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Blood Pressure Monitor - Family Lite helps you keep track of your health

First things first – you should know upfront what Blood Pressure Monitor – Family Lite is and is not. It is a great app for recording results of your blood pressure, pulse and weight measurements. It is not an app that automatically takes those measurements, however. So those who don’t either ... Full Article »

January 5, 2013 2:00pm

Stay in shape during the holidays with these iPhone apps

Hitting the gym can be hard to do during the holidays. There is less light in your day and more parties to attend, so it’s easy to put on unhealthy weight. However, making time to flex your muscles and get a good workout can keep the pounds down during the holiday season. Here are some fabulous iP ... Full Article »

December 21, 2012 2:00pm

Try the Happy Scales app for weight loss motivation

Raise your hand if you hate getting on the scale every morning to measure your weight. Ugh, we hate it. Scales are evil, especially on Monday mornings after a long weekend of parties. How did I manage to gain five pounds in two days? Double ugh. Looking for a happier way to keep track of your weigh ... Full Article »

June 29, 2012 4:00pm

Fitocracy iPhone app offers a real social workout

Working out is hard. Not the actual lifting and exercising (though that's no picnic either), but just finding the motivation to put your body through something that often runs counter-intuitive to relaxing and being comfortable. Conversely, playing games is a lot of fun. Foursquare found a way to tu ... Full Article »

April 10, 2012 2:00pm

All Yoga iPhone app strikes the right pose

All Yoga strikes a careful balance, giving beginners needed structure in order to understand the basics, while providing room to experiment for those who are comfortable with advanced poses. That depth manifests itself in a few different ways. The most obvious is that while All Yoga showcases indiv ... Full Article »

January 29, 2012 5:00pm

GymPact rewards you for working out — and charges you for missing

If the cost of your gym membership alone isn’t enough to get you through the facility’s doors, the threat of more money out of your pocket — or the opportunity to earn a little green — might do the trick. At least that’s what the creators behind the new service GymPact hope. Available on i ... Full Article »

January 9, 2012 12:30pm

Bring your iPad to the gym and stare at something other than the person in front of you

Motivation at the gym is hard to come by. Also, if you get caught looking at someone for too long while you exercise, your membership is likely to be shorter-lived than your new workout. Thankfully, there are plenty of scenic iPad apps you can stare at that won’t get you kicked out of a library, m ... Full Article »

January 5, 2012 1:00pm

Apple grabs patents for Photo Booth, Fitness Center apps

New patents awarded to Apple by the U.S. Patent Office suggest the iOS mobile platform creator may be creating a fitness app to add to its stable of iPhone and iPad apps. Patently Apple has the story, which marks major patents Apple has won for a new app as well as an established one. The existing ... Full Article »

December 29, 2011 8:39am

The best iPhone fitness and nutrition apps of 2011

Getting your diet and fitness on is a lot easier when you are armed with the proper iPhone app tools. You can ditch your gym membership and your diet-tracking notebook for some savvy nutrition and exercise iPhone apps that will take your workouts to the next level. Here are five of the best fitness ... Full Article »

December 18, 2011 6:00am

Use these iPhone apps to manage your weight during the holidays

As the holiday party invites start piling up, so too might your anxiety about packing on the pounds between now and Jan. 1. But mash potatoes, chocolate cookies and champagne are no excuse for pushing your health regime to the wayside. So why don’t you download the following iPhone applications a ... Full Article »

December 3, 2011 3:22pm

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