Don't-Miss Health & fitness software Stories
Healthier is a utility to remind you to get up from sitting all day at your desk.
It's not going to turn any heads, but for $60 you could do worse.
Another contender has entered the fit tech arena....
Fitbit's Flex is its first wrist-worn tracker. Can it compare the to other Fitbit trackers and the Jawbone Up?
The $30 Movband counts steps and "moves." And the price is extremely impressive. Unfortunately, not much else about the band is.
The original Jawbone Up was a disaster. But the re-released model fixes the problems with its predecessor, and combines with the companion iOS app for a very nice and stylish fitness tracker.
The Striiv Play smart pedometer works with a free app to track your steps, stairs, distance, time, and calories.
The Fitbit Zip is a nice, entry-level fitness tracker. It's good as is, but needs a bug fix to earn a higher endorsement for iPhone users.
Are the Summer Olympics inspiring you to get in a workout of your own? These fitness apps can get your run, swim, or gym session started on the right foot.
On Tuesday, Next Issue Media brings its all-you-can-read magazine app (previously only for Android tablets) to the iPad.
This motion-sensitive app promises to help you sleep better at night and move more when you're awake. Despite a few flaws, it delivers on that promise.
This iPhone app is based on an interesting concept -- if you don't meet your agreed-upon workout goals, you're charged for missed workouts. And that money goes to other app users who did follow through on their workout.
If 2012 is the year you start keeping a closer eye on calories, these apps can help you slim down.