Fitness, There's An App For That
By Sarah Cox
September 23, 2016
Of the people who have smartphones, 58 percent have downloaded a fitness app. People use these types of apps because they make it easier to remember to work out and take care of yourself by having these apps notify you. Sometimes though a decent app can be hard to find, but don’t worry there are plenty of free apps out there for you.
MyFitnessPal is a free app made for caloriecounting. It is an easy way to know what is in your food by just simply scanning the product’s bar code. This app has over 6,000,000 different foods you can scan so that it can keep a track on the food you are eating.
Pedometer and Weight Loss Coach
The pedometer in this particular app keeps track of all of your steps as long as your phone is with you. You can even choose to use the GPS feature on your phone when you go on runs or other activities. This way of tracking can help to keep an eye on what you should be eating based on the activity completed that day.
This app, while it can be used to shop for Nike products and to gain advice from professionals, it has a music feature too. Nike+ will sync to Spotify so you can better keep your pace on runs. The professionals who are giving the advice are are some of the world’s greatest athletes.
With the running feature on Spotify, it is easy to keep pace when jogging. When you turn on this feature and start running, the app automatically will sync your music to the beat of your feet hitting the ground. You are able to turn up the beat of the music yourself to help you speed up your pace as well.