3 Fitness apps for travel nurses
Fortunately, we now all have smartphones with thousands of apps downloadable. Some of them are just great for fitness ; and really adapted to people who work a lot, far from home, and have few time to keep a healthy lifestyle with good food and exercises.
It is a free app, that tracks the foods you eat with its calories counter. You just have to fill in the food you eat and its quantity, then its database of 5 million foods calculates the calories it makes. According to your weight, MyFitnessPal tells you if you need to adapt your portion of food in order to eat just what you need. Doing that everyday enables you to follow a good diet, without forcing you to eat the food you dislike.
This app enables to workout anywhere. The short personalized videos show you the exercices you can do, without material. Thus, as long as you have a room (and sometimes a fitness carpet when you have to lay down), you can workout ! Strength, Stretching, Cardio, Pilates, Yoga.. you have no excuses anymore not to do exercises while travelling with Sworkit Plus, if you get the premium version, you can talk directly with a trainer
This free app has a built-in GPS that tracks your run. Nike+ Run Club tells you where, how long and how fast you ran ! You can also get coaching programs to help you reach your personal objectives. You can compare your runs with your friends’ ones and share them with them by taking a picture. The apps adds your run details (length, speed, time) on the picture, that you can share on the social media.