If you’re starting to slowly fall of your New Year’s resolution to get in better shape, spring weather is just around the corner with a friendly reminder that it’s almost bikini and shorts season. Supplement a balanced diet and regular exercise with these interactive fitness apps that will help keep you on track and ready to go.
Runkeeper utilizes your smartphone’s GPS to gather helpful information about your daily run, like time, speed and and resistance. Check the dashboard to see how your runs improve over time and change things up and run with a specified program (like their popular 5k trainer).
After your done with your run, it’s time to refuel. MyFitnessPal is a straightforward, simple calorie counter that helps track food intake daily, setting caloric goals and factoring in exercise to give an accurate readout of how your diet shapes up every day. It’s a great tool to map out how your diet looks and what you can do to change it to match your health needs and goals.
If you’re short on time, Nike Training Club offers a database of bodyweight exercise routines to get you moving quickly. From beginners to gym rats, users can select workouts based on their desired goals (sculpting, toning, strength and quick workouts that focus on different areas of the body) and relative fitness capabilities.
Pocket Yoga simply brings full yoga workouts to your smartphone. Simply roll out your mat and follow along with the poses on your phone. A handy pose dictionary that describes each movement in detail for beginners, while there are plenty of advanced poses available for experts.