Gone is the Christmas, in is 2016. What one of the most popular resolutions for New Year is? As usual, to start caring about body, finally lose weight and get in shape. Guess what? The goal is closer than ever before. We are armed with best weight loss apps for iOS to lead us to success. Let's make it happen!
Today we will check applications designed to track weight, food habits and physical activities, advise you on actions to take to become fit, help you sleep well and stay energized. Take solutions that you like, combine and let the year be of great transformation.
Sounds impressive, doesn’t it? But how does it work? Lose It! app is a proved-to-be-effective combination of calorie/exercise tracker and social cheering/approval.
Once you've installed the app and created a profile with your personal goals Lose It! will become your stalwart companion on the journey to wellness. First of all you will get handy calorie tracker and fitness exercise tracker. You set how much pounds you are willing to lose and a period of time to reach the goal. Lose it! counts and tells you how much calories to eat each day to be where you want to be right in time.
It takes some discipline to input info about your food and physical activity several times a day. For you not to give up this new important ritual, developers have made the process extra easy and smooth. There are extensive lists of both foods and exercises for you to add into your daily lists. And you can use built-in barcode scanner to add your foods really quick.
Aware means ready for action, thus you will be shown all necessary kinds of graphs to keep the right track. Social challenges (with your friends and with other people, if you'd like) will help you to stay motivated.
My Diet Coach
You are offered to create custom avatar and start working on getting a slim figure. The app will encourage you with motivational quotes, tips on how to overcome your previous habits and reminders about what you are supposed to do to succeed. All these features can be set up to be not too frequent and annoying. There are also task and challenges for you to reach the goal. You will get additional pieces of clothing for the efforts taken, so you can play with your avatar style.
By acquiring the Pro version of the app you can get calorie counter, charts on your progress and Panic Button which is designed to help you overcome impulsive desire to eat something.
Calorie Counter PRO
It is a tool that will help you track and improve your eating habits. You are supposed to add what you eat (through quick search or by scanning barcodes) and how you exercise. In return you will get all kinds of charts and tips to know how you are doing and have a chance to correct your behavior if it is necessary for the sake of your ultimate goal.
There is a free version of Calorie Counter available on the App Store with all main functions preserved. Why then we are talking about the PRO version of the app which costs 3,99$? It offers you in-depth analysis of your performance, extra charts for nutrients and calories, tracking of your body measurements, macronutrient planning and other functions for you to stay committed to healthy lifestyle. These might be helpful and that's the reason.
Loose and Track It
You will find hundreds of balanced calorie controlled diets grouped into categories (there are different plans from healthy diets to low carb or low cholesterol diets). In a diet plan overview you will see an estimation of your weight loss for the period of time. For each diet Loose and Track it gives daily meal plans and a complete shopping list so you will know exactly what and when to eat to succeed. No more guesswork, use a shortcut to your goal. Moreover, meal reminders will be there to ring for you not to forget about lunch (and all the other dinners if you wish).
There is also a Weight Tracker for you to follow your progress and a calculator for body mass index.
MotionX 24/7 is capable of tracking the things mentioned.
So, the main three functions of the app are Sleep Tracker, Step Counter and Heart Rate Monitor. Sleep tracker is able to record your sleep log and show you information about the length of deep and light sleep periods. It also has a smart alarm that will ensure you wake up during light sleep and thus feel refreshed after sleep. It also allows you to set power naps to take to keep you energized during the day.
Steps counter is there for you to know whether you are active enough to stay healthy. Combined with inactivity alert (it reminds you that you are sitting for too long and need to take a short walk or exercise a bit) this tool is great to let your body work in a natural way. What concerns sleeping and walking you can also set daily goals and the app will inform you on how good you are at following the way.
Heart rate monitor is a tool helping to understand reaction of your body to physical load you are giving to it. In addition to the functions described you will get useful tips from built-in coach.
Weight Loss Tracker+ Food Diary
It is a combination of notes, to-do-lists and trackers which can successfully be used to note and track anything you need. Thus it comes as no surprise that you can use it for your weight loss purpose.
It will do for keeping records of your workouts, calories, sleep and at the same time for tracking your expenses and reminding you to change tires next month. Weight Loss Tracker+ Food Diary is an all-in-one solution for planning and tracking. But don't look for the app to be very specific about your weight needs. You will not find diet or exercise tips in it unless you add them to the notes section of the app beforehand.
Calorie Counter & Diet Tracker by MyFitnessPal
It hails you with nice and clean home screen with info on your calories remaining for the day (once you've set your body weight and how many pounds you want to lose within a period of time), some helpful blog posts’ links as well as your status. The app is basically a smart diary of all food you eat, so you need to add your meals with the help of build-in search or barcode scanner.
Don't forget to add your water consumption and exercise activities. All the information will allow MyFitnessPal to show you graphs and charts related to different aspects of your progress. For example, you will be able to get nutrition pie chart with percentage of carbohydrates, fat and protein you eat shown.
The app raises your awareness of what you eat and how you act, so if you have made firm decision to lose your weight, don't hesitate to take MyFitnessPal as your smart personal assistant.
Daily Workouts Free
Daily Workouts Free has different workout programs for you to try without leaving your place. You can choose targeted part of your body and have 5 to 10 minute workout or get 10 to 30 minute randomized workout for full body. All the exercises are accompanied by video instructions and timer. All you need to do is to dedicate your time and follow certified personal trainer on the screen of your iPhone.