Do you lack the motivation to eat healthier? Have you been trying to start working out but your routine keeps getting in the way? It can hard to keep up in today’s hectic world, we know. Thankfully, technology can help! Not only are there many great fitness trackers designed to help you on your fitness journey, there are also plenty of wonderful mobile apps.
We’ve already talked about the best Android fitness apps before, but now it’s time to talk about iOS options as well.
Runkeeper is one of the most popular running apps. It's one of the biggest competitors to Runtastic. The app does the basics like track your running length, pace, and frequency. It also has a map feature so you can map out your runs beforehand. You also get some fun stuff like interval training, encouraging messages, and even Story Runs, a feature similar to the premise of Zombies, Run! It's a little expensive, but it does everything you could want in a running app. Those looking for a lighter experience may want to try Nike+ Run Club first. We listed Runtastic above, but it's also an excellent running app.
MyFitnessPal is one of the most popular fitness apps on mobile. It does a little bit of everything. It bills itself as a calorie counter app. The app supports stuff like various diets, foods, and macros if you're into that stuff. It also tracks basically any exercise, connects to dozens of other devices and apps, logs and tracks your progress, and it even has little things like workout timers and step tracking. It's expensive at $9.99 per month. However, there are few fitness apps or even diet apps with the level of depth and integration that MyFitnessPal has.
What better way to stay fit than hiring a personal trainer? That’s exactly what Fitocracy does for you. A fitness assessment will be carried out by your expert fitness trainer. This will help them decide a proper diet plan for you. You’ll be given a personalized monthly nutrition plan according to your needs which - in theory - guarantees success. Not only this, but you’ll be getting your very own personalized workout plans as well. Apart from creating a customized workout plan for you, Fitocracy will make sure you stick to it without any excuses. Timely motivational quotes, tips, and energizers will be sent your way to make sure you stay on track.
The Strava Running, Cycling and Swimming app is one of the best ways to keep track of your daily activities. Keep a record of your day to day calorie burn and time spent on the track. You can also compare your present-day statistics with the previous day and see how much you’ve improved. Your friends, family and fellow runners and cyclists can become your daily dose of motivation through the Strava app. Strava gives you the option of recording your activities, making them available for everyone to see. This lets other cyclists and runners share their experience too. Get motivated and inspired at the same time!
The Nike fitness app features over 185 workouts with proven effective results. Challenge yourself in new ways every day with workouts available for both beginners and veterans. These workouts have been created by professional Nike trainers and athletes. Not only does the Nike fitness app give you access to a variety of different workouts targeting specific parts of your body, but it’ll also make sure you’re in the correct form.
Zombies, Run! is one of the most enjoyable running apps ever. The app tells an interactive story that require you to run from the zombie horde. The longer you go, the more story line you unlock. Plus, there are moments where the game has you running from zombies for real. It keeps track of stats and stuff like that. So it does function as a fitness app. The pro version unlocks over 300 story missions and a couple of different play modes. Running doesn't have to be all business all the time and this app proves it. Those who don't mind potentially stopping can also play Pokemon Go and similar AR games that require real-world travel and participation.
Thank you for going through our list of the best fitness apps for iOS to help you adopt a healthier lifestyle. We hope it takes you a big step closer towards reaching your goals in 2019. Any other suggestions for the best fitness apps for iOS? Let us know in the comments.