We all make plans to stay fitter and thinner at various times (especially the New Year with resolutions to be made), though our motivation often runs out of steam. However, with the right apps on your iPad you should be able to see a real change in your fitness level each day.
For starters, there are apps designed to help you to record and reduce your calorie intake, enabling you to lose weight at a pace that suits you, as well as highlighting flaws in your current diet. Well even show you how to turn your iPad into a hi-tech barcode scanner that reads the amount of calories in the food you intend to buy. In case of accidents you can turn to apps for advice, and perform life-saving first aid if necessary.
Need symptom diagnosed?
There is an app for that too. Of course, our essential apps will provide you with guidance and advice, but they’re no substitute for seeking a professional in a medical emergency. Here we recommend a great selection of apps for staying in shape and learning more about your body.
“Turn your iPad into a barcode scanner that reads the calories in the food you intend to buy”
This 5 The Best Health & Fitness Category for Essential iPad Apps
One of a series of apps that’s focuses on a specific type of exercise, in this instance sit-ups, and your ability to build up your strength. The app uses your iPad’s accelerometer to count your sit-ups, with a daily program to help you build up stomach muscles. The app logs your progress as well as having a stats window.
Your complete fitness guide contains hundreds of exercises, with video and image instructions and tracks your progress by area of the body and muscle areas. From muscle gain to weight loss, Fitness Budy will guide you through it.
With a food database of more than 2 million products, you can accurately record your calorie intake, as well as check up and research various food types. Track specific nutrient groups, as well as view graphs showing your progress in terms of reducing or better managing your calorie intake.
One of the sleekest apps around, iMuscle is a comprehensive guide to the human muscle system built around an impressive 3D model. Explore the muscles in detail, read up on the different aspects of the system and enjoy the exercise and stretches.
HealthTap gives users near-instant access to real doctors, who can answer your medical questions. There’s a section where you can talk about a medical complaint, add your name to the appointment sheet in the digital waiting room, as well as upload any useful documents.