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OptimizePMD: How to Find the Right Health and Fitness App

Lifestyle & Wellness | Facebook Live Recap | OptimizePMD

Health and fitness apps are a great tool for anyone to help measure, motivate, and encourage activity. There are apps to help you stay creative and compete against yourself or your friends, as well as to help you stay focused on your goals. There are hundreds to choose from and more popping up on the marketplace all the time. 

So how do you choose the right one? In this video, Midlothian health coach Jaime Monsen introduces several and offers a few tips. Watch the video below and scroll down for the full list of apps she recommends. 

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List of Health Fitness Apps By Category'


  • My Fitness Pal
  • Fooducate
  • Carb Manager
  • Lose it


  • 7-minute workout
  • HITT
  • Map my run
  • Map my walk
  • Apple Watch activity


  • Pear Fitness Coach – $
  • Fitbit Coach – $
  • Workout Trainer – free
  • Pelton - $
  • Beachbody – $


  • Headspace – $
  • Calm – free
  • Insight timer – free
  • Yoga Glo – $


  • iTunes – $
  • Fit Radio – $
  • Pandora – free
  • Rock my run – free

About OptimizePMD

OptimizePMD is a new wellness program under development at PartnerMD. By emphasizing various exercise strategies and explaining the science behind them, OptimizePMD will help participants achieve and maintain optimal physical performance at all stages of life. Check out more OptimizePMD content here. More information coming soon!