Our smartphone can do various intelligent things like containing applications that can help us achieve our fitness goals. Here are a few apps that we think can help you on your healthy journey.
This is an app that provides you with personalized online training audios. Choose your type of exercise and follow the instructions. “There are a lot of things I love about the platform—particularly because you don’t need any equipment to do it,” says blogger Lindsay Silberman.
You can work on your body weight or follow high-intensity workout sessions designed by professional trainers. The sessions range from 5 to 30 minutes, and these videos can be viewed in high-quality.
Sworkit gives you a variety in terms of the regime you are looking for. Whether you want to try cardio, take yoga lessons, build your strength, or do a simple workout, this app will enable you with instructive videos to do so. It allows you to design your workouts by skipping the videos that you do not wish to follow.
As per Laura Putnina, “Sworkit is going for diversity which is important if you want to see better results.” The app produces varied workout sessions for you for a fresh start every time.
Nike Training Club
If you’re looking for activities that suit your training goals with experts backing the results, then you can download this app by Nike. Receive tips from experts and personalized workout sessions for free. The app takes you through its interface and asks you questions to understand your goals before presenting you with the ultimate workout routine for you.
The app creates personalized workouts for every fitness level and keeps you pumped throughout the session. The app also lets you practice different types of physical activities.
“What makes the Nike Training Club app shine is the wide range of on-demand classes” reviews Hollie Sick in an article about the app. In addition to this, you can view articles and blogs about fitness and health.
Do you prefer swimming to cardio? Does running help you distress? If yes, then we have good news for you! With Strava, you can embark on your favourite fitness journey, track your progress, and connect with the community that shares your interest. In an article in Mashable, Elise Moreau describes their experience with the app’s community sharing feature as, “You’ve got challenges, clubs, and segments to keep you busy and engaged.”
This app allows you to track and analyze your workouts as well as create a social fitness account. The race training assistance feature is another bonus of this app.
Another one from a well-known sports brand, Adidas Training by Adidas Runtastic is an app that is tailored by professionals for you. This app allows you to customize your workout planner and sessions and get started on your fitness goals.
You can select your muscle group, view the activities of others in the same group, and get motivated by their progress. The app provides workout statistics for you and allows you to share your progress as well. Patrick Dillon, a personal trainer, tried the app and appreciated its features, “I believe that displaying a profile summary immediately when opening the app will show more user focus, and provide more motivation...” You can even join challenges and work with the community.
There are many reasons why you would not want to join a professional gym to achieve a fit body. This does not mean that you can’t enjoy a good workout at home!