Want to improve your health this summer? Your smartphone can help you! There are hundreds of apps that can act as coach, motivators, and trackers — the trick is deciding on which app to use. In Episode 43, Christine and Asha share their favorite wellness apps (all but one are free and almost all are available for iOS and Android!), spanning exercise, diet, mindfulness, and anxiety reduction.
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Resources mentioned in this episode
- Edit Your Life Episode 39: Solving Common Fitness Pitfalls
- Edit Your Life Episode 19: The Upside of Electronics
- Edit Your Life Episode 41: Smarter Smartphone Use
- Earbud running hack (via Christine’s video series)
- Yoga Studio app review (via Christine’s video series)
- Running: Couch to 5K (C25K) (iOS, Android)
- Food diary: MyFitnessPal (iOS, Android)
- Water consumption: Hydro Coach (Android)
- Meditation: Headspace, Calm, Stop, Breathe & Think, Insight Timer; OMG I Can Meditate! (iOS, Android)
- Yoga: Yoga Studio ($1.99; iOS, Android)
- Workouts: Nike+ Training Club, Popsugar Active (iOS, Android)
- Fitness trackers: Microsoft Health, Fitbit (iOS, Android); S Health (Android)
- High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT): Seven (iOS, Android)
- Raise money for charity! Charity Miles (iOS, Android)
- Our earbud recommendation: these inexpensive Panasonic earbuds are Christine’s faves!
- Phone holder recommendations: SPIBelt, FlipBelt
- Fitness pants with built-in phone pocket (listener recommendation): RaesWear
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