Top apps around the globe this week include options for testing your psychological well-being, for dieting according to your blood type, and for slowing down your breathing.
Here are details on a selection of the top ten iTunes paid and free health and fitness apps by country/region for the week, recorded on June 27.
US: Pedometer Pro GPS
The app measures steps, distance, speed, pace, and calories burned when walking or running, while recording your route and displaying it on maps. Ranks as the eighth most popular paid health app in the US Apple Store. $2.99.
Canada: Le Yogi
This app for yogis features more than 300 asanas and breathing exercises, demonstrated with photos, HD videos, and audio instructions. Ranks as tenth most popular paid health app in the country's iTunes store. $.99
Germany: Fitness Point
This app comes packed with some 1,000 exercises, images, and straightforward videos, with exercises grouped by parts of the body. Ability to log your reps and workout details. Germany's top free health app in the Apple Store.
Belgium: Porn and Sex Addiction App
Chat with men and women throughout the world also struggling with porn addiction, receive encouragement, and learn from others. Also get professional advice, news, videos answering top questions, and podcasts. Belgium's fourth most popular paid health iTunes app. €4.79
iGyno works as your virtual gynecologist, helping you manage female health, offering tips and advice on prevention, and forecasting your menstrual cycle and ovulation. Italy's seventh most popular paid health app in the Apple Store. €.79
India: Lose the Belly
This app, geared for men hoping to trim their waistlines, features exercise videos, tips on diet, and motivational clips. Ranks as India's fifth most popular free health app in the country's iTunes Store. http://itunes.apple.com/in/app/lose-belly-weight-loss-for/id335860205?mt=8
UK: Get Running
With three workouts a week, this app promises to get you running continuously for half an hour in nine weeks. Features hundreds of encouragement prompts and lets you share the app with three other runners. Also helps you log runs, plan your running calendar, and connect with other beginners. The UK's sixth most popular paid health app in the iTunes Store. £1.99.
South Africa: Blood Type Diet
Based on bestselling author Peter D'Adamo's Eat Right for Your Type, this app provides the food lists that are right for your blood type. Plus you can search foods to avoid and browse by food category, such as vegetables, fish, and beverages. South Africa's ninth most popular paid health app in the Apple Store. $3.99
China: Pocket Psychtest
This app offers five psychological tests designed to measure your anxiety, your character, depression levels, obsessive-compulsive tendencies, and social phobias. China's eighth most popular free health app in the Apple Store.
Learn to breathe deeply with this app, designed to measure the time it takes you to inhale and exhale, encouraging you to slow down and relax. Ranks as Japan's sixth most popular free app in the iTunes Store.