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Five health apps that can be your personal trainer

Published Apr 16, 2016, 3:47 pm IST
Updated Apr 16, 2016, 3:47 pm IST
Here is a list of some really interesting health care app which you must have on your smartphone.
A person using a cross-trainer (Photo: Pixabay)
 A person using a cross-trainer (Photo: Pixabay)

Mumbai: Life has become like a race and amidst our busy schedules we barely find any time to look after our health. We get so involved in the race to achieve our professional goals and fulfil our personal commitments that we overlook our health and do not find time to keep up with our health requirements. With the advent of technology today we have tools and ways through which we can keep a check on our health sitting in the comfort of our living rooms. Here is a list of some really interesting health care app which you can’t miss to check out:

Aqua Alert: Drinking water is the cure to more than half of our general health ailments, but unfortunately we tend to forget to drink enough water, especially when we are working or outdoors. Water is an indispensable part of our weight loss regime and wellbeing, therefore having adequate amount of water in very essential. Smartphone being our constant companion throughout the day can really help us to not take water for granted.


With Aqua Alert it is nearly impossible for the forgetful ones to not drink water.  We can set drinking water goals and track the volume of water we are drinking on a daily basis with Aqua alert and save ourselves from problems like dehydration.

seeDoc: On quite a few occasions, due to lack of time and limited accessibility to quality medical services, we can’t visit a doctor. In such a situation, what could be better than having a doctor available on your mobile 7 days a week?

With seeDoc, India's leading medical consultation service, you get access to leading Doctors and Specialists from top institutions with years of experience in General Medicine, Internal Medicine,  Dermatology, Diabetes, Psychiatry, Pediatrics, Gynecology and other key areas right on your smartphone. Users can either opt for a paid instant video consultation or ask a free question which gets answered within 48 hours from the panel of doctors.


There are options to get medicines delivered at home, or have blood tests or most lab tests done from home (in limited cities), while keeping all medical records organized at one place. With about 500,000 users already, seeDoc is serving upto 500 video consultations daily originating all across the nation, making it India’s #1 video consult company. The app is available on Android and iOS.

Nike Runner: Running not only helps our body being fit but also uplifts our mood and, for those who prefer outdoors to treadmill, the Nike+ Running App is perfect for them. It consist of cool features such as music, cheering and also if you don’t like to run alone, you can add friends on the app.


Apart from this the app supports other exciting features such as the feature to pause the run in case if there is an important phone call to attend and later resume the run, this helps in accurate tracking of our run and also allows us to manage other important things simultaneously. From first timers to marathon runners it helps in achieving goals and motivates us to run farther and faster than ever before. Therefore, for all the running lovers, download the Nike runner app, keep running and stay fit!

7 minute workout: Too lazy to go to gym? Do you often forget to stretch while you are caught up at work? Well, 7 minutes workout is here for the rescue. It helps you with your blood flow, keeps you active throughout the day and doesn’t let your health suffer.


Based on high intensity circuit training, it trains you with super easy exercises. Just follow along the guide and 7 minutes will go by real quick. And that’s not it, keep a track of all you exercises with their calendar. So, stop your excuses now download the app and get fit in 7 minutes.

Calorie Counter & Diet Tracker: We live in a calorie conscious world, if we may say so! But not many of us really bother to manage our daily calorie intake. So keeping in mind the importance of managing our calorie intake, we now have Calorie Counter & Diet Tracker, an app which helps us set our daily goal to lose calories.


With this app we can set daily goals to lose calories and subtract the number of calories from our goal when we eat and add when we exercise. Not only this, it has a vast library of foods to choose from. We can also add our friends, view their food journals, and encourage each other and more.

It also keeps a check on our weight and gives us estimates of  how much would we weigh if we continue to eat in the same manner at the end of a specific day. This motivates us to focus our efforts and be honest to ourselves on the way to meeting our fitness goals. So what are you waiting for, download the app today and keep a regular track on your calories and stay fit!


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