It might be the end of February, and the New Year’s resolution goals might be wearing thin, but the summer is still three months away! That’s plenty of time to get in shape by losing weight, hitting new goals, and building more muscle, stamina, or what have you. Here are six of the best fitness apps for iOS – you can use these for your Apple iPhone, iPad, iPod, or Apple Watch series.
Nike+ Training Club
One of the most popular fitness apps available for Apple iOS devices is the Nike+ Training Club app. Not only can you log your workouts, but the app has a database of 30-45 minute workouts that you can choose based on your goals and fitness level. The most important and most useful tool in this app is that it has how-to videos to show you how to do each and every exercise. If you gain a new accomplishment, you can share this on your social media networks and have friendly competitions with your friends.
MyFitnessPal Calorie Counter and Diet Tracker
MyFitnessPal is one of the most popular and long-running calorie counting apps available on iTunes. Because of its popularity, it is used by people from around the world, and therefore it has more than 5 million foods that you can use to track what you eat each day. The app is simple and easy to use. You can track what you ate for breakfast, lunch, dinner, the snacks you ate, and you can also track the amount of water you drink. Best of all, the app is available for free.
Fitocracy is a cool app that puts the fun of games into fitness. Because you’re on a quest for better health, the app makes you complete certain challenges so you can earn points and unlock achievements. Because of the game factor, the app keeps you motivated to reach new levels by completing your workouts. With Fitocracy, you can track workouts, add new exercises, join fitness teams, and even save your own routines. Your workout will never get boring with Fitocracy.
Who said workouts shouldn’t be fun? Why not make your next run more exciting and also a little scary? With the Zombies, Run! app, you’re constantly on the run from zombies who are going to eat your brains. Your job is to rebuild civilization by collecting critical supplies and unlocking new stages. The app keeps track of your distance, where you’re running, what stories you’ve unlocked, and best of all – you can listen to your own music while the app is going strong on your Apple device. Try the app for free on iTunes – you’re going to love it.
Couch to 5K (C25K)
Couch to 5K finally has an app for iOS. C25K is made for beginners. If you are a non-runner looking to get off the couch and get in shape and hit your first five kilometers, the app promises it will get you to there in eight weeks. Of course, as long as you stick to the 30-minute schedule three times a week. It’s definitely a useful app for anyone looking to get in shape.
Jefit Workout: Exercise Trainer and Gym Log
Jefit is an app designed for the people who love to lift weights. If you’re dedicated to the iron and you need to switch your workout log away from paper to digital, then you need this app. Jefit can track all of your workouts – from reps to sets, and even the amount of weight you’re lifting.
Jefit has many routines designed for beginners and advanced trainers, but also allows you to create your own routines using a huge database of exercises on the app. The app is totally free and is one of the best workout tracking apps available on iTunes for iOS – you can also use it with the Apple Watch!