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7 Fabulous Health Apps That Make It Simple to Reach Your Goals ...

By Eliza

Using health apps is a fabulous way to stay on track with your goals. Whether you’re trying to eat right or are monitoring your workout progress, apps that you can access anytime you need are great tools for helping you see where you’re doing good and where you might need to work a little harder. Check out these awesome health apps and get started today. If you have some that you love, but I don’t mention them, please feel free to share them with me.

1 Cody

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Not only is this app free, but it’s one of the most useful health apps you’ll ever find. It’s great for people who do better with lots of support. You can share and find new workouts with a community of other people. You can also cheer each other on and comment on each other’s progress. You can chart your stats and progress as well. What could be better than having tons of people around you in the virtual world to spur you on toward your goals?

2 Argus

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If you love tracking every aspect of your health goals, this is the app for you. You can record everything from your calorie intake to your sleep patterns to the number of miles you walk. The app keeps track of it all. Argus is like a diary that clues you in to patterns, both good and bad, that can help you reach all your health goals.

3 The Walk

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Do you love a good challenge? This app combines a pedometer with missions that help you reach your daily quota of steps. While you’re participating in an exciting game, the app is tracking your miles, speed and steps. You can modify the game and the more you move, the more clues you can get to help you win.

4 My Fitness Pal

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This is a great combination app that allows you to track your calorie intake as well as your workout. The app is loaded with a food database that makes it simple to record what you eat so you can monitor your calories burned versus calories eaten. At the same time you can add your own recipes, track the nutritional profile of the foods you eat and keep an eye on both your cardio and strength training routines. What more could you ask for?

5 Withings

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This is a multi-functional app that you can use to keep track of your own personal stats, like blood pressure, sleep habits and weight. This is a great tool for people trying to improve their overall health status. The app’s icon grows and shrinks in relation to your stats, helping you see when changes are needed. The app also sends motivational messages to keep you on track with exercise.

6 Fooducate

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If your main health goal is to eat better, Fooducate is the app for you. Use this handy app to get a grade on a huge number of foods by simply scanning the barcode on the item. If you get a food that has a low grade, the app gives you healthier alternatives. This is a great app if you want to choose foods based on more than their calorie content.

7 Lift

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If your health goals include cutting stress and living a balanced life in all areas, Lift is the app you should be downloading. The app is like a personal life coach you can carry with you wherever you go. There’s a community you can join for support, and the app is designed to create a customized plan to help you reach your goals.

Which health app do you use? I love Fooducate because it’s so full of great information. Please share your favorites with me. I’m always looking for new tools to help me live my best life.

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