Top health and fitness apps for mums
Here’s our choice of the best health and fitness apps available for mums
There are so many health and fitness apps around now, so how do you know which one best fits your needs?
We take a look at our favourites for new mums.
1. My Fitness Pal
What it does: This is basically a calorie counter so you can stay on top of what calories you have based on what you eat. You can also add in any exercise you’ve done to see how many calories you’ve burnt off.
Why it’s a good choice for mums: So easy to use, loads of foods and drinks are recognised in the app and it has the added bonus of the option to scan the barcode on food packaging to see how many calories it is.
What it does: Offers a Fitnet Live Coach to help you figure out your fitness goals with custom workout plans and personal guidance.
Why it’s a good choice for mums: Includes so many short workouts that you can fit into as little as 5 minutes.
3. Everywhere Exercise
What it does: This app combines flexibility, toning and calorie burning to help you get into the best shape you can.
Why it’s a good choice for mums: A great choice for all you busy mums out there, as it’s easy to use and quick to fit in some exercise wherever you are.
4. Tabata Trainer
What it does: Easy to follow high-intensity interval training (HIT) routines which tracks your time as you go.
Why it’s a good choice for mums: Can be done is as little as 40 seconds! Probably the quickest workout app out there.
What it does: Sworkit guides you with video workouts for your specific needs that can be done at home in as little as 5-15 minutes.
Why it’s a good choice for mums: You can tailor make your workout routines to pick them up when you do have a 5 minute window. Plus, you can filter exercises by difficulty, body area, and impact level. You ca even choose to exercise standing, on the floor or seated!