These days, health and fitness have become a huge deal. Possibly next to the environment, everyone has started to realize how important health and fitness is in their lives. Everybody seems to be taking up a sport, if not getting a gym membership to keep fit and maintain a desired weight. Many reality TV shows present transformations of obese people to slimmer, healthier individuals.
Having fitness apps on your old iPad can be one of the reasons why it would be hard for you to part with your iPad charging station. Of course, if you would like to get an upgrade, all the better.
Here are five recommended iPad apps to help you stay fit:
- All -In Yoga HD ($4.99)
The popularity of yoga has gone universal mainly because of countless endorsements from Hollywood celebrities, causing a lot of people to be curious about this ancient Indian art. This app is best for those who are just starting to do yoga for fitness and health reasons.
It has a database of yoga poses, which is quite impressive with the large pictures, videos and audio directions. You can also do your own program or choose from the variety of pre-made programs depending on the level of difficulty you want. If you are always on the go and have no 3G-network access, you can download the content straight onto your mobile device.
- LiveStrong Calorie Tracker ($2.99)
This is one of the easiest calorie trackers to use among the many available for download. The process is simple and the app is easy to use because you just have to take note of the food that you ate, as well as the activities that you did for the day. It’s got an extensive database of foods from TV dinners to restaurant foods.
- Fitness for iPad ($3.99)
This is one essential app if you plan to use your iPad as a fitness companion. It has more than 700 different exercises in its database. It also has about 40 ready-made workout routines that you can copy. It has audio and video instructions that will make sure that you do the exercises properly and minimize injuries. This app won’t certainly make you want to give up your iPad charging station because all you need to keep fit is in this app.
- iFitness HD ($4.99)
This is another instructional app that has a lot of exercises for you to copy. There are step-by-step pictures and videos of how to do the exercises properly. The only setback is that the videos do not have audio. However, detailed logs are available so that you can track your progress.
- iMapMyRun (Free)
This app tracks your walking, running and jogging pats. Aside from displaying the maps, it also displays your stats among other information necessary for your fitness routine. Of course, the best thing about this cardio workout app is it’s free!
Make sure you have your USB 3.0 docking station handy and retain these fitness apps to make sure that you stay in tiptop shape