Sometimes, it can be pretty difficult to try to mentally keep track of all the things you need to be doing to keep up with your weight loss plan. You need to track your weight, your diet, your workouts, and everything in between.
Watch the video below to find out the different health apps that can help you to succeed with your weight loss goals. We also have our mega-post on dieting here. There is a list of our recommendations under the video to keep you healthy and happy!
While keeping a fitness notebook is not the worst thing, it is a bit inconvenient and difficult to keep up with regularly. Instead, many people are now taking to using their smartphones to help them lose weight in various ways.
There are tons of apps and services available today that can help you lose weight in a way that can make it more fun, rewarding, or easy.
First off, there are the tracking apps. Tracking all of your meals can be a pain, especially when you have to look all over the packaging for the information and tally it all out.
Luckily, there are apps available that can help make your job a lot easier. By putting in some basic information, these apps will tell you what kind of dietary plan you should have, and will automatically make the calculations showing you how many calories you have left in that day.
Additionally, instead of having to check all over the packaging, you can simply search for the foods and the stats will already be pre-entered. One type of service that has seen great success for a lot of people is weight betting websites.
Users are able to bet real money that they will meet certain weight goals within an allotted timeframe, and if they do meet their scheduled goals, they’ll get more money back than they put in.
However, if they fail to meet their weight goals, they do not get any money back. That money would then go on to fund other people’s successful bets.
This gives people a more tangible goal and can give them even more motivation to keep up with their diets and workouts.
Finally, there are apps that allow you to have fun by working out. Some services like FitBit allow you to compete against your friends over who gets the most steps in over a weekend or week, which can help more competitive people get out and start exercising.
It can even recommend good scenic trails and give you virtual rewards for walking a certain distance. Getting out and walking a trail or even just walking around a city is great for weight loss as well as your cardiovascular system.