Apps For New Year’s Resolution

At the beginning of each New Year, we make resolutions. A few days in and we forget half of them or lose the enthusiasm to see them through.  Don’t stress yourself out if you are one of those people struggling to keep up with your resolutions.

Here are few apps that might help you keep up with resolutions in 2015 and in turn help you achieve some of them as well.

MyFitnessPal (iOS and Android)

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Giving up on your fitness goals is easy if there is no motivation or someone to pull you along. The MyFitnessPal app is a free app that doesn’t just track your calories but also has a database of nutrition of over 4 million foods. It’s the best fitness buddy you can have.

Sworkit – Circuit Training Workouts(iOS/Android/Web)

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The app allows you choose the type of workout you want to do and how long you want to spend doing it. It teaches you free hand exercises which means no equipment. Sworkit is like your personal trainer that stays with you from beginning to end. Sworkit has some good moves to do at home and has some great instructions for strength, training and yoga.

Quitter (iOS)

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Quitter is an app that helps you break the bad habits, whether you want to quit smoking or food binging. Besides kicking the habit, the app also tells you how much you saved because you quit it. You can also share your achievements via different social networking sites to motivate others as well as keep yourself motivated. So, it’s time to quit it!

Mint (iOS, Android)

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If you’re one of those people who live pay-check to pay-check, then the Mint app is what you need.  Plug in your basic banking details and add the things you want to spend money on and Mint helps you keep a check on your spending.  If you are running low on funds, the app alerts you as well as tracks your spending on credit cards and bank accounts.

Headspace (Android, iOS, Windows)

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If have you have been stressed out lately or just bogged down by all that is happening around you, Headspace is a handy app to have around.  In this fast-paced world, it’s hard to find time for ourselves to unwind and just relax.  Headspace is a meditation app that helps you calm your mind down through simple mindfulness techniques to help you through the day.

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Duolingo is the best way to learn a new language. The app has lessons that teach you how to read and speak the languages and every right answer earns you points. It records the number of days you have spent learning the language and hearts are a way of keeping you on track. For every wrong answer you lose a heart and you need these hearts to continue learning.

Elevate (Android, iOS)

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We exercise to keep physically fit, but what about keeping mentally fit? The mind also needs exercise to keep itself fit and healthy. Elevate is a brain training app which trains your mind through brain games designed to improve focus, memory, eloquence, math, clarity and much more. The app is designed in conjunction with neuroscientists and cognitive learning specialists.

So don’t fret about your resolutions, use one of these apps to get the job done. Whether it’s losing weight, quitting a bad habit or keeping the mind in check, these apps help you keep up with your resolutions.

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by techtalks @TechTalks March 4, 2015 6:18 AM UTC

DIGITAL DEBATE

Mobile Upgrades: Killing The Product Before Its Time?

Have to agree. The speed of newer phone models within the same series and newer app versions lead to more thought put into buying decisions. Phone lines have a definite short shelf life

Lionel Gurjao

Frequently upgrading the software is a real problem as updating the software might cause your phone to lag because of the older hardware.

Shivendra Singh

They should come out with upgrades for the specific phones and not for the separate Operating System. This way a special version for your phones specific hardware can be made

Maalin Ashar

They should come out with upgrades for the specific phones and not for the separate Operating System. This way a special version for your phones specific hardware can be made

Maalin Ashar

Q5 blackberry

Alhassan A Bukar

Nice

Ishwar Maradi