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I need to get up and get moving, but when I’m surrounded with so much technology, that can be hard. Everything I want is at my fingertips. Luckily, now even the exercise motivation I need is on my iPad.

FitStar is a slick app that tests your fitness and helps slot you into a fitness plan that’s right for your needs and fitness level. Can FitStar outpace all the discarded exercise DVDs at the back of my closet, or will it lose its place on my home screen? (more…)

As the New Year came and went, many people made typical resolutions to exercise and eat more nutritious foods. If you’re looking to lose weight or just live a healthier lifestyle, you might enjoy Smoothies from Whole Living (a branch of Martha Stewart Omnimedia, Inc.). The app is colorful and fun, each screen a themed collection of glasses filled to the brim with brightly colored fruits and vegetable smoothies.

More than a list of recipes, Smoothies from Whole Living includes how-to videos, in-depth nutritional information for each recipe, expanded tips for making the best beverages and a glossary detailing the health benefits of smoothie ingredients.

Keep reading and get inspired to live a healthier, more energized life by enriching your diet with more fruits and vegetables. (more…)

As I’ve moved into the second half of my 20’s and noticed my metabolism slowing down I’ve begun to pay more attention to my health. MyFitnessPal HD is a free app touted as one of the best for keeping track of your daily calorie intake and exercise regimen.

There are many apps available for getting fit and staying in shape, so can this one live up to their ambitious claim that “there is no better diet app”? Will it replace your need for a personal trainer? Read on to find out all that this app has to offer and to determine if it’s worth implementing into your daily routine.

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Getting in shape is something a lot of people have trouble with. Not only that, but summer’s just around the corner, so it’s time to put down your TV remotes and pick up your iPads! Sometimes we want to exercise, but we just walk in the gym aimlessly, expecting to instantly lose weight and shape up with minimal effort. This is mainly due to lack of organisation.

In this roundup, I’m going to show you 10 great apps to help you achieve your ideal body and add some organisation into your workouts. Don’t just think you can use one app and get away with it; a combination of diet, exercise and rest is the only way to get those washboard abs (or at least a lack of stomach!)

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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!

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