Top 5 Fitness Apps
The hardest part about making a lifestyle change is knowing where to start—and better yet how. Have you ever got to the gym and wasted more time thinking about what to do next than you did getting your sweat on? One solutions that’s become extremely popular is downloading a fitness app. It’s a simple, cost-effective alternative to hiring a personal trainer and its completely mobile. Whenever you need it it’s there!
We’ve done the work for you testing out a variety of apps and compiling a versatile list to satisfy all your fitness needs, whether you are into Zumba, yoga, strength training, or are one of those people who enjoy burpees.
Check out our top picks to help keep your fitness game strong all year long.
Aaptiv lets you workout when you want, where you want, the way you want with unlimited access to audio-based fitness classes led by certified personal trainers. With over 2,500 workouts you can choose from a variety of activities including running, elliptical, rowing, strength training, stretching, yoga, and more. Did we mention each workout is music driven with the perfect rhythm to match your workout and keep you motivated? This app even works without WIFI allowing users to download classes and listen offline.
This app is for all the HIIT training, Tabata, or CrossFit lovers out there! Seconds is an advanced interval timer with a voice prompt at the end of each session that keeps motivated and prevents you from sprawling out on the floor after each interval. With versatile features Seconds allows you to choose from ready to use templates or create a completely custom interval timer. No workout is complete without the right music which is why Seconds allows you to play music while the app is running and assign certain songs to certain timers to really get you in the mood.
Qinetic is an interactive app that provides live/on demand fitness videos with some of the most well-known faces in the industry. This app provides a wide spectrum of classes from yoga, strength training, dance fitness, nutrition, and much more. Qinetic also provides the option to sync with your Apple Watch to track your progress and connect with a community. These fun upbeat classes range anywhere from 5 min to 1 hour and are a great way to follow along and learn some new exercises to incorporate into your workout routine.
This app is focused on body weight exercises, perfect for those at home workouts or if you’re trying to build up your strength and perfect your push up position. Freeletics Bodyweight is the most effective fitness program that requires nothing but yourself using your body as the only tool. Train anywhere anytime and at any level with more than 900 workout variations that cover all muscle groups for better and faster results. This app requires users to undergo a fitness test before they start to ensure users are challenged in their customized weekly workout plan. Another unique feature to the Freeletics app is its 2x2 mode that provides workouts to fit in a 2-meter x 2-meter space so you can get fit without leaving your apartment!
Sweat- 7 day free trial- in app purchase subscription $19.99 per month
Sweat is an app that comes with the largest female fitness community! Creators Kayla Itsines, Sjana Elise Earp, and Kelsey Wells are dedicated to helping women live their best life through health and fitness. This means giving women the confidence, strength and happiness they need to achieve their goals. Sweat allows users to choose from programs such as high intensity plyometric workouts using minimal space and equipment, yoga for improved strength, flexibility and posture, and lastly, post pregnancy resistance workouts designed to increase core strength and improve posture in new moms. Each of these workouts are just 28 minutes and can be done from the comfort of your own home. Sweat also provides the option of a nutrition program allowing users to choose from daily meal plans and recipes customized to certain diet goals, needs, and preferences.
There you have it, download these versatile apps for some extra motivation to make 2018 your most active year yet.