From fitness to first aid, there's an app for that.
Eat right, work out, live healthy. Worthy goals, but if you need advice, who ya gonna call? Your smartphone, of course. Today's mobile technology offers apps that can help keep your body a well-oiled machine. There's even a Sarasota Memorial Healthcare System iPhone app to guide you to local physicians, locations and services. Here are a few more options for high-tech healthy living. Most are cross-platform.
Beer Gut Fitness Say good-bye to your expanding Homer Simpson belly. This drinking companion will tell you when it's calorically cool to drink a brew, how many, and how much you'll need to sweat to work it off. Φ Π
FOR THE HEALTH OF IT
Health4Me The complexities of healthcare can make you ill. This app locates area physicians, puts you in touch with care providers (and tells you how to talk to a human), checks insurance claim status, and tells you when to whip out your insurance card. Φ Π
Nike Training Club Think of it as a personal trainer who lives inside your smartphone. Enter your fitness targets and it will create a personalized program. This "club" has versions for men and women. Φ Π
Fitness Buddy This buddy offers more than 1,000 specific exercises and 45 workout routines tailored to your aims. Helpful animations show you how it's done. It will also track your progress and target specific muscle groups. Φ Π