A new year usually brings serious resolutions and popular among them are those regarding the fitness condition: if you want to burn a few calories and feel better, your smartphone can become the ideal trainer. Check out some amazing workout apps and see how they could help you keep up the pace.
Runkeeper is a great application when you want to go jogging or running; but provides important support for cycling, elliptical and treadmill exercises as well.It is easy to customize and it uses the GPS to track where you went and how long it took. You can compare your performance and receive emails when you exceed past records (distance, speed). A voice tells you that you have reached your goal through headphones.
A direct competitor for Runkeeper, Runtastic uses the same principle: GPS route, statistical analysis (elevation, top speed, average speed, distance). A voice via headphones will regularly tell your status (time, distance, speed). The app is almost infinitely customizable. Choose among dozen of sports, download workout plans and even measure your cardio frequency (PRO version).
Google Fit is generally appreciated for its simplicity: it makes you more aware of your fitness level, hence more active and motivated. Effortlessly track your activity: just carry your phone and get access to your walking, running and cycling activity. Set goals based on either duration or steps and see your progress throughout the day.Receive performance-based recommendations for activity goals.
This is a great app for running or cycling. Like others, Strava to track its activity to measure speed, distance, number of calories burned. The GPS tracking is also required, but it is not what is most interesting. The app offers small challenges like “run 10 miles in January” and a very interactive social media format. It has a premium version with even more features but also a free version that offers everything you need for a good start.
NIKE+ TRAINING CLUB
The well-known sports equipment manufacturer offers a quality application with videos, tips and the whole shebang to help you get back into shape in less than a month. Though it is rather intended for a female audience it does not hurt a try! Choose from over 100 workouts by Nike Master Trainers, get motivation from your crew and train better together. Stay on track with the help of various programs. Only download the workouts you want. Then customize them and choose drills that are right for your body.
The application brings a workout schedule to perform in 42 days – no shortcuts – known as Aerobic Weider Six (Aerobic Six of Weider).Daily ab workout includes 6 exercises to perform everyday to get perfect 6 pack. Forget about push ups, sit ups, pull ups, squats etc. No need to go to gym. You can do this 6 pack abs workout at home.Text to speech engine is used during 6 pack workout.
Lose weight, get a flat tummy and strengthen abdominal muscles with this bold app that promises maximum results with minimum investment. Get the dreamed abs with six-pack with a 7 minutes abs workout that strengthens your core and tones your abs+ videos on how to perform each exercise. Don’t have an hour for daily workout and abs workout? You might not need it, just try 7 minute quick fit workout!
This 100% free app boasts its users have lost almost 200 MILLION POUNDS combined! With the largest food database by far (over 5,000,000 foods), it is amazingly fast and easy to use calorie counter to help you take those extra pounds off! Track your diet and exercise in less than 5 minutes a day! Comprehensive feature set lets you create your own custom foods and exercises, track all major nutrients, progress reports, customized goals based on your diet profile, recipe calculator, and more.