Fitness apps that put fun into exercise

Fitness apps that put fun into exercise

Fitness apps abound, but there are so many of them to chose from. Here are a few that make fitness fun again.

It’s not always easy to stay on track when getting into shape, but fitness apps can help to get you there. The Health Site has taken a look at what is out there and they have some great recommendations. The following sites add one vital element that will keep you motivated – fun.

Gympact – This fitness app allows you to set a goal each week, and if you don’t meet those goals you’ll have to pay up. You also get paid in turn by users who slacked off. The app is available for free for Android and iOS users.

Nexercise – Nexercise makes workouts fun by turning it into a competitive online game. You can reach various levels and earn points. It’s freely available for Android and iOS users.

Zombies, Run!: Want to make your morning jog a little more exciting? With this fitness app, you crash in the middle of a pack of zombies and a voice tells you they are right behind you. Your phone’s GPS tracks your speed and keeps you going fast enough to avoid being eaten.

Map My Run – You can track the exact path you’ve covered while running and even find routes created by other users, track your speed and share your accomplishments on social networks. It’s available for Android, Blackberry and iOS users for free.

Burn your fat with me! – This one has a Japanese anime character who motivates you to work out by growing increasingly demanding. It’s not an easy one, but it works.

Aside from adding a good dose of humor to what can be a bit of drag, there is a social element that can connect you to like-minded people. If you have been looking for something clever and fun to keep you on track to great shape, then one of these fitness apps could be just what you are looking for.

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