Is your BMI greater than 30? (Don’t know your BMI? You can find out using this Body Mass Index Calculator).
Yes? Then buy a nice athletic shoe immediately to start your exercise routine. Because you are now part of the Obese club.
Don’t worry. You are not alone. More than 90 million Americans are suffering from Obesity. (Source: CDC)
Do you know the health risks of Obesity?
Obesity is the major reason for different types of health issues like diabetes, heart disease, respiratory disease and so on. So, to keep yourself fit, not only you need to follow a healthy diet but also do regular workouts.
But, the question is: Why is it so hard for us to stick to a routine?
Lack of motivation?
Yes. Most of us won’t mind swiping our credit cards to join any fitness club or gym. However, we couldn’t set our minds to visit the gym regularly to do the workouts.
So, How to keep yourself motivated to lose weight?
Yes. There is no doubt that money is the biggest influencer for humans.
How will feel if someone pays you to walk, run, jog or to do any kind of exercise?
Won’t you feel excited?
I would like to share with you the list of iOS/Android apps that pay you to exercise.
Best Mobile Apps That Pay You To Exercise in 2018…
Will these apps make you slim overnight? No.
However, they offer a lot of motivation to lose your weight quickly by following the exercise routines.
1. Sweatcoin – A step counter app that pays you to walk
Are you someone who is walking daily/regularly to keep yourself fit or to lose weight?
Then, you can easily convert your outdoor steps into sweatcoins (a digital currency). Do remember that your indoor steps will not be counted.
Once you have enough sweatcoins, you can use them to buy any fitness related products/services available on the platform. Or, you can also sell them in the marketplace for cash.
It doesn’t cost you anything to use the Sweatcoin app. However, your battery will drain quickly as it uses the GPS continuously to track your movements.
2. StepBet – Move more, Earn more
Do you like to play and win challenges? Then, you will definitely love the StepBet app.
The good thing about this app is that you don’t even an opponent. Because you will be betting on yourself.
First, evaluate the daily/weekly goals for the games which are listed on the app.
Next, choose the game you like and place the bet. You cannot participate in a game without placing the bet. The minimum bet for most of the games is $40.
Finally, start moving towards your goals. To track the steps, you need to connect your fitness/activity tracker to the StepBet app. Currently, the StepBet app can be connected to Android Fitbit, Apple Watch, Garmin and more.
Typically, a game will last for 6-9 weeks. If you are able to achieve your weekly goals for the whole game, then you will be a winner and can get your bet back. Plus, you will earn a share of the winning money along with the other players who won the challenge.
3. Healthywage – App That Pays To Lose Weight
Have you ever heard about team weight loss?
A lot of people who need to lose their weight are using this strategy to complete their weight loss goals successfully. Because participating in a competition /challenge motivates them to strictly follow their exercise routines every day.
Healthywage is one such app that pays to lose weight by participating in team challenges.
Based on your weight loss goals, you can join any existing or create a new team of at least five people. The duration of every team challenge is 3 months. The team which loses the maximum percentage of weight will be declared as the winner. And, the winning team will get the prize money of $10,000.
You need to pay an entry fee of $25 for 3 months to participate in the challenge. Your weight will be taken twice during the challenge. (At the beginning and end of the weight loss challenge).
Healthywage is available for both iOS and Android platforms.
To know more information about the rules of the Team Challenge, you can visit the official website of Healthywage.
4. DietBet – Weight Loss Game
Do you need extra motivation to lose your weight quickly?
Then, you can try out the DietBet app that pays to lose your weight.
You can join with other players and place a bet on yourself. If you are able to achieve your goal by the end of the game, then you can split the winning pot with others.
There are two types of games available on the DietBet App. Kickstarter and Transformer. In the Kickstarter game, you need to lose 4% of your weight in 4 weeks. For winning the Transformer game, you have to lose 10% of your weight in 6 months. The minimum bet amount is $10.
DietBet app is launched by the company named WayBetter Inc. (Also launched the apps RunBet and StepBet).
5. RunBet – App that pays you to Run
Are you someone who runs daily either on your treadmills or outdoor? Then, there is a golden opportunity for you to make money from your running.
Like StepBet, RunBet allows you to place a bet on yourself.
RunBet app lists new games on the first day of the week (Monday). Just go through the run schedules for the game and select the one which suits you and place a bet. The bet amount varies based on the game.
Then, start running either at your home, gym or anywhere. However, you need to make sure that your running speed should be equal to or more than the value set by the app.
Once you finish your weekly goals successfully, you will get back your bet amount. Plus, you will get a bonus amount from the players who are not able to finish their games.
6. Achievement – App that pays you to be Healthy
How will you feel if someone pays you to be healthy?
Achievement is a mobile app that pays you not only for doing exercise but also for tracking your meals, sleeping hours and more.
For that, you need to connect the individual apps with the Achievement app. Currently, Achievement supports integration for the following:
- Apple Health
- Stop, Breathe and Think
- Samsung Health
Once you connect these apps, you will start earning points for your every activity. You can redeem the points to cash via PayPal or directly to your bank account after your balance reaches 10,000 points ($10) or more.
7. Walgreens Balance Rewards – Get paid to be healthy
Do you know that Walgreens rewards its members to lead a healthy living?
You can earn points from the Walgreens Balance Rewards program for doing the following:
- Walk, Run or Cycling
- Log your sleep cycles
- Test Blood pressure
- Monitor Blood Glucose
- Measure your weight
- Link your fitness/health related app/device
You can redeem the points by using them against your purchases from the Walgreens. Alternatively, you can keep accumulating points to get the $50 rewards. (1000 points = $1).
Walgreen supports the integration of 30+ fitness devices and 20+ health apps. For knowing the list of supported devices and apps, you can check the Walgreens website.
How much money do these apps pay you to exercise?
Definitely, you cannot make thousands of dollars from these apps.
If you are participating in the weight loss challenges, then you can earn a good amount of money. However, you need to achieve your weight loss goals successfully to win the game.
Besides money, these apps provide a lot of motivation to lose your weight and keep yourself fit.
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