GET FIT Make it an appy new year
Apps are making the ability to source information on healthy food and exercise, at your fingertips, simple and easy. This new year why not fill your phone with apps that can help you eat healthier, improve your fitness and feel more confident about yourself. These are my top 5 to try this year!
Allows you to scan barcodes on food packages and get an immediate, easy to understand, nutrition rating. It will also give you a list of healthier alternatives. There is also a gluten switch function that recommends gluten-free alternatives to standard products.
If you haven’t been drinking enough water this summer then this app is a must! Waterlogged helps you track your water intake and then sends you reminders each hour to make sure you are reaching your daily goals.
Happify aims to help take control of your emotional wellbeing. It’s similar to brain training apps like Lumosity but for your emotional wellbeing. It recommends daily psychological activities to improve mental health and happiness.
Am I Hungry? Mindful Eating App
This app will help you to better distinguish between physical hunger and non-hungry cues such as emotions. It can help you be in charge of your decisions about food, increase satisfaction and reduce guilt from overeating.
Seven Minute Workout
If you’re low on time or space but want to see the benefits of exercise, this could be for you. The training sessions on the app consists of 12 different basic exercises that are performed for 30 seconds at a high intensity with a 10-second interval between each for seven minutes.