6 Fitness Apps To Help You Achieve Your Exercise Goals

1. MyFitnessPal

MyFitnessPal is a free for download app available on any mobile device and offers a suite of tools to track your weight-loss journey, including daily food intake, calories, exercises and steps.

One of the most popular features of this app though is the ability to quickly and easily enter your food consumption to keep track of calories going in, as well as log your burned calories for the day. This easily accessible information then allows you to see how close you are to reaching your goal calorie intake and understand where you could potentially improve.

Other great features of the app include a massive food database where you can select meals and see the calorie count, and a barcode scanner that allows you to scan purchased food items and log them in the app to keep track of what you’re purchasing.

2. Strava

If you’re the type of person who enjoys venturing outdoors to exercise, Strava could be the app for you. Strava uses GPS to let you record where you travel during every outdoor workout. Your home page feed enables you to easily see all your recent workouts in chronological order, as well as workouts and challenges posted by other users you follow.

Other features of the app include the ability to track every outdoor workout including running, cycling, rowing and many other activities, being able to set yourself goals and to compete with and congratulate other Strava users.

3. Run Keeper

If you like a work-out that’s a bit more fast-paced, Run Keeper could be a great tracker app addition for you. Using Run Keeper, you can track your daily run with the GPS capability and set goals for distance, time or pace.

Other features of the app include the ability to source and follow a training plan, being able to save and discover new running routes with GPS in the app, and being able to set up audio cues to have a motivating voice relaying your pace, distance and time.

4. Freeletics

Freeletics is a new fitness app that offers a host of workouts that are all centered around high intensity interval training, or HIIT, for those individuals who like a more intense exercise regime. This app revolves around four free platforms – Gym, Bodyweight Workouts and Training, Nutrition and Running.

Using the app, you can access videos for each exercise where you get a clear and visual demonstrating video that shows you the proper form of the exercise you’re doing in real time, and is a great way to motivate you to stick to your plan, and push yourself to beat your personal bests.

5. Sworkit

Sworkit is an app that brings a new type of workout to mobile accessibility. A productive and time-saving workout that brings you everything you need, without spending hours to achieve it. Using this type of workout, you can easily train your strength, cardio, yoga, or stretching, as well as monitor the amount of time you’ve got to do it in. Additionally, the app delivers moves to follow during your sweat session.

6. Fiit

This fitness app “Fiit” allows you to participate in boutique fitness classes from wherever you are using your phone, or any alternative smart device, including TV’s for a full and far more extensive experience.

What makes Fiit different? Fiit is presented by a series of personal trainers from all over the globe that aim to give you a high-end studio fitness routine whenever you want, at home without having to a gym to do it. The app also features a huge selection of classes with all expertise levels covered and a variety of activities from yoga to HIIT workouts all covered.


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