App of the Week: iPrescribe Exercise

iPrescribe exercise is a free app that produces a personalized 12-week exercise prescription plan, designed to improve fitness and help manage a variety of conditions, from osteoarthritis to diabetes.

The app provides a tailored plan based on personal data and health input, as well as any medical conditions a user may have. It increases the level of activity, while setting the exercise intensity and duration based on a user’s health, age and current level of fitness.

The developers included pre-exercise health screening to assess suitability that helps determine a user’s risk profile. The app also includes precautions and contraindications users should look out for when exercising. And users can send reports to their healthcare providers.

The app is available free from the App Store.