Corporate lifestyle is glamorous and demanding as well. One cannot afford to take it easy even for a fleeting moment given the fierce competition in the market. The 24x7x366 constant rubbing on is bound to take its toll on your body, mind and life.
Keeping this in mind, the tech gurus have developed several apps to rejuvenate and sustain your senses with ease and comfort. Presented below are 19 apps that are unique, user-friendly, reliable, and that can be upgraded at intervals.
Cody connects you to fitness communities where you can share and discover workouts. It comes with videos, images, and text instructions. It allows community members to like and comment on each other’s workout activities making it more interactive. A timeline fitted with stats and highlights lets you track your progress report.
Cody is available on iOS for Free
FitStar has pre-loaded and customizable workouts that instruct users through multi-angled videos. Once you are sure that you have successfully completed a workout, FitStar calculates your progress and challenges you to the next level.
FitStar is available on iOS for Free
3. Fitness Fast
Fitness Fast provides both pre-loaded or personally customized instructions for numerous exercises targeting key muscles. It offers a community forum for crowd-sourced fitness info and social support, tracks sleep, and body stats. Click pictures of your abs, arms, back, etc. and literally see your progress in the clicked areas.
Fitness Fast is available on iOS for $0.99
4. NIKE Training Club
NIKE Training Club features more than 100 full body 15, 30, and 45 minute workouts complete with step-by-step audio/visual and video demos. Whether you want a lean, well-toned, or muscular body, it lets you choose. This app has customized workout programmes that are uniquely functional irrespective of your fitness goals.
NIKE Training Club is available on iOS and Android for Free
This app turns your fitness moves into points thereby earning you rewards from retailers and services that respect your healthy lifestyle. You don’t have to switch between apps and lose the history of your fitness stats. It easily connects with MapMyFitness, MyFitnessPal, Nike apps, RunKeeper, Runtastic, Strava, and more.
EveryMove is available on iOS and Android for Free
Fitocracy motivates its users via a community of dedicated fitness enthusiasts that tracks their progress. It introduces you to a place that is studded with fitness coaches, nutrition experts, and other people from a variety of fitness backgrounds. With Fitocracy, you enter a world of strength training, cardio, nutrition challenges, gain points, and track your progress toward achieving health and fitness.
Fitocracy is available on iOS and Android for Free
MapMyFitness is a GPS-based fitness tracking app that allows users to search and manage more than 600 fitness activities. With this number, you would be able to mold the app according to your personal routines. MapMyFitness records every detail of your workout, including duration, distance, pace, speed, elevation, calories burned, and route traveled on an interactive map. The app compiles and crunches this data to create a comprehensive workout history.
MapMyFitness is available on iOS, Android, and Windows Phone for Free
8. The Walk
The Walk tracks minutes walked and steps taken while users participate in games involving saving the world, by walking long distances. Before you start, choose an episode and follow the storyline to your destination. Clues pop up with each of your step tracked. You can always change the story making it more intense depending on your fitness level.
The Walk is available on iOS and Android for $2.99
Get full-body workouts with this interval training app. Power20 takes notes and customizes a routine to meet your fitness tolerance and creates mild challenge to carry forward. Each challenge has a tip or two which are displayed through illustrated videos and infographics.
Power20 is available on iOS for $2.99
10. SworkIt Pro
SworkIt Pro is a bodyweight-based circuit training app. It customizes workouts according to your body needs and tolerance levels, complete with stretches, strength training, cardio, yoga, and timed breaks. It comes with 12 pre-loaded routines. The Pro version offers advanced stat tracking and goal setting and also syncs with My Fitness Pal.
SworkIt Pro is available on iOS and Android for $0.99
11. Boston Marathon World Run
Whatever be your geographical location, this app allows runners to be a part of the 2014 Boston Marathon community. Runners can pledge a distance, share photos, and interact with current Boston Marathon athletes. Users receive digital incentives like a printable bib number, finisher’s certificate, and Facebook medal. This app allows users to donate to One Fund Boston.
Boston Marathon World Run is available on iOS and Android for Free
12. Nike+ Running
With Nike+ Running, tracks distance, pace, time and calories burned and share with friends. The app offers the guidance of a coach to motivate you. Nike+ Running comes equipped with training programmes, coaching tips and daily workouts. It sends a daily motivational reminder to get up and get going.
Nike+ Running is available on iOS and Android for Free
PUMATRAC lets you track distance, pace and calories burned while analyzing your personal behaviours hence helping you to learn how to get the optimum of a workout. PUMATRAC has a feature that tells you which days of the week you typically run your personal best, how weather can impact your personal calorie burn, and what tunes get your feet moving fastest.
PUMATRAC is available on iOS for Free
RunKeeper records all your running stats, like pace, distance, and time in a bold format. It organizes the data into neat charts. RunKeeper’s GPS can log walks, bike rides, hikes and more.
RunKeeper is available on iOS and Android for Free
15. Runtastic Pro
Runtastic is a live-tracking running app equipped with motivational songs that act as boosters. The latest version of Runtastic Pro lets you choose an audio story from a variety of genres written specifically to motivate runners.
Runtastic Pro is available on iOS and Android for $4.99
LoseIt! keeps a track on your calorie and according to that creates a weight loss plan for you. Chalk out a target from losing pounds per week or overall wellness and LoseIt! will customize a plan that fits the bill. Barcode scanner feature and vast food database make tracking very easy. You can make your weight management a fun thing by creating head-to-head, team, and group-based challenges. LoseIt! also connects with a lot of other apps and devices.
LoseIt! is available on iOS, Android, Kindle and Nook for Free
MyFitnessPal is a calorie tracker and features a food database of more than three million foods. Not just that, it is also loaded with a cardio and strength training tracker with 350 exercises. You can enter your own recipes and calculate their nutritional contents. It lets you keep a tab on nutrition info including calories, fat, protein, carbs, sugar, fibre and cholesterol.
MyFitnessPal is available on iOS, Android, Blackberry and Windows Phone for Free
18. Noom Weight Loss Coach
Noom Weight Loss Coach is a personalized coaching app to help you get into the groove of healthy habits through daily tasks, meal logging and exercise tracking. Record your food intake and workout and the integrated pedometer counts your steps all day. It works as a great motivator and offers the encouragement and support you need to stay in the game. Noom Weight Loss Coach sends daily health and wellness articles, and healthy recipes. With colour-coded logging you can identify which foods are really healthy, and which foods aren’t. It has a food database loaded with nearly one million foods, including meals at popular restaurants and local cuisines.
Noom Weight Loss Coach is available on iOS and Android for Free
Braingle is the world’s largest collection of brain teasers, riddles, logic problems, mind puzzles, and optical illusions. To relax your tired mind this is arguably the coolest app from Braingle.com. Packed with more than 15,000 brain teasers, more are added daily. You can also customize with your own favorites list and download the teasers to apply and test your reasoning skills even when you’re offline.
Braingle is available on iOS for Free
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