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.
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?
WebMDmobile Medical Information On The Go
Sometime over the past 10 years just about everyone has sat down at their computer and visited the WebMD website seeking information for a remedy or relief from an injury or illness. With the WebMDmobile iPhone app from WebMD, LLC you can now access that same information conveniently on your iPhone.
SymptomMD First Aid On The Go
SymptomMD - In a day in age when many people either don’t have health insurance, their co-pay is a bit steep or, if you’re like me, just don’t like having to go to the doctor. How does one determine what to do when sick or injured?
When You Need to Sleep or Relax Try a Little White Noise
If you have trouble sleeping or just need to relax, TMSOFT's White Noise may be just what you need to hear.
White Noise is one of many apps in the App Store that simulates the sounds of babbling brooks, chirping crickets, tinkling wind chimes, and when all else fails, the steady humming of a hair dryer or a yakking mob.
Entertaining Hearing Test Doubles as an Accurate Age Predictor
Want to feel that you are losing your hearing? Then Hearing Test is the right app for you. It plays tones at eight different frequencies that are broken down by which age groups should normally be able to hear them. It starts with 8000 Hz, which supposedly all people can hear. It then goes all the way down to 18-year-olds and below, which are supposed to hear tones at a frequency of 20,000 Hz.