How technology can help you lead a healthier life

Such apps include:

WELLNESS

Breathe: The Breathe app available on Apple Watch encourages you to take moments in your day to do short deep breathing sessions. The haptic cues guide you through deep, full breaths and on completion, you will receive a heart rate summary.

Headspace: Along with amazing health benefits meditation is a tried and tested method for quieting the mind. Headspace is a guided meditation app that starts users off with a free 10-day challenge directing you on 10 guided meditations, for 10 minutes each time.

Sleep Pulse 2 Motion: Sleep Pulse 2 makes the first sleep tracker for Apple Watch even better by putting your watch to work as you sleep — tracking your motion, heart rate and nightly steps to give you the best picture of your sleep.

FITNESS

Apple Watch Activity App: Apple Watch counts more than just steps. The Activity App tracks all the ways you move throughout the day, whether you’re walking between meetings, doing cartwheels with your kids, or hitting the gym. Three simple rings give you a snapshot of your progress. Your goal? Close your rings every day and if you need a little nudge, smart notifications will allow you to see your progress updates, and motivate you to keep going. And because ‘healthy loves company’, you can share your Activity rings with friends and family to stay motivated.

Zova: Zova gives you a smarter way to get fit and feel great. When you download the app, you’ll meet Zara, your smart personal trainer. Zara tracks and evaluates your daily activity, before coaching you through runs and full-body workouts that leave you fitter, healthier and happier. What’s even better is that you can bring the gym into your living room as Zova is available on Apple TV.

Nutrition:

WaterMinder: Drinking water is one of the healthiest ways to maintain your body. It aids in digestion, relieving headaches, weight loss and better skin. WaterMinder is an intuitive app that will help you track your water intake and based in your body weight, remind you to drink water to make sure you stay hydrated.

Healthy Eating Meal Planner:  From breakfast, lunches, dinners, and snacks the app will plan out your daily meal plans along with a handy shopping list for the week.

iCalorie: Simplicity is the key to using calorie tracking apps. iCalorie allows you to keep track of what you eat, your activities, as well as your achievements in the most efficient manner. Whether you want to lose weight, or make sure you’re maintaining a balanced lifestyle, iCalorie app is the right partner by your side.

Source. Saudigazette

Post Author: Hassan Usman

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