It has been noted, by the Kenya Diabetes Management and Information Centre(DMI) that one in ten Kenyans are diabetic, the reason attributed to this findings is bed eating habits, little or no exercise, smoking, excessive alcohol consumption and wrong sleeping patterns.
Now, to help in the fight against this treacherous disease Microsoft has brought simple solutions to live a healthy lifestyle and track it through your Lumia smartphones.
Some of the App that can be found include:
Fitbit Free – the recently updated Fitbit app tracks your activity, diet, body and sleep to help you reach your fitness goals. It also includes Challenges and MobileTrack features for friendly competition with up to 10 friends or family members as well as bandless tracking by enabling motion data on your Lumia.
Run Rabbit Run-A SensorCore experience designed to get you moving and keep you motivated. Adopt a rabbit and complete a minimum number of steps a day to keep your rabbit healthy. The further you walk the more carrots you earn to spend in the costume shop or earn lives to play the game and escape the foxes to collect even more carrots.
Track Runner -Track your run, analyze your performance, and train smarter with intervals. The award-winning Track Runner app is packed with run-centric features and is completely free. The app tracks your heart rate so you can train in the right zone, provides interval workouts, and analyzes your stride rate.
Misfit – along with the Shine fitness and sleep tracker inspires you to live an active life. Wear Shine anywhere on your body and it automatically tracks your activity and sleep. Discover your daily activity and set goals to improve your life. With wireless syncing you’ll spend less time plugging in and more time moving.
Bing Health and Fitness – Includes calorie, step and GPS activity tracking, workout videos, symptom checker and great articles from trusted sources to help you stay healthy and fit.
Adidas miCoach Train & Run -Turn your phone into a personal coach; your smart running companion, using GPS and real-time voice coaching to pace you through your exercise, regardless of whether you’re indoors or outside.
LEKI Trek and Ski– With full pedometer support, LEKI Trek and Ski can track a variety of sporting activities, including hiking, walking, skiing and cross-country skiing. The app also includes an action photography feature for active sports, as well as social sharing options for when you’ve completed your exercises. To download the app click here
Active Fitness – a fitness, health and activities tracking app and social network of more than a million users. Great for running, cycling, hiking, skateboarding, kayaking, and hundreds of other activities. Also includes new interval training and a pedometer using SensorCore on Windows Phone 8.1.
Runtastic -Your ideal fitness tracking app for all outdoor (running, walking, hiking, and biking) and indoor (treadmill, cardio, yoga, and weight lifting) health & fitness activities! Track your sports and fitness activities, boost motivation, burn more calories, achieve greater results and exceed your goals with Runtastic.
Gym Pocket Guide – Powered by Bodybuilding.com, Gym Pocket Guide is your own personal workout encyclopedia in your pocket. It will help you improve your fitness with 100+ exercises and stretches all accompanied with high quality images, videos and step-by-step guides.
Bodbot– The app personalizes your exercise and nutrition to you by tailoring to your goals, schedule, equipment and exercise history (including strength and fitness, as well as flexibility and posture), and adapts based on your progress.
Fit Buddy – Make it easy and fun to track steps, distance, calories, and active time, helping you reach your fitness goals.