As the years pass by, innovation in technology has brought to fitness as well. There are countless apps that let you track your progress and some even help you plan your routine. Let us go through some of the best apps for both the android
Couch to 5K
If you’re new to running, this app is made in anticipation of just that situation. From walking to running, this app gets you going no matter what and as you keep going, the tasks given to you increase in difficulty. All you have to do is run for 30 minutes thrice a week and as the name of the app suggests, you’ll be running a 5K in just nine weeks. Currently sitting at 4.6 out of 5 in play store and a 4 in the app store, you can get the Couch to 5K app for just $2.99.
An app that acts just like a personal trainer, the Fitness Buddy app gives you access to more than 75 workout routines. Each of these routines is grouped into categories that are based on personal goals, muscle groups and routines. With unique video demonstrations and instructions for each routine, Fitness Buddy also tells you what you need to eat and personal training plans that are made by real trainers. The app is currently sitting at 4.5 out of 5 in the app store and 4 out of 5 in the app store. Although the app is free, there are in-app purchases that act as extra features that you can buy.
The Fitbit app is made for the Fitbit band in order to keep track of the number of steps as well as the amount of calories burned. On top of all that, the app also measures the distance you’ve travelled as well as the pace with which you’ve travelled.
Although made for the band, anyone that owns a smartphone can use the app to keep track of basic activities but when paired with the wearable device, the app will collect data that ranges from the amount of sleep that you get every night to your heartbeat. Other features that the Fitbit app offers are a diet and workout manager. The Fitbit app has a rating of 4.2 out of 5 in the app store whereas the play store users rate it a 4 out of 5 as well. Fitbit can be installed onto your phone free of charge.