Best Health Apps for My Smart Watch  

Nothing is more important than good health. If you’re a smart watch owner with the fruit-shaped logo, this list of free apps can help you track your health goals, hold you accountable and elevate you to new heights as you strive for a better you.    


Calm is one of the top guided meditation apps on the market. Beginners and veterans alike can log meditation times of anywhere from 3 to 25 minutes.  

Sessions revolve around reducing stress, enhancing focus, improving sleep, avoiding feeling overwhelmed and improving self-esteem.  


Headspace is one of the most popular mental health apps around. It is a mindfulness app with an intuitive interface that tries to make meditation easy for newcomers.  

Headspace places guided meditation and breathing sessions right there on the wrist. It facilitates quick 1-minute or 10-minute meditation sessions, designed to give you a little time to remember to just breathe during the day and clear your head.   


Runners rejoice – MapMyRun is designed to help novice and seasoned runners reach their goals. The app provides customizable training plans, personalized coaching tips to make running feel easier, and a community of over 60 million athletes all supporting your shared commitment to health and fitness. 

If you own Under Armour shoes you can connect them for a more improved data reading on your run. 


Get serious about tracking your food intake with MyFitnessPal.  

You can log your calories, fat, protein, carbs, sugar, fiber, cholesterol, vitamins. Plus, the app connects with more than 50 apps and devices. If you’re getting bored of your fitness routine, MyFitnessApp has a database of more than 350 exercises for you to try. 

Strava: Run, Ride, Swim 

If you fancy yourself as an extremely active person, Strava can track every step, pedal, or stroke of your journey.  

Keep tabs on your activity while swimming, gym training, rock climbing, hiking, performing CrossFit, surfing and much more. Strava offers up maps and routes in your area and boasts the world’s largest trail network.  


Even the biggest water drinkers may need a little nudge in the right direction when it comes to their daily recommended amount of water intake. There’s where the Water Reminder app steps in.   

Set a goal according to your body weight or preference and receive reminders throughout the day. You can even log other beverages like juices and coconut water.  

Withings Health Mate  

A fully featured health tracking app, Withings provides in-depth activity tracking that assesses sleep, promotes physical activity, and manages weight. It tracks trends, progress and provides coaching.  

Withings is lauded especially for its sleep assessment, promoting users to wake up at the optimal point in their sleep cycle so they feel alert and ready to tackle the day.  


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