This comprehensive app pretty much covers all the bases when it comes to fitness. Worried about staying motivated over the holidays? Listen to audio feedback or get a pep talk from friends. Need a new cycling route around the neighborhood? Use Endomondo to help map it out. Want to track your distance traveled, speed, or calories burned? Endomondo does that, too.
You don’t have to head to the gym to reap the benefits of a personal trainer. Nike Training Club provides you with access to more than 114 custom-built workouts, including cardio, core, strength, and flexibility. If you miss going to the gym to work out with friends, you can build a sense of community by inviting your friends to compete against you or sharing your progress on Facebook. And for those of you who’ve always wondered what the celebs and athletes do to look so good, you can unlock exclusive workouts designed for big names like Rihanna and Alex Morgan.</p>
This app is a must-have for yoga nuts—or anyone who is interested in building up their strength and flexibility. All-In Yoga gives beginners and pros access to 300 poses with audio and video guides in HD quality, as well as 3D demonstrations of the main poses. You can customize the program based on your personal goals and experience, and save your past trainings to help track your progress.
Can’t spare the time for your daily walks or gym workout this holiday season? Fear not. The Isometic Exercises app will help you do some basic strength and stretching exercises right from your work desk: think chair squats, bottle squeezes, and neck and shoulder exercises. The app tracks the number of seconds you hold each position and the number of reps you do.
This app recognizes that when it comes to staying healthy, diet and fitness go hand-in-hand. That’s why the DailyBurn tracker not only allows you to find a training plan and build a custom workout based on your needs, it also acts as a diet tracker and calorie counter. One of its coolest features is its FoodScanner, which allows you to use your iPhone camera to scan the UPC barcodes of foods you eat, thus helping you log and count your calories more efficiently. The app also boasts a database with a whopping 350,000 food listings to provide you with nutrition information and macronutrient breakdown to help you eat smarter.
Post contributed by: Matt Morgan