Losing weight is a struggle for many people, so don’t be hard on yourself. In a survey of 48,000 adults, 42% of the people were trying to lose weight, so it’s something almost half of Americans are striving for, not just moms. If you recently had a child, remember that your body transformed over nine months, so give yourself time and celebrate your body’s accomplishments rather than rushing to compare yourself to others or your old self.
SweatCoin is an app that tracks your steps, so the more you walk, the more you earn. This UK-based company claims to have 64 million registered users and rewards them with SweatCoins for recording daily steps. You can earn around one SweatCoin (SWC) for every thousand steps. By exchanging SweatCoins in the marketplace, app users receive such prizes as magazines, energy drinks, music downloads, running shoes, watches, and other electronics.
Three people founded SticKK; two are professors at Yale University and created the program based on behavioral economic research. SticKK is an accountability app that requires users to bet on themselves to meet their weight loss goals. However, you can select goals other than weight loss as well. Users of this app will only be winning their own money back. There is no additional prize money.