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Are there apps for sleep?

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People who don't get enough sleep are more likely to gain weight, studies show.

Many fitness devices track sleep and can improve your sleep habits. If yours doesn't, you can use an app to sync with your device.

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Natalie Digate Muth, MD, MPH, RD, spokeswoman, American Council on Exercise. 

Jawbone: "Setting Alarm and Alerts."

Larklife product page: "Active Breaks" in "Move" section.

FitBit Flex: "Managing silent alarms with Flex."

Laptop Mag: "Fitbit Flex Review."

PC Magazine: "Misfit Shine review."

Nike+: "Syncing your Nike+ Fuelband to Lose It!"

Redmond Pie: "Nike+ Move App for iPhone 5s Released, FuelBand App Updated With New UI and SE Features."

FitBit: "FitBit App Gallery."

Jawbone UP product page.

MyNetDiary: "MyNetDiary Diabetes Tracker app," "BG Monitor Integration Being Investigated."

BodyMedia: "Third Party Apps," "Telcare."

Workout Trainer product page.

LoseIt! Blog: "Reports and Motivators."

Google Play: "Sleep as Android."

SparkPeople: "Sync Your Fitness Device with SparkPeople."

TechCrunch: "The Ultimate Guide to the 50+ Hottest Health and Fitness Apps, Gadgets and Startups of the Year."

Lifehacker.com: "Five Best Food and Nutrition Tracking Tools."

iTunes Apps: "Sleep Cycle alarm clock."

Google play: "SleepBot-Sleep Cycle Alarm."

Wearable App Review: "Sleep Debt."

MyNetDiary: Home, MyNetDiary and Fitbit -- Integrate Your Diet and Exercise.

Beeminder FAQ.

Withings.

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on February 5, 2018

SOURCES:

Natalie Digate Muth, MD, MPH, RD, spokeswoman, American Council on Exercise. 

Jawbone: "Setting Alarm and Alerts."

Larklife product page: "Active Breaks" in "Move" section.

FitBit Flex: "Managing silent alarms with Flex."

Laptop Mag: "Fitbit Flex Review."

PC Magazine: "Misfit Shine review."

Nike+: "Syncing your Nike+ Fuelband to Lose It!"

Redmond Pie: "Nike+ Move App for iPhone 5s Released, FuelBand App Updated With New UI and SE Features."

FitBit: "FitBit App Gallery."

Jawbone UP product page.

MyNetDiary: "MyNetDiary Diabetes Tracker app," "BG Monitor Integration Being Investigated."

BodyMedia: "Third Party Apps," "Telcare."

Workout Trainer product page.

LoseIt! Blog: "Reports and Motivators."

Google Play: "Sleep as Android."

SparkPeople: "Sync Your Fitness Device with SparkPeople."

TechCrunch: "The Ultimate Guide to the 50+ Hottest Health and Fitness Apps, Gadgets and Startups of the Year."

Lifehacker.com: "Five Best Food and Nutrition Tracking Tools."

iTunes Apps: "Sleep Cycle alarm clock."

Google play: "SleepBot-Sleep Cycle Alarm."

Wearable App Review: "Sleep Debt."

MyNetDiary: Home, MyNetDiary and Fitbit -- Integrate Your Diet and Exercise.

Beeminder FAQ.

Withings.

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on February 5, 2018

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