Category Archives: Free Android Apps

Going Gluten Free with Apps

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably heard news surrounding the Gluten Free Diet hype. While many use this diet for weight loss, (essentially because you’re cutting out a large percentage of carbs in your diet), those with Celiac Disease use a gluten free diet as a form of treatment . For people who suffer from CD, the ... Read More »

PercentEat: Take Control Of Your Diet

We recently spoke with Francisco Lorca, designer and developer of PercentEat, who shared their story with us about the creation and success of this app. We found out that the app was created after personal struggles to get healthy and lose weight. There were diet trackers already available, but none that completely suited all needs. It was then that PercentEat ... Read More »

Charity Miles: An App That Gives Back

Fitness apps are steadily becoming more and more popular. Within the health and fitness industry, there is a variety of apps that are very helpful, convenient, and easy to use. I recently came across an app that actually allows you to earn money to be donated to the charity of your choice, through your choice of either: biking, walking, or ... Read More »

Top Android Fitness Apps

Our goal here at Topfitnessapps.com is to provide an overview of the newest, most innovative fitness apps for use on all your devices. Unfortunately, not all apps are available on all platforms, which is why we try our best to get you a good sample of reviews for iPhone, Android, Blackberry, and Windows Phone apps. Using the technology in your smartphone ... Read More »

Jillian Michaels Slim Down

Jillian Michaels Slim Down This app claims to have it all, with the famous extreme weight loss coach Jillian Michaels personally training you at the forefront. If this sounds unrealistic for a free app with a lot of downloads, that’s because it is. The app begins by having you create an account. After filling out all of your information, you’ll ... Read More »

How Personal Trainers Use Fitness Apps

As the head trainer at Volt Fitness in Glen Rock, NJ, Jon Marciani knows how to condition athletes and improve their performance. What he also knows is that in order for his clients to maximize results, they must be compliant outside of his strength training sessions. As Jon describes, “Most of my attention during sessions is focused on muscle strength ... Read More »

Strava Cycling

Strava Cycling allows you to track your rides and view your distance, speed, elevation, and calories burned. This app also includes features such as heart rate sensors and the ability to view your ride on a map. As an added bonus, Strava doesn’t drain your phones battery, and can be useful if you’re riding somewhere new, but the GPS is ... Read More »

My Diet Coach for Women

My Diet Coach for Women is geared towards motivating weight loss. Unlike most diet apps that are more focused on tracking your diet, this app gives you the motivation you need to conquer the mental blocks of whatever is keeping you from losing weight. You are provided with tips for specific areas that you may need an extra push in ... Read More »

Instant Heart Rate

Instant Heart Rate by Azumio was rated the best health and fitness app on Mobile Premier Awards in 2011. All you have to do to use this app is place your finger over the camera lens, and let your phone calculate your heart rate. It works by using the LED camera light to recognize color changes in your finger as ... Read More »

Daily Ab Workout Free

Daily Ab Workout gives you a simple workout of either 5 minutes, 7.5 minutes, or 10 minutes consisting of basic exercises to improve core strength. Each workout contains 10 moves, but the difference is the length of time you do each move. For instance, in the 5 minute workout, each move is 30 seconds, followed by 45 seconds for the ... Read More »