Top Apps for Fitness: Dr. Higgins's Favorites for 2014

From the Show: Train Your Body
Summary: Fan favorite Dr.John Higgins is back on Train Your Body with his top picks for fitness apps.
Air Date: 8/12/14
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: John P. Higgins, MD, MBA
02 Dr John HigginsJohn P. Higgins, MD, MBA (Hons), MPHIL, FACC, FACP, FAHA, FACSM, FASNC, FSGC, is a sports cardiologist for the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center and the Harris Health System. His research interests include the effects of energy beverages on the body, and screening for underlying cardiovascular abnormalities in 12-year-olds (sixth graders), and steroid effects on the cardiovascular system.
Top Apps for Fitness: Dr. Higgins's Favorites for 2014
Fitness apps are becoming more and more popular, especially with the advances in mobile and related technologies.

Fan favorite of Train Your Body, Dr John Higgins, joins host Melanie Cole, MS, to share his favorites for 2014. They even come in a handy word to remember:


Fantasy/epic:Zombies, Run!, The Walk (walking pace)

Intense (running, cycling):Runtastic, Runkeeper, Nike + Running, Ghost Race, Stava Run and Cycling

Train in gym/home:Daily Burn, Fitstar, 7-Minute Workout Challenge, JEFIT Workout Exercise Trainer

Newbie:Couch-to-5k, GymGoal 2, Moves, Fitbit, Shape up, Workout Trainer, Endomondo Sports, MapMyFitness, Fitocracy, Fitness Buddy

Eating/diet:MyFitnessPal, Diet Assistant, Diet Point, Calorie Counter PRO by MyNetDiary, Lose It!

Specialized:Zumba Dance, Yoga Studio, Pocket Yoga

Sleep:Sleep Cycle, Pzizz Sleep and Energizer, Sleepbot