Our Favourite Exercise Apps
If you have ever perused the app store on your phone, you have undoubtedly run across a number of exercise apps. These can be a tremendous tool in helping organise your time and keeping you motivated to stick with your exercise plan. In this post, we will explore some must-have exercise apps.
No good fitness regimen would be complete without healthy eating. Here are a few popular apps that help in that regard:
- MyFitnessPal (free): tracks your diet and exercise with a built-in calorie counter, barcode scanner, recipe importer, and more!
- Lose It! (free): highly rated calorie tracker with personalised weight loss and exercise plans. This app also integrates with Google Fit, Fitbit, Nike+ and more.
- Fooducate (free): calorie counter that helps you make healthy decisions with personalised plans and recommendations.
Running or walking can be a vital part of anyone’s exercise program. Here are some apps to track, motivate, and keep you going!
- Charity Miles (free): track the miles you run/bike/walk, and the app will donate money to the charity of your choice for each mile you go!
- Nike+ Run Club (free): this app will track your miles and running times as you progress up different colour levels over time.
- Spotify (premium): select a playlist and start running — Spotify will detect your pace and play music that matches your tempo!
- Map My Fitness (free): tracks your runs, but also logs your workouts, counts calories, and even notifies you when it’s time for a new pair of running shoes!
Finally, these apps go above and beyond:
- The Johnson & Johnson Official 7 Minute Workout (free): a quick and easy app for a daily, 7-minute workout for all fitness levels!
- Workout Trainer (free): tonnes of free workouts, personalised programs, and instructional photos/videos for new exercises. Includes cardio, yoga, gym workouts, and more!
- Sworkit (free): ranked #1 by the American College of Sports Medicine, this app provides personalised workouts in four different categories (strength, cardio, yoga, or stretching).