AppVice: Get Moving with the Moves App!
Are you looking for an app that does more than just track your steps? The new easy to navigate Moves app by ProtoGeo just might be the app for you. We know we move our bodies everyday, but how many of us actually count that towards our exercise? This app allows you to calculate all the movement you have done for the day. Whether you are walking to the store, walking your dog, riding your bike or going for a run, you can have a complete look at your activity. This app allows you to get rid of using multiple apps to keep track of your separate activities. It also keeps track of the calories you have burned with each activity.
One of the best features of this app is that it creates a neat looking route map so you can see the different paths you have taken. The little bubbles of information and the timeline of your movement provides a quick and easy navigation of the app. Being able to set goals with this app also helps to take those steps towards becoming a healthier you. The one downside of this app is that you may need to make sure you have a way to charge your phone at some point in the middle of the day. This app can be draining on the battery due to the continued use of the GPS tracking. But, all the good seems to outweigh the bad in this case, especially since most people seem to have some type of GPS tracking constantly on anyway.
Price: Free on iPhone/Android
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