More and more people are taking their seriously. You see more people running, walking in parks and health food sales are increasing. Cigarette sales and even sugar soda sales are dropping every year. With smartphone and technology penetration at an all time high, there are so many more ways to make healthier lifestyle choices. Here are a few ways you can take advantage to improve your health and fitness.
Sales of fitness trackers are soaring. Devices like the fitbit were expected to drop after the launch of the Apple Watch. The opposite has happened. Sales of all fitness devices have increased year over year. You can use your smartphone or a device like the fitbit to track your daily step count. The general target is to maintain at least 10,000 steps per day.
Another good health app for smartphones are for diet tracking. Most of the time people who are dieting under-estimate how much they eat. The best way to make sure that does not happen is to track your meals. Apps like CRON-O-Meter and Myfitnesspal can keep track of all your meals.
Just as important as getting exercise and tracking your eating is to kick the bad habits. Do you want to quit smoking? exercise more? cut out sugary drinks? There are apps that help building these habits. Use a habit tracking app like Coach.me or Habitbull to track any habit you want to build. They have communities around well known habits that will provide encouragement and support.