Online fitness tools offer an inexpensive way to health improvement
Excessive computer use can lead to weight gain and poor health in general. But there are tools that you can get on your computer or mobile device that will help you get in shape and improve your health access, without the cost of a gym.
Even before the explosion were only used by some people, online tools for recording exercise and better nutrition. Since 2005, when the Department of Agriculture (USDA) food pyramid provided his state consumer site launched MY PLATE, a way to control the power of diet activity.
Today MyPlate.gov Super Tracker provides a free tool for personalized nutrition and exercise. With the tools that consumers can also track to see their food and physical activity how they compare to the recommendations. The tool also provides advice and support to customers healthier choices.
Super Tracker inside, there are also tools for managing your weight, find the nutritional values of different 8000 foods, goals and explore revenue.
When smartphones arrived, most of these online tools designed for applications developed for use anywhere. Some apps are free and some paid. As expected, those who pay for you tend to have more features.
My Fitness Pal
My Fitness Pal is an application that turns your phone into a physical training device. Largely My Fitness Pal is a food diary and activity log. The idea is when you burn the calories you keep track of and you will be more successful in managing to have a healthy weight. It has a database search of food over three million food. It is a free download for iPhone and Android.
Couch to 5K known, also C25K, a fitness application for beginners is developed. It is intended that literally everyone off the couch and get ready to participate in a 5K race in eight weeks.
Application developers say, the program allows users to slowly build strength and endurance by alternating between walking and running and only 3 days a week. One of the features is that you can listen to music while you workout and follow the program audio alerts that tell you when to go to warm up and run.
Digifit works with a heart rate monitor to training sessions at a rate of calories and heart on the screen in real time displayed record. Users can track weight, blood pressure, sleep, and seeing to pursue the relationship between health and fitness.
Meet people (Getting social)
Endomondo Sports Tracker is another application of fitness, with a difference. There is also a social application. Keep track of time, distance, calories and more in real time provides a sound and bring you to offer your friends to uplifting words, while you 're exercising. Once you set a time, distance or calorie goal as a coach is to receive more advanced audio.
You can set a target for extra motivation and a previous workout or performance of a friend. The application keeps a complete record of the training.
In addition to your smartphone to turn into a physical device, there are facilities that are specifically designed to promote the health of a gym. Many of these new devices debut at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas Officials say that the show almost 10% of companies that their products are niche products for health and fitness.
For example, Casio released the STB-1000, a sports watch with Bluetooth, allowing users to check the personal ability of the most popular mobile applications, use a music player in a smartphone .
"It is an ideal for countless amateur racers who carry their iPhones sport watch," said Shigenori Itoh, Chairman of Casio America Inc. "In addition to compatibility with various applications, has a life of the battery up to two and a versatile, waterproof design that it is easy to use and carry, before, during and after each workout."
The clock works even without an iPhone, it also has other functions of the clock sports such as shooting up to 120 times per revolution.