written by: Claudine Baugh•edited by: Simon Hill•updated: 5/24/2011
Put some fun into your workouts and check out these amazing iPhone fitness apps, so you can exercise with ease while listening to your favorite playlist. Listen to voice-over instructions to get you motivated and watch videos so you can see live demonstrations. These are the best iPhone fitness apps
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iPhone Fitness Apps
Here is a round up the best iPhone fitness apps available for those who are serious about getting fit and preserving their health. You will find fitness apps to help manage your diet as well as train and motivate you along the way. All these apps received remarkable user reviews and four and five star ratings. Also, explore our download links and install them to your iPhone instantly!
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The Lose It app manages your daily calorie intake by breaking down the foods you eat and counting how many calories were digested. Also, it shows how many calories were burned during a work out session. It subtracts that from a healthy goal that was preset to give an overall indication of whether you are eating healthy or not. The visual graphics makes this app fun to use and it is easy to log your diet entries. Statistics show this app plays an integral role in motivating and helping users lose weight by providing a nutritional database reference guide.
This app boasts a clean and appealing design; it has tons of diet management programs for you to take complete control of your body and health. FitClick Health & Fitness is a calorie counter, diet tracker, workout tracker, diet plan, workout guide and much more. It counts calories eaten and burned and tracks over 110,000 nutrients in different foods. It also shows you more than 11,000 recipes, 7,000 custom diet plans, 10,000 custom workout routines and over 800 exercises through easy instructions and videos. Information gathered through user reviews states that this app is easy to use, fast, and highly resourceful.
Couch to 5k is a workout-training guide designed to get you in shape. It consists of a series of interval workouts, each about 30 minutes long and spanning over a period of 9 weeks. Ultimately this training app improves your strength over a period of time so you develop the ability to run up to 5 km (3.1 miles) without stopping or walking. It is a 20 to 30 minute workout program with an extra 10 minutes to split between warming up and cooling down. Users mostly raved about the ability to listen to their playlist while using this app plus the voice prompts to guide and keep them motivated.
IMapMyRide is great app for cyclists, it uses your iPhone’s built-in GPS technology to track and record every mile you ride. It generates voice feedback to let you know the distance you have traveled and speed during riding. At the end of the journey, the app can upload your route and mileage history, directly into your profile at MapMyRide.com. This app received superb user reviews (four & five stars) - it is very easy to use and helps you to quickly keep a log of your cycling workout trips.
The Gym Shuffle app is referred to as the ultimate workout randomizer. It gives you the ability to combine different types of exercises, which randomly arranges them so you can switch up your workouts from time to time. This app serves as a muscle confusion solution, with over 160 exercises and over 10,000 possible combinations. It offers limitless workout possibilities through step-by-step workout illustrations and instructions. Gym Shuffle received good reviews as a simple and intuitive application but would have made a better package if it had a voiceover feature.
Yoga on the go! No matter where you are, this app allows you to pull out your yoga mat any time and stretch. Even from the comfort of your home in the back yard too, no TV or PC needed; this app generates a voiceover on yoga instructions and provides images for each pose. You can create and save up to 5 custom yoga sessions or play preloaded sessions. Also, play your own background music with your phone's iTunes music selection. People love the mobility potential this app provides and also that it integrates your own playlist while going through the yoga routines.
This app is a complete guide in building the perfect body. It provides 23 preloaded workouts and over 150 step-by-step upper and lower body exercises from the world's top strength coaches, athletes, and fitness experts. The Men’s Health Workout app gives you high quality photos, and advanced logging features, making it easy to manage your workouts.
The iPhone App Store has some amazing iPhone apps for just about anything. We have highlighted this set of fitness apps for you through in-depth research and deliberation to present the best iPhone fitness apps. You can follow the links provided to download these apps to your iPhone right away.