If you want to sleep better and improve your overall health, then you don’t need a gym membership or personal trainer anymore. Even, you don’t need to but any fitness gadgets or fitness bands. If you are an iPhone user, then your phone is capable enough to track your activity and help you to meet your fitness goals.
Some of the fitness tracking apps use the motion detectors that are already available on your phone to track your steps, time, distance, calories burned and you don’t need to rely on any additional gadgets. You can set your milestones and track your progress which helps you to monitor goals that work for you. In some fitness app, there are tutorials and how to videos available for guiding you.
Here in this article, we have listed top and best 10 fitness apps for iOS users
The MyFitnessPal app is a one of the most popular fitness app and easy to use. It has a database of more than 5 millions of branded and non-branded foods and drinks to easy track nutrition and caloric intake by scan a barcode and tracks what you eat. You can sync the app with a few specific variety of fitness tracking hardware and other fitness apps if you don’t have any then sync it to MapMyRun to auto-update all your runs and workouts. It offers exact calorie-count for the day and pretty accurate result.
If you have Fitbit band apps, it’s a lot better to track log food, calories burned, daily exercise, distance, steps and daily goals. You can use GPS to track your walks, runs and hike, log food to manage your weight by seeing how many calories you consume in a day. You can also compete with your friends with daily or weekly challenges for the ultimate in fitness gamification. With the help of this app, you can monitor your heart rate. It also helps you to track your sleep.
If you like challenges, fun and playing games then this app for you. Fitocracy lets you track workouts, motivates and helps you succeed in fitness and work toward level up in real life through leveling system and in-game achievements. You can track your workouts, earn experience points for every exercise that you log in the app, earn bonus pinots for completing Quests and earn badges by reaching the milestone. You can make friends with other Fitocrats and share the in-game achievements. Also, you can leave comments and give them props.
Nike+ Training Club app is like as your personal trainer. In the app, there is a library of 30 to 45-minute workouts that are based on training programs for getting lean, toned or strong whether you’re a seasoned athlete or just getting started. There are more than 100 videos in the app for beginners which explain how to execute each exercise. It also offers four-week training programme based on your goals and fitness level. The App also allows you to share all your accomplishments on social networks.
The Strava Running and Cycling app is one of the popular fitness app used by millions of runners and cyclists for recording their activities. With the help of this app, you can get your key stats during and after activity like pace, speed, distance, calories burned and elevation gained. It tracks your runs or cycling route via GPS. You can compete with their community, compare performance over time and share the photos, stories and highlights on social networks.
Seven – 7 Minute workout app is another one of the best fitness apps. The main important and amazing thing about this app is, you don’t require any workout equipment. In this app, workouts are based on scientific studies which offer maximum benefit in the very little time possible. You just need to set your goals and fitness level to lose your weight, get fit or get strong. It has a good tracking system and nicely designed, you can get awards and fun badges when you complete milestones. You can purchase this app for additional routines and workouts.
7. Couch to 5K
Active.com builds the Couch to 5K app, the app also gets Appy Award for the best Healthcare and Fitness app in 2012. This app also promises to train you for 5-kilometer (3.1-mile) race, if you spend 20 to 30 minutes for nine weeks, three times a week.
- Training plan designed by Active.com trainers
- Calculate your distance & pace and map your routes with FREE GPS support*
- Repeat workouts and track your best performance
- Graphs for workouts to compare distance and pace
- Log your workouts and share your progress on Facebook
- Hear human audio cues to guide you through each workout
- Choose from 4 different motivating virtual coaches—Johnny Dead, Constance, Billie or Sergeant Block
- Get support from the largest running community on Active.com Trainer
- Treadmill support allows manual entry of workouts
If you hate those fitness apps which drain your phone battery and don’t want to use Apples’s built-in health options, then this app is for you. It can track your all-day activity without draining your battery. For this app, you don’t need any wearable fitness gadgets. Thanks to the update M processor available in iPhone 5s and later which help you to track your distance, active time spent, steps, calorie burn and even stairs climbed. The Activity Tracker doesn’t require GPS to track all day activity, thereby saving battery life. It allows you to save or move your data from one iPhone phone to another iPhone phone.
9. Yoga Studio
If you like to do Yoga and meditation, then this is the best app for you. In this app, there is 80+ Yoga and meditation classes video in HD and 280+ poses with detailed advice and instructions for beginners, intermediate and experts. It allows you to create your own Yoga and meditations classes video. It comes with integrated with Health app to track workouts, calories burned and mindful minutes. You can schedule your Yoga and meditation classes. You can also schedule a single class or repeat your favorites every month, fortnight, week or day.
Sworkit app is for those people who have felt too busy for a workout like athletes, beginners, people with injuries, travelers, the old and the young people. You can try this app for 30 days without any charge. You can set the 6-week program to get fitter, leaner or strong, The app has workouts plans for beginners, intermediate and advanced. It has a huge database of body weight exercises. The App also offers a solution for Health + Wellness coaches like sports trainers, personal trainers, PE teachers, physical therapists and more. You can sync your workouts to MyFitnessPal and the Apple Health app.
So, if you care about your body and want to improve it in a proper way without having to require any consultation from professional trainer then install any of the above-listed fitness apps in your iPhone which suits your requirement. I am sure, you’ll observe visible improvements.