It’s amazing how many apps there are. Actually, according to Apple.com, there are over 500,000 apps! And let’s be honest with ourselves now, how many of them help you be lazy? Games, Social apps like Facebook and Twitter, etc. They are all helping you be lazy. But are there apps that will help you get in shape? Read on to learn the top 3 apps that can actually help you lose weight.

3. A music app. This can really help you out because while you are exercising music will not only motivate you, but also distract you from any discomfort or boredom you may be experiencing.

2. An exercise app. Any app that can remind you to exercise or give you an idea of what exercise to do that day is what you should look for. It not only helps you decide what exercise to do, it’s also a great way to motivate yourself because you’re accountable for recording the exercise you did that day. If you don’t have access to an exercise app, click here for an awesome list of great fat burning exercises.

1. A calorie counter. A calorie counter is the single, best app you can download to help with weight loss. Not because you need to keep track of how many calories you eat that day, but because of how important it is to keep track of what it is that you are eating. Once you start keeping track of the food you are eating, you can actually learn what eating habits you have developed.

Obviously, you can lose weight without having a smart phone. These apps make it more convenient, but are not required.

The easiest way to achieve your weight loss goals involves these 3 things: Motivation, exercise, and a healthy diet.

Take it one step at a time. You don’t have to figure out all of these things in one day. Find something that works, and stick with it.

About the author: Jessica Staheli is a health and fitness nut. She loves to write about being healthy and getting in shape because she believes that taking care of your body is important. Having fitness equipment in your home is a great way to remind yourself to exercise, and she recommends treadmillreviews.com for help with choosing a treadmill. You can follow her at Google+.