It has an exercise diary, allowing you to easily keep track of your previous workouts.
47% have it
2. Syncs to the cloud
Your data is synced to the cloud, making it easier to access across different devices and making sure it is always backed up in case you lose your device.
40% have it
3. Has barcode scanner on app
The app supports scanning food barcodes using the camera. It checks a food database and adds the item based on its barcode, allowing you to quickly and easily track your calorie intake.
11% have it
4. Has weight tracking
You can input your weight data, making it easier to track your progress.
36% have it
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55% have it
6. Higher rating on Google Play
The app has a higher rating on Google Play, showing the overall quality of the app and user satisfaction. The lowest score is 1, with 5 being the highest.
StrongLifts 5x5: 4.9
7. Tracks distance
It tracks how far you travel.
49% have it
8. Integrates with social networks
It allows you to share information to popular social networks.
58% have it
9. Includes access to online portal
Your tracking data is uploaded via your smartphone or computer, and is available to view on the manufacturer’s online portal in the form of reports and graphs.
29% have it
10. Free application
You can download the app for free, from platforms such as Google Play or the App Store.
67% have it
11. Provides activity reports
Your activity data is analysed to give you reports, available to view through the app or website. This allows you to see how active you have been and to help you make improvements.
64% have it
12. Has social features
Friends using the same app can be integrated with your account, allowing you to compete with them. This increases your motivation and makes it more enjoyable.
59% have it
13. Compatible with smart scales
It is compatible with smart scales such as the Fitbit Aria and Withings range. These scales transmit information such as weight and BMI to connected services over WiFi.
6% have it
14. Provides sleep reports
Your sleep data is analysed to give you a report, available to view through the app or website. This allows you to see the quality of your sleep and to help you make improvements.
16% have it
15. Has achievements
You are awarded achievements for reaching goals, helping to encourage you and keep you motivated.
56% have it
16. smaller app size (iOS app)
A smaller size means that the app will take up less space on your Apple device. This leaves more space for other apps, as well as other data such as photos and music.
Bowflex Boost App: 3.4MB
17. Higher rating on the App Store
The app has a higher rating on Apple’s App Store (rating from all versions), showing the overall quality of the app and user satisfaction. The lowest score is 1, with 5 being the highest.
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18. Uses M7 processor
It utilises the M7 co-processor on compatible iOS devices such as the iPhone 5s. This is a small processor dedicated to collecting your steps taken throughout the day without having an impact on battery life.
7% have it
19. Compatible with heart rate monitors
It supports third-party heart rate monitors to incorporate your pulse data.
25% have it
20. Tracks water intake
You can use it to log the water you drink throughout the day. Drinking enough water is essential to your well-being, with the European Food Safety Authority recommending that women drink about 1.6l per day and men drink 2l per day.
9% have it
21. Has exercise tagging
After exercising, you can add details of your workout eg. jogging, swimming, cycling. This enables the device to provide more accurate information, such as the number of calories burnt.
16% have it
22. Has goal setting
Allows you to set your own goals, such as reaching 15,000 steps in a single day.
66% have it
23. more languages supported
You can use a wider range of languages in the application. This allows you to use it in the language you choose and makes it suitable for more users around the world.
Bing Health & Fitness: 50
24. Tracks calorie intake
Using the app, you can input the food you eat to help you manage your nutrition better.
22% have it
25. Counts how many calories you have burnt
This is useful if you are on a strict training diet or if you are trying to lose weight. It can also help to boost your motivation.