If 2017 began with new healthier lifestyle goals, you may already be struggling to stay motivated. Often a few weeks into the New Year, inspiration starts to lag. Fortunately, we have found some great mobile device apps that may help keep you on track. Be sure to check out our full Fitness App List and Nutrition App List.


Calorie Counter & Diet Tracker by MyFitnessPal Free

Nutrition and diet apps for mobile devices have become powerful tools for self-awareness, accountability, and monitoring dietary intake. Many of these apps have tracker capabilities that have replaced the tedious task of keeping food records by hand on paper. Leading the pack of countless nutrition and diet apps is Calorie Counter & Diet Tracker by MyFitness Pal. MyFitnessPal is a calorie counter and food diary app that is, by design, a fantastic tool to help with weight management goals.

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Meal Makeovers $1.99

Designed by two Registered Dietitians who are better known as the “Meal Makeover Moms”, the cookbook app called Meal Makeover Family Favorites Made Healthy is filled with tried and true nutritious recipes. Meal Makeovers is an extension of their healthy food website, radio podcast series (included in this app), and blog all known for their practical mealtime advice and healthy, easy and kid friendly recipes. So take the worry out of your kitchen. Meal Makeovers is focused on providing recipes for delicious, attractive, nutrient packed foods for your entire family.

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Eat & Move-O-Matic App

Eat & Move-O-Matic Free

Eat and Move-O-Matic is an app that teaches the classic concept of “calories in versus calories out” to simply explain the principles of energy balance as it affects body weight. Whether used in a classroom environment to complement a health or nutrition based curriculum or with children, young adults or teenagers needing to monitor or learn about body weight, this app is an excellent simple yet engaging visual tool. Its use can help support the understanding of some basic concepts of nutrition, physical activity and body weight for healthier living.

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RockMyRun Free

RockMyRun is a fantastic and fun music app that offers cadence-based playlists created by DJs to put some fun in a run. The uses for this app go beyond running with cadence, in the form of beats per minute (bpm), as the key to its flexibility. In addition to using it as a fitness app, it has been trialed with an adult post-stroke survivor who uses it as an enjoyable activity for continued gait training.

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Super Stretch Yoga App

Super Stretch Yoga Free

Specifically designed for children, Super Stretch Yoga uses a combination of a friendly animated super hero cartoon character with videos of real children demonstrating poses. It is a great combination that makes the app nurturing, fun, and entertaining. There are twelve different poses demonstrated. Each pose has been translated into kid-friendly, animal-like moves complete with how-to instructions, focused breathing and upbeat music. It is all about fun and doing the best you can while practicing monkey, cat, cow or butterfly like moves.

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One Response to “BridgingApps Fitness and Nutrition Apps”

  1. Kasper Nizam

    Hi BridgingApps
    I hope you will list and mention our free exercise app – Living Buddy – codesigned with kids with cognitive disabilities. It is for all kids. iOS and Android app for free.

    Kasper Nizam
    Director, Living IT Lab


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