Do you want to get in shape and lose weight on your own without even leaving your home? Long gone are the days of personal trainers, dietitians, and tons of money for expert advice. The holidays are here, which can usually mean overeating and not exercising enough. This doesn't have to be the case for you! Download these hottest apps to stay on track this season and all year.
1 Lose It! Weight Loss App
This free app helps you achieve long-term weight loss. Track your progress on your phone and on the computer to connect you with friends and family to challenge each other and get support. This app tracks calories, lets you research nutritional information, and helps you create a plan for present and future goals. Lose It for iPhone & iPad : itunes.apple.com Lose it for Android : play.google.com
Keep track of what you eat, how long you exercise, and compete with friends in this free app owned by Under Armour. Logging is so simple and personalized just for you. MyFitnessPal for iPhone : itunes.apple.com MyFitnessPal for Android : play.google.com
This free app puts money on the line, which is to motivate you to eat more vegetables and work out. If you complete your tasks, you will receive money, anywhere from $0.30 to $5 a week! If you don't follow your pact, the app can take away money from your bank account. If you can achieve your workout goals, the money you earn can go towards your gym membership or a new fitness gadget. Pact for iPhone : itunes.apple.com Pact for Android : play.google.com
4 Diet Hero
Open up your fridge and pantry and tell this app what you normally eat, and it will tell you what and how much to eat. Counting calories is in the past with this app that is free until January 1st! Diet Hero : itunes.apple.com
Learn about healthy foods to see which are best for you by scanning the bar code with your smartphone. It will show you a grade for whatever food it is which will make trying to read nutritional facts a thing of the past. So simple! Fooducate for iPhone : itunes.apple.com Fooducate for Android : play.google.com
6 Nike+ Training Club
If you have no knowledge of working out whatsoever, this app assists you in choosing a daily workout or a monthly program to burn fat and build muscle. This app also works on your tablet and TV, too! Nike Training Club for iPhone : itunes.apple.com Nike+ Training Club for Android : play.google.com
7 IPhone Health App
Apple phones include this app for free to track your progress for how many steps you've taken, stairs climbed, and more. This does this automatically without needing to download.
8 Google Fit
This free app tracks your weight, heart rate, and daily activity just by carrying your Android smartphone. It pushes you to get at least an hour of physical activity a day. Connect apps to this service for even more info. Google Fit for Android : play.google.com
9 Weight Watchers
This app is perfect for losing weight at a price, but it's totally worth it. At $19.95 a month, this subscription is used by celebs like Oprah Winfrey who lost 26 pounds, all thanks to Weight Watchers. SmartPoints are used instead of calories so it's easier to keep track of what you're eating and how much you can eat of that item. Download Weight Watchers for iPhone : itunes.apple.com Download Weight Watchers for Android : play.google.com
10 7-Minute Workout
If you've got a crazy schedule, this workout is for you. This high intensity scientific workout optimizes your workout time to just 7 minutes. It will control your appetite, improve heart health, and speed up your metabolism. 7-Minute Workout App for iPhone : well.blogs.nytimes.com 7-Minute Workout App for Android : well.blogs.nytimes.com
All of these apps will be sure to keep you on task and meet all of your goals. What is your favorite fitness app? Comment below!