San Diego, CA (PRWEB) September 10, 2012
Health insurance provider Humana Inc recently launched a health incentives program for participants and has announced plans for even more developments to launch later this year. In conjunction with Humana’s program, MassageSchoolSanDiego.com, healthy living proponent and San Diego massage therapy school locator, has released a list of the top 5 smartphone apps participants can use to increased and monitor their health and fitness.
After sending researchers to South Africa to learn about a ground-breaking healthcare plan by Discovery Health, Humana recently launched Humana Vitality, a health incentives program for its insurance plan participants. Humana Vitality allows participants to receive points for making healthy choices and taking part in physical activity. The points can be used for a variety of prizes (600,000 of them, to be exact.) Humana also has plans to partner with a grocery store chain later this year that would provide participants points for purchasing health foods.
In conjunction with Humana’s incentives plan, Massage School San Diego has released a list of the top 5 health-conscious smartphone apps, in hopes of making healthy eating and activity participation easier on plan participants. The top 5 are:
1. My Fitness Pal – This app lets you keep track of food and calorie intake, as well as physical activity.
2. Fitocracy – Turn fitness into a game with Fitocracy. Earn points for completing activities and compete with friends.
3. Pocket Yoga – Do yoga virtually anywhere thanks to this handy apps’ tips
4. Shop Well – This app rates foods based on how healthy and nutritious they are. Take it with you to the grocery store to ensure you’re getting the best foods!
5. Whole Foods Market Recipes – Learn to make healthy taste good with this yummy recipe app.
Humana is a health insurance company headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky. It was started in 1961 and now provides insurance options to all 50 states, as well as Europe, Asia and Puerto Rico. The company boasts an estimated 11.1 million customers worldwide.
South Africa is the southernmost country on the continent of Africa. Formally called the Republic of South Africa, the country has nine provinces. Its population is more than 48 million, according to the 2012 U.S. Census.
Discovery Health is a health insurance provider in South Africa. Discovery also offers life insurance, under the name Discovery Life, and financial services, under the name of Discovery Invest.
In response to Humana’s health incentives plan, Massage School San Diego has released a list of the top 5 smartphone health apps to help participants increase and monitor healthy eating and fitness habits.
About Massage School San Diego:
A long-standing resource to the San Diego massage education community, MassageSchoolSanDiego.com provides guidance and assistance to incoming massage students, incoming attendees, and the massage schools of San Diego themselves. MSSD is also a purveyor of health news, healthy living tips, and healthy eating advice for man and animal alike.