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Argus Calorie Counter Diet, Activity, Step Tracker for iOS

By Azumio Free Editors' Rating

Editors' Review

Download.com Staff Aug 11, 2014

Argus keeps track of most health and fitness aspects in your life: steps taken, calories burned, food and water consumed, and hours of sleep. The app goes a step further by integrating with Facebook, so your friends can encourage you to reach your daily goals.

Pros

Modern interface and features: Argus features a light and minimalistic interface. Through an easy-to-navigate screen you can link the app to health accessories like motion trackers, bluetooth heart monitors, Wi-Fi scales, and others.

Quick ways to check your daily progress: In the app's settings you'll be able to place your taken or remaining steps as a live badge on the home screen that updates as you move throughout the day. Alternatively, the app can push a silent notification alerting you of your daily progress whenever you unlock your phone.

Personal coaching: Through a $50/month subscription you can get a health professional to look over your physical activity and food intake and offer advice on achieving your end goal more easily. Communication with the coach is done either through the app's commenting system or via a VOIP app like Skype or FaceTime.

Cons

Limited goal setting: When it comes to setting your daily goals for steps, sleep, and hydration, the app allows a set number of values that are chosen through a slider. Once you start achieving the top goals for steps, you are no longer able to push yourself by setting a higher goal -- the cap is set at 12K.

Bottom Line

Argus manages to provide a good overall solution for people who are beginning their fitness journey. However, if you're a professional athlete or sports enthusiast, you may be turned off by the app's emphasis on the social aspect, as well as the limits to setting daily goals.

Full Specifications

What's new in version 5.94

Thanks for using Argus!

Here's what we have for you in this update:

- GET FREE PREMIUM ACCESS when you invite your friends to the Argus family! Simply go to the More tab and tap "Get Premium for FREE."

- Step counter bug that was causing some of our argonauts to lose their step data.

- Bug fixes that will make your experience much smoother and faster.

General

Release September 26, 2017
Date Added September 26, 2017
Version 5.94

Operating Systems

Operating Systems iOS
Additional Requirements Compatible with: iPad2Wifi, iPad23G, iPhone4S, iPadThirdGen, iPadThirdGen4G, iPhone5, iPodTouchFifthGen, iPadFourthGen, iPadFourthGen4G, iPadMini, iPadMini4G, iPhone5c, iPhone5s, iPadAir, iPadAirCellular, iPadMiniRetina, iPadMiniRetinaCellular, iPhone6, iPhone6Plus, iPadAir2, iPadAir2Cellular, iPadMini3, iPadMini3Cellular, iPodTouchSixthGen, iPhone6s, iPhone6sPlus, iPadMini4, iPadMini4Cellular, iPadPro, iPadProCellular, iPadPro97, iPadPro97Cellular, iPhoneSE, iPhone7, iPhone7Plus, iPad611, iPad612, iPad71, iPad72, iPad73, iPad74

Popularity

Total Downloads 1,013
Downloads Last Week 0
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Developer's Description

Be fitter. Be healthier. Be the best you. Find friends in the largest fitness community. Log all activities (steps, run, walk, weight, etc). Training plans created by top personal trainers. Meal plans and recipes (Keto, Paleo, Vegan, etc). As featured on 2016 Apple Watch Commercial 'Chase' with Nick Jonas, USA Today, CNN, TechCrunch, Gizmodo and many others, Argus is the BEST all-in-one health & fitness app in the WORLD. Download Argus now and join the world's LARGEST social fitness community. MILLIONS are already benefitting every day by setting lifestyle goals, conquering them, and sharing their progress along the way. WHY ARGUS IS THE BEST HEALTH & FITNEss APP IN THE WORLD. 100% FREE - we believe that leading a healthy lifestyle should be accessible to everyone. 100% INTEGRATED - Argus uses only your phone. 100% EFFECTIVE - MILLIONS of users worldwide have seen DRASTIC improvements in their physique and emotional well-being. HEALTHKIT SUPPORT. FEATURES OF THE BEST HEALTH & FITNEss APP IN THE WORLD. ADVANCED SLEEP TRACKER - track your sleeping habits and use our proprietary algorithm to wake you up at your lightest stage of sleep. WORLD-CLAss HEART RATE MONITOR - visualize your waveform with the tip of your finger and your phone's camera. 24/7 STEP PEDOMETER - tracks all your steps with our efficiently engineered ultra-low battery usage technology (10x more energy efficient than leading competitors.). MULTI-ACTIVITY GPS TRACKER - track running, cycling, climbing, and more. ULTIMATE CALORIE COUNTER- Argus has an EXTRTEMELY ACCURATE calorie counter along with the most extensive food database in the world, ideal for weight watchers, paleo dieters, Atkins dieters, and more. IN-DEPTH HEALTH CHARTS AND ANALYSIS - track what you're doing right and what you could be doing better. CUTTING-EDGE BARCODE SCANNER - instantly log all your foods by taking a snap of a barcode. PERSONALIZED WEIGHT-LOss PLANS - set your weight-loss goal, sit back and relax as Argus calculates your calorie intake. HD VIDEO WORKOUTS - Do Yoga, Pilates, Stretching, Squats, Pushups, Deadlifts, Bench presses, and more. CHALLENGES - invite friends and family with challenges to motivate each other in a fun way. LEARN MORE - get exclusive access to our blogs and learn tips & tricks on how to improve your nutrition, weight, fitness and health. MORE TO COME - enjoy new features the second they're released. We constantly strive to make Argus the best free health & fitness app in the world. Azumio Team.