Health Apps

Health Apps

Now is the time to put your mobile device to the test with the most popular free fitness and health apps around. With so many options to choose from, we have narrowed this aspect of the iPhone and Android era down to 3 of the hottest apps around for your wellbeing.


The Nike + Running App

This app allows you to track your running activity with an internal GPS, and is the app of choice for those who prefer to run outdoors instead of being cooped up in a gym on a treadmill. The app allows you to link your music to your run, track your mileage as well as speed, as well as challenge your friends. The app allows you to monitor calories burned on a run, and rate the run in regards to how you felt during it so as to monitor progress.

My FitnessPal App

Managing ones calorie intake becomes a lot easier with this application, which allows you to search the nutritional information of many foods, as well as log your intake. It truly is an impressive database of foods and drinks, making it easy for one to count calories and feel confident about their diets. You can view your calorie breakdowns to monitor your intake of carbohydrates, fat, and protein.

Argus App

For those who would like a simple, basic and easy to use fitness app, Argus is the way to go. This is a great fitness app to have running daily on your phone. What it does is track your steps and calories burned, as well as track your sleep and food intake. It can also track your runs, keeping a daily map of your routes.