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Seven iPhone Health And Fitness Apps Everyone Should Try

Staying in good shape and maintaining a healthy lifestyle can be a difficult task these days. We’re so busy with our life and hectic work routines and tend to forget the importance of working out, eating properly, and getting regular checkups. If you are an iOS user, here’s a list of health and fitness apps to help you track you daily eating habits and physical activities.


WebMD is a useful reference app for iOS devices that allows users to get health information about different medical conditions, symptoms, treatments, first aid information and more. With WebMD, you can even create and save your own custom lists of medications, physical ailments, and medical articles.


Lose It!

Are you really serious about losing weight and want to track your daily calorie intake? Lose It! is a simple and easy to use app that allows users to lose weight by staying in a strict calorie budget. The app has a huge database of foods and activities that you can undertake in order to lose weight. With Lose It, you can even manage custom weight loss programs; add your daily meals, track nutrients intake and much more. If you want, you can sign up for Lose It account as well to gain access to extra features like logging your logs online, create backup of your data, share your progress on Facebook and Twitter, and get reminders to enter your meals.

Lose it


As the name of the app suggests, Fooducate teaches you about the nutrients present in your groceries. The app has a large database of UPCs; all you have to do is scan the barcode of any product and it will rate it based on the product’s nutrition grade. You can create a healthy shopping list and learn more about the pros and cons of any specific product that you are about to buy. This can be a lot easier than reading package labels.


Nike+ Running

Nike+ Running is one of the most popular running apps for iOS. It allows you to track how much running you do, track your progress, and make sure you reach your defined goals. The app records your distance, pace, and calories using iPhone’s GPS and accelerometer. You can even sync your progress on so you can keep a log of your goals and set new ones on your computer.

Nike RUnning

Fitness Free

Fitness Free provides users with over 700 exercises and yoga poses that you can do in the gym or from the comfort of your home. The app has three built-in workout programs that you can undertake. It also lets you track your daily exercise routine and choose from a list of ready-made programs to help you achieve your daily goals. The app also has a fast mode that allows users to easily create custom exercise programs.

Fitness Free

Calorie Counter and Diet Tracker

Calorie Counter and Diet Tracker is one of the best diet tracking apps. You can track your daily calorie and food intake, exercise routine, and ensure you lose weight in a healthy way. The app has a huge database of over two million foods and 350+ exercises. You can track you daily meals intake, scan product barcodes, recipe calculator, create custom food lists, define your daily goals, view detailed reports online at myfitnesspal website. You can think of it as an all-in-one app that provides much of the functionality of others.

Calorie Counter

Glucose Buddy

If you are a diabetic and want to keep track of your daily glucose numbers, carbohydrate consumption, insulin intake and other activities, you should give Glucose Buddy a try. It helps you keep track of all the information on your iOS device. Use it to make sure you don’t take extra insulin dosages and take what you need on time. You can also sync your data online to a Glucose Buddy account and manage it online.

Glucose Buddy

There you go folks. If you have a favorite health and Fitness app or think we missed one that should be in the list, please share it in the comments. 

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One Response to Seven iPhone Health And Fitness Apps Everyone Should Try

  1. Leah Krause December 22, 2012 at 11:07 am #

    Great Article, I can really benefit from using these apps to increase my resolution to get healthier in 2013. Now, I plan to expand beyond the Nike App’s starting with that Fitness Free app you covered.

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