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Most Useful Free Android Health Apps

Most Useful Free Android Health Apps

Everyone knows that staying in shape and maintaining good healthy habits are very important. In today’s world, that’s easier said than done. Enter Android health apps. Don’t get me wrong; these 10 free Android apps aren’t going to do the tough work for you, but they can help in a number of ways. The main purpose of many of these apps is simply to motivate you. Some will provide motivation to keep you running or working out, others to stop you from eating bad food and some to give you that extra motivation needed to lose those last few pounds.

If any of these free Android health apps can help you get healthier or stay healthy, they’re worth downloading and giving them a try. Trust me, when you start using your Android phone as a tool to get yourself in better shape, it’ll be easier to stay motivated and have fun while getting healthier! Here are ten of the most useful free Android health apps available:

JogTracker 1.0.4

This useful free Android health app has a very simple function- it can measure your running distance and time. It can be linked to Google Maps so you can track your route, allowing you to explore new areas without losing your way.


This is probably the most popular app on this list if you take all the online ratings and reviews seriously. SportyPal is mostly used by runners and cyclists, as it provides distance travelled, time data and various analyses on your performance. If you get into your aerobic exercise and want more info than calories burned and distance travelled, this is the app for you.

Buddy Runner

This is easily one of the most powerful free Android health apps for runners. It records running distance and time, keeps track of running routes, workout pace and more. You can save the data and use it as a reference for future workouts. If you’re into sharing on social networks, it has the capability to let you post records and results on Twitter and Facebook automatically.


This training tool for runners is not just a running tool. It’s also a general weight loss training app! This is really a useful free Android health app for everyone who’s after losing a pound or two.


Another simple free Android health app, WeightPad is exactly what the name implies. You can record your weight and track your progress when you’re trying to shed off a few pounds.

Calorie Counter by FatSecret

This is among the apps that I would classify as “simple yet powerful” as it’s really just a calorie counter. In addition to that, it allows you to find certain foods’ nutritional facts so you can keep extremely accurate accounting of your daily food intake.

Lightning Bug – Sleep Clock

This isn’t like the previous fitness apps; it will help you relax and get to sleep easier by playing soothing sounds. It can put you to sleep with relaxing sounds and also has the functionality to wake you up with whatever you choose. If you want a nudge towards the direction of getting the most out of your relaxation time, naps and even your night’s sleep, this app is worth a shot.

First Aid

This is an Android app I would recommend everyone with an Android phone download today. It’s potentially a life-saving app that will provide you the proper first aid techniques for just about any possible situation. From CPR to securing a splint to soothing a skin rash, 1,000s of situations and illnesses are fully described. If you don’t choose to download this app, find another one that will help you perform first aid. Who knows, you may need the help and by having this app, it may tilt the odds in your favor for a full recovery!


This is an Android app that lists pretty much every single prescription and over-the-counter medicine. If you need to identify a pill you found or mixed up your bottles, this app can help you. Or, if you’re caring for someone who takes a lot of medication and you want to know more about the meds, this app can do that for you as well. Dosing information is also provided. Just about anything you’d ever want to know about any drug on the market is listed.

Menstrual Calendar

This is an Android health app of a different kind. As the name suggests, it will help you track your period, ovulation cycle, temperature and other information that will increase the odds of having a baby.