Baltimore health experts share their picks for best fitness apps [Pictures]
Staying fit has gone high-tech. "There are so many apps holding the answers to your nutrition and exercise questions," says Adina Fradkin, a clinical dietitian with Greater Baltimore Medical Center. The trick is finding one that works with your lifestyle and fitness needs. Baltimore health and fitness experts share their favorite apps for getting and staying fit. -- Kit Waskom Pollard
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Experts agree that MyFitnessPal is comprehensive and easy to use. "It covers cardio, strength training and food," says Margreta Rempert, association director of personal training at the Y of Central Maryland. "It's helpful for folks trying to hit that weight loss goal." Alison Massey, a registered dietitian and diabetes educator at Mercy Medical Center, agrees, noting that the app allows users to set specific weight loss goals and easily track calorie intake and expenditure. Dr. Mark Lamos, president and medical director at GBMC/GBMA Primary Care personally praises MyFitnessPal's ease of use: using the app, he lost 107 pounds. "It integrates with my day planner app for reminders," he says. "And it allows for any exercise plan."