People who download and use fitness apps are much more physically active compared to nonusers. It won’t exercise for you, but it will help you learn and train. Fitness apps help you organize and develop better exercise habits which can help you make positive changes.
Here are five of the most popular and best fitness apps of 2017:
1. Nike+ Training Club
Free and available for iOS. – The Nike Training Club offers over 100 free guided workout videos for all levels, beginners all the way up to seasoned exercise veterans.
The app also offers four-week training programs for getting lean, toned or strong, and they’re also available for all fitness levels.
Free and available for Android, iOS. – JEFIT.com’s app serves as a library for users looking specifically for strength training and bodybuilding information. Loaded with an impressive exercise database of thousands of routines sorted by body part, the app comes with instructions, a workout planner, an exercise log, progress tracker, a variety of timers and options and synchronization with your JEFIT profile. The free version is ad-supported, while a pro version ($) offers added features and removes the advertising.
3. Johnson & Johnson Official 7 Minute Workout App
Free for Android, iOS. All levels of fitness enthusiasts, beginners and veterans alike appreciate the Johnson & Johnson Official 7 Minute Workout App. The app guides users through an original 7-minute workout, plus more advanced routines with a variety of duration and intensity complete with videos. The Smart Workout feature can function as your personal trainer. Users can also create their own custom workout routines.
Free and paid for iOS. – This fitness app was designed for gamers and inspired by games like World of Warcraft. Fitocracy “makes fitness fun” as you gain experience points for each successful workout. You can unlock achievements, raise your levels and even complete quests, while the app gets you into shape. Free version and a paid version that includes Coaching for one USD per day.
Free and available for Android, iOS. – FitStar is your personalized digital training coach. The exercise routines can be adapted to match your physical abilities, carefully calibrating workouts to be challenging without being too difficult. Users can configure exercise duration and workout goals, and the app will design a custom workout session for you. Once done, you can rate the difficulty of the workout, allowing the app to learn and adapt to your workout capacity, challenging you without breaking you.
Fitness apps can be a valuable training tool, but once you download it, you must USE it to experience the benefits.