While iPhone has consistently succeeded as the leading smartphone category in the past, Android-based phones are exceedingly taking over. The Android operating system has a great usability factor for many aspects of life. This includes the realm of fitness and health, which is why today we bring you the 10 Best Health Apps for Android.
- Calorie Counter by MyFitnessPal
The team over at MyFitnessPal have been making apps in this field for some time and have thus built up quite a name for themselves. They make approachable, easy-to-use, but most importantly, highly informative applications.
Use their Calorie Counter to understand what you are eating, the number of calories it contains, and how this will impact your body.
- Calorie Counter Pro by MyNetDiary
Much like MyFitnessPal, the team at MyNetDiary have offered Android users a calorie counting application which assists users in creating better diets for themselves. A great feature is the barcode scanner which links users to the nutritional information.
Set yourself food reminders throughout the day using this handy app. This is a great all-round tool for those looking to get into healthier eating habits.
Fooducate is a great app which takes the form of a calorie counter with a unique twist. The app helps you track how your food intake impacts on body performance.
Used in conjunction with its exercise tracker, this application is formidable in the health and fitness niche. Fooducate offers a free version as well as a premium version so it is accessible by all, no matter your fitness level.
- Google Fit
The biggest company on the internet, Google, offers its own version of a fitness app, Google Fit. Used in conjunction with Android Wear items, Google Fit is a great way of recording your daily activity and digitizing one’s fitness.
The app also provides a handy compilation of statistics which you can use to further understand your state of health.
- iTriage Health
If you are traveling or new to an area, finding a doctor in a time of emergency can be tough. Thanks to iTriage Health, that problem will not exist in your life.
Users can enter their symptoms into the apps simple interface and the app will suggest a selection of local doctors based on the symptoms. This is great to have in case an emergency pops up.
Like many of the apps listed here, Lifesum is an all-round fitness and health application. Lifesum offers a calorie counting feature with Google Fit integration as well as compatibility with Android Wear products.
This handy app is great for focusing on improving diet and food intake in order to best suit your exercise needs.
Another free offering on Android, MyTrainer is a workout-focused application. Whereas other apps tend to be aimed towards diet and calorie counting, MyTrainer looks at the physiological approaches to training which people can take to improve their fitness.
Workout plans composed for specific training ranging in intensity, time and level of fitness are included in this great app.
Yoga has become a major part of strength conditioning and core training in contemporary times. It was only a matter of time before it appeared on your phone, and here it is with PocketYoga.
Priced at only $2.99, PocketYoga offers a range of sessions as well as over 200 poses for you to practice from. Log your training and watch your improvement with PocketYoga.
The rise of popularity in running in the 1970s has not faltered, and Runtastic is one of the best apps to get you out onto the track in your running gear.
This app assists in running techniques and training while offering great features including GPS navigation, voice coaching and workout logs amongst many others.
- Zombies, Run!
Zombies, Run! is a new fitness app which doubles as a game, which motivates you to run and stay fit while having fun! Zombies, Run! has gained recognition by many celebrities for its fun approach to exercise.
This free app is wonderful for getting started on the track in an entertaining take on video games.