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The 65 Best Health and Fitness Apps of 2014
Mobile apps continue to revolutionize the ways we run faster, get stronger, sleep more, feel calmer, and eat better. From the fun and zany (zombies!) to the scientific (food allergies!), here are the top 65 in health and fitness. Best yet: Most of them are free.
The Walk
Need motivation to move? A new mobile app makes you the main character in a spy story that you unlock by walking.
Afraid to find out what’s lurking in the back of your fridge? Never fear: A new app called Freshbox is here to help us keep track of all the food we purchase and when it’s about to go bad.
PumpUp, an app that functions as a workout coach to fit your life, has just launched 2.0, complete with a fitness community to keep its users motivated. Do the new features merit the price?
CalCutter is a new healthy cooking app from the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. We tested it out — and here's what we found.
Aetna, one of the biggest and oldest insurance companies in the US, has just released it's first app called CarePass. Their plan? Cut down on healthcare costs by getting customers (and everyone else) in control of their own health and fitness.


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Need some new health and fitness apps? We asked our ambassadors which health and fitness apps they were loving — and why you should use them, too.