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.
So Much 2 Say Provides Intuitive Experience With Picture Communication
Close 2 Home Apps recently announced the launch of So Much 2 Say, an Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) App for the iPad that uses picture communication specifically designed for people with multiple disabilities.
Gluten Free Fast Food Provides a Rudimentary Dining Guide
Some say gluten free is a fad, but those with celiac disease and wheat allergy or intolerance will tell you different. If you or someone you know follows a gluten-free diet then you certainly know the biggest challenge is in eating out.
iProteins Stores Important Nutrition Details for Vegetarians
Independent developer James Hollender has released version 2.4 his iProteins app for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. The iProteins app allows users to easily find out the amount of protein in over 1,100 different food servings which is extremely helpful for Vegans, Vegetarians and also Body Builders.
Mobile, Secure Personal Health Record System Puts Electronic Medical Records at Consumers' Fingertips Through Smart Phones and Mobile Devices
WASHINGTON, Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CORAnet Solutions, Inc. announces the release of its mobile personal health record system that has two applications: the CORAVault™ that provides private individuals access to their electronic medical records through their smart phones and mobile devices, and the CORAnet Emergency Widget that provides basic medical information in case of emergency.
5K Runner Takes You from Couch to Running 3 Miles
The fast track to becoming a runner starts with the 5K Runner app, one of the best iPhone running apps I've tested. Packed with coaching tips, a training program and a lot of interactive content, this app gets you from couch to 5K (or 3.1 miles) in 8 weeks.
Intelli-Diet Weight Loss App for Healthy Meal Planning
If, like many people, your New Year’s resolution was to fit into a pair of skinny jeans, then you’ve probably noticed there’s no shortage of iPhone apps designed to help you lose weight.
Cure Insomnia with iPhone and Sleep Pillow
Sleep Pillow Ambiance: a white noise relaxation & sleep machine is a self-explanatory app that features a variety of sounds designed to promote relaxation and sleep. Sleep Pillow has a very simple design and interface with a few features that enhance its practicality and usability, including a sleep timer and “favorites” function.
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.