If you would like a better-rested, higher-energy, more vibrant you for 2015, check out these apps, which are aimed at improving your health and fitness levels.
7 Minute Workout Challenge ($1.99)* This app leads you through a brief but challenging workout, with no equipment of any kind needed. (Mobilewalla score: 98/100)
Sleep Cycle Alarm Clock ($0.99)* The Sleep Cycle Alarm Clock tracks your sleep cycles and then helps you wake at the optimum time to have you feeling rested all day. (Score: 97/100)
Couch to 5K ($1.99)* If you would like to get in shape to start running, Couch to 5K gently trains you to reach your goal, even if you are currently not exercising. (Score: 93/100)
Weight Watchers Mobile (Free)* Weight Watchers Mobile supports those following the sensible Weight Watchers weight-loss program and helps them track their success. (Score: 91/100)
Yoga Studio ($3.99) If you would like a lithe yoga body, this app will help you, with 65 HD instructional videos to choose from. (Score: 90/100)
Runtastic PRO ($4.99)* Runtastic PRO uses GPS technology to map and track your workout, including calories burned, and distance and duration of running, biking and walking. (Mobilewalla score: 97/100)
Instant Heart Rate — Pro ($1.99)* This app accurately measures your heart rate, according to most users. It’s great for monitoring your heart rate during workouts. (Score: 95/100)
Water Your Body (Free) Water consumption is critical to overall health, and hydration is necessary for strong workouts. This app reminds you to drink enough water. (Score: 95/100)
Calorie Counter, Diet & Health (Free) This app takes a holistic approach to tracking your health. Use it to count calories and track workouts, heart rate and sleep cycles. (Score: 94/100)
Fitness Buddy: 1700 Exercises ($1.99)* Fitness Buddy shares 1,700 exercises that you can use to tailor a custom workout using free weights and other gym equipment. (Score: 90/100)
*Available on Apple and Android.
Mobilewalla is a search and discovery engine using breakthrough technology to score every app to help consumers navigate the mobile application marketplace. Apps are scored using an algorithm that weighs several characteristics, including user ratings, position within category and staff recommendations. For more app intel, go to www.mobilewalla.com. Anindya Datta is a technologist and founder of Mobilewalla.