The Fitness industry is getting social and is here to stay. Once considered a hobby, fitness has evolved to be an essential part of our lives. The need to stay fit is imperative now as the advancing technology is converting us into couch potatoes. But the advent of technology has also provided us with the much-revered fitness apps that promise to make you fitter, from the body to soul and beyond!
Here are some of the best fitness apps available online, that can help you achieve your fitness goals:
Nike Training Club
What better name to start off the list than the sports cum fitness apparel and accessory brand Nike, that has a legacy to offer. Featuring more than 180 routines from trainers in a wide range of categories like yoga, strength, etc the app gives you the full gym experience. To top it all off, there is specialized content from Nike athletes and personalities like Cristiano Ronaldo. The app is free for download on both the Google Play Store and Apple App store.
This one is for the outdoor enthusiast who likes to keep a tab on their activity. GPS enabled tracking allows you to know where you’ve been and gives live feedback and stats on workout which can be shared on Social media. You can download it for free on both Android and Apple devices.
Not everyone has the time to sweat it out for hours at the gym and the people behind Sworkit understand that. On offer are customized programs that allow you to fit targeted workouts into whatever time you can afford – from 4-minute HIIT sessions to a detailed 40-minute trainer recommended program. The app offers video and audio guided workout lessons to help you get in shape. The app is free and available for download on both the Google Play Store and Apple’s App store.
This one’s for the Yoga enthusiast in you. If you have been avoiding the much-needed Yoga lessons citing excuses like not having proper guidance, this app is here to help. Asana Rebel is a mix of Yoga inspired workout sessions that combine postures and traditional exercises like Burpees and planks to elevate the experience. There are hundreds of programs to choose from with inclusions of mini sessions for quick getaways from busy schedules. It is free and available on both the Apple App store and Google Play Store.
For the gym-goers who are struggling to get their form right while weightlifting, Fitbod is the cape less hero in the form of super-efficient AI. The inbuilt Artificial Intelligence of this app learns from your past workout patterns and designs new ones to suit your body type better. You can get real-time guidance from the app as you pump out iron at the gym. This app is free but only available on Apple’s App Store.
Fitness groups are all the rage in 2019 as people discover the power of working out together. Class Pass helps you locate studios nearby to choose the perfect fitness class for you. You can sample book your sessions and indulge in workouts at discounted prices through the app. The app itself is available both on Google Play Store as well as Apple’s App store for free.
Mental well-being is just as crucial as physical health when it comes to fitness. Headspace is the perfect antidote to all your hectic schedules and stress as it clears your mind regularly and encourages you to keep going strong. There are meditation courses ranging from 3 minutes to 30 minutes with reminders as well as tracking options. The app is available for free on both Android and Apple devices.
Recovery is a crucial process on the road to fitness and getting solid sleep is the most important aspect of recovering from your workouts. It prepares your body for your next workout session. Sleep Cycle the accelerometer on your phone to monitor and record your movement and quality of sleep. Download the app for free through Google Play Store or the App Store by Apple.
Fitness is not about the equipment but rather, the right attitude. You can work out in your home or in a park and most of these applications excel at giving you great insights on your body and mind.