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Want to make a start on your sum­mer body? No mat­ter what kind of ex­er­cise you’re af­ter, there’s an app to help you get on the road to bet­ter fit­ness.

With spring now here, check out these apps to get you fit, healthy and sum­mer-ready!


This app is de­signed to get you run­ning 5km by a long, steady sys­tem of im­prove­ment. Over nine weeks you will have a trainer in your ear who tells you ex­actly what to do us­ing in­ter­val walking and run­ning. One of the most pop­u­lar train­ing apps on the net


One of the most pop­u­lar apps for jog­gers, this al­lows you to track your ex­er­cise, sweat, set your goals and see how you’re go­ing. Uses your phone’s GPS to track your speed and dis­tance with up­dates that cut into your mu­sic.


Ev­ery­one loves push ups, right? With this app, over time you will build up your strength by putting the phone un­der your head and as you do the push up touch the screen with your nose. Sounds daft, but it works. Do it ev­ery day and over 30 days you will be do­ing push ups ef­fort­lessly. With each new level it re-evaluates your sta­tus to make sure the plan works.


If you haven’t dis­cov­ered the in­ten­sity of Tabata, then give it a whirl. A Tabata work­out con­sists of 20 sec­onds’ work, then 10 sec­onds’ rest, eight times. Choose from one to eight move­ments and go for it. Tabata is great for those who are time poor but need an in­tense work­out.


If you want a trainer in your pocket and don’t have time to get to a gym, this app has 1001 ways to do a seven-minute work­out with lit­tle or no equip­ment. Will im­prove your over­all core strength and won’t take up too much time.


It’s a fact that those who track and record their food in­take have a much bet­ter chance of los­ing weight. With Lose It you en­ter your in­for­ma­tion, and your goals. En­ter your food in the diary and it al­lows you to fol­low your calo­rie in­take re­quired to lose weight.

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