In society, there is currently a negative stigma associated with being glued to our electronic devices. You will hear people talk about how kids these days spend more time playing Xbox then they do playing outside. But what if we started to view our devices as a positive instead of a negative? Many people are starting to use their electronic devices to obtain a healthier lifestyle.
There is a new trend emerging which involves using fitness and nutrition apps to lose or maintain weight. There are many positives associated with using fitness apps, which I will discuss. One of the most popular apps on the market right now is called Sweat with Kayla. This app has generated more revenue than any other fitness app on the market in 2016.
Benefit 1: Time Saver
Many people struggle with getting a daily workout in because they don’t have enough time to go to the gym before or after work. The great thing about this fitness app is that it allows you to get a workout in almost anywhere. You can work out in your home or even at the office. The app is like having a personal trainer at your fingertips. Just find an area where you have enough space and start doing the prescribed work outs!
Benefit 2: Cost
Personal trainers provide many benefits, such as holding you accountable, having you focus on different areas of your body, and pushing you to work harder. The average hourly rate for a trainer is $60-$70 per session, while the Sweat with Kayla app is only $19.99 per month!
Benefit 3: Work out Diversity
Workouts can get very boring and repetitive. One thing I love about the Sweat with Kayla app is that it offers different workouts each week. For example, the workouts focus on full body workouts, legs, abs and arms, depending on the week of your workout. This technique allows the user to switch up their exercise routine and focus on a new aspect each week. This app also has a rehabilitation feature that helps the user learn good stretching techniques, which is important for recovery.
Benefit 4: Nutrition
Another feature this app offers is called the “HELP” guide, which stands for Healthy Eating Lifestyle Plan. While many people have a hard time understanding nutrition, the Sweat with Kayla app makes nutrition simple and easy. The app offers daily menus and even grocery lists to help users make meal plans. This is an awesome feature because many people struggle with knowing what to buy to make good healthy recipes. The “HELP” guide offers a solution to nutrition and helps people better understand how to fuel their bodies properly for workouts.
Overall, fitness apps are rising in popularity because they can help people fit a quick workout into their daily routine. Although I mentioned many of the benefits associated with a quick workout, there are even bigger benefits associated with using proper surfacing during a workout. Being a professional athlete, I have had to complete many workouts in uncomfortable situations. Whether I’m doing planks, abs, or squats, the surfacing underneath my body is crucial for preventing injuries. Completing workouts on poor surfacing has led to many issues like shin splints and stress fractures. Therefore, before you work out, consider the surfacing underneath your feet, and if it’s right for you. For instance, you may fair better running on a trail vs. pavement. For more information on the different types of athletic surfacing that’s available and what is right, based on your application, visit
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This entry was posted on 03/13/2017 12:00 AM.