Best 3 Android Apps for Getting Fit

Getting fit is one of the best things you can do for your long-term health. Android apps can help by providing tools and challenges to track your progress and encourage you to push yourself a little further.

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Many fitness apps can also be used to connect with friends, family and the wider online community, enabling you to compete with other people in various physical activities.

Endomondo

Endomondo is a fitness tracking app that also acts as a personal trainer. The app uses GPS to track walking, running, cycling and other workouts, providing detailed information, including the distance, speed and duration of your workout. You can use Endomondo to set challenges and goals based on the distance covered, calories burned or time spent on various activities. Endomondo is also great for social interaction, as it enables you to connect and compete with friends, share your achievements and send pep talks to other people. The app provides a personal training plan, detailed statistics of your activities and can be connected to other health and fitness apps, including Google Fit and MyFitnessPal.

Sworkit

Sworkit contains an extensive library of workouts, including cardio, strength, yoga and stretching. Workouts range from five minutes to a whole hour, with customised workouts available for working on specific areas of the body. Sworkit also comes with several six-week programs that are tailored for beginner, intermediate or advanced users. The app also provides a range of challenges and guided workout plans for increasing fitness, flexibility and strength. Sworkit has a great selection of exercises that can be performed almost anywhere and is suitable for beginners, as well as more advanced users.

Google Fit

Google Fit provides a simple and easy-to-use interface to help track a wide range of physical activities, including walking, running, cycling aerobics, yoga and even meditation. Unlike many fitness apps, Google Fit is completely free of charge and doesn’t contain advertisements. It can also connect to a variety of other health and fitness apps, including diet, nutrition, sleep and meditation apps. The activity tracker maps the route, speed, pace and even the elevation when you are walking, running or cycling. You can also set goals for specific activities, distance and time spent exercising. In addition, Google Fit enables you to analyse your progress by providing charts for weight and physical activities.

Getting fit can reduce your risk of serious disease and improve your quality of life. Android apps can help you to get fit by providing goals, challenges and motivation. Endomondo, Sworkit and Google Fit are all great apps for improving fitness levels.

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