal is essentially a fitness journal. This app provides each user with their personal calorie counter. The app has over 6 million entries of food data along with respective calories. The user can even put in ingredients for a meal and the app gives out the calorie count. Each user can save their regular meals. This is the epitome of customization. The app even lets the user record their physical activity.
The unique feature of this app is a goal reminder message. At the end of each day, the user gets a summary of his/her progress and future prediction.
J&J Official 7 Minute Workout
J&J Official 7 Minute Workout, has a high-intensity full body workout which finishes in just seven minutes. This app is perfect for people who are busy at work most of the time. In just seven minutes, the workout exercises all the muscles.
The unique feature of this app is the variety of exercises that it offers. The app keeps on increasing the intensity of the workouts based on the user’s previous experience. This app is highly popular for weight loss and has over 3 million downloads.
Headspace is one of a kind. With multiple apps focusing on physical fitness, Headspace targets mental fitness. This app guides its users through meditation and mindfulness. The app has several sessions that are just a few minutes long. The sessions are also categorized for problems such as stress, focus and anxiety. Headspace is perfect for busy schedules as it also has bite-sized sessions.