We are more than two months into 2017 and even if you haven’t laced up your running shoes once or stepped foot in the gym there is still plenty of time left this year to achieve your health goals. Now might even be a better time to start getting in shape because loads of people have already stopped going to the gym and hitting the trails as their resolution resolve wore off. If you need some extra motivation, help tracking your workouts, or just want to shake things up a bit, an app for your phone might be just what you need. Forbes has a list of the Top 12 Health and Fitness Apps to Get Your to Your Goals this year.
Here are 6 Apps you Should Check Out for Better Health:
- Aaptiv - Aaptiv offers audio fitness training combined with a music playlist to motivate you through a variety of workouts from treadmill or cycle to strength training and yoga. It’s like having a personal trainer in your phone.
- Forks Over Knives - Forks Over Knives offers weekly meal plans, cooking courses, recipes, and shopping lists to help people transition to a more healthy, plant-based diet for better health.
- Keelo - Keelo offers High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) workouts with bodyweight only and dumbbell options you can do anywhere in under 20 minutes so you have no excuses to skip workouts. It also works great on the Apple Watch.
- Relationup - This instant chat app allows you to anonymously chat with relationship advisors about a number of topics for considerably less than the cost of a traditional therapist. You can book future appointments with the same advisor or work with a new one each time if you choose.
- Sleep Cycle - Sleep Cycle gives you a legitimate reason to have your phone on your nightstand as it “listens” to the sounds you make while sleeping to analyze your cycles. The alarm setting gently awakens you during your lightest sleep state so that you wake up refreshed instead of drowsy.
- Spotify - Spotify is already one of the most popular music applications on the market. Most people probably don’t realize that it has a running feature that will allow you to create a playlist to match your pace. It’s also integrated with Runkeeper so you can track your workouts.