Do you have an app for that? Yes of course… there is an app for almost everything these days, so why not take advantage of an app to keep you fit and feel happy about it. Gone are the days where you needed a group of like-minded friends to motivate yourself to keep an active regimen. If you have a smartphone in your handbag it can be your best friend when it comes to keeping fit. We list top ten fitness apps which can track your daily workout schedule and analyze all the data to tell you how much you benefited and how you can improve to make your workout more effective.
Nike+ Running App
The Nike+ Running app can map your runs and measure the extent of your workout using the GPS in your smartphone. It can measure the distance, pace calories burnt automatically and upload all the data to nikeplus.com. The social features of this app allow you to post events or your achievements according to your personalization to Facebook or twitter. Best part is that you can install this app on your smartphone or iPod or any other device and sync your runs across all these devices.
If you don’t like to sweat it out in the open and prefer the more relaxed form of exercise, Pocket Yoga can be to your rescue. Set your room to your mood, get a yoga mat and get the app started, Pocket Yoga will guide you through an entire session and allows you to choose between 27 different sessions based on three different practices, difficulty levels and durations. A detailed voice and visual instruction guide makes you feel as if you are practicing with a live yoga instructor.
Workout Trainer gives thousands of options for workout programs to fit your fitness goals. Get your own personal trainer guide you through timed exercises, step-by-step audio-visual instructions. It is ideal for women who don’t want to use any gym equipment, rather use their own body to get in shape. You can watch various instructional videos that explain each and every move in detail and with a PRO+ paid option you can get access to your own personal trainer online.
Daily Ab Workout
If you want to focus on your flabby stomach and a nice toned ab is all you desire, then Daily Ab Workout app is the one you should try out. It shows you a 5-10 minute video of each exercise that are targeted to every possible muscle in your abdomen to give you the best results in the comfort of your home. Chose from 30 exercised, create your own routines or pick a random routine for your daily dose of ab workout.
Have you ever felt that some songs make your workout easier than others? Tempo run tries to leverage this by analyzing your playlist and suggesting songs automatically depending on your tempo measured from your phone’s accelerometer. You can use Tempo Run in all rhythmic workouts and the app will try to match the best song for the moment you are in.
Daily Cardio Workout
Like Daily Ab Workout, if your focus is to maintain a health heart, then Daily Cardio Workout app should be your choice. The app allows you to choose from 18 different cardio routines each having 5-10 min routines. These cardio workout routines are demonstrated by a certified trainer that comes with complete video and a timer to get you in shape in no time.
Fitness Fast is an elegant app for those in the Apple app ecosystem. This beautiful looking app is capable of tracking all your fitness activities in a single place. You can keep track of your workout routines alongside your fully body metrics, sleep cycles and also allows you to share and discuss fitness routines on an exclusive community forum. You can take a photo while you exercise and compare it with the ideal posture and monitor your progress through a period of time. This beautiful app can also generate a wide variety of graphs, statistics and for the number crunching fans, it allows you to export the data to your favorite spreadsheet app.