Looking for a way to stay active this fall? Fitness apps are the way to go. They are perfect for a workout from the comfort of your home or on-the-go. Plus, they won’t break the bank. With the number of available fitness apps is on the rise — more than 100,000 — it leaves us wondering how to choose the best one.
To help you make the decision, here are our five favorite fitness apps:
Couch to 5K: Want to get into running, but don’t know where to start? Couch to 5K is the perfect app for you. This easy-to-use app starts you out with basic workouts, slowly increasing in difficulty over time. Simply use it for 20 to 30 minutes, three times a week for nine weeks, and running a 5K will be a breeze. It’s perfect for beginners who don’t know how to get started with a new routine.
FIT Radio: Try FIT Radio as a way to stay motivated and in sync with music during your workout. You can choose from thousands of upbeat playlists from all of your favorite genres. Can’t decide what your favorite genre is? No problem. You can also choose playlists based on the type of workout you are doing.
Pocket Yoga: Most people know that yoga improves posture, reduces stress and increases flexibility. But did you also know that yoga helps boost your immunity? Skip a trip to the gym, and download Pocket Yoga — yoga you can do in the comfort of your own home. The app offers more than 200 poses, accompanied with voice instructions and animated graphics. Imagine that projected on an 80” screen in your living room using your Touchjet Pond.
Runkeeper: Calling all running aficionados! Runkeeper is the app for you. It uses GPS to record your running route and tracks your performance as you go. Sync Runkeeper with your other apps — such as the MyFitnessPal calorie counter, FitBit and your phone’s music app — to reach your fitness goals. It’s a great way to explore new paths and routes in your neighborhood.
Sworkit Personal Trainer: The Sworkit app offers a personal trainer you can take with you no matter where you go. This all-in-one app offers almost 200 video workouts — including cardio, strength, circuit training and more. The best part is you don’t need any extra equipment. Grab your Touchjet Pond Projector, and select one of the app’s videos to turn your home into a personal gym.
What fitness app do you use to stay in shape? Let us know in the comments below.