8 Apps for Getting Healthy With Your iPad

It’s Spring! The perfect time to get back on track with your health and fitness. Personally, I’m pretty bad at keeping up any kind of regime and regularly tell myself that the health drive will start tomorrow, but that’s no reason to give up!

We’ve collected together some of the best iPad apps designed to help you get healthy, stay in shape, and monitor your progress. Spend a few minutes picking out the ones that suit you, and begin to transform your life!


Like the article? Be sure to subscribe to our RSS feed and follow us on Twitter to stay up on recent content.

Fitness for iPad

Fitness for iPad

There are many many apps that can give you ideas for your personal workouts, but Fitness for iPad is one of best. It’s extremely feature-rich and includes a vast number of videos tailored perfectly to help you master any specific exercise.

It also includes some tailor-made workouts that are designed to help you reach specific goals, and a calorie counter to boot!

Price: $0.99 (normally $3.99)
Developer: ARAWELLA

iMuscle

iMuscle

If you’re more medically minded, or want to really target specific muscles, iMuscle might be a little more up your street. It’s a sophisticated workout aid that provides a detailed 3D model of the muscular structure of the human body.

With over 450 hi-quality 3D animated exercises and stretches, and a search function for both individual muscles and particular exercises.

Price: $4.99
Developer: 3D4Medical

Gorilla Workout

Gorilla Workout

If you’re strapped for cash, then Gorilla Workout if definitely the way to go!

Grab the app and begin putting yourself through the different levels, it’s a fast-paced, no-equipment grouping of over 40+ exercises that’s designed to achieve maximum results in a short amount of time.

Price: $1.99
Developer: Heckr LLC

Workout Trainer

Workout Trainer

If you’re not fully committed to getting in shape, and just want to test the waters, Workout Trainer could be for you. First off it’s free, and it features a clean and bright interface that’s in contrast with Fitness for iPad.

Price: Free
Developer: Skimble

Basil

Basil

Eating healthily is a key part of getting into shape, so having a good recipe manager can really help! We recently reviewed Basil, and gave it a strong 9/10. It’s a superb recipe app that’s designed with you in mind. The inclusion of smart timers and easy addition of recipes from the web make this a true contender.

Search out some great healthy recipes from the web and add them right into Basil on your iPad!

Price: $3.99
Developer: Kyle Baxter

Green Recipes

Green Recipes

As much as it pains me to admit it, cutting meat from your diet and eating vegetarian, at least for short periods of time, can really help you lose weight and get healthy. Green Recipes is an inspiring source of organic and tasty vegetarian food, designed to help you do just that.

It’s got a gorgeous interface and manages (almost) to make vegetarian food wholly appealing!

Price: $3.99
Developer: Amazing Applications

Eat Healthy, Lose Weight

Eat Healthy, Lose Weight

Sometimes it’s good to step back and evaluate your goals in getting healthy, and look at what you’re actually doing. This app from Howcast is designed to give you reliable and trustworthy information about dieting and nutrition, it’s the perfect antidote to the constant stream of misinformation that flows from magazines and television.

Price: $1.99
Developer: Howcast Media

Calorie Tracker

Calorie Tracker

This Calorie Counter from livestrong.com is designed to help you achieve your diet and nutritional goals. Keeping track of your progress is a great way to stay motivated and keep on track!

Calorie Counting can be a little tedious, but the clear interface of Calorie Counter helps to ease the frustration.

Price: $2.99
Developer: Demand Media

Your Thoughts

As always, we’d love to hear your thoughts – simply post a comment below! I’d be very interested to know what health and fitness apps you use on your iPad, what has worked for you and what hasn’t?


  • http://barrywallace.wordpress.com Barry Wallace

    My wife likes MyFitnessPal

theatre-aglow
theatre-aglow
theatre-aglow
theatre-aglow