Apps – To be Healthy at Work
In part one of our fitness trends blog post series, we introduced the importance of wellness in the workplace. We discussed the idea that healthy and fit employees are less likely to get sick, have more confidence and are more efficient in the office. Additionally, we highlighted three fun fitness gadgets for improved workouts. Today, in part two, we continue looking at popular fitness trends and highlight three smart phone apps that can make all the difference for your next workout.
Three Great Apps for Healthy Workouts
- Couch to 5K: We all wish we could get up and do some running. Since many people don’t enjoy running and are in search of motivation, this app is perfect for getting off the coach and into some running shoes. It gradually helps any new or out of practice runner build endurance through slow and healthy increases in training speed and distance. The app is available here.
- MyFitnessPal: MyFitnessPal is a free program that allows users to track their activities and food intake in an easy to use mobile app and website. The app not only serves as a personal food diary, it allows for fitness support and encouragement from other users as you work towards being healthy and fit. Learn more here.
- Lose It: Nutrition is an essential part of living a healthy lifestyle, and this free app is among the best caloric intake trackers available. This app features a database of foods, their nutritional values and serving information. The database contributes to your own individual food log and tracks your calorie intake and weight progress from day to day. Find more about the app here.
These fitness apps are among the most popular and effective currently available. Try downloading one of the apps while you begin or continue living a healthy and balanced lifestyle. Be sure to check back next week as we uncover more fitness trends for the finding health and wellness at work in the New Year.
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