Use of Fitness App

Need to get into better shape, and you don’t want to be left behind. Thankfully, your mobile device can help you become a fitter and healthier you with great health and fitness apps that cost next to nothing. You don’t have to blow through your savings on gym memberships and personal trainer fees if you know how to use your smart phone as a training tool.

Easily Keep Track of Your Progress.

You want to know how far you’ve come in your personal training efforts, and your smart phone can help you track your progress easier than ever before. Great apps like Strava and Run Keeper use your phone’s GPS to track your mileage and speed whenever you go out running or cycling; giving you can automatically generated progress report. Use apps like these to monitor your progress and share your results with friends to stay motivated while you work out.
Get Free Workout Ideas.

If you don’t have the time or funds to hit the gym and work with a personal trainer, it can be difficult to plan a workout routine that really works. Luckily, your smart phone can help. Nike Training Club, Vito go and other similar apps offer you tons of workout ideas depending on your current level of fitness and desired workout intensity. Forget about spending all your money on fitness books and professional routines. These apps can help you plan the perfect workout to achieve your fitness goals.

Set Goals That You Can Achieve.

When you start an exercise routine, it’s important to set realistic goals that you can achieve without killing yourself. Going from a totally sedentary lifestyle to ultimate fitness in 30 days is not a realistic plan for most people, but apps like Couch to 5K can help you set and achieve reasonable goals according to a tested time frame. Couch to 5K guides you through the process of transforming from a couch potato to a 5K runner in 9 weeks, and then ramps up the intensity to help you cover longer distance runs. You’ll stay positive and motivated by setting realistic goals and achieving those using apps like this.

Carry Your Own Yoga Studio.

Yoga is one of the world’s most popular exercises for developing strength and flexibility, but classes can be too expensive and time consuming for many people. Pocket Yoga is a great app that gives you instructions and diagrams to help you learn a dynamite yoga routine on your own time, wherever you prefer to work out. Carry the yoga studio in your pocket, using great apps like this to design your own workout without the price tag and commitment of regular classes.

Monitor Your Diet Every Day.

Diet is an important part of fitness, and your smart phone can help you monitor your diet every day. Whether you’re cutting calories and fat or focusing on high protein foods to lose weight, there’s an app that can help you track your food intake. Weight Watchers Mobile and iWeight Deluxe are just two of the many apps that can help you track your diet to stay on the path toward total fitness. Try them out today and see what they can do for your fitness routine.

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Blog by- Suryakant Tripathi.

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10 ways to lose weight naturally


Blog By: Kartikeya Chaturvedi

The taste of India they say is finger licking food! But what they do not say is that losing weight is even a bigger task than gulping what might not be so good for your weight and health. America has been a victim of obesity and is fighting obesity since a long time. Ever since the multinational culture has invaded India’s domestic markets, the trend of FAST-FOOD has emerged, and continues to woo both,the current an older generation today in the fast growing demography. India cannot be compared with America’s obesity rate but certainly our country is moving towards the phase where health hazards are potentially going to trouble us. Excessive weight becomes a reason for heart problems and high blood pressure which also means that keeping the weight under check is so important. Different ways to lose weight are discussed, where different ideas of loosing weight pop up. Some of the ways which today’s youth is following and believes in is by hitting the gym and taking supplements. Some go for surgery. Such practices are not only difficult to go through but also very dangerous to health. If one suddenly stops going to the gym or is irregular, his/her body might react very badly to the change and cause problems. Similarly, supplements and surgeries come with their own side effects. So what is the mantra to keep our weight under check? Can this be done naturally?

Lets find out :

Here are 11 ways through which you can lose weight naturally

  1. Avoid Salt

    Salt is responsible for retention of water within the large intestine. Further, salt tends to keep our blood pressure high, making us more prone to sweating. These factors raise our thirst and the tendency to consume beverages, including teas and colas, which contain sugar

  2. Use Water for weight loss

    Try to drink water every time you get hungry or you are about to have a meal, i.e. just before a major meal like a lunch or dinner. This is a simple and effective way of instantly quenching your hunger to a certain extent. More water also raises the metabolic rate or the rate at which the body uses calories, meaning you are losing more calories per hour.

  3. Fibre-Advantage

    Try to include more fiber in your diet. This should include soluble and insoluble fiber for ensuring that the digested food in your intestines absorbs more water. This in turn ensures that the feeling of being full is achieved quicker. Insoluble fiber is found in leafy salads that also help you limit your food intake naturally. This is because the raw state of most salad ingredients means that you need to chew a lot more. The extra chewing and salivating that accompanies it helps to control the hunger pangs for a few hours.

  4. Keep the snacking habit under check

    Snacking is perhaps the biggest sin a dieter can commit. To ensure that you stay away from the urge to bite into a chocolate or cookie, keep your mouth busy with sugar-free chewing gum. Try to sip iced or hot herbal teas prepared with minimal amount of sugar throughout the day. These are low cal aids that help to establish the feeling of feeding yourself without consuming too many calories, preventing the urge to snack.

  5. Exercise easily

    side profile of a mid adult man exercising on the floor

    You don’t need to take upon heavy gym routines to exercise your problem areas. For instance, climbing up and down the stairs is one of the easiest, most accessible types of cardiovascular exercise that works-out your hips, legs and thighs beautifully. Combine this with undemanding calorie-burners like brisk walks, walking to the nearby market, walking when talking on your mobile and taking upon more household chores.

  6. Know your food

    You need to be more alert when picking up packaged food items. Remember that non-saturated fats and essential fatty acids are the good kind of fats that your body needs for its basic functions. Food items bearing labels of low-fat or low-sugar might not necessarily contain lesser calories. Instead, try to make smarter substitutions. For instance, you can choose egg-less baked items and juices without sugar.

  7. Friends with Whole Grains

    Try to eat a larger concentration of foods made from whole grains (rotis, whole wheat breads, cookies and oatmeal) rather than refined or processed foods. Whole grains are more complex for the body to metabolize, taking a longer digestion route. This keeps the body busy for a longer period, ensuring that energy is released throughout the day. This helps to decrease the frequency and intensity of hunger pangs, particularly the sugar cravings.

  8. Psychological Preparedness

    Don’t be shy about your weight loss goals. In fact, use the people around you to your advantage. Announce it amongst your friends and family that they should thwart you every time you are headed for a bit piece of creamy cake or a cheese-loaded pizza.

  9. Precautions you shouldn’t ignore

    Maintaining your body frame is vital at the time of losing weight. Weight loss often causes loss of vital protein, weakening the muscles that are necessary to maintain the elasticity of our tissues. To ensure that you don’t lose too much of your lean muscle mass, ensure you consume egg whites on a daily basis. Avoid the yolk since it contains a high amount of cholesterol.

  10. Controlling Calorie Intake

    Make a diet, and start measuring the calories you take in for everyday. This will really give you an idea of what and how you are eating and where you should cut down the intake to help you reduce weight. There are various apps available on the app stores for feeding in and measuring the calorie intakes. Start the calculations today and see the difference in weeks.

BFY Sports and Fitness organises various workshops to help you achieve your fitness goals and keep you healthy. Visit the below link to learn more about the workshops and try being a part of a workshop to achieve your fitness goals.


7 Mistakes you make that ruins your fitness


Fitness in the modern world

The great Indian cuisine is just the one which is irresistible. The fragrance of a meal passes throughout the colony whenever a mother prepares a biryani or rajma. It is undeniable that the taste and the variety our Indian cuisine offers is incomparable. More we eat-more we drool is the rule ! The previous generations loved the traditional food over the junk which is popular in the modern world. They ate ‘mithais’ instead of a cadbury, they preferred ‘namkeen’ over a cup of tea instead of an Uncle chips. No doubt the older generation is fitter and faces comparatively lesser health hazards. In modern India where the pace of life has boomed and specially in the urban cities where competition is taking over the peace in life, both the kids as well as the elders are encountering infinite health problems at a pre-mature age. This brings all of us to a thought that where are we going wrong? The fitness mantra of the older generation seems to be missing in this high profile-fast paced world where we become aficionados  of our respective fields but fail to succeed in maintaining our own health.

7 Mistakes you do throughout the day to ruin your fitness

  1. Getting up Late


  2. Skipping the breakfast

  3. Avoiding Warm-ups/Exercises

  4. Not Sleeping for at least 8 hours

  5. Major lapses in your diet ( Junk food or unhealthy food consumption)

  6. Spending most of the time looking at a screen ( mobile/laptop/tv)

  7. No meditation


The development of modern fitness culture is the need of the hour and hence state of the art facilities need to be developed for promoting and attracting people to stay healthy and fit for the challenges upfront. Going to the gym is not the only solution of being fit. Getting the professional assistance while doing exercises, following a good balanced diet/nutrition and giving yourself stress-free time is the mantra to fitness in the modern world.

So are you ready to accept the challenge and be fit for the good? Take a look at some brilliant courses, and facilities provided by BFY Sports & Fitness to make you fit and stay healthy:

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Blog by- Kartikeya Chaturvedi