6 Wellness Apps to Download Today!
June 20, 2019
WE HAVE DISCOVERED THE TOP WELLNESS APPS TO DOWNLOAD IN 2019
Smartphones have become an integral part of our everyday life. While some of us who are concerned with our health and wellness may have some concerns about having the radiofrequency radiation emitted by these tiny devices, like it or not our lives have become pretty dependent on having one. They keep us connected with work, family and friends, help us look things up instantly, and stream our music for us whether we’re in the gym or hiking through the wilderness. Since we have them with us all the time why not use them to help boost our well being? There is a growing trend in high-quality health and fitness apps to help us track our workouts, heart rate, and calorie expenditure, manage our sleep cycle, ease stress with meditation and find health-boosting recipes. Here’s our list of some of the best wellness apps for 2019.
Meditation and mindfulness are made simple with Headspace, the app that literally gives users a workout for the brain. – The premise is to take ten minutes a day to listen in and clear your mind. So what are the benefits? Users report better attention spans, alertness and instant calm.
8fit takes an all-encompassing approach to health and fitness allowing users to personalize their workouts to their strengths and weaknesses. It’s packed with healthy, delicious recipes that are easy to follow and allow you to plan ahead and shop for the week. 8Fit is essentially an online personal trainer that you can tailor to your own needs, no gym membership necessary.
3. Deliciously Ella
A recipe book in your pocket, this app brings delicious plant-based recipes straight to your phone, with nearly 300 nutritious dishes to choose from. Everything is vegan-friendly, gluten-free and free of refined sugars, so it’s ideal whether you’re looking for a healthy mid-week meal or looking to go full vegan with your food choices.
4. Sleep Cycle
Does sleep generally stress you out? Are you consistently not getting enough sleep or the sleep you are getting is seriously lacking in quality and restfulness? This app could really help you. Based on movement and sound analysis, it tracks your sleep cycle throughout the night and works to wake you up when you are at your lightest sleep which means you’ll be much less groggy and grumpy upon rising in the morning.
Streaks is a to-do list that helps you form good habits, and an essential app to hold you accountable to all your goals. The app allows you to track up to twelve tasks you want to complete each day. The goal is to build a “streak” of sucessful, consecutive days. Whether it is exercising, meditating for 10 minutes or quitting smoking, Streaks can help you keep track of these all your goal oriented tasks.
RiseToday is a subscription-free app that lets users find classes and other fitness services and sessions in their area quickly and easily. RiseToday caters to the increasingly adventurous and freedom-seeking smartphone user who wants to stay fit and well with no obligations and expensive membership fees.