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Staying fit and the need to lead a healthier lifestyle can be a huge commitment to some. It takes a lot of effort to maintain a certain diet (especially when you’re in Malaysia), the temptation to not endeavour your favourite guilty pleasure of food takes immense will power.
However, with recent technology and the app world, there has been a lot of alternative on making sure you are on the right track towards achieving your body goals or ensuring you don’t slack off from your healthy routine.
With these nifty apps, good health may just another thing you don’t need to worry so much.
AIA Vitality wants to be with you every step of your health and wellness journey. To help you keep track of your progress on the go, we’ve created this mobile app. Use this app to check your AIA Vitality Points and Status, track your workouts, and even monitor your weight and BMI. You could even submit your health assessment results and earn point and track your weight over time.
Google Play Store and App Store: AIA Vitality
Workout with any fitness tool anytime, anywhere with this app. The Fitfy ensures you are your very own personal trainer. You could choose workout set by a body part, select workout duration and enjoy HD video exercises with voice coach instructions. Besides that, you can always track the history of your workouts with built-in calendar feature, set up daily alert notifications to keep your streak going! Challenge yourself with your own very training.
Google Play Store and App Store: HIIT & Cardio Workout by Fitify
Water Drink Reminder
Are you the kind of person that constantly forget to drink water? Now you have this app to help you out. Consider this your water nanny to hydrate your body and skin too. This water tracker app reminds you to drink water every day and develop good water drinking habits.
Just enter your current weight, and Drinking Water will help you to determine how much water your fit body need every day. Every time you drank a cup of water, don’t forget to add a cup in the app. Your next cup will have remained. It’s really your helpful personal water nanny. Stay healthy when you sync weight data with Google Fit and you have graph and logs of a data record.
Google Play Store: Water Drink Reminder, App Store: Daily Water – Drink Reminder
Track your health, lose weight, eat healthy food with HealthifyMe: your calorie counter, macro and nutrition tracker. Get a customised diet plan for weight loss and other health goals. It even includes water intake, steps and workouts! Weight loss isn’t easy so with this app, it basically reminds and motivates you to eat healthy food, follow your diet plan, try healthy recipes, and the fitness tracker encourages you to follow your workout chart, go to the gym and do yoga. It all starts from stating your goal in terms of you either you want to tone up, build muscle or just start eating healthy. This app will further set a daily budget for you based on your goal, weight, age, lifestyle and other parameters. Today, almost 1.2 million people have benefited from HealthifyMe and met their goals.
Google Play Store and App Store: Health, Weight Loss, Diet Plan & Calorie Counter
Gadgets To Use
The Galaxy Watch
The Galaxy Watch is built with a better efficiency chipset and a long-lasting battery. It is designed with wellness in mind by offering a new stress management tracker and advanced sleep tracker which monitors all levels of sleep. It also incorporated 21 new indoor exercises, tracking a total of 39 workouts that allow users to customize and change up their routines. It suits a person’s individual style through a selection of watch faces with depth and lighting effect, with the feel of a real watch. Gents and ladies alike will appreciate the new look and interface of the new Watch with 3 colour options – rose gold and black in 42mm and silver in 46mm to fit different wrists.
Price: RM 799
Unlike those wrist wearing trackers, this gadget can be placed under the pillow to know how much time we spend in each sleep phase like light sleep, REM sleep, and Deep sleep. It also has a heart rate tracking and snore detection too. The Nokia Sleep is a Wi-Fi-enabled rectangular pad that communicates with Nokia’s Health Mate app on your phone. Setup is quick and simple. Also features IFTTT integration for scenarios such as dimming lights when you go to bed, or turning up your thermostat when you get up.
Price: RM 396
Slouching may be comfortable for us but it may bring lots of bad side effects. With the Upright Go, it trains your body to notice when you’re slouched through biofeedback. It’s a small, discreet and lightweight, no one will notice you’re wearing it. The free Upright app, tracks your posture in real-time and notifies you when you’ve reached your daily posture goal and is also logged so you can see your progress over time. The device sits in between your upper back and alerts you whenever your posture isn’t good.
Omron Smart Elite Blood Pressure Monitor
The next generation of heart health care begins with blood pressure monitoring. The ergonomically designed perfectly with storage capacity and smartphone connectivity, it would fit precisely into your life. You can even sync your data from your Omron smart devices via Bluetooth to the app and you can easily upload, store and view your heart history and blood pressure data with your doctors or family. The app also allows you to keep track of your weight so that you can easily achieve your health goals.
Price: RM 629