Extensive Fitness Programs in the Palm of Your Hand
People are constantly looking for new ways to lose weight, and your ipod is a great way to do that. Most people take their iPods with them everywhere, so you can pull it out anytime and start losing weight. These are my person top 5 iPod fitness applications.
IFitness is an integrated and advanced fitness application, and you can get it for only $1.99! It provides you with pictures, videos and instructions on how to stay fit, and includes images of people performing over 230 exercises! These pictures are sorted by body region or a specific muscle, and they contain precise instructions on exactly how to do the exercise. It is also customizable, allowing you to combine several different exercises to create your own workout list. Some key features are a weight monitor, bmi calculator, logging feature, ability to add your own exercise, and 12 routines with varying goals.
Not only is this a professional and easy to use application, it is also free! With this application you can set your own goals, and establish a daily calorie count that enables you to meet your goal. You can record your exercise and meals every day, and you will be able to see if you meet your calorie budget or not. The extensive database makes it easy to find and log your daily meals and exercise.
Tap & Track
Costing only $2.99, this application is a sweet deal. This is one of the best ipod fitness applications you can find. It provides you with daily info for calories, fat, saturated fat, protein, carbs, sugars, sodium and fiber. It lets you track your daily calorie intake, and gives you a recommended calorie goal depending on your weight, height, age and selected diet plan. The up-to-date database includes 80,000 food items, over 180 exercises and 404 restaurants. It also gives you the option to create any custom food or exercise item.
The cool thing about this app is that instead of just giving you a recommended calorie intake, you can actually see how many calories are in the dish you are about to eat. You can get this application for just $2.99, and it will be worth every penny. With a click of a button, this app enables you to track your daily caloric, fat, carbohydrate, and protein intake. It also includes the biggest database of food, having around 525,000 items.
C25K (Couch to 5K)
This is a neat little app that is available for only $2.99. By alternating running and walking, this program eases people back into running regularly. This program takes 9 weeks to complete, but you only have to workout 3 days per week. Each session is 30-40 minutes long, and includes a warm-up and a cool-down. The first day you walk for 90 seconds than run for 60 seconds, and you repeat that cycle for 20 minutes. Simple, yet effective. Each day the amount of time running and walking steadily increases until by the last day you should be able to run for 30 minutes straight. A handy feature this app has is an audio prompt each time you have to transition from running to walking or vice versa.