Did you take a New Year resolution to lose weight? Do you have a particular number in mind that you want your body weight to reduce to? Are you taking extra care to your everyday diet hoping to shed a few pounds? Then maybe here is some great news for you.
Today, we are in an era where smartphones are ruling individual’s everyday activities. From remembering important dates to saving meetings, everything is accessible to you at a fingertip. Now it’s time your Android and iPhone took a new avatar of a personal trainer. You don’t have to really walk into a gym and pay a bomb to a dietician or a nutritionist, all you need to do is download a few apps that can manage your lifestyle and food habits and at no extra cost, you are on your way to getting fit.
Whether you need to lose weight or get in better shape, these are the apps you need on your smartphone. Some offer premium options for a price, but you can get started without spending any money to achieve your goal.
This is a free app available for both iPhone and Android. It offers both an app and a website which means you can access all the needed information from your desktop or laptop as well. You can connect to people; your various devices and food information that will help you lose weight with smart decisions.
Lose It is an app that helps you create a personalized weight loss plan with the ultimate goal that you would like to achieve in the end. The goals include weight, wellness and fitness. It also encourages interaction and communication with friends. You can create goals with a group of friends, challenge them and get support from them to help you stay on track.
The app includes access to a verified food database that helps you track your calories with easy searching, or add custom foods and you can share recipes. You can also scan a UPC to add food.
This free fitness app is available on Android, Windows and iPhone. It is considered one of the best all-in-one calorie counter and exercise tracker for the smartphone users. It showcases a simple design and interface, thus making it user-friendly.
MyFitnessPal is the best app for international eaters, with a database full of information about brand-name foods and home-cooked dishes from around the world. It also lets you easily add your food log to the app. The website offers social support as well as more tools for helping you reach your diet and health goals. It also provides an option to friend other users and connects with your contacts and Facebook friends for support and motivation.
This is a unique fitness app. If you are someone who doesn’t like to count calories and see how much calories you gained from your favourite food, this is an interesting alternative for you. This app is more a meal planning style approach that is proactive. All you need to do is, tell Diet Hero what foods you like and what foods you have for each meal, and the app will tell you how much to eat and what to eat.
Even If you run out of healthy ingredients at home, the app can adjust to that so you don’t need to scramble to find something. If something doesn’t sound good, you can choose to swap it out and the app will intelligently swap a protein for a protein and a carb for a carb according to your likes and dislikes.
Depending on your height, weight, gender and the amount of weight you want to lose and in what time frame, the app will tell you what to eat and how much to eat so that you can easily accomplish your goals.
So what are you waiting for? Download one of these perfect apps onto your smartphone today, and stick with it for a while to see changes in your food and lifestyle.