MobileWalla: Get healthy and feel better with these fitness apps
January 13. 2014 6:03PM
There’s more daylight every day now; the countdown to bikini season begins. Get your beach body, or just get healthier and happier, with these fitness apps.
Zombies, Run! ($2.99)*: Put on your headphones during your run, and discover that zombies are chasing you. You must collect virtual supplies as you run in order to survive. (Mobilewalla Score: 99/100)
7 Minute Workout Challenge ($1.99): It would be hard for anyone to suggest that he or she doesn’t have seven minutes to work out each day; this app maximizes those minutes. (Score: 98/100)
P90X ($2.99)*: A companion app to the popular P90X workout series, of infomercial fame, helps you track your P90X workouts. In-app purchase options are available for special workouts as well. (Score: 98/100)
Couch-To-5K ($1.99)*: This app is perfect for the beginner. It gently leads you on the path to running a 5K, even if you can’t walk a “K” at the moment. (Score: 93/100)
Yoga Studio ($2.99): A person with a truly fit yoga body is a thing of beauty. Get your own with this app, which features 30 HD-video yoga workouts to choose from. (Score: 90/100)
Instant Heart Rate – Pro ($1.99)*: Users call this heart-rate monitor the most accurate for Android. Use it to monitor your health and heart rate during workouts. (Mobilewalla Score: 99/100)
Runtastic PRO ($4.99)*: Runtastic Pro maps and tracks your workout for you, using GPS technology, and helps you plan and meet your fitness goals. (Score: 98/100)
Calorie Counter PRO MyNetDiary ($3.99)*: Calorie Counter PRO counts calories and helps you track water consumption and other diet-supportive data. (Score: 90/100)
Fitness Buddy – 1700 Exercises ($1.99)*: Fitness Buddy demonstrates 1,700 exercises to help you use the sometimes-mysterious free-weight equipment at your gym. (Score: 86/100).
Weight Watchers Simple Start (Free)*: Enrolled members of Weight Watchers can use this app to kick-start their plans with two weeks’ worth of meal plans. (Score: 85/100)
Apps with an asterisk* denote availability on Apple and Android.
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