Senior Tech Tuesday #24

May 4, 2021

Exploring Third Party Fitness Apps

The Health App

In this Senior Tech Tuesday session, we will explore the benefits and capabilities and make some recommendation for Third Party Fitness apps.  

The topics that we explore include:

  1. Physical Activity is Essential to Healthy Aging
  2. The Role of Fitness Apps?
  3. My Experience & Recommendations
  4. What you and others have recommended.

Find the slide deck, recorded video and relevant Senior Tech Club lessons below.

 

Class Resources and More

Below you will find resources that we used or mentioned in class.  Click on the heading to get the details.  

Slide Deck - View Online

Slide Deck for Download

Here is the slide deck used for the session:

Senior Tech Tuesday 24 Third Party Fitness Apps

 

 

Video - View the Recording of this Session - Length 51 minutes

Additional Information from the Senior Tech Club

The Senior Tech Club recommends the following additional resources for members that wish to pursue additional and/or advanced information on this topic:

CDC – How much physical activity do older adults need?

 

Recommended Apps:

Apple Fitness (This is included with the Apple watch but is available for all)

My Fitness Pal

J&J Seven Minute Workout

Map My Walk

 

 

 

 

Senior Tech Club Recipes and Nuggets on relevant topics:

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Senior Tech Tuesday #22 - Making the Most from the iPhone Health App
Senior Tech Tuesday #22 – Making the Most from the iPhone Health App

You can use the Health app to track fitness and health information. It will automatically track exercise like steps taken and stairs climbed. It will also consolidate health and fitness information from third party apps. This Senior Tech Tuesday session will help you get more from your Health app.

Using your iPhone to Track Steps and Exercise
Using your iPhone to Track Steps and Exercise

There are huge benefits to regular activity like walking and you can use the Health App on your iPhone to track steps taken and stairs climbed and more.

How to Use the iPhone Health App  --  It could Save your Life!
How to Use the iPhone Health App — It could Save your Life!

The iPhone Health app has one function, the Medical ID, that could be a life saver for you in a medical emergency by provide ICE information to medical responders. This recipe will show you how to set up Medical ID and other information about the Health app.

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