There are various iPhone applications that make life mucheasier and more fun. Here are some free applications that come in handy whenone needs help in losing weight, monitoring various exercises and many morehealth related issues.
Calorie Tracker comes from LIVESTRONG.com and it looks upsand tracks daily caloric, fat, carbohydrate and protein intake. It correspondswith the site’s nutritional database which contains over 450,000 food items andvarious items usually found on the restaurant menus. It can also count in andcalculate various exercises and the amount of calories each of them getsburned. The application also consults the data found in the website’s forums,support groups and questionnaires.
Lose It! takes care of various stats involving goals, dailycalorie budgets, foods, exercises, by the use of graphs that show progress. One caneasily customize their own plan with the end date in mind based on the wantedweight loss progress.
40•30•30 is an application that deals with calculations ofproper nutritional balances.
iPump Free Workout is a free alternative to iPump created ByDeclan Condron and it provides two muscle workouts for the entire body and isdivided into two groups. Video demonstrations of exercises and a possibility ofrecording a workout log are included.
StepTrackLite is a simple pedometer which measures and keepstrack of physical activity while the user strolls, walks and runs.
iMapMyRun uses the GPS technology in order to keep track ofdistance, time, pace and speed of moving. It requires an account onMapMyRun.com in which the user can run a log with maps.
iSPINNING is particularly useful for all mountain androad biking fans as it provides a possibility of designing personal workoutsand various calculations even including the amount of burned calories. It iscompatible with various fitness sensors, but in order to connect with one itrequires additional hardware for a wireless link with the iPhone.
Pret-a-Yoga Lite is an application designed for yogabeginners and advanced yogis alike. It basically simulates a real personalinstructor and includes audio instructions.
2Fat is a simple application for calculations of percentageof body fat and one’s personal BMI.
Heartbeat is a great application for the manual trackingof one’s heart beats per minute during a workout or during a break afterward. Theapplication performs its calculation by reading from the beat tapped by the user’s finger. The beat should be in syncwith the user’s actual heart beat rate.