Do you need some motivation to get you to move around and exercise? There are plenty of benefits to exercising including stress relief, weight loss and you can reduce serious medical conditions. If these reasons don’t motivate you to exercise, then maybe you need to check out our favorite fitness and exercise apps for iPhone.
MyFitnessPal is one of the popular calorie counting apps available for iPhone. Users can enter their weight, weight goal, and the amount of pounds they’re looking to lose per per week. Users can add food entries for the day by manually entering in the data or by using the apps camera to scan barcodes. Users can also add different types of exercise including cardiovascular and strength training.You can download MyFitnessPal from the App Store here.
MapMyRun gives users the ability to track different types of activities including running, walking, and cycling. The app will calculate distance, duration, calories burned, heart rate and speed. Similar to MyFitnessPal, users can log food to keep track of daily nutrition and weight goals.You can download MapMyRun from the App Store here.
3. Nike+ Running
Nike+ Running is a health and fitness app developed by Nike, Inc. Nike+ Running accurately records distance, pace, and time. Users can tag friends they run with and share a map of their route on Facebook. Need extra motivation? Get in-ear cheers from your friends and set up your favorite song to give yourself a boost. Nike+ Running app is compatible with Nike+ SportWatch GPS, Nike + IPod nano, Nike+ Shoe Sensor, and the Nike+ FuelBand SE. You can download Nike+ Running from the App Store here.
Moves is an easy to use app that lets users keep track of daily walking, running, and cycling activities. Users can see how many calories they’ve burned and see their route so that it’s easier to reach their daily goal of over 10,000 steps. Unlike other fitness-tracking apps, moves is standalone and doesn’t rely on external hardware. As long as you have the device on you, Moves always works in the background without draining much of the device’s battery. You can download Moves from the App Store here.
5. Lose It!
Lose It! is a health and fitness app developed by FitNow, Inc. Lose It! will help you track your food and exercise, and stay motivated to make healthy choices. The easy to use calorie counter will help you stay within your daily calories. Join a public challenge or create your own. Compete with friends or work together to achieve a common goal. You can download Lose It! from the App Store here.