Fitbit Companion, while not “official” it’s a step in the right direction

While there isn’t an “official” Fitbit Windows Phone app, Fitbit Companion is nice option for the Fitbit users in the house and a step in the right direction by giving you access to most your Fitbit statistics. For those not familiar, Fitbit is a small fitness monitoring device that tracks your activities and sleep patterns. Along with the monitoring device,…

WeatherCare offering lifestyle tips for dealing with the elements

One aspect of fitness is dealing with the weather in a healthy and safe way. The Windows Phone app WeatherCare hopes to help you combat the elements in a healthy, safe manner by providing weather tips based on your current conditions. Tips range from health related to clothing tips to driving tips. On rainy days you may get a tip…

Heart Rate for Windows Phone 8 can see your heart go beep, beep…beep, beep

It’s no secret that your heart is an essential element of not only staying fit but also staying alive. Heart Rate is a Windows Phone 8 app designed to measure your heart rate while offering a history of these readings. Heart Rate is similar to the other heart monitoring apps we’ve seen over the years. The app uses your Windows…

Snore? Talk in your Sleep? Find out with Sleep Recorder

Ever wonder if you snore? If you talk in your sleep? Does your wife/husband swear they don’t snore? Sleep Recorder is an interesting Windows Phone app that records audio while you sleep and could help you answer those questions. As well as recording your sleep cycles, Sleep Recorder also maps out where you’ve spent the night and uploads recordings to the cloud…

Treat yourself with Dessert Recipes

As Fitness Month comes to an end, we thought we’d offer a Windows Phone app that might come in handy when you want to stray from that healthy menu and indulge in a calorie busting, decadent dessert. Dessert Recipes is such an app that will offer up recipes for cakes, pies, cheesecakes, puddings, cookies and other tasty treats that will…

Emergency Kit, a first aid guide for your Windows Phone 8 device

One benefit of staying healthy and fit during Fitness Month and beyond is being better prepared in dealing with emergency situations that may jeopardize your health and well being. Emergency Kit for Windows Phone 8 is designed to help you make it through the these times of crisis by providing emergency first aid information. The Kit contains information on how to…

WaterLogger, helping you meet your daily goals… water wise

This week during Fitness Month we’ve been concentrating on apps for our Windows Phone that deals with the nutritional aspects of staying fit and healthy. Drinking plenty of water throughout the day is one dietary aspect that many overlook and there are a few apps out there to help us remember to drink plenty of water during the day. We…

Nike Kinect+ Training Review: Keeping fit with Xbox 360 and Windows Phone

While the Kinect’s suitability for gaming is sometimes a subject of debate, nobody can deny that the Xbox 360’s motion peripheral is perfectly matched for workout games. Of all the consoles, only the Xbox 360 with Kinect can track a user’s entire body positioning with any real degree of accuracy. Gamers who aspire to get into better shape without leaving…

Fitbit Aria – A scale with WiFi? Oh hell yes.

Hopefully last week you caught my comparison between the Fitbit One and Nike FuelBand as devices to help measure your activity. In addition we’re hoping you joined our Fitbit group, where you can also win a prize (we just hit 200 members!). As we continue our Fitness Month here at Mobile Nations, we’ll continue to explore how technology can help…

Chilling out with Relax Melodies on your Windows Phone

One aspect of personal health and fitness is the ability to relax to allow yourself a restful night’s sleep. Relax Melodies is a Windows Phone app that hopes to sooth you into relaxation for a better nights sleep. Relax Melodies has forty one high quality sounds designed to help you slip into a more relaxed state. Sounds can be mixed…