March 14, 2019
As the end of March is approaching, it will be officially three months after renouncing your New Year’s resolution!
Some of you have stayed committed to your goals and some of you may have had a rough start. Either way, whether you have stayed committed or are struggling to get back on track, here are top five health & fitness apps for iPhone in 2019 that can help aid you along your health and fitness journey:
Sometimes we focus only on our physical fitness that we forget about our mental wellness. With over a million downloads, Calm has been awarded the app of the year and is known for being the #1 app that will help you meditate, relax, focus, and sleep better. Recommended by many top psychologists, mental health experts, and therapists, Calm is the perfect app for beginners, intermediate, and advanced users. The app has several sessions that only take a few minutes out of your day, which can easily incorporate mindfulness into your daily life to help keep a balanced mental state. Calm is perfect for even the busiest of schedules!
Check out the Calm app on the Apple store to join in with millions of others experiencing better sleep, lower stress, and less anxiety with guided meditations, sleep stories, breathing programs, stretching exercises, and relaxing music.
Price: Free with In App Purchases
Sweatcoin - Sweat for Coins
Some people work to get fit, others need a bit more motivation. Sweatcoin is the top rated app for your Apple Watch where movement actually has a value! Sweatcoin converts your steps into currency units, which you can then spend them on goods and services on their marketplace that include a variety of partners to choose from. You can also exchange them with friends & family. Overall, the fitter and healthier you become the wealthier you get!
So if you want an app that basically pays you to move and exercise, definitely check out Sweatcoin. And did I mention it costs nothing to use? Surely, an easy way to make some side cash while getting fit! A win-win in my books!
MyFitnessPal is the best all-in-one health & fitness app that provides each user with their personal calorie counter and exercise tracker/fitness journal. MyFitnessPal has been rated the #1 health and fitness app for four years straight and is consistently one of the top downloads in the health and fitness category due to its massive database of foods. The app offers quick bar scan capabilities, which makes tracking food fast and easy! It also offers easy connectivity with other popular apps like MapMyFitness and Fitbit.
MyFitnessPal app has more to explore, from a social community to recipe recommendations and the ability to log your exercise and steps, while receiving support and motivation along the way.
So whether you want to lose weight, tone up, get healthy, change your habits, or start a new diet, you’ll love MyFitnessPal.
Price: Free with In App Purchases
Use the Fitbit app to track activity, record workouts, log food, monitor your heart rate, measure hydration, and set & manage goals. Whether you have a fitbit to sync or not, you can still enjoy the basics of the app by using your smartphone.
If you want to live a healthier, more active life check out Fitbit on the Apple store.
BetterMe: Weight Loss Workouts
BetterMe aims at helping you achieve your personal health and fitness goals by building and modifying your meal and workout plans. The app offers an abundant amount of exercises and workout plans to choose from that vary in length and intensity. BetterMe guides you along your health and fitness journey by offering tips and guides on proper diet; setting your customized weekly meal plans; offering sprint interval workouts; demonstrating every step in their instructive videos; and lastly, by providing tips on how to implement proper exercise execution.
BetterMe lets you have the expertise of fitness and diet specialists in the palm of your hand without ever having to hit the gym!
Hopefully, one of these apps will be of interest to some of you looking to further enhance your physical and mental fitness. After all, health is wealth!
So there it is folks, the top five health and fitness apps of 2019 for iPhone to help you reach your health and fitness goals of the year!
Written by Heidi De Rosas