The mobile market has improved drastically in the past 10 years. Specifically applications in both the Android, and iPhone market. The android market has evolved so much that the availability of smart phones with applications and Internet on prepaid mobile companies much like Boost Mobile, Virgin Mobile, And Straight Talk. With plans as cheap as 35$ you can have the best health applications in the palm of your hand. With applications for an emergency, a bad habit, a specific workout plan that is difficult to follow, even for people that need motivation from friends to continue.Here is the selection of 5 best health related apps for Android:
Cardiotrainer by WorkSmart Labs
Cardiotrainer is a hand held fitness application that allows you training with a virtual partner. Cardiotrainer uses GPS (Global Positioning System) in real time to display activity on a map, save your route to be viewed at a later time. No registration or account are necessary, however Cardiotrainer can be linked to facebook to show activity to friends. Simple install. All you have to do is go on the Android market on your mobile phone, search Cardiotrainer, install, and start using.
DroidFit was designed based on actual body builder work out. Everything needed to get the best workout is listed on this simple to use app. A few key features are: formula to measure maximum repetitions is very accurate, easy to record training logs made daily, Graph charts record your process for you on screen, programmable plans with a large database for your workout, and an adjustable timer between repetitions.
Quit Smoking is an application on the Android market that is designed to wean you from the necessity of cigarettes slowly. the program is based on information given by others around you with a stress and urge bar with a 5 level meter on each one. Install and use. Application is also used as a Widget.
Emergency Panic Button
Emergency Panic Button is an application created for people that need easy access to an emergency line. All you have to do is list in important contacts like family, work, friends… When you need help you can send an emergency message with an amount of clicks to the power or off end call button. A GPS map to where your location is, and a preset SMS will be sent out to all of the contacts in your emergency list. An icon can be added to the main screen of the phone. Works on most Android devices, but not all.
Endomondo tracks your Android phones GPS like Cardiotrainer. A personal fitness trainer is built in to the app for easy training. Features include: audio feedback for every mile, motivation messages in real time from friends watching your route live, history of workouts and routes, real time GPS tracking, easy workout share with Facebook. Most of these applications have other similar ones that may work better for another persons specific lifestyle. The Android market makes these applications more and more available to the public. There are over 300 applications on the Android market alone in the health section. What ever type of application you want, the Android market probably has it.