fitness-appEven before the advent of technologies, people were fitness freak and health conscious and with new technological advancement, internet and smart phone revolution, this freaking consciousness is on an all-time rise.

With our internet and smart phone dependency and an increasing spree combined with our addiction, affinity and craze about smart phone mobile apps, our daily fitness regime is also getting connected more and more with these mobile apps.

Taking a clue from the current trend and scenario, the apps development guys nowadays are focusing more and more on fitness related android and IOS based mobile apps which are usually designed in such a way so that it helps is scheduling and planning one’s fitness regime. Whether it's hiking or hitting the rowing machines in the gym, these apps have a purpose.

In this article, let us discuss some of the popular mobile phone fitness apps and how it helps you in improving your overall fitness level.

So, let’s get started!

  1. Sportaneous: It is a fitness mobile phone apps.

What it is: It is a free fitness mobile app available exclusively for the iPhone users.

How it helps: First of all, it helps you to track your exercising. It offers tracking and suggesting you a perfect routine for yoga, Pilates, kickboxing, other forms of exercises based on your vitals and requirement info as entered by you on the app. The app is also compatible for group use so that you can sign up with others and sweat together by connecting with each other through the app.

  1. Gain Fitness: This is a unique as well as a cool mobile phone fitness app. It is also free to install and exclusively available for those iPhone users who are in desperate need of a fitness trainer but are unable to hire and afford one.

How it helps: You need to install and sign up with this app in the first on your mobile phone and then you are required to enter all your vitals , requirements, preferences and fitness goals into the app based on which the app suggests you a customized fitness plan.

The fitness program is suggested on the basis of resources available on the web matching to your criteria and requirements.

The app also helps you to track your workout plan and your improvements through a workout calendar and tracking option.

The app also keeps you entertained during your workouts by showing various fitness videos and through an interactive human voice assistance.

This mobile phone app is specifically designed to improve one’s overall fitness in the most affordable way available and with literally a fitness trainer in your pocket!

  1. Fitness Builder: Fitness builder is one of the most popular fitness app trending on mobile phone these days. This particular app is available to both android smart phone users and to the IOS (iPhone) users.

The fitness builder app is free to install and is free to use for the first month but requires a monthly subscription amount of $1.99 per month to continue using the app.

This app stresses on improving one’s overall health and fitness condition by calculating your BMI, tracking your weight, height, heartbeat, etc. Fitness builder also helps you to chart out your workout regime and you can also track your fitness progress through this app.

In fact, you can post your fitness improvements and progresses with the help of this app on popular social media sites like Facebook and Twitter.

  1. Daily Burn: Daily burn is another popular mobile phone fitness app available for use by both IOS (iPhone) and Android users. It offers a $10 monthly subscription for the users with an access to over 2000 popular and relevant complete fitness videos along with access to an expert and experienced panel/group of fitness trainers and advisors to guide you through the whole fitness plan.

This is an exceptionally cool fitness app that will definitely help you in improving your overall health and fitness quotient.

  1. Nike Training Club: Available for free to both the users of android smart phones and IOS based iPhone users.

Based on you fitness goals and preferences and levels, the app suggests you various type and forms of exercises and also helps you in tracking your progression and improvements through your fitness regime this helping to enhance as well as improve your overall fitness.

sleep as androidAs mobile technology expands beyond the smartphone, the market has been flooded with mobile apps that promise to monitor your REM and help you get the best sleep of your life. Keep reading for an overview of some apps to improve sleep and the cool tech that drives them.

You Track My Sleep . . . How?

The sensors within personal technology such as FitBits iWatches and some mobile phones have advanced to the point where they can record your sleep patterns such as snoring, periods of uneasy rest, talking in your sleep and motion monitoring. While this all sounds a little scary and big brother-ish, the devices truly can help you understand your sleep patterns. They can even gently nudge you in the direction of more restful slumber by non-intrusive methods such as a gentle vibration from a FitBit or soothing sound changes to help you move from a deep sleep through to wakefulness with a minimum of stress.

Why Do I Care about My Sleep Cycles?

Sleep cycles are important, helping us get ready for a productive day. Some apps such as Sleepbot let you “clock in” and “clock out” to start and stop tracking sleep activity, and even lets you add notes to the log so you can see how your daytime habits support (or detract from!) healthy sleep patterns. writer Adam Dachis tested four different apps to improve sleep and reported his results in a detailed blog post here. While apps and technology currently on the market can’t replace a qualified sleep study by medical professionals, they may help you pinpoint specific challenges that you can then share with your provider.

This Sounds Complicated

While there are some standalone devices such as the Zeo Personal Sleep Coach ($190) and the Wakemate ($60), most apps and devices mesh with technology you currently own and are comfortable with—your mobile phone or tablet—and offer either wireless or USB charging and sync. Keeping the learning curve at a minimum allows you to start gaining benefits from the feedback and charts almost immediately. You may find that what is actually influencing your sleep can be distilled down to a few simple factors: environment, light, time and activity. Tagging your sleep the next day by whether you were stressed or having a good day, whether you ate healthy meals and exercised or if you decided to take a day off from all things that are good for you can help you reinforce positive habits all day long.

How Should I Get Started?

The best way to start down the path towards healthy sleep is to start small: download a free or low-cost mobile app to your device of choice and test it. See if you can go for a week with your phone under your pillow, making tiny alterations to your sleep environment such as changing the temperature in your bedroom or using two pillows instead of one. Invest in a good mattress, the best ones can offer a seriously comfortable night's sleep but read reviews before buying. Instead of eating a snack right before bedtime, try having your snack an hour or two hours before bedtime instead. Close the curtains more tightly, or turn off that annoying blinking light from the VCR or cover up the light coming from your clock. You might be surprised the difference small changes can make to the quality of your sleep.


Mobile safety: Kids have started to use the phones easily because of their parents. They get influenced by their parents and use the phone more frequently. It is important to advice them to be careful when they chat or talk with strangers. There are a lot of chat rooms and chat applications found on the smart phones. They should not share their private or personal information and talk about sex topics with the strangers. You have to teach them that phones are meant only for communication with known people. Apart from teaching, it is your responsibility to behave in the same manner. You have to set an example for your kids. If you play and ask your kid not to play or use chat applications, then they would get more spoilt because of your activities.


Bullying by phone: Nowadays, young people spend most of their time on social networking sites, shopping sites and other applications. You have to sit and discuss with your kids about cyber bullying, internet fake activities, and harassment. All these have even reached the mobile users. You have to tell them how to use the web, security options and mobile phone for a better safety in their real life. Teach them the difference between real world and virtual world. They should not be an addiction for the virtual world.

Mobile social networking: When your kids are using social apps, ensure to check their privacy settings. They can use it from any part of the world, but they have to be cautious as to whom they are sharing information.

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