Summer is the time of year to kick-back and enjoy the outdoors. However, some of us don’t feel quite ready to step out in a bathing suit at the beach or pool. Are you trying to lose some pounds before a beach outing, family trip or even a reunion? We have put together a list of 7 of the best workout apps to help you get trim and ready for fun in the sun this summer.
- Workout Trainer
Looking for new workouts? Look no more! The Workout Trainer app features thousands of free workouts with audio and visual tutorials to help you learn new moves. You can even use the app’s library to build new custom routines and share routines online.
- Map My Fitness
Tired of the same morning run on the treadmill? Make runs or walks more interesting with this app! Users can search for new nearby running or walking routes and even share their own. This app saves the information about your run including location, distance and calories burned. You can opt to use this data to set new goals. This app also features a community of fellow runners, joggers, and walkers that you can join a challenge with and even include your own family or friends.
If you’re looking for workouts specifically aimed at building strength or bodybuilding, then download this app. JEFIT is loaded with workouts that are sorted by targeted body parts and also offers a workout planner, exercise log, progress tracker, and timers to help you make the most of every workout.
- Freeletics Bodyweight
This app focuses on using your own bodyweight for all of its workouts, meaning you won’t need a gym or any equipment to complete your workouts. The free app shows you step-by-step video and audio guides aimed at providing workouts for a variety of muscle groups and fitness levels.
- Johnson and Johnson Official 7 Minute Workout and 7 Minute Workout for Kids
Is your schedule too busy for gym visits or mile runs? No problem! This app guides users through varied 7-minute workouts that are designed for beginning and experienced athletes alike. There is also a Kid version of this app available, perfect for helping your children adopt active lifestyles. The 7 Minute Workout for Kids app includes workouts tailored to build flexibility and strength in children without the use of equipment.
- FoodPrint Diet by Nutrino
Even the most physically fit, need to monitor their diet. This app was designed to help users know what to eat rather than just track what has been eaten. Users are able to set up individually-tailored profiles that include goals and preferences. Use this app to plan your next meal or to stay up-to-date on the latest nutritional research.
One of the hardest parts about eating healthy is when you don’t have time to cook and need to eat out. Finding healthy options for eating out has never been easier thanks to this app. HealthyOut helps you find and order healthy meals from local restaurants. You can choose to use specific filters, such as low calorie or high protein, in order to narrow search results to suit your needs and activity levels. You can even filter results by cuisines, ingredients or type of dish.
Making healthy choices for our body begins with getting active. Take some time to look through these apps and get on your way to getting fit for summer.
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