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Health Apps

This software will ensure that you are performing better practices for repetitive or regular life tasks so as to not negatively impact your overall health. From apps that adjust the color temperature of your display so as to not strain your eyes, to apps that remind you to take breaks from computer use in order to avoid Repetitive Strain Injury, the apps in this category are eclectic and invaluable!

  1. stretchly is cross-platform open source app that reminds you to take breaks when working with computer. By default, it runs in your tray and shows reminder window every 10 minutes, that is open for 20 seconds, containing idea for microbreak.
  2. Workrave is a program that assists in the recovery and prevention of Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI). The program frequently alerts you to take micro-pauses, rest breaks and restricts you to your daily limit.
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    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Kindle Fire
    Lose weight with MyFitnessPal, the fastest and easiest-to-use calorie counter.With the largest food database of any calorie counter, and amazingly fast food and exercise entry, we’ll help you take those extra pounds off!.
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  3. Google Fit is a health-tracking platform developed by Google for the Android operating system. It is a single set of APIs that blends data from multiple apps and devices.
  4. Set a weight goal and we'll tell you how to reach it! Track what you eat and your exercises on the web or using your smartphone.
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  5. An online diary for tracking your diet, exercise, and other health related information. The mobile app is a companion to the website for easy logging on the go.
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  6. RSIBreak is a small utility to remind you to take regular short breaks. Repetitive Strain Injury is an illness which can occur as a result of continuous work with a mouse and keyboard. The risk of suffering injury increases the longer users work without breaks.
    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Blackberry
    • Windows Phone
    • Android Wear
    Runtastic is your personal sports and health assistant for all kinds of exercises (running, cycling, gym training, walking, hiking, skiing, cross-country skiing, skating, boarding, elliptical, tennis, yoga and many others). There is a free and a paid version.
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    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    Open architecture is software with source code that is freely available to developers to promote cooperation and interoperability. This means developers can more quickly and effectively work together to create optimized mHealth applications.
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  7. Break timer with micro-breaks for Mac OS X.
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    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    Happify consists of science-based activities and games that help you lead a more fulfilling life.
  8. EyeLeo is a handy PC application that reminds you to take a break for your eyes. Features: Screen blocking long breaks every hour. Short breaks with eye exercises every 10 minutes. Eye exercises shown by an adorable Leopard.
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  9. SafeEyes is an application that tries to protect your eyes from eye strain (asthenopia) by reminding you to take breaks while you're working long hours at the computer. It was created as a free and open source Linux alternative for EyeLeo, a Windows-only app.
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    • FreeProprietary
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Apple Watch
    • Android Wear
    Welcome to Nike Training Club, your Ultimate Personal Trainer. Get fit with 185+ free workouts from strength and endurance to mobility and yoga — featuring our world-class Nike Master Trainers in every drill.
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Android
    • Self-Hosted
    wger ('v?g?) is a free, open source web application that manages your exercises and personal workouts, weight and diet plans. It can also be used as a simple gym management utility, providing different administrative roles (trainer, manager, etc.).
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