Healthy Apps for Young Adults in College

Whether you are a first-year college student, a transfer student, or a recent graduate, you must always prepare for school. I don’t mean prepare in the sense of making a dorm list or gathering school supplies. I’m referring to the tools you employ to keep yourself healthy.

Everyone urges college students to eat well, get enough sleep, and concentrate on their studies. However, the point of education is to chart a course that will get you to your desired destination. You must balance coursework and a social life as a college student.

You’re basically learning to balance your mental, physical, and social lives without the help of a parent, guardian, or mentor. Are there, however, actual instruments that you can use? Are there any tools that can assist you in achieving your goals? As a college student, there are a few apps that might help you keep healthy.

Pacer

Free for Android and iOS

Pacer makes things easy. Getting fit shouldn’t have to be any harder.

  • Track your runs, walks and rides
  • Easy to view steps, trends and date
  • Simple, clean interface

Sworkit Lite

Free for Android and iOS

Sworkit could be the app for you if you want to take charge of your health by being active but don’t have the time. It allows you to personalize workouts based on your mood, the amount of time you want to spend exercising, and even the type of activity you want to do. It also allows you to concentrate on various body parts if you want to tone a specific area.


Habitica/HabitRPG 

Free for Android and iOS

Are you looking for a more active strategy to manage stress that may be producing harmful habits? Habitica turns your to-do list into a game in which you earn coins and experience points for completing activities and developing positive habits. You lose health and cash for every bad behavior you have. This app is a terrific place to start if you’re trying to channel your inner gamer and control your harmful behaviors (whether it’s eating or plain old procrastination), especially if you’re running out of time this semester.