Fitness Tip: Track your fitness with smart phone apps
August 7, 2015
Did you know that there are dozens of apps out there that can help track your fitness goals? Since the birth of smart phones, app creators have tapped into the fitness world, helping people reach various health and weight loss goals by tracking progress on phones.
• Sworkit Lite — Personal Workout Trainer (FREE)
This app incorporates videos into your fitness routine. "Swokit toutines guide you through video exercises demonstrated by professional personal trainers," according to the app description.
• Map My Walk — GPS Walking and Stepping (FREE)
Map My Walk tracks where you walk, how many miles you walk and how many calories you burn. "Start walking with the Map My Walk community. Record GPS-based activities to view detailed stats; connect with 400+ devices to import and analyze all your data in one place; log over 600 activity types," according to the app description.
• My Fitness Pal (FREE)
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My Fitness Pal is essentially a calorie counting app. It will track all the movement you do throughout the day, telling you how many calories you burn.
The iTunes Store has dozens of apps to help consumers with fitness goals. Go to the App Store and search for "fitness apps" and find the one that works for you. Many are free and many have a fee.
— Compiled by the Saturday Morning Press staff.