Want to get fit in time for bathing suit season? There are loads of apps for that! Whether you’re trying to exercise more often or trying to eat healthier, here are a few apps you might want to stock on your phone to help you achieve your fitness goals.
Endomondo Sports Tracker
Available on: Android, BlackBerry, iOS, Windows Phone, and Web
Some people need motivation and support when it comes to exercise. Endomondo harnesses the power of social media and the online community to do just that. Using GPS features on your smartphone, Endomondo tracks distance-based progress in sports like running, cycling, jogging and skating. By connecting the App to online social accounts like Facebook, you and your friends can easily keep track on your progress. The virtual thumbs up and supportive comments may be just what you need to stay motivated to work out.
If you never seem to have the time to work out, the GAIN Fitness App might be able to help you. This app acts like a personal workout coach, letting you schedule routines for working out at the gym, at home, or on the go. GAIN Fitness plays video and audio to accompany you while you exercise, even counting through reps as you go.
Available on: Android, iOS, Kindle, Nook, and Web
Lose It! is a streamlined weight loss application designed for those who are constantly counting calories. By letting users set a daily calorie budget and keep track of food intake and exercise, the app helps users make small, manageable changes that will that will eventually add up. The app is compatible with other fitness devices and apps, so you can import your calorie intake and balance it against your exercise routine, keeping you accountable for your progress.