easier with this app’s
guided meditations on
subjects like stress, sleep, exercise,
and focus. There are even sessions
for when you’re experiencing anxiety.
Finally, a social app
with positivity at its
core. On Brighten,
you can send com-
pliments anonymously and read en-
couraging words shared by friends
in your newsfeed.
This app helps you focus on the positive. In
easy short segments,
you’ll learn how to deal with common feelings like stress, depression,
anxiety, and negative thoughts.
Peak boasts over 40
games developed by
gaming experts that
challenge your cognitive skills. It’s a
fun, easy-to-use personal trainer for
Period Tracker (Free)
This app goes above
and beyond just track-
ing your fertility and
ovulation. It also records your moods,
symptoms, medications, and syncs
with your Apple Health account.
Nike+ Run Club (Free)
Nike+ Run Club is
your perfect running
partner, offering GPS
tracking and audio
guided workouts. The weekly and
monthly distance challenges keep
you motivated too.
Tasty features reci-
pes accompanied by
instructions. It’s great
for every diet, with a range of filters
including vegetarian, gluten-free,
low carb, and comfort food.
Pocket Yoga ($2.99)
Enjoy yoga from the
comfort of your own
home and at your own
pace. This app fea-
tures 27 different sessions of varying
lengths and offers a dictionary of
each pose with detailed explanations.
7 Minute Workout
This app provides
workouts you can do pretty much
anywhere to boost your daily
Instant Heart Rate:
HR Monitor (Free)
This app tracks your
DIET & EXERCISE
heart rate and stress
levels when you place
the tip of your index finger on your
iPhone’s camera. It can show you ev-
ery heartbeat with a real-time chart.
STAY FIT, HEALTHY & STRONG
BY BRIANA DICKS
Jabra Elite Sport ($219.99)
These earbuds are waterproof, durable, and come
with a three-year warranty
against sweat damage. When
running outdoors, use the
Hear Through setting to filter
in surrounding sounds while
playing your favorite tunes.