For those of us who aren’t personal trainers or fitness fanatics, we sometimes feel overwhelmed when we have to plan efficient workouts that target the right areas of the body while still allowing for enough recovery time between workouts. Keeping track is one difficulty and planning all another. However, in this day and age, we have the help of the mighty smartphone Here are six free and fantastic fitness apps that will keep you on the ball with ease! Plus – they are free!
By now, the benefits of a good run or brisk walk are well known. Cardio is highly beneficial for the body, and squeezing in as much of it as possible into your day is ideal. Runtastic is an app that keeps track of your run or walk and lets you set goals as well. It also features a GPS built into the app which is a great help in recording your routes in real-time. Another perk is that it allows you to share your progress with others. The app is also able to sync with Apple Music so you can listen to high-tempo beats as a source of musical motivation for your workout.
Asana Rebel: Yoga and Fitness
This is a handy yoga fitness app that doesn’t require you to be a yogi to use it! It is an introductory fitness app, and it doesn’t bombard you with notifications. Instead, a little green dot appears on the built-in calendar as you work out. The app provides not just one but two new workouts every day. This is the perfect app for you if you get easily bored with the same workout routine! You can use the app for free by simply locating and clicking the ‘exit’ button when you open it up, and it asks you to unlock the premium version. Easy!
MyTraining Workout Tracker Log
The MyTraining app is packed with a wide selection of useful training videos as well as a routine log and a calendar. While you may think that that is all you need, there’s more. The app has an awesome chat feature that connects you to a certified fitness coach within minutes. You are bound to have questions, and what better way to get your answers than from a professional right at your fingertips? It’s a brilliant platform, and it can make your fitness journey a whole lot easier if you make use of it!
My Virtual Mission
This clever little app works by allowing you to create your very own fitness challenge. Knowing you’re following something you have created is a great way of staying motivated and focused on your goals. You simply ploy start and endpoints on the provided map, and every time you go cycling, swimming, running or jogging, you will advance along the path until you reach your endpoint. So, go tackle the route of your dreams! When you’ve conquered it, you can send your friends a virtual postcard as well.
Couch to 5K Runner
If you’re finding it really hard to take that first step of your run, then this may be just the right app for you. The NHS program in the app is designed to help beginners to take up running. You can enjoy your 15-minute route evolve into a 5k run and all with the help of much motivation form voice-overs of the greatest inspirations like Michael Johnson and Jo Whiley. This is fantastic for easing into running if it isn’t something you have done before or if you haven’t done it for a long time. Maybe you will even enjoy it even if you are a runner. Give it a shot and find out
Fit Bod Weight Lifting Trainer
The CrossFit bug has bitten many, and if you’re up for the challenge, this is the perfect app for it. The Fitbod Weight Lifting Trainer is an app that offers step-by-step strength workouts that make your planning immensely easier. The app makes all the workout planning for you, and the more you use the app, the better it understands what challenges you and what your abilities are. This app also allows you to customize your workouts to your training style and also to the equipment that you have available. Joining the community is also great for support!
Perhaps the best part about having these applications to help you out in your fitness journey is that you save a huge amount on personal trainer fees. Also, you’re more likely to stick to your goals if you can actually visually see your progress not just in your body but in the app!