Health/fitness apps: Simply Being, iSergeant, Girl's Diary

Top health and fitness apps in iTunes charts around the globe include apps for meditation, interpreting your dreams, and military-style pushup training.

Here are details on a selection of top ten iTunes free and paid health and fitness apps by country/region for the week, recorded on October 2.

US: Argus
This much-hyped app transforms your iPhone into a "health and fitness companion" by monitoring and tracking your workouts, sleep, food, hydration, and weight to help you reach your goals. Free.

France: Santé au Top
This app offers practical nutrition advice to managing illnesses such as diabetes and hypertension and gives you the lowdown on what to eat and what to avoid to help prevent various diseases. Free.

UK: Simply Being
Meditate easily with this app, which features four guided meditations of varying lengths with audio instructions. €.89.

Brazil: iSergeant
Increase your ability to perform pushups with this military fitness training app. Features a game mode where a "drill instructor" sings a cadence song while users perform pushups, as well as audio feedbacks and a scoreboard system for challenging friends. Free.

Taiwan: Girl's Diary
Track your weight, body mass index, and monthly cycle while receiving all the latest beauty and health news with this app. Free.

Bhutan: Dream Dictionary
Unlock the meaning of your dreams with this searchable database of more than 2,000 terms with their corresponding interpretations. Free.


Editor’s note:Yahoo Philippines encourages responsible comments that add dimension to the discussion. No bashing or hate speech, please. You can express your opinion without slamming others or making derogatory remarks.

  • 'Aloha' Director Apologizes
    'Aloha' Director Apologizes

    "Thank you so much for all the impassioned comments regarding the casting of the wonderful Emma Stone in the part of Allison Ng. As far back as 2007, Captain Allison Ng was written to be a super-proud ¼ Hawaiian who was frustrated that, by all outward appearances, she looked nothing like one. WATCH: Emma Stone: Does She Get Starstruck? …

  • Uneven 'Wild Bill Wellman' revisits director's fiery life

    "Wild Bill Wellman: Hollywood Rebel" (Pantheon), by William Wellman Jr. …

  • 'Game Of Thrones' 'Thriller' Mashup!
    'Game Of Thrones' 'Thriller' Mashup!

    "Game of Thrones" ended Sunday's episode on an epic note, as (SPOILER!) the White Walkers brought their army of the undead to feast on the Wildlings at Hardhome. The intense battle ended with Jon Snow sailing to safety (for now, at least) with the Wildlings who were lucky enough to escape with him. …

  • Johnny Depp takes on a new scent for Christian Dior
    Johnny Depp takes on a new scent for Christian Dior

    NEW YORK (AP) — You'll soon be able to smell like Johnny Depp. …

  • Showtime follows HBO into the streaming game

    NEW YORK (AP) — Showtime will join rival HBO with an online streaming option for those that don't want to pay for cable. …

  • Janet's New Album Due In Fall
    Janet's New Album Due In Fall

    Janet Jackson – we've missed you much! The pop superstar's new record (her first in seven years) will be released in the fall, through BMG and her own Rhythm Nation Records. "Thank you to the talented team at BMG, my new artistic home," the 49-year-old singer said in a statement released on Wednesday. …

  • Big commercial hit and small, creative musical lead Tony Awards
    Big commercial hit and small, creative musical lead Tony Awards

    By Patricia Reaney NEW YORK (Reuters) - Broadway is preparing for its biggest night on Sunday with the 2015 Tony Awards, U.S. theatre's highest honours, following a record-breaking season with a commercial hit vying with an edgy musical for the top prize. Tony winners Alan Cumming and Kristin Chenoweth, who is also a nominee, will co-host the show that will be broadcast live on CBS television from Radio City Music Hall. The best musical prize has turned into a race with "An American in …

  • MSNBC, E! ranked high in social network engagement

    NEW YORK (AP) — A company that measures the effectiveness of television networks on social media says MSNBC is top-ranked on Facebook and E! Entertainment is best on Twitter. …

  • Beyonce's unretouched L'Oreal photos only latest in her long history of Photoshop controvers …

    Beyonce's unretouched L'Oreal photos only latest in her long history of Photoshop controvers …

    Celebrity News - Fri, Feb 20, 2015 1:47 AM PHT
    Beyonce's unretouched L'Oreal photos only latest in her long history of Photoshop controvers …

    Beyonce’s #Flawless image is embroiled in controversy once again. On Wednesday, a web site called The Beyonce World leaked 224 allegedly raw photos of the musician. The images showed Bey in full makeup for the 2013 L’Oreal ad campaign — but with the kinds of “imperfections” we all have — beauty marks, bumps, creases. In the wake of Cindy Crawford’s unretouched photos, the images have been praised by critics of a beauty industry that sets impossibly high standards, standards that Queen Bey …

  • Taylor Swift reveals ‘Style’ video

    Taylor Swift reveals ‘Style’ video

    omg - Sat, Feb 14, 2015 12:14 AM PHT
    Taylor Swift reveals ‘Style’ video

    The 25-year-old released the video for her third cut from platinum selling album 1989. …

  • My mother-in-law’s personal encounter with the pope

    My mother-in-law’s personal encounter with the pope

    Write Away - Wed, Jan 28, 2015 2:29 PM PHT
    My mother-in-law’s personal encounter with the pope

    For my mother-in-law Mrs. Elsa Yrastorza Yuzon, flying and soaring in the skies is part of her normal routine. But it reached new heights when Pope Francis boarded Shepherd One. …