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Articles tagged with "Fitness"

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

Get Easy Abs the hard way by working for them

Winter provides the perfect opportunity to work on that beach body you covet so badly. Months of hard work and a healthy diet and when it’s finally time to pop that top off in the spring, you’ll be sure to turn a few heads. Easy Abs is perhaps your first step to a newer, better you — and it’ ... Full Article »

November 27, 2011 12:30pm

Super Stretch Yoga iPhone app can get kids involved in a relaxing hobby

There’s nothing about yoga that makes it especially “for adults,” other than maybe complicated Sanskrit names and some stretches that most kids would need a measure of concentrate to execute. But if you simplify all of that, kids are just as likely to have a blast practicing their frog poses a ... Full Article »

October 20, 2011 2:30pm

Earn prizes for getting off the couch with Nexercise iPhone app

If the benefits of exercise itself aren’t enticing to you, how does earning points, prizes or even cash for getting moving sound? Pretty good, if you ask me, and Nexercise, for iPhone and iPod touch, provides just that opportunity. In Nexercise, users track their physical activity to earn points ... Full Article »

September 11, 2011 8:49pm

Watch your waistline shrink this summer with these iPhone apps

Your iPhone is your lifeline to the world. You text, you call, you email, you bank, you shop and you should also monitor what you put in your mouth with your clever technological device. If this thought hasn’t occurred to you yet, check out some of these iPhone apps for calorie counting, healthy m ... Full Article »

July 11, 2011 10:00am

Sync up your own music to keep motivated when working out with BeatBurn

When lolo's app BeatBurn Treadmill/Outdoor Trainer for iPhone for iPod Touch originally launched, I wrote it off. The concept of an app that matched music with the pace of your runs was interesting, but the idea of listening to looped techno (even if the songs numbered 24) wasn't enticing to someone ... Full Article »

June 19, 2011 12:30pm

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