Would you like to get in better shape? Well, nothing better than your Android phone! Though each one of us likes the idea of keeping our body in good shape, we are often too lazy to do something about our fitness. However, with a wide range of fitness apps for Android, you can keep track of all your fitness activities and maintain a better overall health & physique.
In this article we review some of the finest (and free) Android apps that can help you immensely in your fitness quest. Here they go:
1. BMI Calculator
Though it’s a basic app that you might even find in some non-Android phones, it’s still the most important one to gauge one’s health and take further action depending on the results displayed by the app. With this app you can determine your Body Mass Index (BMI). Just enter your height & weight & the app will calculate your BMI. You can then find out whether you are underweight, normal or overweight by comparing your BMI to the table displayed in the app itself.
2. Calorie Counter – MyFitnessPal
A simple yet highly efficient app for calculating your daily calorie intake. With over 11,00,000 foods in its database, it’s easily the fastest and the best calorie counter app for Android. You can even set goals, record your progress and get nutritional facts about any food.
A professional bodybuilding app that can help you keep track of your gym workouts. It has a database of workouts with descriptions and animations which you can easily refer to in case you get stuck on any particular exercise. Users can also record their current stats and stay updated with their progress logs. Highly recommended for gym enthusiasts.
4. My Tracks
My Tracks allows you to record and share your GPS tracks and computes vital statistics while you run, bike, hike or do anything else outdoors. Using the GPS sensor in your phone, it records the path you took and gathers useful data including time, speed, distance and elevation. You can also hear automatic voice announcements about your progress whenever you want.
5. Workout Trainer
A wonderful app that lets you stay fit and get in shape with a variety of simple exercises. Contains free workouts led by expert trainers that you can follow using timed, step-by-step audio, photo and video instructions. Just choose your area of focus, select any of the workouts from the list and get started!
Another highly popular app that acts as a free personal trainer and social fitness partner for you. Endomondo is ideal for running, cycling and walking and provides real-time GPS tracking of time, distance, speed & calories. You can enable audio feedback for every mile/km and get free access to workout route on a map. It also allows you to compete with your friends and share workouts with them on Facebook. A must have app for outdoor sports enthusiasts.
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Stay tuned for the follow-up to this article in which we’ll cover some of the other top Android fitness apps.