Health

Want to stay fo­cused and hit your fit­ness goal? Try these great apps to mo­ti­vate, coach, mea­sure progress and power you up.

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Up­date your fit­ness rou­tine

Rock­myrun

Free on IOS and An­droid

This app and its web­site (rock­myrun.com) pro­vide savvy tools for track­ing ex­actly what you eat and the num­ber of kilo­joules you burn, and its ex­ten­sive and easy kilo­joule counter means that you can stay aware of your habits.

Cy­cleme­ter

Free on IOS

This clever tool col­lects a wealth of data, in­clud­ing dis­tance, time, speed, el­e­va­tion and heart rate. In­no­va­tive fea­tures like maps, graphs and train­ing plans work for all lev­els of fit­ness, and con­trary to its name, Cy­cleme­ter also tracks other ac­tiv­i­ties, in­clud­ing walk­ing and run­ning.

Fit­bit

Free on IOS and An­droid

Count your steps, track the kilo­joules you con­sume, log your weight and record health in­for­ma­tion, such as your blood pres­sure and glu­cose lev­els. If you al­ready own a Fit­bit tracker, this is even eas­ier to use be­cause it syncs ac­tiv­ity au­to­mat­i­cally. Fit­star

Free on IOS and An­droid

How about match­ing your work­outs to your fit­ness level? That’s what you’ll get here, start­ing with feed­back on which ex­er­cises are too tough, too easy or just right for you. Then move on to the per­son­alised pro­gramme, which chal­lenges in all the right ways.

Fit Ra­dio

Free on IOS and An­droid

This mu­sic-streaming app spe­cialises in Dj-cre­ated mixes with a con­sis­tent beat. Who wants the has­sle of mak­ing a work­out mix when you can browse these great ones by genre, DJ or work­out, from spin and Zumba to yoga?

ACTIVEX

Free on IOS and An­droid

Want to train with a friend but don’t want the has­sle of go­ing to the gym? Then this app is for you. Not only does it fea­ture group HIIT work­outs and train­ing ex­pe­ri­ences with in-app coach­ing, but you can also share your progress with friends.

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