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8fit Workouts & Meal Planner

Version: 4.4.0 | Cost: In App Purchases

Level 2 - General Health
Country: DE
Category: Fitness, Diet and Weight Loss, Healthy Living
Released: 06/05/2014
Updated: 04/03/2019
Version: 4.4.0
Size: 144mb
Developer: Urbanite Inc.
Reviewed On: 05/08/2019
This App achieved an ORCHA score of 78%.

It was assessed as a Level 2 App. These apps are focused on general health. They may collect data and they may have a number of more advanced features. Where they collect data we assess their data use policies and compliance with relevant standards. Because they are health focused we also assess their compliance in the Clinical Effectiveness as well as the User Experience domains.

This App does collect data and it is therefore assessed and scored based on its performance in all the sections of our review.

Data Privacy
22.9/30
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Clinical Assurance
29/40
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User Experience
26/30
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Developer description
8fit helps you become healthier and happier by putting fitness and nutrition experts in your pocket. Get customized workout and meal plans to help you reach your wellness goals. *Rated 5 Stars by thousands of users * The 8fit app is now available in English, Spanish, German, French, Portuguese and Italian. How to get started with 8fit: 1. Determine your wellness goal (lose weight, get fitter, gain muscle mass) 2. Measure your fitness level and record your dietary preferences 3. Receive your custom workouts and meal plans instantly 4. Follow the daily recommendations to achieve your goal Skip the gym and realize your true potential. 8fit workouts take 15-20 minutes and can be done at home without special equipment. In addition to custom workout plans, 8fit provides delicious, wholesome nutrition plans based on your dietary needs and preferences. Here are other ways 8fit helps you reach your goal: • Nutrition tips and guides • Weekly meal planner filled with healthy recipes • Fat-burning exercises • Muscle-building HIIT workouts • Interactive videos • Research-backed programs Most fitness apps provide a plan or tracker for your goals, but don't help you get there. At 8fit, we help you succeed by: • Explaining proper exercise form and progression • Providing ingredient alternatives in every recipe • Enabling extensive meal plan customization • Providing a grocery shopping list for meals We walk hand-in-hand with you through the complex world of fitness and nutrition. FITNESS • Quantified goal setting • Endurance-building • Scientifically-backed workouts • High-intensity interval training (HIIT) • Dynamic strength training • Bodyweight exercises NUTRITION • Healthy meal planner • Foods for fat loss • Perfect carb control • Losing water weight • Select meal exclusions: gluten-free, dairy-free, soy-free, etc. • Diet filters: paleo, vegan, vegetarian and more! Apple Health compatible: report your weight and calories burned during workouts and athletics (optional). Apple Watch compatible: sync your interactive workouts with your Watch (optional). Download 8fit and try our free workouts. Our Pro edition includes customized meal plans and complete workout programs, targeted to your fitness level. 8fit Pro is available with a free trial, and can also be purchased for 3 months or yearly. Payment will be charged to your iTunes Account at confirmation of purchase. Subscriptions will automatically renew at the end of the period, for the same price. You can turn off the auto-renewal at any time up until 24-hours before the end of the subscription period in your Account Settings. When you cancel the auto-renewal, access to the Pro features will not expire immediately, you will have access until the end of the current payment period. You talk, we listen! Consistent updates ensure a 5-star experience and results you will be happy with. Support: help@8fit.com Privacy: https://8fit.com/privacy/ ToS: https://8fit.com/terms-of-service/
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We have identified that this App provides the following key features

General Information
The App provides general information or guidance
Social Support Networks
The App has its own or provides access to social networks relevant to its area of focus
Goal Setting and Gamification
The App allows you to set health and wellbeing related goals and may support games and challenges around achieving that
Alerts And Notifications
The App provides alerts and notifications relevant to its area of focus
Data Sharing
The App allows you to share information in the App with others or other Apps/Systems
Automated Guidance
The App uses the data it has to provide automated advice and guidance about your health
Wellbeing Tracking
The App allows you to record relevant wellbeing information either manually or automatically using connected Apps or devices
WHAT DO WE LOOK FOR?

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Data Collection

The data collected about you is capable of identifying that it relates to you

The type of data that it collects isn't classified as sensitive data.

(Identifiable but not Sensitive) – The type of information this App collects, is not sensitive but is still classed as identifiable data, relating to you and so could poses a risk in terms of your privacy and confidentiality. It is still therefore important that the publisher is clear what they do or don’t do with this information.

Data Use

The App does state that it won't share your data in any way with other people without your consent.

The App does allow you to share information in the App with other Apps, systems, organisations or users.

Data Security

The App does encrypt the information it collects to make it safe from other people as it is transferred from the App.

The App does encrypt the information it collects to make it safe from other people as it is retained by the the developer.

WHAT DO WE LOOK FOR?

This review area looks at what evidence there is that there is a suitably qualified professional or organisation behind the App or that it has been endorsed, accredited or underwritten by such an individual or organisation. It also assesses what evidence there is around user testing and what evidence there is that supports the effectiveness of the App in terms of claimed health benefits. The higher the Level of the App and the more sophisticated its functions, the more crucial this becomes.

Professional Assurance

It was clear from our review that a suitably qualified professional or organisation was involved in the Apps development.

It was clear from our review how regularly the advice and guidance given by the App was reviewed and updated by relevant professionals.

Testing

It wasn't clear from our review that the App had been involved in any clinical trials or similar testing to demonstrate its 'real world' effectiveness.

WHAT DO WE LOOK FOR?

This Review Area looks at how an App has been designed to support the overall user experience. This includes its availability on both primary platforms, how customisable the App is, how well it caters for end users with different capabilities and needs – such as visual or other impairments – how content is managed, how well supported the App is and what it costs. This area also looks at overall User Review scores from both platforms.

Testing

It wasclear from our review that the App had been through end user testing as part of its design and development.

Customisation

The App does provide customisable features.

End user capacity

The App does provide support for users with poor sight.

The App does provide support for users with hearing difficulties.

Support

The App does appear to have a clear approach to dealing with user issues.

Cost

The App isn't entirely free to use.

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