Best Fitness Apps for 2015
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Find your trainer and your workout style that meets your schedule. Fitnet has a pool of trainers who create various exercise programs. All you need to do is download the app, select which trainer you like, and start moving. Here's how it works: Your device's webcam intelligently analyzes your movement with the trainer you select. Your trainer can see if your form is correct, provide feedback, and help you achieve your goals in real time. App is free to download. There are 250 workouts for all fitness levels. Personal training costs range from $19.00 to $50.00.
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Viewable on-demand workouts are becoming popular. Radius matches you with personalized programs to get the results you want. Try unlimited amounts of fitness routines, track your progress, and find the support you need with celebrity trainers. Get trained by the best, including Ironman Alex Islay, professional soccer player Nicky Holender and former Miss Black America Basheerah Ahmad. Monthly plans start at $9.99.
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Have the flexibility to workout at any gym or studio whenever you want. The Fitn app gives you access to hundreds of gyms and studios. Find which classes or gyms you've always wanted to check out. There's no limit to how many times you visit a gym or studio. Want to go everyday to the same gym? That's fine. Want to check out two yoga studios in the same day? Go for it. Plus, each time you workout, Fitn will donate a day pass to the Boys and Girls Club of San Diego to keep children active and healthy. Their mission is to put an end to childhood obesity. Monthly cost: $99. Currently Fitn is only in San Diego, but it will be expanding to other cities in spring 2015.
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Achieve your fitness goals with various workouts and community support. DailyBurn is an app that is filled with hundreds of workout videos for you take do whenever, wherever. Train with celebrity trainers, like Bob Harper. You can personalize your nutrition and workout programs across all major technology platforms. Download the app for free. Once downloaded, the base price begins at $12.95.
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New to running? Get the support you need to achieve your goals with The Couch-to-5K app. Select which trainer you'd like—note there is a zombie trainer for all of you zombie fans out there—share your goal, and go. The app splits walking pace and running pace so you can see your times when you do the run/walk training portion. It allows you to see what your future workouts will be like so you can plan accordingly. The metrics show you week-over-week progress on distance and pace in two separate graphs so you can analyze how you're doing. And it's easy to play your own music through the app.
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Fuel your workouts with the rhythm and beats of your favorite tunes. RockMyRun specializes in music mixes that match the beats per minute for your workout with your favorite genre. Select music to warm you up, cool you down, and keep you going the distance. The mixes also tell you the length of time so you can plan your training accordingly. It's easy to download and sign up for a membership, if you wish. For as little as $2.99 a month, you can move faster and stronger when you download these tunes from world-renowned DJs.
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Track your fitness and nutrition intake with MyFitnessPal. This app is your virtual workout buddy. It's helpful for those times when you need a reminder to walk an extra 15 minutes or try an apple as a snack instead of a bag of chips, MyFitnessPal will be there to help you stay on track. It's free, easy to use, and syncs up with other fitness apps to monitor your heart rate, miles ran or calories burned.
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Nike+Training Club is more than a virtual trainer; it's an app that inspires you to move, offers live training sessions, and allows you to shop for the right gear. Workouts are created by SPARQ's Marie Purvis, an international trainer-of-trainers who holds a bachelor of science degree in exercise physiology, a personal trainer certification, and a roster of clients that include professional athletes and non-athletes of all ages. Sync up your music to any workout, which uses body weight, sometimes dumbbells and a step. All programs are designed so you can do them at the gym, home or on the road. Look for classes in your area to reap more benefits the app offers. And it's free!
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BurnThis is an app that allows you to share photos, find motivational quotes, and take part in various challenges. It's like instagram and Pinterest combined into one social sharing network. You can find healthy recipes, exercise plans, fitness outfits and shameless workout selfies. Be warned, this is an addicting app.
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Never forget a set or rep again. Gym Genius makes tracking you gym sessions easy. You log what you're about to lift, track the sets and reps, and see real-time progression happen. It tells you your last lift so you can improve and aim for a personal record. You're able to identify plateaus with interactive graphs and logs so you can monitor your strength levels and adjust your training to get results. It's well designed, easy on your eyes. You don't need to fuss through different buttons to see your progression. It's all there. And you can create a workout plan in the app, and track how you perform each time you do the same workout. Costs $2.99, but worth every penny.
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Looking for a trainer in your area? HandStand app makes working out convenient for even the busiest folks. How it works: Log on, select your city, and check out what fitness experts or trainers are available in your area. Fitness experts are former NCAA athletes, ex-Olympians, dancers, boxing champions, physical therapists, firefighters, Cirque du Soleil trainers, NFL players and more. Trainers are certified by accredited and national organizations, accredited personal training schools or teaching training programs. You'll get a background on each trainer/expert and rates and availability to see if he or she is a right fit for you. Make working out work for you.