There's an app for that too: Sometimes success is all about having the right tool for the right job. When it comes to your personal health, wellness & fitness; do you have the right tool for the job? Here is a list of our staff picks of the Top-10 apps for 2018.
Though this is far from a comprehensive list of available apps, these are those preferred by our staff. The use of fitness and nutrition apps have shown association with healthier eating behaviors and BMI1 making lifestyle related apps a great choice for those with weight management goals.
Struggling to get going? Most of these apps can be customized with personal reminders to help with keeping consistent. Additionally, most lifestyle apps include functionality to assist in connecting with other like minded people also using the app. Connecting with others in an app cretes the ability to have accountability partners or join a community of others with similar goals and interests. Utilizing either or both of these features is recommended to ensure full success with the applications intent.
Mobile apps work more efficiently in managing lifestyle then desktop apps or websites. A well-designed mobile app can perform actions much quicker than a mobile or desktop website. If there is an app you love and we missed it on our list, send us a message so we can include it in our next update.
1 :JMIR Publications via National Library of Medicine.
* App costs, subscription information and availability vary. Please consult the app store on your device for up-to-date information on each app.
In the nearly 8 years that my wife and I have lived in Colorado Springs, never have we seen the amount of road construction currently taking place. Whether it’s a main road or side street, there’s no part of town missing out on the “fun”. And it’s not just re-paving or patching potholes. Whole lanes are being ripped up with miles of digging in order to replace underground pipes of all varieties.
At first, I thought all the “weed” sales (pot is legal in Colorado) might be producing the influx of tax funds for all this construction. But a running buddy of mine made me aware of a bill that had passed in the last couple years which freed up an enormous amount of funds for these projects.
Turns out the city has a certain amount of time to spend the money. Based on the number of orange cones and “ROAD WORK AHEAD” signs, it looks as though no penny is being spared.
Millions of people are about to be disappointed –– they don’t even realize it.
Maybe you’re one of them.
Right now, around the world, people are setting new ambitious health goals and resolutions.
And yet, according to Inc Magazine, approximately 80% of New Year's resolutions fail. Most of them buried in an unmarked early grave by February.
Why is that?
How is it that despite all our best intentions and genuine desire to live healthier and be fitter, the most we can hope for is a depressing 20% success rate?
So to help you kickstart your New Year with a healthy lifestyle we are going to breakdown why most goals and resolutions fail and what to do instead.