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Sasha Bronner

The Woman Behind MyFitnessPal Says If You Don't See A Female Role Model, Maybe It Should Be You | Sasha Bronner | Posted 05.18.2015 | Women

The wildly popular health app MyFitnessPal recently sold for $475 million to sports megabrand Under Armour. Until about a year ago, it didn’t eve...

7 Ways Your Smartphone Can Actually Make You Happier

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 07.31.2014 | Healthy Living

Smartphones get a pretty bad rap, and not without reason. We tap away at our phones instead of talking to our friends, sleep with them instead of peop...

Emily Thomas

Now There's An App That Helps You Shed Pounds For 'Better' Selfies | Emily Thomas | Posted 04.02.2014 | Women

With a click of a button you could shed 5, 10, or 15 pounds, thanks to a new app. Created by tech start-up Pretty Smart Women, SkinneePix lets use...

Which Weight Loss Mobile App Should Doctors Recommend Most?

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 10.28.2013 | Healthy Living

Out of hundreds of weight loss mobile apps out there, the one app that doctors should recommend the most... ... has not yet been invented. Research...

'Hey, Fattie' App Uses Hot Anime Men To Shame Women Into Losing Weight

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 08.02.2013 | Women

Ever wanted to lose 10 pounds and thought: "Hey, this would be soooo much easier if a hot bro was insulting me every time I did something unhealthy"? ...

Your Best Weight Loss Aid Could Be Right In Your Purse

Posted 06.15.2013 | Healthy Living

By: Leslie Meredith Published: 04/15/2013 03:28 PM EDT on TechNewsDaily Can your smartphone help you lose weight? Researchers at the University o...

Shed Those Pounds Through Sex and Vacuuming!

Greg Schwem | Posted 06.04.2013 | Comedy
Greg Schwem

"The app says kissing is a form of sexual activity and that's an exercise," I countered. "By the way, if we ramp it up to 'active, vigorous sex' for three hours, we will burn 514 calories."

Will Strapping Fitness Trackers On Our Kids Help America's Childhood Obesity Problem?

Cassie Slane | Posted 03.19.2013 | Parents
Cassie Slane

The question is, will parents use the device in the right way? Tracking a child's activity through the day could be a slippery slope when it comes to a child's self-esteem.

Rekindling Health in a New Year

Chris Abraham | Posted 03.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Chris Abraham

As packed gyms attest, most of our New Year's resolutions deal with health, wellness, fitness, and weight loss -- and I am no exception. Here's what I am going through right now as I publicly rededicate myself after packing on an extra 16 pounds over the holidays.

Want to Stick to Your New Year Resolution? There's a Free App for That!

Courtney Cachet | Posted 03.05.2013 | HuffPost Home
Courtney Cachet

Most of us start off the new year with that "new year/new you" enthusiasm and nothing deflates it more than if you fail. I found a few apps that can help you stay the course with your resolutions -- and best of all, they're free!

The Weight Loss App I Couldn't Live Without

Next Avenue | Posted 12.27.2012 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Suzie Mitchell How to know when you've crossed the line, plus 7 healthy exercise guidelines My name is Suzie, and...

5 Apps for a Smart Brain

Marie Pasinski, M.D. | Posted 08.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Marie Pasinski, M.D.

They don't call it a "smartphone" for nothing. Your phone is the perfect tool to keep you mentally sharp both in the short term and in the long run. Get smart by downloading these apps today.

Top Apps For Health, Fitness And Weight Loss

The Huffington Post | Meredith Melnick | Posted 03.22.2012 | Healthy Living

Do you use your phone to help keep track of your health? You wouldn't be alone. According to the Pew Internet & American Life project, 15 percent o...

How Social Media Helped Me Lose Weight

Larry Magid | Posted 01.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Larry Magid

Of course, the only way my "social media diet" will work is if I stay with it. Just as with human diet counselors, it's easy to find excuses to disengage, which is one of the reasons I've had a lifelong battle with my weight.

10 Ways To Lose Weight Using An iPhone

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.21.2011 | Technology

Rachel MansurSounds like a false promise à la infomercial or typical spammy web headline--how can a 4.8 ounce gadget aid in weight loss? But, in trut...