Health and Weight Management

This month's Health Article is about Health and Weight Management.

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Health and Weight Management Apps

c25kCouch to 5k

Get off the couch and get running with the Couch to 5K training app! This programme has helped thousands of new runners move from the couch to the finish line. Spend just 20 to 30 minutes, three times a week, for nine weeks, and you’ll be ready to finish your first 5K (3.1-mile) race!

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MyFitnessPal LogoMyFitnessPal

A free smartphone app and website that tracks diet and exercise to determine optimal caloric intake and nutrients for the users' goals and uses gamification elements to motivate users.

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FreeleticsBodyweightIconFreeletics Bodyweight

Freeletics Bodyweight is the most effective fitness training program, adapted to your schedule, your fitness level and your goals, whether you want to lose weight, build muscle, or simply get in better shape.

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Reducing your weight will reduce your risk of developing cardio vascular disease, stroke, diabetes and osteoarthritis.

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