15 Fitness Apps for Android To Help You Get in Better Shape

15 Fitness Apps for Android To Help You Get in Better Shape

Losing weight is one of the most common New Year resolutions.

The biggest problem with this resolution is that people are not accountable enough.

As a result, they fall off their commitments to staying fit and continue living their sedentary lifestyles.

To help you meet your fitness goals this year, you need help from their Android app to stay committed and inspired to lose weight.

Below are some of the best apps to download on your Smartphones.

Note: Before doing the suggested workouts from these apps, consult your physician first and wear the right outfit and wide fit shoes for fitness to avoid injuries.

15 Fitness Apps for Android To Help Get You in Better Shape

1. Coach Alba

The most difficult when staying in shape is sticking to your plan. This is where Coach Alba comes in. For $29.95, this fitness app will remind you of your goals at your most vulnerable times through text messages. This way, you will be able to keep better track of your personal lifestyle changes.

This app also gives you access to an online dashboard to view relevant data that will help you improve your fitness.

2. Endomondo Sports Tracker

Stay on track with your fitness goals with the help of positive reinforcement from your friends and loved ones. This free app will connect members of your social circle to your progress so they can provide feedback. Endomondo offers guidance on how you can improve your fitness program.

3. FitBit

This comprehensive fitness app will help you track your everyday activities to see how much calories you’ve burned. It also has a barcode scanner for the food you’ve consumed to determine your calorie count for the day. The MobileRun feature tracks the time, pace, distance of your run, as well as breaks in between runs.

All recorded data can be viewed on your online dashboard to keep your activities in line with your goals.

4. Fitocracy
One of Men’s Health’s Top Fitness Apps 2014 and Mashable’s Top Innovation Winner, this fitness app is like a personal trainer on your smartphone.

For a free account, you can track your progress from the free workouts the app will provide you. You can also visit their online community and get all the inspiration you need to meet your goals.

For $1 a day, you will get all the features from the free account plus expert advice from a fitness coach. You will also receive a customized nutritional plan and personalized workout program to maximize your results.


This app has over 1,300+ workouts available to choose from its database. Choose the right workouts for your personal program and record your progress to see how you’ve fared so far.

6. The Johnson & Johnson Official 7 Minute Workout

If you’re always pressed for time, then try the 7-minute workout program from this app. Personal trainer Chris Jordan will help you burn more calories in less time with High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) exercises.

The Smart Workout feature will help you prepare a customized workout plan based on your motivation and fitness levels.

7. Lose It!

This app will create a weight loss plan for you using the principles of calorie tracking and peer support. Learn how to budget the calories of the food you consume and keep track of your progress. Over time, you will be able to develop a sustainable and healthy lifestyle.

The app also integrates with other popular fitness apps that will supplement your diet.

8. MapMyFitness

An app specifically made for runners. MapMyFitness tracks where you’re going and where you’ve been to show how much progress you’ve been. The app also logs your food intake and lets you share your fitness activities with friends on social media.

9. Moves

This app records all the walking, running, and cycling activity you’ve done. From the data collected, the app will show you how much distance you’ve covered, steps taken, and calories burned.

10. MyFitnessPal
Another app based on calorie tracking to help you lose weight. Lets you record the food you’ve eaten and shows if you’ve met the recommended calories for the day.

11. Pear Training-Intelligence

Receive real-time coaching and smart data-driven workout programs using this app. By purchasing the Training Kit, you will also receive a heart rate monitor and earphones so you can keep track of your activities and receive audio coaching.

12. Pact

If you need a better incentive for losing weight aside from staying healthy, then put cash on the line. This app will help you make a pact with other members by meeting your fitness goals. If you do, they will pay you.

13. Runtastic PRO

Keep track of your running using this app and share your success on social media and other PRO members.

14. Sworkit

Who needs gym equipments if you can get fit without them? This app helps you lose weight by getting your body do the work instead. Includes strength training, stretching, yoga, pilates, and more.

15. Strava

This app lets you upload your runs from your GPS device. You can then analyze your progress or compare it with other members.

What are other fitness apps we missed out above? Share them by commenting below!

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