I don’t know about you, but the month of January has flown by for me! With that being said, I have found myself wondering how everyone is doing with keeping their new year’s resolutions. Have you started off the New Year strong with your weight loss goals? Or has each passing day proven to be a little bit harder than the previous one?
Regardless of where you may fall, I thought it would be nice to share a few weight loss apps that can either help you keep up the good work or get you back on track with your weight loss goals for this year. Remember, obesity in America continues to be a major issue and losing weight is one of the top New Year’s resolutions for Americans each year. If it is one of yours, make this year count so that next year all you’ll have to worry about it maintaining your great weight and fitness levels.
- MyFitnessPal – This app has been featured in Consumer Reports, the Wall Street Journal, Shape Magazine and many more. Designed for both Apple and Android devices, MyFitnessPal is a diet and calorie counter. It offers over three million different foods for calorie counting and fully syncs to its website giving you easy access to your plan no matter what sort of device you want to use. This app also lets you connect with friends, set goals, track your progress and view detailed reports of your journey.
- Lose It! – This is a free app, but it also offers a premium option for those that want to pay for a little something extra. This app is designed for both the iPhone and the iPad. It allows you to log everything that you eat so that you can keep track of calories and also connects you to peer support. There is an extensive food and exercise database, recipe builder, step counter and more.
- ShopWell – Is another free app created for Apple and Android devices. Whether you are trying to lose weight or have allergies/foods you want to avoid, this app comes in handy. The barcode scanner helps you figure out if certain foods are safe for your diet and if something you scan isn’t, it will give you a suggestion for something similar that is.
- Noom Weight Loss Coach – This is an Android only app at the moment but it is free. Not only can you log meals and keep track of exercise plans, but it offers motivational home screen widgets so that even if you’re having an off day, you can get back on track.
- Daily Workouts – This app is available on Android and Apple devices. It offers everything from 5-10 minute targeted workouts and 30 minute full-body workouts. Men and women alike can benefit from using this app that offers videos of more than 145 different exercises.
Please let us know if you end up trying any of these awesome weight loss apps. We would love to hear about your journey and experiences so comment below and let us know what’s going on.