Best Weight Loss Apps

With the cold weather setting in and snow falling over the UK your mind can wander into dreams of summer and great holidays in the sun. For many, a holiday is the perfect time to relax and unwind whilst for others the thought of stepping out on the beach in skimpy swimwear fills them with dread. Well if you are one of those not happy with your body shape now is the perfect time to start a healthy eating and exercise programme to allow you to lose weight and look great in your swimwear this summer.


What better weight-loss buddy than your smartphone? It never leaves your side and it can play your favourite music to keep you motivated throughout your workout. Many apps are available to help keep you on track during your diet and exercise plan and below we have listed some of the best apps available today.


Noom Weight Loss – Android


This head-to-toe programme has three main functions designed to give you the whole package for your weight loss goals. Firstly you set a goal weight and it tracks your progress so you can see how you are doing. The app also tracks your food intake and logs all your exercise from day-to-day stuff to workouts at the gym. It also provides motivation with messages, a daily score and user forums for extra support.


MyFitnessPal – Android, Apple, BlackBerry & Windows


This app has a very easy-to use food diary with over 1.4million food items in the database allowing you to track what you eat. You can add your own recipes and foods to your personal food database and each day you input your meals and exercise and the app monitors your progress whilst you can interact with other users on the forums for tips and motivation.


intelli-Diet – iPhone


itelli-Diet is a unique weightless app as it takes what foods you have in your cupboards at home and creates a diet for you. In four simple steps you input your food preferences and goals and the app creates an eating plan designed to suit you and it creates a weekly shopping list for you too. You can track your progress with charts and even share your success on Facebook and Twitter.


MyNetDiary – Android, iPhone & BlackBerry



Getting to your goal weight will undoubtedly involve changes to your diet and this app is a powerful nutrition aid that helps you gain control of your food intake. This app tracks your nutrition and calorie intake as well as your exercise and charts and graphs help show you how you are doing. The 420,000 food database is easy to use allowing you to type in the first few letters or scan the packaged food to see its calorie and nutritional values.


JEFIT – Android


This app is for the true gym lover that wants to get the most out of each and every workout. This professional weight training app has been designed by serious bodybuilders With hundreds of exercises to choose from to target specific areas to get the best tone and definition possible. The app creates powerful super-set workouts and keeps track of your progress with photos so you can see the muscle tone and definition taking place.


These are just some of our favourite apps to help you lose pounds and shape up, so whatever your shape or size there is an app out there to help you achieve your goals. Do you have a favourite weight loss app? Is there a Fitness tracker that you won’t train without? Let us know your best apps for getting into shape and losing weight.





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