Amazing Fitness Apps to Try Right Now | iOS & Android

Your smartphone is with you 24/7 most likely. So why not make it your digital personal trainer too? A whole gym worth of fitness training, ideas and techniques in your pocket. Here are 7 of the best fitness apps out there, which could help you get that ideal body you keep dreaming about. A little hint here that I’m learning myself as well: it’s not enough to download a fitness app to get results. It takes some serious amount of sweat too. But it’s all worth it! This is the body you’ll be living in for the rest of your life. So you’d better feel good about it. 😉 Check out these amazing fitness apps:

Fitbit Coach | Android, iOS

A personal training app that gives you access to unlimited adaptive video workouts and audio coaching. Recommended bodyweight workouts you can do at home, in the gym or outdoors. For $7.99/month or $39.99/year you can get 7-to-60 minute workout sessions. The programs include Daily Dose – short sessions that complement that busy lifestyle of yours (6 sessions/week with only 10-15 minutes/session); Get Lean – it’s about fat burning moves, a program for people who want to lose weight (4 sessions/week with 30 – 50 minutes/session); Get Moving – is for starters who are just now starting to grasp the idea of working out, with easy sessions doable for anyone (1 weekly session of 10-20 minutes); Get Strong – is ideal for building strength, a blend of bodyweight and cardio moves.

ROMWOD | iOS

Romwod invites you to optimize your range of motion, increase athletic performance and promote recovery. You can take advantage of the 7 day free trial. There are weekly schedules for an easy to follow program, goal oriented paths and hundreds of routines depending on your goal, duration, or body part you want to focus on. When you sign up you’re asked if you’re an athlete or a gym owner. A monthly athlete plan includes a 7-day free trial then a $13.99/month subscription. Or you can choose the annual athlete plan which costs $149.99 and includes 1.5 free months. For gym owners, there’s a monthly affiliate plan of $24.99/month and the free trial is not included. This plan is designed for streaming in a gym/class setting. The annual affiliate plan for gym owners costs $249.99/year and as it is also designed for streaming in a gym/class setting.

Peloton Digital | Android, iOS

You can join live and on-demand classes with excellent instructors. There are 10,000+ studio classes on cycling, running, outdoor, bootcamp, walking, stretching, cardio and strength. You can take game-changing classes on any equipment, you can join the 6 weeks “Road to 5K” program, or the 4 weeks “Total body strength” program, etc. getting motivation from elite NYC instructors and enjoy outdoor classes. There’s a 14 day free trial, after which there’s a monthly subscription of $19.49/month.

Strava | Android, iOS

Strava is a great app that can work as a training journal, a great motivator to push yourself to improve. You can access routes done by athletes near you and even compete with them. The app gives you plenty of data for analysis for you to see how far you’ve come. It’s the social network for athletes, as it lets you record your activity which then goes on your Strava feed. Same place where your friends and followers share their own workouts and races, so you can give kudos and leave comments. The first month with Strava app is on them as you get a free trial. You will pay $59.99/year after the trial ends. It also offers you in-app purchases like Strava Summit: access to advanced heart rate analysis, personalized fitness trends, custom leaderboards and more for $5/month when billed annually. So just a sport from the following and get started: run, ride, walk, hike, canoe, e-bike ride, handcycle, velomobile ride, ice skate, inline skate, kayak, kitesurf session, rock climb, roller ski, row, alpine ski, backcountry ski, nordic ski, snowboard, snowshoe, stand up paddle, surf, swim, wheelchair, windsurf sessions.

Fitbod | iOS

This app is for those passionate about lifting weights. You gotta know what’s your main reason for using the app: increase muscle mass & size; tone muscle & lose weight; do workouts with no gym equipment; get stronger & lift more weight; try new exercise & mix up your routine, or simply track your existing workout routines. Next you need to look what gym equipment do you have: barbells, kettlebells, cable machines, dumbbells, weight machines or no gym equipment. The app is free, but in order to log your workout you need to unlock Fitbold Elite. You can try it 30 days for free, then it’s $59.99 per year, billed yearly after the free trial. The monthly plan with a 30 day free trial is $9.99/month billed monthly. The paid plans offer you a new personalized workout every day; practice and master the most effective strength exercises with 400+ videos; visualize your muscle fatigue on a body heat map.

Sworkit | Android, iOS

You choose the workout you want and how much time you have, then Sworkit will show you what to do no matter what fitness level you’re at. Customize your workouts from 5 to 60 minutes. No gym, no excuse! Whether at home or on the go, you can Sworkit from any of your devices they say. The subscription plans you can choose from: quarterly plan $29.99 billed every three months ($9.99/month), with one month free trial. Or the Annual plan, billed $79.99 every year after your trial ends (that’s $6.67/month).  Your subscription to this app also helps kids worldwide fight obesity. A video and more details in the app.

Freeletics | Android, iOS

Unleash your inner athlete and commit to the body you want. Discover your personalized digital coaching, tone muscle and get fit anytime, anywhere. You can get personalized training with custom training journeys from your coach and try single exercises for specific muscles. Find free training spots, places for sprint and runs, train on the road or track, etc. Many programs to choose from and the feeling you have a personal digital trainer. Training Coach Programs and cost: 3 months – Training & Nutrition $34.99/3 months, Training $24.49/3 months; 6 months – Training & Nutrition $62.99/6 months, Training $41.99/6 months; 12 months – Training & Nutrition $80.99/12 months, Training $52.99/12 months.

So how about downloading the fitness app that seems more convenient and start working out? Don’t be like the person who said: “I forgot to post on Facebook I was going to the gym and now this whole work-out was a waste of time…” haha. Every little bit of exercise helps and it’s OK to start small. As I mentioned on a previous post, experts say that if you put all that energy you put into hating your body into changing it, you would be amazed with the results. We hope our Appointfix app busy clients, the great small business owners and independent professionals using our app, are working out for their health, productivity and that feel-good feeling after exercise. For an extra dose of motivation, you can check out these fun fitness quotes and gym jokes. And no, running late never counts as exercise. 😉

Emilia is Marketing Director at Appointfix, an app helping professionals and small businesses easily schedule appointments and reduce client no-shows using automated text reminders. Feel free to drop her an email at emilia.pustan@appointfix.com.