If you think you've got to invest in a personal trainer and nutritionist to reach your fitness goals, think again. These days personal training and nutritional guidance are right at the end of your fingertips. Technology has revolutionized how we access information and now it's easier than ever to achieve your goals. So put your smart phone to work on your journey to a fitter, healthier you.
Whether you’re looking to track your calories to help you lose weight, maintain or meet specific physique goals, MyFitness Pal by Under Armour is perhaps the most popular app for logging your caloric intake. It’s database of food items both for cooking at home or eating out is unparalleled and it’s a great way to track your macronutrients. It’s even got a handy dandy tracker for meeting hydration goals.
Nobody has delivered more workouts via an app than Sworkit. With over 50 million workouts delivered to its users, it has 6 week plans set up to help you get “Leaner,” “Fitter,” or “Stronger” and it’s main purpose is to help people of all fitness levels achieve their goals. You can also sync your workouts with MyFitness Pal and Apple Health.
If you’re looking for the convenience of a fitness app with the personalized attention of a personal trainer and nutritionist in one, download Freeletics now. One of the toughest things about working out without a trainer is knowing if you’re performing a movement correctly. Freeletics and it’s affiliated apps use real life photos and videos of over 900 variations to help you achieve your fitness goals so it’s almost like having a personal trainer with you wherever you’re working out. If you’re looking to take your workout to the next level, Freeletics can virtually connect you with a real life personal trainer or nutritionist.
Perhaps the most sophisticated running and cycling app out there, STRAVA tracks every metric you’d ever want to know about during your activity. It connects with your mobile device, GPS watch or fitness tracker to record and compare your performance over time. Connect with its social network to share your performance and use its integrated safety features to alert your loved ones to your whereabouts during your activity.
Looking to find your zen on the go? With over 200 yoga poses, Pocket Yoga allows you to customize your yoga workout by difficulty, time available, and body area you’d like to focus on. It’s available on both iPhone and Android, plus Apple TV and Apple watch. Plus, it’s got a version for teachers to help you formulate the perfect yoga routines.