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The 5 Best Fitness Apps to Get in Shape

These fitness apps let you track your progress and more

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Apps have forever changed the way we do things, and fitness apps are no exception.

best-fitness-appsNot long ago, if people wanted guidance for getting in shape, they had to find a fitness center in the phone book, drive there, pay membership fees, and drag themselves out to the gym multiple times a week. In fact, some people still do that, and it works for them.

But it’s not the only option.

Thanks to the wondrous technology that is the smartphone, we have the option to have a personal trainer — multiple trainers, even — we can take with us wherever we go. Just download some fitness apps. Obviously, they’re not a perfect replacement, and you should always check with a doctor before starting fitness regimens, but the smartphone has given us a new range of fitness options.

Want to work out at home instead of driving to the gym? No problem. Need different trainers for different types of workouts? You have plenty to choose from. Worried about falling out of the habit while you’re on vacation? Your trainer goes where your smartphone does.

Fitness apps are fun, convenient and cheap (if they cost anything at all). So do yourself a favor and check out the best fitness apps to help you get (and stay) in shape. In no particular order…

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