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These apps to support your fitness, mind and brain, tracking and analytics, and food and nutrition are recommended to
you by Well U.
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Free This fitness tracker is part GPS, part pedometer, and part trainer. Has some fun little features like autopause, to pause a workout at stoplights, and real-time voice feedback about users' distance, time, pace, and calories burned.
Map My Walk
Free Fitness tracking application that uses the built-in GPS of mobile devices to track all fitness activities. Record workout details, including duration, distance, pace, speed, elevation, calories burned, and route traveled on an interactive map.
Free Makes it easy for users to keep track of calories and so much more. The platform can be used with all diets, whether you're going low-carb, high-protein, or just trying to eat healthier.
Nike Training Club
Free Choose your fitness level and goal, and Nike Training Club picks from more than 100 workouts to get you on the fast track to fit — without the pricey personal training sessions. The app offers 15, 30 and 45-minute workouts featuring audio guidance and video demos from top Nike trainers and athletes.
Weight Watchers Mobile
Free This app puts the entire Weight Watchers experience in your hand including calorie and activity trackers, meal and recipes ideas, personal analytics, and more.
Free Cody is a fun way to log workouts and share them with friends. Users can track their fitness progress via timelines, stats, and highlights and can also receive encouragement and advice from "Cody," a virtual fitness coach.
Free first month, then $9.99 per month. FitnessBuilder puts personalization first by carefully tracking users' strength and cardiovascular fitness, weight, and other body stats (including BMI and BMR). Users can also post workouts and progress graphs to Facebook and Twitter, and schedule workouts in advance to stay organized and accountable.With nearly 800 workouts, 5,000-plus exercises, and access to a live personal trainer, consider this app a complete fitness experience.
Map My Fitness
Free Use your phone's built-in GPS to track every aspect of your activity including duration, distance, pace, speed, elevation, calories burned, and route traveled. Save and upload workout data to MapMyFitness for a comprehensive workout history.
Free & $.99 for Pro Version. Leave your circuit-training routine up to Sworkit, an app that provides both customized and randomized circuit workouts for various muscle groups and lengths of time. Users can choose either strength training routines or yoga and stretching sequences. Detailed illustrations of each exercise help ensure proper form. People can also track their progress and set weekly goals.
$1.99 & $3.99 This action-packed app turns a jog in the park, or a run on the treadmill into a thrilling game (and the ability to turn it into a zombie chase). Fitness turns into a real-live video game — save your base, and avoid the hordes of zombies while walking to work. Create custom playlists so the story unfolds through your favorite songs.
$5.49 Mayo Clinic Anxiety Coach helps people conquer their fears by guiding them through a series of confidence-building exercises while simultaneously tracking anxiety levels in real time and gauging their progress.
Free to $1.99 Offers a series of mental wellness and yoga apps to keep the loving-good yoga vibes going long after class. Apps range from meditation, stress relief, and even home yoga practice options.
$.99 Acts like a daily journal designed to help users track moments worth giving thanks for. Users can add photos, quotes, and even daily reminders to add a bit of gratitude into the day. The journal helps extend the yoga practice off the mat to cultivate gratitude throughout the day and keep the effects of a mindful life going from morning to night.
Free The Brain Trainer app wants to become something like a gym for your brain. Developed by a team of neuroscientists, it features games that enhance memory, attention, and creativity. Just by inputting stats like age and gender, users get personalized brain-training plans that target different areas of cognitive function. Then they can track how close they are to Einstein status with the Brain Performance Index. The app even lets users see how their sleep and mood affect their brainpower.
$.99 Made up of an e-deck of cards that come with instructions for yoga poses tailored for desk-workers looking to stretch on the job.
$.99 This bio-alarm clock monitors sleep patterns and lets users note daily activities and disturbances that affect quality of sleep. An intelligent alarm clock that analyzes your sleep and wakes you in the lightest sleep phase – the natural way to wake up feeling rested and relaxed.
$2.99 The app is loaded with more than 250 poses (from warm ups to contortionism), complete with advice, images, and tips for each one. There are 30 ready-made video classes and users can even mix-and match to create their own tailored routines.
Free, plus version $3.99 Allows users to scan items right in the store and will highlight the product's positive and negative attributes. It grades each item based on its "healthiness," and will even offer up a healthier alternative if one is available.
Free Tells users what's in season locally, where to find a nearby farmers' market, and check out seasonal recipes. Combines two useful features — a local produce locator and recipe suggestions — into one. Plus, it's perfect for finding healthy items when traveling in an unfamiliar location.
Free Build a healthier grocery list with Shopwell, which ranks each item on your list with a number between 1 and 100 based on how healthy it is. Aims to improve your eating (and buying habits) by offering users "trade-ups" when they enter less healthy options.
Free Food tracker for people who hate counting calories and care more about how the food we eat makes us feel. Thryve is a stress-free approach to tracking meals and how your body reacts to those foods. Break down meals into individual ingredients, and a pie chart tells you visually what fraction of your meal was grains, veggies, dairy, fruit, etc. It'll also suggest what food groups you may need more of!
Free Secure, two-way messaging platform, mobile app and website that helps people stay on schedule with healthcare and keep up with medication.
Free Sends a picture of a different piece of art every day to get people inspired by the classic art masterpieces and stories they hide.