Best Fitness Apps

Your smartphone has become a powerful workout motivator as there are so many fitness applications on the market nowadays. However, it’s really hard for you to find the one that keeps you motivated and works best for you. Here are 5 best fitness apps that you can consider.

1. MyFitnessPal

MyFitnessPal is free and available on Android, iOS, Windows Phone, BlackBerry and Web. Long with Nike Training Club and Runkeeper, this application will help you meet your health and fitness goals. It will encourage you to work out in addition to monitoring your daily diet. By using this app, you can seamlessly access key calorie, weight and workout information to give an accurate readout of how your diet shapes up every day. Besides, MyFitnessPal has an expansive database of foods, including international cuisines, brands and menu items at popular restaurants.

2. Runkeeper

If you a runner, Runkeeper is just for you. This app is not only free but also one of the most popular fitness tools online. It tracks how long, how fast and how much you’re hitting the streets through GPS, and allows your friends to send you messages while you run. You can also use Runkeeper to keep track of outdoor activities like skiing, swimming or mountain biking.

3. – Calorie Tracker (a.k.a. MyPlate)

Livestrong’s Myplate calorie tracker is a calorie and exercise logging tool, available for $2.99. This mobile app gives you an estimated daily calorie intake that works to help you reach your diet, weight loss and meet your fitness goals. However, it will not advise you when to exercise or how to eat or anything more than how many calories you should net in a day.

4. Nike Training Club

Nike Training Club, whose slogan is “get your own personal trainer, anytime, anywhere,” is a big database filled with bodyweight exercise routines to help you move quickly. The app includes detailed instructions and audio guidance from top Nike trainers, with over 100 custom workouts for you to choose. You can even sync your own music to your workout and enjoy your favorite songs while perfecting your body.

5. Fitocracy

Fitocracy is free and available on iPhone and Android. This application challenges you with missions to fulfill and turns your workouts into a game by gaining points when you burn calories. Besides, you can post your workout stats to twitter or facebook and share your progress so that your friends can motivate you.

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