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.


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

The Eatery was listed by PC World Magazine as a Best Free iPhone App of 2011, and is described as Addictive and Effective by TheNextWeb. 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.

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 Strain Brain iPhone App helps patients figure out exactly what medicine they have and find the best pricing and legal purchase locations nearby. 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.

GAIN Fitness Builds Custom Workouts for iPhone

GAIN Fitness Builds Custom Workouts for iPhone

Fitness is a multi-billion dollar industry. While there is an absorbent amount of "As Seen On TV" health and exercise widgets and gadgets, one look on the app store and one would notice that the fitness industry has taken over there as well.

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Runalyzer Heart Rate Monitor Integrates with Apps for Better Tracking

Runalyzer works on iPad and iPhone to monitor heart rates for better performance. Runware presents the Runalyzer, the first patented heart rate monitor made for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, compatible with all analog chest straps and integrated with several apps in the App Store.

Shake a Snack's 3-Ingredient Ideas Promotes Healthy Eating

Shake a Snack's 3-Ingredient Ideas Promotes Healthy Eating

Shake a Snack, a virtual ingredient slot machine filled with simple and healthy 3-ingredient recipes, was just named one of the “Top Shape-Up Apps” in the October issue of Health magazine.

Sōsh: Social Skills App Assists Teens With Asperger's Syndrome

Sōsh: Social Skills App Assists Teens With Asperger's Syndrome

This app is a comprehensive toolbox for social skills development.. Sōsh™ is the new word in social skills development. It is also a mobile application designed to help ‘tweens, teens and young adults improve social skills.

So Much 2 Say Provides Intuitive Experience With Picture Communication

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

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

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.