3 Online Tools to Help You Get in Shape
By Genevieve Cunningham
Getting in shape can certainly feel challenging. It’s time consuming, quite a long process, and often requires us to start from zero. Fortunately, getting in shape can be made easier with the use of one of our favorite activities … technology! Take a look at these three online tools that make getting in shape easier and more effective than ever before.
In order to lose weight, you have to burn more calories than you take in every day. While this might sound easy, you first have to know how many calories you’re actually consuming as well as how many you need. This is where an online calorie calculator comes in handy. You’ll simply input your basic info such as height, weight, and activity level, and then let it determine how many calories you spend in a day. It’ll then give you suggestion for how many calories to eat in order to gain, maintain, or lose weight. This is a valuable tool that can make a big difference in your journey.
Fitness blogs can be incredibly inspiring. Whether it’s written by a fitness professional or an average joe who takes fitness seriously, the information provided can be of use in your normal routine. But besides tips and tricks to make your weight loss work and last, it can also give you a boost in motivation. Fitness blogs often include pictures and comparisons showing someone else’s journey. This can keep you grounded and motivated all at the same time, which can help keep you moving toward your ultimate goals.
Have a smartphone? Of course you do; who doesn’t? Take a look at the app store on your phone, and download a pedometer. This is a tool that counts yours steps all day every day. A pedometer watch or other device can be quite expensive, but an app for the phone may be as little as $5, or it may be completely free. You’ll simply download the app, keep your phone on your person, and get to walking.
In the highly technical world that we live in, it only makes sense to use what’s available to make the fitness journey more enjoyable and successful. Use these tips to get moving in the right direction, and you may find that your love of improving fitness and your love of technology actually for nicely together for ultimate success.
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