Healthcare & Fitness Apps
Mobility and ease of use has given millions of people access to top-of-the-line technology for losing weight, getting fit and managing chronic diseases. For a list of our favorites, check out AppCraver’s Editor Picks for Best Health and Fitness Apps for iPhone and iPad, or read on for current news and reviews of health and fitness applications for iOS.
Nike+ GPS Brings Accurate Tracking and Social Media Bragging Rights
Nike+ GPS is a study in appropriate technology. The first upgrade that long-time users of the Nike+ GPS app will notice is that the iPhone is now doing what the iPhone has been able to do for a long time: tell where you are.
KidneyDiet Aims to Simplify Dietary Restrictions for Kidney Patients
As a health and nutritional reference, KidneyDiet provides an excellent portable guide option specifically designed for kidney disease patients. For those suffering from chronic kidney disease or end stage renal failure, diet plays a very important role in maintaining health.
Get Your Chill on with Silent Island Relaxation
Not exactly silent, but soothing nonetheless, Silent Island Relaxation is a compilation of relaxing music combined with sounds of nature.
Before you groan and beg not to be stranded on another island of apps with repeating loops and poor quality sound, give a listen to the sample tracks in the App Store.
FitClick Diet & Exercise Tracker Works, but Can't Compete
If you have an iPhone and want to keep track of your caloric intake and output, then FitClick Diet & Workout Tracker is one option for doing so. Working in conjunction with the Fit Click website, Fit Click Diet & Workout Tracker keeps track of your daily calorie balance by allowing you to input the foods you eat and the exercise you do each day and balancing them out for your review.
Workout and Look Wow! in 12 Weeks
If you’re looking to make a 3-month commitment to working out and wondering if there’s an easy way to keep track of your progress, the answer is...maybe. Look Wow! In 12 Weeks is a fitness and workout app featuring a 12-week workout schedule along with fitness and nutrition tips.
Need a Personal Trainer? Use inShape App to Get In Shape
inShape Personal Trainer wants to be your workout buddy. There is a wealth of exercise data to help anyone get fit.
There are two different ways to use inShape PT. You can create a full-blown exercise plan complete with fitness goals or pick and choose individual exercises.
All-In Pedometer a Great Fitness Aide
All-In Pedometer is a fairly comprehensive exercise app that is a great companion for keeping track of workout statistics.
The pedometer functions really well and gives a pretty accurate readout when it is placed in a pocket.
Make an Anatomical Point with Muscle Trigger Points
Any iPhone or iPod Touch user with an interest in the human body may find Real Bodywork’s reference app Muscle Trigger Points to be of special interest. More specifically, it is designed for those with an interest in muscle function, trigger points and pain referral.
Shop Healthy! The App that Helps You Shop for Good Food
With the Shop Healthy! app for iPhone, users can browse nutritional information on thousands of food products organized by category and grocery aisle.
Create a Comprehensive Pain Log With Chronic Pain Tracker
Since healthcare professionals are telling the general public to become more involved with their own healthcare all the time, why not use technology to make involvement simpler. An addition to a handful of other iPhone apps that allow users to track specific medical information, Chronic Pain Tracker is a fairly comprehensive app that helps track chronic pain by providing users with an easy way to create a log with details of their ailment.
FitPulse Could Be the App for Aspiring Biggest Losers
Remember that resolution you made at the first of the year to lose weight and get into shape? Developer Bryan Dulaney’s FitPulse is a sort of personal trainer that aspires to help you get your butt into gear.
Night Recorder Useful as Sleep Aide, Spy Tool
There are plenty of apps that make voice recordings. But Night Recorder is a unique tool in its ability to record noises in the room not only while it is running but even if your iPhone/iPod touch is on standby.
iPeriod is Just for the Ladies (mostly)
iPeriod won me over.
Although menstruation tracking apps aren't exactly new to the App Store, I've avoided reviewing any of them. It's not that I'm squeamish about the subject matter. It's just that I've never been the type to track this information, so why start now?
kobeFit - Personal Fitness Manager Will Keep You on Track
kobeFit — They say variety is the spice of life and this is especially true when it comes to fitness. Not only will varying your routines keep you motivated, but it's also a beneficial training technique.
Drink Safely With DrinkTracker Breathalyzer
DrinkTracker Breathalyzer - This might sound like a lecture, but for goodness sake, don’t drink and drive. But it’s not that easy, is it? If alcohol affects your judgment, how do you safely know if you are OK to drive when you have been drinking?