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Lifelog

Lifelog, the official app from Sony Mobile Corporation is an activity tracker app for Android (Android 4.4 & above), which keeps track of how many steps you take without needing a Smart Band with the additional functionality of setting personal health and fitness goals also follow your fitness progress. The app is compatible with Sony Smartwatch 3, Sony Smartband 2, Sony Smartband Talk SWR30, Smartband SWR10.

The free app has the ability to track steps, distance, heart rate, sleep, calories burnt, setting personal goals, activity progress, cycling, running or walking and allows the user to share their progress with friends and family. Lifelog also has different tiles for tracking services such web browsing, entertainment, books, communications, transportation, games, photo, and music.

IFTTT and Lifelog have joined forces and the new range of IFTTT recipes provides users with the ability to connect Lifelog with a variety of applications, programs and gadgets meaning all your fitness; activity and entertainment can be synced seamlessly into your day-to-day routine.

Lifelog uses analytics software to collect usage data and statistics to help us improve our apps and services and none of this data is used to invade the user privacy.

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Misfit App

The Misfit app by Misfit Wearables Corporation is a free user-friendly activity and sleep-tracking app that works by itself (using the smartphones sensors) or with Misfit’s suite of design-forward wearables, like Misfit Ray, Shine 2, Flash and Shine Fitness and Sleep Monitors. The app is compatible with Android (4.3 and above), iOS (iOS 7 and above) and Windows (8.1 and above).

Use the Misfit app to:

  • View detailed activity and sleep data, including steps taken, distance traveled, calories burned, hours slept.
  • Create a goal and track your progress over time; view trends, including your activity levels over the course of the day, a week, or a month.
  • Get lifetime insights on your profile, which include total miles walked and average sleep logged in.
  • Log activity sessions like running, walking, basketball, tennis, swimming, soccer, cycling, yoga, and dance or aerobics.
  • Track your food with a photo food journal and add friends to compare your daily activity.
  • Connect with your other favorite fitness, health and smart home apps like Apple Health, MyFitnessPal, Lose it!, RunKeeper, MapMyFitness, IFTTT, Nest, and more.
  • Enable a silent vibe alarm on your wearable to gently wake you up in the morning; Enable movement reminders and text and call notifications on your wearable (currently available on Shine 2 and Ray only).

World Feed is another newly introduced feature of Misfit application that shows the progress and achievement of Misfit community and the user can also share their own progress and achievements.

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Asus HiVivo App

Asus has developed Hi Vivo application to provide you an easy-to-use management tool for collecting the exercise/sleep data from ASUS VivoWatch, however you would need to use a BLE-supported smartphone. The App is free and is available for Android (4.3 & above) as HiVivo and iOS (8.1 & above) as HiVivo Plus.

Asus HiVivo app performs four main functions:

  • Data Collection: Saves all exercise and sleep data recorded by Asus VivoWatch. It also notifies you if you have been immobile / sitting for extended period of time, reminding you to get moving.
  • Daily and Weekly Records: User can view their health progress on daily or weekly basis.
  • Watch Face & Alarm: This application allows a user to change watch face (between an Analog and Digital face) for Asus VivoWatch and set an alarm within the application.
  • Auto upload to Cloud: This application automatically synchronizes user’s complete personal data onto Asus Healthcare website.
  • Friend Network and Messages: the app allows you to connect to your friends and share your progress and messages. The app also has an achievement board built in to motivate the user.

The app talks to Health Kit (Apples health app), and share the step data collected via the Asus VivoWatch.

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Obino

Obino – The Indian Weight Loss Coach

Obino is a unique app, in that it provides you a congenial virtual “Coach” to help you along your weight loss journey.

Not only that, having been designed specifically for Indians, Obino knows the Indian diet, meal constituents and calorific lures. The App maker leverages that knowledge and helps you lose weight naturally, with no hocus-pocus or external wonder-solutions (like those powders, pills, medicated teas, creams, gadgets) or heavy-duty workout routines!

So, how does Obino do it? Apparently it focuses on a healthy diet supported by regular light physical activity, appropriate sleep and even some counselling by experienced dieticians.

All of this is aimed at reducing stress and controlling your food intake while making you more active.

This holistic approach apparently has a gradual slope that leads to a healthier, natural and more permanent weight loss.

In fact, Obino users state that they lose an average of about 2-3 kilos per month!

One the other side, the folks behind Obino say the app’s users see a 50% improvement in their healthy food intake, become 40% more active and lose at least 6 kilos in 3 months!

Key Obino features include:

  • Calorie Counter specific to Indian meals and exercises and Indian body types
  • Personalised plans basis your age, vocation and gender
  • In-built Pedometer to count your steps
  • One-click Reminders to drive regularised consumption of water, green tea, meals & scheduled exercise
  • Suggestions for easy to prepare, calorie-counted every-day meals and doable exercises (aptly called Indian Diet Plans)
  • Points-based system to assess where you are on your diet plan, and to benchmark your progress amongst your friends
  • They even have a Dedicated Dietician available instantly on chat and call for consultation!
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Noom Coach: Weight Loss

We know how challenging it gets! And one needs a lot of inspiration, tools and guidance. This apps gives you all you need to lose weight! Except the will power of course… for that you need to dig deep!

Noom Coach: Weight Loss is a personalized coach that helps you form healthy habits through daily tasks, meal logging, and exercise tracking. It’s grown to become one of the most trusted weight loss solutions thanks to its supportive, encouraging approach.

The app provides the encouragement and support you need to stay motivated right on your tablet or smartphone.

Easy-to-use tools make it easy to log meals and workouts while the integrated pedometer counts your steps all day, every day without killing your battery.

Millions of people worldwide already use Noom to enjoy healthier lives through intelligent nutrition and exercise coaching.

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Calorie Counter and Diet Tracker

The Calorie Counter and Diet Tracker app supports your drive to stay healthy and fit by monitoring what you are eating and how much you’re exercising.

It’s the fastest and easiest-to-use calorie counter and exercise tracker for the iPhone and iPad.

With one of the largest databases of over 3,000,000 food items you can easily track exactly how many calories you consume. Time you spend exercising can also be logged quickly as most exercises and sports have been incorporated into the app.

The aim of the app is to help you maintain a healthy balance between your calorie intake and calories burnt. Which is what being fit is all about! Some key features of the app are:

  • Easy and fast food and exercise entries – the app remembers your favorites and allows you to add multiple foods in one shot. You can even save and reuse entire meals!
  • Syncs with the web, so you can log all your entries from your computer or phone. All data is backed up online so you never lose it.
  • Breaks down your food intake into all major nutrient groups like: fat, protein, carbs, sugar, fiber, cholesterol
  • Over 350 exercises, so you can track both cardio and strength training, including sets, reps, and weight/rep
  • Enter your own calorie amounts – great for heart rate monitors or exercise equipment with calorie reports
  • Connect with friends and easily track and motivate each other

 

My Tracks

My Tracks

My Tracks is a great app for all those who are fitness conscious. It records your path, speed, distance, and elevation while you walk, run, bike, or do anything else outdoors.

It even allows you to view your data live, annotate your path, and hear periodic voice announcements of your progress.

Most importantly, its an easy app to use. Start by downloading and installing the app from the link below. Once it’s on your phone, switch on your GPS and Mobile Data and you’re good to go.

Apart from recording a track, saving it and accessing its details, you also have the option of syncing and sharing your saved tracks via Google Drive.

You can share tracks with friends, see the tracks your friends have shared, or make tracks public and share their URLs via Google+, Facebook, Twitter, etc.

Of Course you can choose to keep your tracks private by not checking any of the two check boxes.

My Tracks uses the GPS sensor in your device to record geographic and velocity statistics hence you need to enable the Google apps location setting the first time you use the app if it’s not already enabled.

Here is some extra functionality My Tracks offers: it syncs with third-party biometric sensors like the Zephyr HxM Bluetooth heart rate monitor and the Polar WearLink Bluetooth heart rate monitor.

It even comes with a handy My Track widget which becomes available in your Widgets upon installation of the app.

Check out our fabulous set of instructions on how to maximise your use of this app – follow this link.

You can also read more about My Tracks in our article “Get Fitter With My Tracks

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Endomondo Sports Tracker

The Endomondo app is a great fitness tool that allows you to keep a track of all your movement based exercising. It does this by using the inbuilt GPS in your phone and is ideal for running, cycling, walking and any other distance-based activity. With this app you join 20 million users and begin a journey of freeing endorphins!

Here are some Key Features the app brings to the table:

  • Track any outdoor sports activity: Includes activity duration, distance covered, speed and calories
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  • Enter other workouts and non distance based activities manually, e.g., a treadmill run or weight training
  • See your route on a map
  • Sync workouts across multiple platforms (web entry, certain watches, file import – signup required)
  • Race against a friend’s time and have the audio coach help you perform better
  • Compete on a specific route nearby and race against the route champion
  • Set the app to pause automatically when you are not moving
  • Customize the main screen to show the information that you find most valuable