10 Best Fitness Apps for a Healthy Lifestyle

The 10 Best Fitness Apps

Are you looking for a solution to track your daily activities to live a healthier life? If yes, we present you an in-depth roundup of the best fitness apps for Android and iPhone. These apps have almost everything covered for you. All you may need to do is, well, follow a health regime.

Each time the new year comes around, people set out a resolution to better themselves. For most of us, it’s the pledge to stay fit and healthy, follow a healthy diet, exercise, or even start any kind of daily fitness routine. But, why do we always fail to keep up with resolutions, especially when they are fitness resolutions? Is it because technology has made us lazy? So, why not leverage the most out of this very technology?

Smartphones, in fact, could be the ideal mobile healthcare solution to get on track and fulfill your fitness goals. That’s why an increasing number of brands and startups are opting for healthcare app development to drive long-term loyalty among customers. You don’t particularly need a gym. You just download an app to achieve your fitness goals.

There are myriads of fitness tracker apps available for both Android and iPhone, and it can be pretty confusing to make a choice. So. we have picked the best workout apps for you.

Let’s take a look at the best fitness apps in 2019, that will track your every activity and transform your life.

Strava

Strava

Strava is ideal for cyclists and runners, who love outdoor venture. Its built-in social network and tracking enables you to share details and join virtual clubs with fellow fitness fans. The unique dashboards track progressively the nitty-gritty of your exercise, such as height gain and metrics that can be customized (for e.g. speed, time, distance, to name a few).

Another feature it has is Beacon, which enables you to share your location via GPS in real time with your friends and family. Strava is also compatible with Apple Watch and Wear OS.

Available on iOS and Android

Sworkit

Sworkit

From yoga, cardio, to stretching, the Sworkit app empowers you to alter your exercises according to your requirements. This app focuses on three areas of workouts: abs, back, and the one that aims both. When you pick your daily schedule, select how much time you have (for e.g. between 5 to 60 minutes).

The app offers you a series of challenges that are easy-to-follow. Each exercise move is demonstrated through video or audio, which calls out the next move when it is the ideal time to change. After some time, as you get into the routine of those exercises and become stronger, you can aim at increasing the workout lengths.

Available on iOS and Android

Nike+ Training Club

Nike+ Training Club

Nike+ Training Club is another incredible app for all, from pros to beginners. The app screens your runs through GPS. It is one of the best fitness apps for the beginner, intermediate and expert levels, and offers 15 min exercise sessions and customized plans for a workout.

The app helps one focus on specific body parts. You can add your very own music track or add a playlist to stay motivated. In addition, to prop you up, the app additionally offers cheers and encouragement from friends.

Available on iOS and Android

Fitbit Coach

Fitbit Coach

Fitbit Coach will enable you to keep a track on everything, for example, steps strolled, floors climbed, or calories consumed. Moreover, if you claim one of the Fitbit fitness bands, you can avail high-end features. From running to yoga, the app is ideal for every exercise.

It also enables you to log the food that you consume every day to calculate the calories. Fitbit Coach will mention exercises and workouts based on your daily activity.

Available on iOS and Android

Asana Rebel

Asana Rebel

Yoga isn’t something that we all enjoy, yet it is a training that we all want to attempt. The specialty of yoga is all about learning different types of Asanas. However, if you are not actually into traditional yoga, Asana Rebel is something you can try.

This app links all the yoga asanas with workouts like mountain climbing, trekking, and burpees to make it progressively vigorous. Hence, depending on your energy level and mood, you can pick asanas as per your flexibility, fat burn, and strength.

Available on iOS and Android

MapMyFitness

MapMyFitness

If you are doing a workout outdoors and want to know where you are or where you’re headed, this GPS-controlled app, MapMyFitness by Under Armor is for you.

You can track your miles or any activity, and acquire feedback or stats about your workout. You can share routes and details with friends or family on social media. And, even share custom training plans to chase your workout progress.

Available on iOS and Android

Runtastic Series of Apps

Runtastic Series of Apps

Runtastic stands out as one of the best running apps on Android or iPhone. There are several Runtastic apps available on play store, which offer similar things, but look different. There are exercise apps for push-ups, sit-ups, pull-ups, cycling, and squats. The apps even remind you about your water intake, tracks your sleep, and offers you healthy food recipes.

You can pick programs that vary in length, from 10 days to a month. Each program makes you strong and progressive once you complete a workout level.

Available on iOS and Android

Google Fit

Google Fit

Google fit gives you an elective method to stay healthier and fit. It acquaints users with two new activity goals to enhance the user’s health – move minutes and heart points. These activity goals will help you stay focused and conscious about your every move and the activity you perform to make your body and heart healthy.

Also, Google Fit plays out a few activities like tracking your workouts via phone. It screens your fitness objectives, health progress, and calories burnt. You can synchronize this health app with your most loved apps and gadgets to get the complete visibility of your health.

Available on iOS and Android

MyFitnessPal

MyFitnessPal

MyFitnessPal app is considered as a calorie counter, diet tracker, and exercise motivator. The app customizes your objectives, dependent on your body type and the diet you’re consuming. This fitness app aims at tracking your workouts, exercises, or calories intake/burnt.

Furthermore, you can connect this app to smart gadgets like top trending Smartwatches and fitness bands to track your health progress. You will also be able to connect with a whole group of people who are aiming towards achieving similar goals.

Available on iOS and Android

Aaptiv

Aaptiv

A fan of fitness groups? Aaptiv might just be the app for you. The audio-only app offers you access to advanced instructors, that you would find in a studio setting, right on your smartphone. Aaptiv unites hundreds of classes with music that has high beats-per-minutes to keep you spurred right through your cardio session.

Aaptiv has more than 2,500 on-demand exercises, enduring as few as 7 minutes for various workout levels, including learners’ level. A coach, who talks to you when you are on a treadmill or outdoor run, race training, cycling, strength training, stretching or yoga, drives each of your sweat session.

Available on iOS and Android

Now that you are aware of the best fitness apps for Android or iOS, all you need is to pick the ones that fit well with your lifestyle and fitness goals and get rolling. All the best for your ‘stay healthy’ journey, and do let us know how beneficial these apps have been for you.

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Poonam Rana

About the Author

Poonam Rana is working as a content writer in Net Solutions. A seasoned writer with over 4 years of experience, she has worked for industries such as lifestyle, technology, healthcare, to name a few. A masters in Mass Communication, her career began as a news anchor, where she discovered her interest in writing. When not writing, she loves to connect with people, travel far and wide, listen to music, and delving into various dance forms.

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Abhinit Dutta

12:30 PM, Jun 27, 2019

A great research can be seen while shuffling through the list. Well it is very feasible and easier to take care of your workout routines and logs these days. Very pleased with what i have read through the list. Thanks for sharing.

lee

10:27 AM, Jun 21, 2019

I love how excellent your insights were on this blog. Keep it up!