Ovi Apps offer great tips to keep fit in 2011


Ovi Apps offer great tips to keep fit in 2011
…apps to help people remain fit physically, economically and spiritually

The first weeks of the New Year are, for many, an appropriate time to start getting back into shape after the indulgence of December. Christmas and New Year holidays leave many Kenyans reeling from all sort of over-indulgence, making January a lean month for many.

The entry point of the New Year is also a financially difficult time because many people spend a lot on shopping during the holiday and back-to-school period. Whereas financial planning is on top of many Kenyans’ minds, reflecting on New Year plans and resolutions in a spiritual way is significantly important.

The Ovi Store is offering a range of apps to help solve these small day-by-day challenges and give a perfect balance to all facets of keeping fit. Tricky as it may seem, living a healthier lifestyle while remaining financially and spiritually stable is possible.

According to Dorothy Ooko, Nokia’s Communications Manager East & Southern Africa, Nokia device users are able to get tips keeping fit socially, economically and physically and even spiritually.

“The Ovi Store has apps that will assist you meet your ‘keep fit’ objectives not only physically but also financially and spiritually throughout 2011. This is important because they help prompt discipline on how to maintain weight loss and boost endurance during exercise. There are also lots of tips to learn about how to make ends meet including how to track one’s expenses daily,” said Ms Ooko.

She added: “The fact that this is available on your Nokia makes it easy as keeping fit involves moving around-for those looking for who will be exercising. Most importantly, Ovi apps have wonderful tips on how to cope with all these with considerable peace of mind. These apps will, in essence, help you keep the physical, financial and spiritual journey consistent.”

It seems like there is not much to worry about, no matter how difficult things seem. Thanks to Ovi apps, Nokia device owners will be able to learn how they can lose a bulge they developed over the holiday season, know how to spend wisely and in a planned manner as well as be spiritually fit throughout the year.
So will 2011 be the year that you get on – and stay on? For those whose main aim is to stick to a healthy diet, download the 101 Best Diet Tips app to your Nokia N8, Nokia C6 or Nokia C7 to be in-the-know of the latest tips and tricks to stay trim and healthy into the New Year.

Here are some of the most interesting and informative ‘keep fit’ apps in the Ovi Store;

1. Sports Tracker
This award winning app turns your phone into a fully-featured GPS sports computer. So whether you walk, jog or cycle, you can keep track of everything from distance covered to calories burned.

2. Weight Tracker Touch
Setting yourself an objective gives you something to strive for. The Weight Tracker Touch app lets you input your weight and follow your progress on a chart aiding you in achieving your goal.

3. Expense tracker
Are you always forgetting how your money has gone or even how much you`ve had? Would you like to monitor your regular income which you are just awaiting? Now with this application you can budget your money and track expenses directly on your mobile phone.

4. My Shopping Buddy
Justify that impulse buy with the help of My Shopping Buddy. It allows you to quickly work out the ‘cost per use’ and the true value of your purchases. The widget also gives you access to money saving tips freeing up some cash in order to treat yourself. Updates: Available in French, German, Italian, Spanish & Portuguese. Automatic detection of handset display size and language. Option to change currency to £, € and $, which also applies an estimated conversion rate to the money saving tips.

5. Pray as you go
Pray-as-you-go is a daily prayer session designed for use on portable MP3 players to help you pray whilst travelling to and from work study etc. It is a framework for your own prayer. Lasting between ten and thirteen minutes it combines music scripture and some questions for reflection. The aim is to help you to: become more aware of God’s presence in your life listen to and reflect on God’s word grow in your relationship with God.