7 Health and Fitness Apps for Your iPod

There are thousands of apps in the Apple App store to choose from. From a wide variety of apps for music, photo editing and sharing, communication, social networking, food, business, and others, you should also consider having health and fitness apps in your iPod. By so doing, you use your gadget not only for entertainment, communication and work, but also to become healthy and fit. Here is a list of the top 7 health and fitness apps for iPod:


7 Health and Fitness Apps for Every iPod


1. RunKeeper

RunKeeper is a free app that allows you to track your outdoor activities such as running. RunKeeper uses the GPS in your iPod to track the distance that you have run as well as the route you took, and records it so you can go back to that specific route if you like. Along with these, it also tracks how many calories you burned. RunKeeper makes it even more fun to use it because it goes with the music in your iPhone as you do your outdoor activity. RunKeeper has been the one of the most widely used apps for Apple devices. Experience RunKeeper in your iPod now, at http://runkeeper.com/

7 Health and Fitness Apps for Your iPod

2. iPump & Fitness Builder

This app is a handy fitness instructor that includes thousands of exercises. It includes videos of the exercises so you can follow them even without a fitness instructor. It also allows you to have a wide variety of exercises that cater for the specific part of your body. Just search the area of your body you want to work on and the app gives you a list of exercises for that particular body part. In addition, it also allows you to choose exercises depending on your location, such as at home, at the office, at the gym and outdoors.

7 Health and Fitness Apps for Your iPod

3. Fooducate

Fooducate is a great app that helps you choose healthier food when you are at the grocery store. Using the built-in scanner, you can scan the barcode of your favorite packaged foods and the app will show you the nutritional information regarding the product. Grocery items come with their printed nutritional facts, but you might like to know the real deal about these foods using Fooducate. You can use the app to compare food items regarding their nutritional contents. Download the app for iPod at http://www.fooducate.com/.

7 Health and Fitness Apps for Your iPod

  • SCAN a product barcode
  • SEE what’s really inside
  • SELECT healthier alternatives

4. Daily Burn

Daily Burn is an app that lets you track the total calories you consume in a day as well as the calories you burn during your workouts. Daily burn also includes an exercise section that lets you choose a workout you can do. Compared to other fitness apps, Daily Burn includes a more comprehensive exercise section. 

5. Nike Training Club

Nike Training Club is one of the most popular fitness apps that you can use. It provides you with various workouts for you to do and provides you with motivation as you do your fitness trainings. It includes a video and photo presentation of the exercises to help you perform them correctly, and also comes with audio recordings that teach you how to do the exercises. Nike Training Club is best described as a personal trainer.  Get Nike Training Club

6. iFitness

This is the leading fitness app for the iPod and iPhone. As the name suggests, it makes you fit and healthy. iFitness is a user-friendly app that can be used by the general population. It helps you track your exercises and keeps you motivated while doing your training. Get iFitness at the Apple App store  http://itunes.apple.com 

7. Lose It!

Lose It! is a health and fitness app that does not only help you lose weight, but also helps you track your food intake in terms of calories, which will help you eat what your body needs. Get the Lose It! app for your iPod at http://www.loseit.com/. 

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Dr. Amarendra writes for the review of TRX training and 24 hour fitness code sites and occasionally for techtalkafrica.com. He is interested in writing about health and fitness apps that are available for different gadgets. 

Updated July 2013

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