Wednesday 13 January 2016
There is pretty much an app for everything these days. With so many on the market, it’s hard to sift the digital world to find the best. With that being said, we’ve done the hard yards for you and come up with our favourite health and wellbeing apps from 2015:
Run in the real world and become a hero in another. Walk, jog or run anywhere and hear your mission and music through your headphones. If you are chased by zombies, you’ll have to speed up. What a great way to get you moving...FAST!
Monitor your eating habits and make healthy food choices. Noom monitors your progress and provides expert advice to keep you on track. The app has a large food database embedded so you can leave the maths to the experts.
Low sodium, fat free, sugar free… sometimes reading labels can be tricky! The ShopWell scoring system rates foods from 1-100 based on how well they match your health needs. All you need to do is scan the label and your personal nutritional expert will reveal the score.
The Mindfulness App can is be used by everyone from beginners to mindfulness gurus. You can choose between different types of guided meditations, or if you want to meditate in silence. You decide if you want a guided introduction, and for how long you want to sit.
Sometimes having a conversations with a friend about their mental health can be daunting. The Conversations for life App provides you with the knowledge, tools and skills to plan conversations with individuals whose wellbeing and mental health you are concerned about. The app allows you to be prepared so you can get the best result from your conversation.
Choose from over 100 workouts designed by Nike Master trainers. Select your fitness level and your specific fitness goal and discover a workout plan that suits you. The workout plans have step-by-step videos, so anyone can use the program.
Swap It Don't Stop it App empowers you to make healthier choices. Swap a catch up over coffee for something active like a walk. The more swaps you make, the more badges you earn. You can even create your own swaps.