Fully Charged - Top 10 Health Apps

In these days of advanced technology, it's never been easier to stay on the ball when it comes to your health. From pedometers to the Microsoft Band, health has really gone digital. One of the best and most direct ways is through smartphone apps that promote healthy living. Let's take a look at the top 10 health apps out there...

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We all want to eat better, right? Well, this little app lets you do exactly that. Designed for when you're eating out, you can set what sort of diet you prefer, and HealthyOut will tell you the best place to go. 

Quit Buddy!

Cutting out the cigarettes is a great step towards a healthier lifestyle. Quit Buddy! is the app that will help you do just that, with gentle reminders and daily support. 


Staying on top of your exercise is a cinch with RunKeeper. Using your smartphone's GPS, it'll keep track of your walking, running, cycling and more or less any other way you stay fit and healthy. 


Want an app that's essentially a doctor in your pocket? Look no further than WebMD. From diagnosing symptoms to a first aid guide, the app is a handy go-to for plenty of health issues. 

The Eatery

Recording your food intake is a proven way of understanding what it is you're actually eating. Raising awareness of that comes The Eatery. Users photograph their food, and rate the healthiness of their food and others. 

7 Minute Workout

We all lead busy lives, right? But there's no excuse for not snatching seven minutes out of your day to perform a workout - not with the science-based 7 Minute Workout app at least. 


You may think your diet is already good, but FoodTweeks can make it better. Let the app know what you're eating, and it'll suggest a few 'tweeks' to the food in order to reduce calorie intake. 

Zombies, Run!

Tired of the same old workouts, running paths, and routines? Zombies, Run! is definitely the app for you. Spice up your running with the app that recreates the sounds of a zombie apocalypse and puts you on a mission to survive (and get fit). 


Whether you're a dab hand at yoga, or a total beginner, Yogify will set you on a course for yoga-riffic perfection. Push your mind and body further with this app from games maker Electronic Arts.


Strava apps for both running and cycling turn your everyday routines into a social network with added challenges. Keep track of your running and riding, and work your way up the leader-board by taking the routes most likely to benefit your health.

So what are you waiting for? Download these fantastic apps today, and with some dedication, willpower and a handy little smartphone, you can start on a path towards a healthier, happier you.

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