Obesity is one of the major problems affecting millions of people throughout the world. People make many efforts to lose weight. Now-a-days there are many iPhone weight loss apps available that help the dieters to attain their fitness, weight loss, and nutrition goals. iPhone weight loss apps works as a personal trainer 24/7. These apps track how much you had eaten or exercised during the day. In order to keep you healthy some apps also make plans and even chart the progress. So you can get a personal trainer without spending a large amount. Here is the list of 10 iPhone weight loss apps.
10 iPhone Apps to Lose Weight
1) Meal Snap
Meal Snap is the latest weight loss app which tracks what you consume without any trouble. You have to snap a photo of the meals you consume and in few seconds “auto-magically” the app will tell you about the calories contained in the food. Features of meal snap are you can share meals on Twitter, Facebook, and Foursquare; you can see every meal expected calories for the whole day; you can browse back over time to see your logged meals and you can classify meals into breakfast, lunch, dinner, etc.
Meal Snap app works on 4 simple steps. 1st you have to snap a photo of the meal, 2nd enter a description to ensure precision, 3rd allow the system to distinguish the nutritional breakdown auto-magically and 4th it will keep track of the meals and progress eventually. The price of this app is $2.99 and it is available at itunes.apple.com.
2) Nike Training Club
Nike training club app is a full body training app which is created by Nike. Nike professional trainer helps to develop this app. Nike training club app is inspired by professional athletes. This app has 90+ multi-dimensional, multi-directional drills with basics of interval, cardio and core training. All the 90+ drills take fitness training to another level.
Features of this app include: it is designed for the training of women however it is also effective for men, set favorite full-body workout for 30 or 45 minutes as well as from music library you can set workout to albums and playlists; you can unlock reward content and can share the status of workout and reward on Facebook. Nike training club app works on 5 steps. 1st workout, 2nd drills, 3rd music, 4th auto guide and 5th results. Nike training club app is available at itunes.apple.com free of cost.
3) Fast Food Calorie Counter
Fast food calorie counter app helps to keep the diet on track with fast food nutritional guide. This app contains database of 9,141 menu items from 73 most popular fast food restaurants. Features of fast food calorie counter app are the nutritional information that includes calories, carbs, fat, protein, and fiber; contain "As you type" searching; capability to sort foods and rearrange restaurants; capability to detailed description of the food by day and week; make custom foods for unique items and icon displays how many calories consumed in the day.
To get the detailed nutritional information you have to type a search term. The foods that are unusual can be entered for customized tracking. Targets for certain nutritional values can be set to observe deficiencies and where the diet requires improvement. The price of this app is $0.99 and it is available at itunes.apple.com.
4) Daily Burn
Daily burn app tracks all the workouts, quickly search all foods database and view weight progress charts. This app contains FoodScanner feature from which you can scan UPC barcodes of more than 350,000 foods with actual pictures. You have to use iPhone camera to scan barcodes. This app also has world-class training plans along with food and calorie tracker. For quick access and tracking you can store favorite exercises.
It will provide you complete instruction to carry out the exercises correctly. Features of daily burn app are: it provides full screen graphs of body weight and daily calories; you can set custom check-in mementos to log the food, weigh-in, etc. as well as you can invite your friends using Twitter, Facebook, or Email. Daily burn app is free of cost available at itunes.apple.com.
CrunchFu app has ability to detect motion therefore when you hold CrunchFu to the chest while doing crunches it will count crunches and rack up points. It even challenges strangers, friends or bots to crunch battles. CrunchFu provide an every-other-day training schedule after a preliminary test to determine your crunch talent and slowly build to 200 crunches at once. This app provides easy and clear instructions for performing crunches.
There are illustrations to show where to put your arms, how high to lift the shoulders, etc. 10 weeks training sessions are included in the app and every training session has different sets of crunches. The cost of CrunchFu app is $0.99 which is 67% less than original price. This app is available at itunes.apple.com.
6) Lose It!
Lose it app helps to make a full weight management plan as well as set up a daily calorie budget which helps to meet the plan. You have to enter stats, make plan and the analyzed progress will be directly sent to your email. This app contain vast library of common food items such as apples, milk, sandwich & pizza and brand name items such as Cheerios and McDonald’s french fries.
Features of this app are add new foods or exercises to the database rapidly, for more complicated foods it create recipes, track nutrients like protein, fat, carbohydrates, etc., and directly sent detailed reports to your email. This app is available free at itunes.apple.com.
Digifit app track heart rate for cardio workouts and maps outdoor running and bike rides. It also calculates calories burned on the basis of your height, age, heart rate, gender, weight, and fitness level. This app monitors the heart rate with the help of a real-time heart rate chart. For more perfect tracking you have to buy additional sensor hardware of $14.99.
Additional sensor hardware is a wireless transceiver which let the Digifit to communicate with more than 80 ANT+ fitness sensors. To provide data, Digifit uses Location Services such as cell tower triangulation, GPS, or wi-fi before additional sensor hardware and after additional hardware it uses ANT+ ultra-low power fitness and health sensors. Digifit app is free of cost and it is accessible at itunes.apple.com.
40•30•30 app helps to break down the consumption into the right proportions. It rapidly calculates the food’s calories percentage from the 3 macronutrient groups such as protein, carbohydrates and fat. The ratio 40% carbohydrates, 30% protein and 30% fats is suggested by many dietitians. Enter the quantities from the Nutrition Facts label of the diet into the app and find your ratio. After getting the ratio you can adjust your diet. This app is available free at itunes.apple.com.
Pret-a-Yoga app is perfect for yoga beginners. This app works as a "private instructor" and guides you through each pose and breathes with images and audio instructions as well as explains how to perform the art of yoga. 4 stages such as Pranayama, Sun Salutation A, Sun Salutation B and Beginner's Sequence are included in Pret-a-Yoga app. The discipline of yoga will be guided by a trained yoga instructor and exercise physiologist, Kathleen Kastner. The price of this app is $0.99 and available at itunes.apple.com.
iMapMyRUN app uses the GPS technology of iphone to track distance, pace, time, and speed. You can share your workout data with friends and family through email and Twitter. You can change activity type to walking or biking as well as the distance metric. This app contains a voice feedback feature. You can utilize iPhone contact list to see the friends who are using iMapMyRun and also join with them. Particular workouts or goals can be added. Other features of app are heart rate monitoring through Ant+ dongle; multitasking; run against earlier saved or newly searched routes; historical training log; manual workout entry to log treadmill runs and social activity feed to motivate & inspire friends. This app is free of cost at itunes.apple.com.
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