December 28, 2010
The New Year is here, time to make new resolutions! Maybe this year you want to workout more or cut out cigarettes. Or maybe you will make a resolution to get better at keeping your resolutions! According to the popular goal-setting site 43things.com, the most common New Year’s resolutions for 2011 include ‘lose weight’, ‘quit smoking’, ‘run a marathon’ and ‘be happy’.
Well, in 2011 we will have plenty of apps to help us reach our health, fitness and personal growth goals. With your trusty smartphone you can make new commitments, track your progress and support creative mobile app developers at the same time!
Lose it! - FREE (iPhone, iPad, Android)
Succeed at weight loss with Lose It! Set goals by establishing a daily calorie budget and stick to it by recording your food and exercise. Best of all, Lose It! (and all of the features of Lose It!) are completely free.
Quit Smoking with Andrew Johnson – $2.99 (iPhone, iPad, Android)
This App is designed to help dissolve the habits associated with smoking and help you quit smoking for good. The suggestions help increase your motivation, boost your confidence and maximize your willpower to break the smoking habit.
43things -FREE (iPhone, iPad)
43 Things is the world’s most popular online goal setting community. Millions of 43 Things users are setting and achieving goals like “lose weight”, “travel the world”, “write a book”, “be happy”, “run a marathon”, and much more. This app is a great way to track your goals in 2011.
Run Free -FREE (iPhone, iPad)
Run Free is the ideal application to keep track of your runs and see your progress. Runners can quickly write down all the data related to trainings: place, duration, length, shoes used, meteorological conditions, type of run etc. As you see how often you are running, you can reward yourself for your commitment!
All-In Yoga -$1.99 (iPhone, iPad)
Try Yoga in 2011 by saying Namaste to All-in Yoga, a noteworthy application for those who seek perfection of body and mind. Photo, audio and video guidance as well as convenient grouping of asanas according to their level and type will turn your yoga routine into much more.