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.


Buy Time to Move on the App Store

New app Time to Move helps people stuck at their desk

New app Time to Move helps people stuck at desk

More and more people working from home or at a desk are living an increasingly sedentary lifestyle. People I've spoke with are suprised that hours go by and they have not moved.

FitnessOne Boasts Custom Workout Builder

FitnessOne Boasts Custom Workout Builder

Those of us with fitness-minded goals can get an App Store workout just trying to find the ideal fitness and nutrition app. There are a few that combine bits and pieces of fitness, nutrition and exercise information into one app, some are specifically tailored to working out with no focus on nutrition, while others are geared towards diet and weight loss, but offer little guidance for working out.

iRelax Vol 2: Chakras and Yoga Nidra Guided Meditations

Orange Orb launches iRelax Vol 2, Their latest app for guided meditation on the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Also available as a MP3 audio download.

This app contains guided meditations in the form of ancient chakra methodologies designed to help people become aware of and re-balance the primary energy centres in their bodies.

Buy myPill® Reminder - Pill, Ring or Patch contraceptive, Period tracker, Discreet message, Calendar, Custom alarm, all birth control types! on the App Store

myPill, iOS Contraception Reminder App, Supports Patch Contraceptive

Announcing that Hashsoft has just released myPill version 2.1, their birth control reminder app for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad.

Following many requests from its devoted users, this version finally bring the long-waited patch contraceptive theme, a contraception product.

Buy The Gentle Alarm on the App Store

Wake Up to Gentle Alarm and Ease Into the Day

How would you feel about waking every day to a siren sounding in your bedroom? Or how about the crashing of cymbals right next to your head? This is the stuff of nightmares. Yet it is not that far removed from most folks' actual morning experience.

6 Pack Promise - The Portable Abdominal Workout

6 Pack Promise - The Portable Abdominal Workout

If you’re interested in fitness and nutrition, and more specifically building up six pack abs, then Sports Performance Factory has recently released Jeff Cavaliere’s 6 Pack Promise for iPhone.

Buy Concussion Assessment & Response: Sport Version on the App Store

New App Helps Athletic Trainers and Doctors Assess Concussions on the Field

The Concussion Assessment and Response™: Sport Version (CARE-Sport Version) is a new app from PAR that helps athletic trainers, team physicians, and other health care professionals assess and respond to a potential concussion—one of the most common yet serious medical situations for athletes at all levels.

Buy Profile of Phonological Awareness (Pro-Pa) on the App Store

iPad App Evaluates Phonological Awareness in Children to Detect Problems Early

In recent years, clinicians and educators are beginning to recognize that fostering phonological awareness skills in children helps them to learn more effectively once they become aware of the sounds within their language.

The Soothing Voice of Infinite Relaxation May Help With Insomnia

The Soothing Voice of Infinite Relaxation May Help With Insomnia

If you’re a believer in the power of suggestion or have ever wondered if hypnotherapy might work for you, then you guessed it – there’s an app for that. The newest, Infinite Relaxation, is one in a series of several meditative, self-improvement apps designed to promote relaxation, relieve stress, quit smoking, eat better, and so on.

Relax and Rest Guided Meditations is Essential Deep Relaxation App

Relax and Rest Guided Meditations is Essential Deep Relaxation App

Throughout my short, but travelled life, I've yet to find anything better for oneself than a bit of time alone. I'm sure just about everyone out there who's coming down from the holidays is thinking to themselves how great it is to have some peace and quite.

Track Your Sleep Cycle with HD Update to Smart Alarm Clock for iPad

Viaden Mobile, a prominent Health & Fitness app producer, today is pleased to announce the long-awaited iPad version of its hit app, Smart Alarm Clock. Buffed up with new features and boasting a totally different design, Smart Alarm Clock for iPad: sleep cycles & noise recording is not only a reliable sleep cycle tracker and alarm clock, but also the perfect nightstand companion.

Calorie Counter* Earns an A for Nutrition and Diet Apps

Calorie Counter* Earns an A for Nutrition and Diet Apps

If the holidays put you in mind of watching your weight, then no doubt you’re silently counting calories at every party and family gathering. Even if you prefer to throw caution to the weight-watching wind and worry about it later, it might be nice to at least monitor your nutritional intake.

Nutrition App The Eatery Records 2 Million Crowd-Sourced Food Ratings

Nutrition App The Eatery Records 2 Million Crowd-Sourced Food Ratings

Massive Health, the company behind new nutrition app The Eatery, announced today that within three weeks of launch, the app's users have already contributed two million food ratings.
The Eatery harnesses the power of crowdsourcing to provide nutritional feedback on people's meals.

Body Shop Fitness for Personal Training with iOS

Body Shop Fitness for Personal Training with iOS

Jeffrey Beck Fitness has announced the release of a personal training app version 2.0 for the iPhone and iPad. Designed by an accredited fitness professional, these unique exercises will help you overcome workout plateaus and achieve new heights in muscle development.

Strain Brain Uses Image Recognition to Identify Marijuana and Find Nearby Dispensaries

The Medical Cannabis Network (MCN) has incorporated the revolutionary strain recognition technology from StrainBrain.com to a new app called Strain Brain, now available at the Apple iTunes App Store.