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Health And Fitness Apps For Weight Loss

Health and Fitness AppsTrying to exercise, eat right and lose weight is not an easy task, but it can be made a little bit more simple with the help of today’s technology.  From the convenience of an iPhone or computer tablet, you can use apps to help you reach your health goals.  Here you will learn the benefits of health and fitness apps for weight loss.

No Food Journals or Point Counters To Carry

There are a number of apps out there that allow you to enter the foods you eat to automatically track your calorie intake.  In addition to home made foods, most also offer menu items from chain restaurants or fast food.

Some apps, like Calorie Counter & Diet Tracker by MyFitnessPal, do not require an internet connection after the initial download in order to be able to access the food database.  The Calorie Counter & Diet Tracker by MyFitnessPal is free, but other varieties rarely go over .99 cents.  For those dieters using Weight Watchers, they also offer a free app with a built in point counter and food scanner.

Personal Trainers in the Palm of Your Hand

Most people know that there are apps where you can track the exercises you do, or any type of physical activity like house cleaning, but FitnessBuilder from Pumpone, goes even further than that.  Not only can you log your exercises, but you can create routines using their video library and actually see how to do certain exercises.  The app can be linked to the FitnessBuilder website and you even have access to a personal trainer online.  The only downside is that after the first month, you do have to sign up for a subscription.

Make Special Dietary Needs Easier

For people with special dietary needs or preferences, the benefits of health and fitness apps for weight loss are endless.  If you are diabetic, hypoglycemic, or even have a gluten intolerance, there are apps to help you identify foods and restaurants where you can eat and ones you should avoid.  Even without special dietary needs, avoiding wheat and sugar can greatly increase your chances for healthy weight loss.

Whatever your fitness goal may be, make sure you know the benefits of health and fitness apps for weight loss and make sure you download them onto your iPhone or computer tablet to make losing weight a lot easier.


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Garth is a writer and publisher of information on health and fitness, small business development, and other approaches towards personal empowerment.

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