The pace at which life moves these days hardly leaves a room for a fitness regime. Either people are rushing between a tough work routine or are bound to spare time for social obligations. The last on the list comes a fitness plan- and making time for the gym makes the majority of the people sigh.
Fortunately, technology has stretched its wings, allowing the work stricken population of the world to stay in shape- by just access to a good fitness app. The best part of this facility is that you don’t have to spend a lot of time. The high-intensity training programs will make you sweat with time in your grasp.
1. Workout Trainer
Workout Trainer by Skimble is a collection of thousands of workouts with step by step video and audio guidance. The timed instructions are helpful for you to understand and get aligned with. Whether your goals are a six-pack ab or just the usual condition of body, Workout Trainer has something in store for everyone.
This app also comes with a customized library where you can make your own workout routine which can also be shared online. Workout Trainer app requires a premium subscription for additional features like exercise routines, HD videos and ad blocking. Overall, it is a good value for price. For Android and iOS.
Easy to use
Ads are an annoyance
Have to pay additionally for new features
Google Play – https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.skimble.workouts&hl=en_GB
iTunes – https://apps.apple.com/gb/app/workout-trainer-fitness-coach/id395686735
2. Nike Training Club
Nike Training Club joins the fitness world like a pro. With an aesthetically pleasing and comprehensive 100+ workout plans varying from exercises for mobility, endurance, strength and conditioning. Workouts of 15 minutes and longer allow you to plan your own work routine.
AppleTV and Airplay support provides visual instructions, as well as features several famous athletes including Ellie Goulding, Rory Mclorry and Serena Williams. This application comes with an additional benefit of syncing Run Club with Nike to automatically system your training profile. It allows you to experience a complete view of your fitness. Your profile can also be shared online with friends and Nike community. For Android and iOS.
Keeps you motivated
100+ workout plans
Celebrity training clips
Google Play – https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.nike.ntc&hl=en_GB
iTunes – https://apps.apple.com/gb/app/nike-training-club/id301521403
Freeletics features multiple workouts including high intensity interval training. This application is divided into four platforms- BodyWeight training, Fitness Gym, Running Bodyweight and Nutrition. Simply said, the app includes everything that pushes you towards your fitness limit.
From jump squats, sprawls, burpees, pull-ups and sprints- the program covers it all. The comprehensive and well shot videos demonstrate each exercise, which is great as it keeps you motivated.
For the paid subscription you get access to “coach” for different workouts fitting your health and fitness goals. With another additional subscription you get access to Nutrition guidance. This provides a weekly list of nutrition complementing with your workout plan. This serves a dual purpose and adds more value to your investment. For Android and iOS.
Includes intense workout training
Worth the price
Google Play – https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.freeletics.lite&hl=en_GB
iTunes – https://apps.apple.com/us/app/freeletics-workout-fitness/id654810212
4. Daily Burn
The Daily Burn app can be compared to your personal YouTube channel. One of the most detailed application for fitness, it comes with more than 500 videos of workouts taught by the most professional trainers. Videos range between 15 minutes to one hour.
Depending on your investment, you can select the appropriate workout for yourself. If you feel bored of your current plan, you can always subscribe for new videos.
This application also includes a variety of twenty programs- from yoga to cardio to complement your walking regimen. Each video can be streamed to FireTv, Roku, Apple Tv, Android, Chromecast, iPhone, iPad and desktop.
The goal is simple: access the right workout at the right time. Daily Burn is slightly more expensive compared to the other apps, however it features all the right content you need to get in shape and is recommended as a good value for price. For Android users.
Good approach to fitness
Customized workout plans
Good customer support
Personal trainer on subscription
Google Play – https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.dailyburn.challenge&hl=en_GB
iTunes – https://apps.apple.com/us/app/at-home-workouts-by-daily-burn/id472322122
Runkeeper is a golden oldie. A fitness tracking application that has been supporting many with their fitness goals for a long time. This application allows you to custom plan your fitness goals and develop your own plan.
Once you have created your customized workout routine you can track your walks, runs and cycling sessions using the GPS system of your phone. It gives you all the boost you need to stay motivated and on track with your fitness routine.
By helping you track your progress, it allows you to analyze how well you are doing. You can share your progress online to have your friends cheer you up. It is compatible with iPhone and iPad.
Syncs with Fitbit and Pebble
Includes apple watch
Expensive in-app purchase
Google Play – https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.fitnesskeeper.runkeeper.pro&hl=en_GB
iTunes – https://apps.apple.com/us/app/runkeeper-gps-running-tracker/id300235330
6. Yoga Studio
Yoga Studio by Gaiam comes with a library of 70+ meditation and yoga classes that are timed between 10-60 minutes. These yoga sessions are designed to add strength, relaxation and flexibility to your routine.
It aims at building your focus, increasing stamina and duration of mindfulness.
For more advanced yoga you can custom plan your classes in the library. There are more than 300 poses available with 20 pose blocks. You can also download these videos in your phone and play them whenever you have time. It removes the need of internet which adds more flexibility to your fitness routine.
Yoga Studio was developed with the goal of maintaining a more “anywhere, anytime” fitness plan. With sessions as small as that of 10 minutes, it allows you to take a break from your stressful work routine in order to restore the lost balance of your mind and body. For Android and iPhone users.
More than 300 yoga poses
Relaxation and meditation sessions
Google Play – https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.gaiam.yogastudio&hl=en_GB
iTunes – https://apps.apple.com/gb/app/yoga-studio-mind-body/id567767430
Fitness apps remove the bridge of time and space, by allowing people to exercise wherever they have time to. With a price much less than that of gym, there is instant access to professional training and trainers.
With health routines so upside down, fitness applications help improve health and lifestyle. Fitness at a click away adds more variety and flexibility to life. Whatever health goals may be, there is an application in accord with it. Those mentioned here can help you select the right one, most suitable for your needs.