Now that the mash potatoes have settled and the holiday eat-until-you-feel-chest-pain season is over, I thought a couple suggestions on sites that can help battle the “muffin top” was in order.
I am SO going to do anything! Hit those treadmills, pump some iron and do the Web loss proud!
RunFatBoy is a tool created to help newbie’s lose weight. RunFatBoy provides customized workouts based on your weight and then you can customize the workouts from there.
iTrainHarder is an online nutrition and fitness tracking and planning system that allows you to see your results as well as plan for new ones. The software allows you to track your progress using advanced web tools for personal fitness.
Skinnyr is the most basic of the tools tested (it is still very useful!). The idea with Skinnyr is that you can create a graph with your current weight. You can put the graph on any site you are associated with like MySpace or your blog.
Traineo is a site that combines motivation from friends and family with awesome tools for working out. Traineo’s idea is simple: join for free and pick up to 4 friends or members of your family (who will become your ‘traineo motivators’) to receive weekly email updates on your progress towards your weight loss and fitness goals. Our easy-to-use software allows you to choose what you’d like traineo to report to your motivators so they can give you the motivation, support and accountability you need to achieve your goals.
Gimme20 provides Fitness Tracking, Community, Weight Tracker and a Blog. There is also a mobile fitness tracker They also just launched a fitness widget for you’re the site.
MyFoodDiary offers a food diary, exercise log, charts and a discussion forum. The site costs $9/month. The site is one of the longer running sites
In coop with Apple you can use your iPod (Nano) to track walk/runs, make New Year’s resolutions, or taunt your friends with trash talk about how you’re going to challenge them and win a goal.
SparkPeople is a diet plan site that combines a calorie counter, meal planning, fitness programs, recipes and expert answers into a feature-rich site.
Fitday tracks your foods, exercises, weight loss, and goals. Has over 2 Million members using the free, online calorie counter and weight loss journal.