best health apps for Android

In this day and age, everyone’s crazy about getting healthy and keeping track of your health is easier than it used to be in the old days. With the evolution of technology, there are so many health oriented applications that you can get on your smartphones without any issue. Today, we are going to look at 9 best health apps that you can get your hands on without needing to go the extra mile.


Runtasting is one of the oldest, most trusted fitness apps available on Android as of now. If you look at why this app is featured in the list, the reason is pretty simple; it does what it is supposed to – get you in shape. Running is one of the basic and most effective ways to get back in shape, it comes with a lot of benefits and keeps your heart healthy. Runtastic comes into play when you have to keep track of how far you have ran and also gives you a log of your work-log. Last but not the least, it is fully supported with Android Wear.

Google Fit

Google Fit is Google’s own take on health apps for Android, it was first introduced alongside Android Wear but has evolved into a unique platform on its own. It’s fully compatible with Android Wear and has the ability to display a lot of fitness statistics that you would love to use. On top of it all, Google Fit supports a wide range of wearable devices.

7 Minute Workout

It’s been said that the hardest part of getting your health on track is the process of beginning the work out. 7 Minute Workout is designed by keeping that factor in mind, the app comes with a list of 12 exercises that you can do in your home with minimum amount of equipment needed.

Calorie Counter Pro

Want to stay healthy? Start eating food with lesser calories in it. Calorie Counter Pro will help you determine which food to eat and which food to avoid. The app has an extensive data base that tells you the amount of calories in a food item. In addition to that, you can also scan the bar-code on the food to make sure the amount of calories in an item.


Fooducate is another interesting app on our list, apart from the feature that lets you log your calorie count, Fooducate has a database of over 250,000 food items and complete information about them and the calories they contain. The items are arranged in a proper order according to the letters and it’s really easy to search for what to eat and what not to eat.


If we were supposed to draw an analogy, Lifesum would be the health coach of health oriented applications on Android. It’s feature packed with all the greatest things one would want in a health app, the list of features include; calorie counter, food analyser, Google Fit and S-Health integration and another feature that tells you the optimal amount of water you should drink. Lifesum also gives you an in-depth analysis of healthy meals as well as meal plans to follow on our diet.

Pocket Yoga

Want perfect health? Start doing yoga. This particular form of exercise has proven to be really effective time and again. Pocket Yoga is the perfect app for you if you want to start doing yoga in order to improve your health. The app include everything one would need to conduct successful yoga sessions, all you need is a yoga mat and determination to get started.

Zombies, Run!

The next app on the list is aptly named Zombies, Run!, the app not only serves as a health oriented app but also a rather interesting game. As the name might suggest, your job is to run from hordes of zombies that are chasing you. All you need is a pair of earphones and a route to run on. In case you are wondering, the app/game does offer a pretty interesting story as well, so it’s a definite check out.

MyTrainer Diet Fitness Workout

MyTrainer Diet Fitness Workout is the last app on our list, as far as the pricing is concerned, the app is completely free and doesn’t have any in-app purchases. The main aim of this app is to feature on the workout regime, however, there are some secondary features like app’s ability to look at your BMI and create a workout plan for you that will help you get in shape. In addition to that, the app offers several workout plans too.



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