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10 Startups to Keep You Healthy and Fit

The main aim of EmpowHER is to improve the lives of women and to change the lives. To make an impact on women’s health, it developed a website providing one of the largest women’s health and wellness content libraries on the web as well as the biggest online forum for women discussing these topics.

Maintaining good health means asking lot of questions. How far did I run this morning? Why am I tossing and turning for hours every night? How many calories were in that Chipotle burrito? But there are plenty of health and fitness startups out there, who are working for the fitness freaks people and for the wellness of the people, making other realize about the importance of being fit is so necessary. Here we are talking about the apps that can see inside food packaging, personal trainers that fit in our back pocket and bloggers who dig up the latest research on the science of meditation. And while each of these startups is different, they make us remind that when it comes to fitness, health and happiness we’re not alone. There are several startups based on health and fitness, but here is the list of startups according to their growth in the last few years, their presence in the social media and the press coverage.

1) MyFitnessPal

Managing body weight and eating healthy is much easier if you are keeping an eye on what you are eating. This app is used for the same purpose, to keep a track on their daily activities, how calories can burn and the consumption of calories. They have an enormous database with the nutrition details and facts for different and hundreds of foods. It’s simple to add new food with the handy dandy barcode scanner. The app even remembers what you eat frequently for easy logging.

2) RunKeeper

Interested in tracking the bike ride, run or hike? No need to look further, here is an app RunKeeper that tracks the distance of your running or riding, length and calories that you burnt and compare the statistics on social media. Newly, company designed a sleek redesign that allows easier photo sharing and quick updates. Not only for iPhone users, they have got an android app too.

3) Runtastic

Runtastic is an app that provides services for measuring the track and analyzes the data. Here users can connect to others through connecting with the social media and can interact easily. It’s some of an app like PushUps and Cycling cost a few bucks but rest of them like RunKeeper is free of cost and run easily on phones. It is one of the popular apps too to be run on the phones as compare to others.

4) Endomondo

Whether we want to run, ski, skate or cycle it will make easier to track the way we train. Developed by three management consultants who turned entrepreneurs now, Endomondo sports tracker is a free GPS assisted iPhone app that can track any kind of outdoor sports adventures and guides the user’s performance over time. Challenge someone to race and you will get many to cheers for you as this app also helps in connecting to the millions of other peoples.

5) Strava

Created by athletes, Strava takes basic fitness training with its sophisticated approach to analyze run and rides. If you want to beat the last effort you made of running, checkout your past efforts through this tracking app. It can be connected via Garmin, Android or iPhone and hit the road with a little camaraderie and some healthy competition in hand.

6) Withings

Keeping weight under control is one of the key goals for many exercises. It is a digitally tracking on health and weight. From blood pressure to the exercise to a line of wireless scales, this company is right at the crossroads of health and technology in the best way possible. This app is free to download on any phone and even helps you to sleep better. It keeps history of your data helps you to understand and improve it over time.

7) Healthguru

This app makes health videos and posts it on web. It is becoming one of the popular apps. It is kind a mini YouTube that is strictly restricted to the health and fitness videos. Their video covers the topics like mental and emotional health, sexual health, pregnancy, baby health, and even includes diets, and information on more than 125 different health conditions. Videos are reviewed for medical accuracy, objectivity before including it to the library.

8) PatientsLikeMe

This company was launched in 2004 after two brothers found their brother diagnosed by Lou Gehrig’s disease. The idea is that visitors can form communities based on health issues, whether that’s insomnia, arthritis, or lower back pain. There’s even room for science nerds to search for current research on their specific health conditions using the clinical trials tools.

9) EmpowHER

The main aim of EmpowHER is to improve the lives of women and to change the lives. To make an impact on women’s health, it developed a website providing one of the largest women’s health and wellness content libraries on the web as well as the biggest online forum for women discussing these topics. The site also guarantees “24 hour promise” to its visitors, response to the health related questions asked by its users. The site was founded by well-known women advocate Michelle King Robson, in 2008 that aim to take care for your health.

10) DailyMile

This app not only track and share the workouts but also gives motivation along the way. This social training site is perfect for fitness freaks like runners, athletes, cyclists and triathletes. Users login their workouts through this website and then broadcast it to the world. It provides different features like commenting and adding friends, even syncing Garmin or Nike+ data right into your profile. It even presents the roundups of articles and on diet and exercises.



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