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Our Favourite Exercise Apps

Our Favourite Exercise Apps
27 Feb 17

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).

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