The Top 5 Fitness and Food Apps

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Top 5 Fitness and Food Apps

Pop Culture Quiz: What is the one thing you never leave home without? Your phone! We live in a constantly connected, smart-phone society, so why not turn technology into a powerful ‘get fit and eat healthy’ weight loss tool?

The apps listed below are iPhone apps, though other smart phones are sure to have comparable options. If iPhone is not your technology of choice, the following list will give a good idea of where to start in your own app search.


An absolute favorite, this app tracks daily calorie intake, calorie burn, and exercise. The set up and functionality are incredibly user-friendly and it also calculates exactly how many calories per day you should consume in order to reach your weight loss or weight maintenance goals.


This app is just like having your own personal trainer. A library of over 450 exercises helps you customize your own workout plus detailed information on how to train specific parts of your body, helping you achieve your ideal level of fitness.


This app is perfect for the athlete who likes workout indoors and out. Featuring a GPS tracker and a heart monitor, Adidas MiCoach tracks your activity anywhere you go and suggests running programs based on your individual data.


This simple but handy app allows you to track and plan all of your meals. You can also store your favorite foods and your grocery list to access later on. Think of it like a food journal, only with a lot more convenience and a lot less paper.


With over 758 customized workouts and over 5,600 exercise images and videos, this program is a lot like the Rolls Royce of fitness apps. Whether you’re a novice, intermediate, or avid athlete, there is something for everyone that will undoubtedly catapult all your health and fitness goals.

  • Beth

    My husband and I have been using Lose It! since the start of January. I have now lost 30 lbs and so has he. The app is so easy to use and if you follow it and stay within your calories you will Lose It!

  • Slim Style Secrets

    Oohhh…love the “Lose It” app!! Anything that helps you keep track of your calories will help you lose weight. I was seriously shocked at how many calories I consumed per day to first time I truthfully tracked it. Writing it down seems to make me more accountable for some reason.

  • Mel L

    What about MyFitnessPal?

  • Stacey

    can’t believe you didn’t list My Fitness Pal! I’ve been using it steadily for over 4 months and I’ve lost 31 pounds. I love it – so easy for tracking food and exercise, even has a “scan” ability for scanning the upc on an item and pulling up the serving nutritional information! love MFP!

    • shrinkingjeans

      I love MyFitnessPal and that is one app that we always recommend around here! These 5 apps were the Top 5 of Jodi’s, who wrote the post :) Christy Mensi
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