5 fitnes apps you should know about

Fitness geeks rejoice…. After countless nutrition apps hitting the app stores which don’t  measure up, we think we’ve narrowed it down to what would be useful. Apps that will help you in planning your nutritional needs and actually turn them into action.  All at your finger tips.
7 Second 3 (iOS)
This app makes keeping track of your calories easy and does so in plain English. You’re able to rate the food you eat – the good, the bad and the ugly with a “good”, “meh” or “bad”. Simple.
Diet Bet (iOS & Android)
Put your money where your mouth is. Join the community and make wagers on weight loss.When you join people on a  you connect with a community with the same goal to lose weight. Meet your targets and win the cash prize. It may contribute to a potential gambling problem, but we’ll address that in a later article.
Diet Point (iOS & Android)
This smartphone app gives you access to over 130 different meal plans. Pick one or multiple plans and notifications and shopping lists help you keep on target and motivated.
Eat This Much (web)
If you’re one of the lucky ones and have your diet plan all figured out, you may find yourself in a totally different struggle – finding decent meals to fit your plan. Head to the site, type in how many calories for the day you would like to target and the site recommends recipes for you. Once you register, the site includes shopping lists, calorie tracker and a bunch more tools.
Fat Secret (iOS, Android & Blackerry)
Calorie Counter by Fat Secret is one of the most extensive nutritional apps we could find. With a huge database of food and their nutritional info, as well as a workout journal, BMI calculator, goal tracker and a whole lot more.
The bottom line is, no matter what app you use or don’t use, it’s about putting your plan into action and staying motivated. Of course, it’s no secret that the more you’re prepared, the more likely you are to succeed.
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