Health/fitness apps: Stopwatch +, Sprout
- Published: 15/11/2012 at 03:09 PM
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Some of the most popular apps around the globe this week include a stopwatch app that tracks your laps, an app that trains you to complete 30 consecutive pull-ups, and another that offers pregnant moms 3D models of growing babies.
Stopwatch+ iPhone app ©Apple
Sprout iPhone app (Portuguese version) ©Apple
Here are details on a selection of top ten iTunes paid and free health and fitness apps by country/region for the week, recorded on November 14.
US: Stopwatch +
Record your runs, walks, or rides with this stopwatch app that tracks detailed lap history. Also lets you share your data via email and is available in eight languages. $.99
France: Exercises et Entrainements pour Abdominaux
This ab workout app helps you trim your love handles and achieve six-pack glory with pre-set routines for all skill levels. Free.
Germany: Runtastic PullUps Pro
The Runtastic app series has been a global hit, and this week in Germany, Runtastic Pullups Pro ranks high in the charts. Its goal: to have you completing 30 consecutive pull-ups via voice coaching and countdown timers. €.89.
Denmark: iDukan Diet Tracker
Followers of the Dukan Diet, the brainchild of French physician Pierre Dukan, can shun carbs with an iPhone app featuring recipes, shopping lists, and tips. $3.99.
Australia: Quit Now: My Quit Buddy
This free smoking cessation app, developed by the Australian National Preventive Health Agency, offers tips and distractions to overcome cravings, tracks your progress, helps you set goals, and allows you to upload photos and voice recordings of loved ones to keep you motivated.
Designed for pregnant women, Sprout (Gravidez in Portuguese) offers color images and three-dimensional models of your growing baby, weight trackers, kick counter, contraction timer, and Personal MyBaby and Doctor Says sections. $3.99.
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