Benefits of exercising are self-explanatory. It needs no promotion, no prescription. It’s easy to start, has no side effects (if done properly), and of course, it’s free. They even say if exercise were a drug, (without any doubt) it would be the most cost-effective medicine.
If you want to sweat off those extra calories without hitting the gym (which by the way helps to a great extent – try Fit O’Clock, the best fitness center in Jaipur) or do not feel like investing on a personal trainer, your smartphone can help. We kid NOT!
Here are the top 10 best fitness apps that will motivate you to start working out. Indeed! What an excellent time to be alive.
*wink* Let’s make fitness fun.
10 Trending fitness apps of 2018
#1 Runtastic Running Distance & Fitness Tracker
Runtastic is an ideal health & fitness tracker app. It uses GPS technology to track your routes while running, walking, biking, and jogging. It uses the information to create detailed graphs of your progress and support your effort. It includes a voice coach and also let you set your running goals.
You get Android wear support too. You can get the app for free on both Android and iOS platforms along with some in-app purchases.
#2 Google Fit- Fitness Tracking
Developed by Google, Google Fit is another awesome workout tracker that uses sensors to record your fitness activities. The application shows real-time stats of you running, walking or even riding. It also records your speed, pace, route, and elevation. You can goals for various activities like distance, calories to burn, time and steps to cover.
And not to forget, the Android Wear integration you get in this app. The app is free without any ads or in-app purchases.
Fitbod is your perfect companion to maintain your routine at the gym. The app uses artificial intelligence to track your workout data and recommend exercises according to your preferences and equipment available at your gym. The app keeps a note of your goals, recovery state, time frame, and fitness level and lets you wonderfully evolve with time.
Available to iOS users, now make your gym sessions fun by mixing up workouts with available equipment.
If you are a fan of social training, Strava is your go-to app. It connects you to the inspiring experiences of the world’s best athletes to keep you motivated. The app offers a platform wherein you can compare your performance with others in the community, share best workout moments and highlight your activities.
Strava is available for download on both Android and iOS platforms. Friendly competition never hurts. Get encouraged with Strava.
#5 Yoga Studio
Yoga Studio is one of the classic yoga apps available out there. The app comes with pre-installed 70 ready-made yoga and meditation classes. Sessions last 15 to 60 minutes. Yoga Studio lets you trim classes according to your potential. You can always choose what you want to focus on – be it strength, flexibility, balance or even relaxation.
With more than 280 instant yoga poses on the go, this download this one from both Android and iOS platforms.
#6 My Fitness Pal
With My Fitness Pal, you get to choose your goals (whether it is to lose, maintain or gain weight). The app then guides you with the amount of calorie intake that should be sufficient for the day. You can keep track of what you have eaten or progresses made while working out.
Covers all levels and all moves, anywhere anytime. Lose weight over both Android and iOS platforms.
Sworkit is another customizable workout app that is worth your time. It offers you the comfort of selecting your goals. The dashboard introduces strength, cardio, yoga and stretching which you can custom and compile according to your convenience. You can choose whether you want to become Leaner, Fitter, or Stronger.
Too busy to work out? Sworkit has got it all covered. Download the app to get in shape. Available on both Android and iOS platforms
#8 Zombies, Run!
Undoubtedly, this one makes jogging fun and interesting! When you install the app, you embark on an audio adventure. By jogging on a treadmill or running in a park, you can save lives, rescue survivors and learn what happened during the zombie apocalypse. According to the music playing in the background, you have to run faster when chased by zombies.
You can complete the first four missions on your Android or iOS phone for free. The Pro version has more than 260 missions.
Cyclemeter can help you record unlimited number of workouts. Undoubtedly, one of the best cycling fitness apps today, the app turns your bike into a smart bike. It shows maps, graphs, laps announcements and training plans. There is also a calendar view to keep track of all your workouts.
Cyclemeter is available on the App Store. You can access the Elite features by paying $9.99.
Endomondo is your free personal trainer (get best personal training in the best gym in Jaipur). It guides you through activities like running, cycling and walking and also track distance. The app can be connected to watches and sensors so that you can review your progress graph.
With FPS tracking and a live map, Endomondo is free to download. However, there are also premium features available for iPhone and Android.
Note: Whether you’re a gym lover or you prefer peaceful at-home workout sessions, these apps will help you exercise better and stay fit. Let’s keep workouts interesting!