8 Apps to Help You Achieve Your Fitness Goals
By Baxter Jacinto
Adhering to fitness goals takes a lot of discipline, but to truly achieve your goals, it’s important that you have the right tools. And in this day and age, those tools include apps. Here are some fitness apps worth checking out.
Consistently ranking as one of the best fitness apps in the market, MyFitnessPal continues to raise the bar with its recent partnership with Under Armour.
MyFitnessPal boasts a database of more than 5 million recipe, a recipe importer and nutrition barcode. The convenience of easily tracking food intake and exercise allows users to monitor and balance their calories on a daily basis without hiccups.
Couch to 5K
If you want to resign from being a potato couch and start running, then the Couch to 5K app is the thing for you to download. Featuring a free eight-week program, this fitness app provides its users three workouts per week that helps prepare users to reach the 5K finish line.
Personalize your workouts with the amount of time you’ve got whenever, wherever, with the Sworkit app. Simply select the body part you want to train, the amount of time you have at your disposal, and you’re good to go.
PEAR Personal Coach
Working out never gets boring with PEAR, where hundreds of workouts are available. Whether you’re going for a morning run, a late night workout or on the quest in getting that 6-pack abs, PEAR will have the perfect workout anytime, anywhere.
A little bit of music can help motivate you in your workout, but Fit Radio takes it to another level with its numerous playlists you can choose from, from multiple genres that were created by professional DJs. Whether you want slow calming music while doing yoga, or a high-energy music while doing calisthenics, Fit Radio has it.
Specializing in Tabata training, the ActiveX app provides customized Tabata workouts and training plans based on your current fitness level and the equipment that you have. More importantly, ActiveX sends you weekly relevant content and a community of fellow ActiveX users who’ll keep you motivated from working out week by week.
An app for athletes made by athletes, Strava turns your phone or watch into a heart rate monitor and power meter. It monitors and analyzes every aspect of your activity, making it one of the world’s best tracking app out there. It’s also a social network for athletes, where thousands of clubs are formed catering to different niches.
The 7 Minute Workout provides users a daily routine that lasts (you guessed it) 7 minutes each. The exercises include simple jumping jacks, wall sits, push ups, crunches—straightforward exercises that requires minimal or zero equipment.
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