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8 Android apps to help you get your life on track

Are you looking to stretch yourself, develop healthy habits and set ambitious personal goals? Whether you want to improve your fitness and strength, work on your financial wellness, or track your progress towards your person goals, your Android smartphone can help. TCL recommends eight Android apps that make self-improvement fun through goals and challenges.

  1. 21 Days Challenge

With this app, you can choose between challenges ranging from practicing gratitude and learning a new language to decluttering and improving your sleep. You can also create your own challenges. Each day, mark your progress and earn points to customise your avatar, unlock motivational reminders, and download free wallpapers.

  1. 30 Day Fitness

In this easy-to-follow health and fitness app, find 420 different workouts crafted by certified trainers, made from a selection of 97 exercises you can do at home and with no equipment. In just four weeks, you will tackle a specific workout almost every day to get in the shape of your dreams. The app is tailored to your needs, including your goals and fitness level.

  1. 30 Day Pilates Challenge

Maintain a healthy body with these beginner Pilates exercises and a structured 30-day programme. Whether you want to strengthen your core, create long, lean muscles, or add a low-impact workout to your exercise regimen, all you need is a mat or a square of carpet. You can do a variety of moves to strengthen and tone your entire body, improve balance, flexibility and mobility.

  1. 52 Weeks Money Challenge

How much money can you save in a year? Find out with  the 52-week challenge, which can help you save towards that big holiday or new smartphone. Depending on your budget, you can start with as little as R1 in the first week. The following week, you can double it to R2, and so forth. In week 52, you’ll save R52 and reach a total of R1,378. Able to save more? Start with R10 in week one and by week 52, you’ll have R13,780 in the kitty.

  1. Be Better Challenges

‘Be better challenges’ are daily tasks that are intended to improve your life. Be better challenges encourage creativity through lateral thinking. Each day you will be given five new challenges. Some challenges may be more difficult than others. The fun of it comes from not knowing what each day will bring.

  1. Challenge Accepted

Use this app to track your existing personal challenges or find new ways to challenge yourself. The app includes loads of ideas for 30-day challenges in areas such as sport, fitness, travel, reading, creativity and productivity. You can add friends so you can see what challenges there are completing for inspiration and compare progress.

  1. Headway

Read or listen to 15 minute summaries of some of the most important non-fiction books in the world. The app offers personalised reading lists for you based on your goals. Self-improvement topics include productivity, happiness, weight loss, money and personal finance, negotiation, relationships, marriage, business and entrepreneurship, and self-confidence.

  1. Six pack in 30 days

This app helps you set exercise goals by providing systematic scientific 30-day workout routines. The exercises can help you burn fat as well as strengthen your abs. Exercise intensity increases gradually, so you can easily make exercising a daily habit.