Friday, September 11, 2009

Lose Weight with Your (Digital) Personal Trainer

Source: (New York Times)

As we all become ever busier in our daily lives, we oftentimes find it difficult to keep a watchful eye on our diets or take the time to exercise. It's tough - we're tired after a long day and we must choose what we do with our time and resources. Well, thanks to technology, we just might be able to get on the road to weight loss and fitness faster than ever before, sans gym and personal training expenses.

Nowadays, a huge percentage of the population uses iPhones and iPods and marketers have more than noticed. Thanks to this fact, there is now a plethora of calorie-counting, nutrition, weight loss and personal training apps that can be downloaded straight to the palm of your hand. They're simple to use, and the best part? - many of them are free! There are even heart rate monitors that you can link up to your iPhone which also count how many calories you burn while working out.

To find out more about some of the most popular apps available and what they can do for you, check out the article "Training Apps That Help You Sweat the Details" from The New York Times (Sept. 9, 2009)