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Fitness Apps & Consumer Health: A Quick Review

Are you looking for ways to improve your fitness? Do you want 2022 to be the year you achieve your wellness goals? Then fitness apps are here to help you.

Fitness apps are one of the best ways to track your progress and also accomplish your fitness goals. There are numerous applications available in the market, and you can use many of them completely free of cost.

With major companies developing such products and MedTech investors pooling money into this particular arena, many healthcare conferences and summits will be discussing the implications, challenges, and security concerns that come with fitness tracking apps. The Health 2.0 Conference, in particular, will be attended by experts in this field who will collectively study the surge in popularity of fitness tracking applications and wearables. For now, let us take a quick look at the 4 major perks of bringing fitness apps into your life.

1. Monitor your diet and overall health

To achieve your fitness goals, it is very important that you follow a proper diet and eat nutritious food. However, a hectic lifestyle and busy schedules can make it impossible for many to keep track of their food consumption and their daily nutritional needs.

Thankfully, there are multiple applications that can help you monitor the number of calories you are consuming, whether you need more protein, and even when you need to hydrate. This can work wonders for you as you embark on your fitness journey. But fitness apps also go way beyond this. From reminders to get in your 10,000 steps of the day, monitoring your blood oxygen and pressure levels, to decoding your heart rate, these are ushering in a revolution in the realm of remote health monitoring.

2. Expert guidance

Millions of people began working out in their homes instead of gyms because of the coronavirus pandemic. For them, fitness tracking apps that also offer personalized guidance from certified personal trainers have proved to be a blessing in disguise. One is able to set better, more realistic goals with the help of a personal trainer.

In addition to this, fitness trainers assess an individual’s current health status and their expectations before setting up an exercise regimen for them. Such an approach lessens the risk of injuries and also enhances accountability.

3. Motivation

This is arguably the best advantage of using fitness applications. Using the concepts of gamification, it makes the entire process of maintaining your physical and mental health fun and engaging. Interestingly, many fitness apps also have online communities wherein people can share their goals and progress. This way, they can keep each other motivated and ensure that no one loses steam midway.

4. Easy to use

Fitness apps are designed in such a way that the average mobile user can learn to use them easily and quickly. One can get started right away by choosing their health goals and entering in information such as their height, weight, age, and gender. These also offer easy synchronization with wearable devices and have customer support teams on stand-by to help users with their varied questions.


By visiting upcoming healthcare conferences, such as the Health 2.0 Conference, you will learn much more about fitness apps as well as new tools that are making inroads in the realms of health and wellness. Meet with eminent personalities in the healthcare industry and widen your horizons by learning from the best minds.


A valuable member of the Health 2.0 Conference team, Shivani Verma is enthusiastic about keeping herself updated on the latest developments in healthcare and wellness. She walks the extra mile to acquire information around MedTech wearables, fraud identification, AI in healthcare, and how to spot fake and spam health insurance schemes. She swears by yoga and is an avid movie buff.