When it comes to selecting a fitness app, it can be daunting having to choose but it’s important to dial into what it is you want to achieve, the workouts you enjoy doing (because those will be the ones you continue to do), and your skill level. Choose a program that caters to your skill level, look for something that offers variety and be sure to consider the price, too.
Read on for the best fitness apps that will help you achieve your fitness goals, release endorphins, and keep you on track regardless of what 2021 throws at you.
Nike Training Club
A personal favourite, the Nike Training Club app offers workouts across a range of disciplines. These can all be tailored based on workout preference, fitness levels and goals and there are a variety to choose from, meaning if you’ve got 15 minutes or 45 to spare, you can find a workout to complete. And while this is exciting enough to see you sign up, you can now even workout with your favourite sports stars and Nike Trainers.
Couch To 5K
For anyone just looking to get into running, you can’t look past Couch to 5K. This app will having you running five kilometres in just nine weeks, thanks to a step-by-step program, that gradually increases in intensity as you become a seasoned runner. It’s great for those just starting out as the curated program will allow you to ease into running and avoid the risk of overuse injuries.
Endomondo Sports Tracker
This sports tracker takes care of the details and is the perfect accessory for anyone who loves to walk, bike or jog. The app will display the exact route, distance and pace so you can track your progress and even allows you to browse workout history to see just how you’ve improved over time.
If you’ve heard of Alo Yoga, the clothing brand popular with fitness enthusiasts around the world who like to retain their style to-and-from the gym, then it’s likely that you’ve heard of the app – Alo Moves. This workout app features a number of classes for Pilates, strength training, barre, HIIT and more. In addition to the varieties of yoga sessions available, it even offers sessions on mindfulness meditation and breathwork.
If HIIT is the workout you want to invest in, look no further than Keelo. It offers free coaching, personalised programs, and over 180 movements designed for strength and conditioning. With step-by-step video demonstrations, it also means it’s accessible for anyone starting out. And if all that wasn’t enough to sell you on Keelo, it also allows you to track your activity and helps estimate your daily calorie and macronutrient needs.
If strength training is your goal, don’t look past Jefit. This workout tracking program is specifically designed for strength training and will allow you to create and log your workouts directly to the app. It provides access to over 1,400 exercise programs that can be filtered based on muscle groups and fitness goals.