5 Fitness Apps to Boost Your Workout
We're already halfway through January and before you know it, it's Valentine's Day! With the nights longer and not enough hours in the day, how do you make time for your fitness resolutions? If you're looking for ways to improve your diet and exercise routines, here are the latest apps to get you going even on days when you just can't make it to the gym. Fitness Buddy An app that breaks down your target areas and provides you with an extensive list on how to effectively work out those certain areas. Looking to give those arms some definition? Fitness Buddy lists thirty different workouts you can try just for your arms! Not to mention, some of the instructions are animated to give you a better sense of how to execute the workout effectively and efficiently.
LIVESTRONG Putting a spin on the classic calorie log app, Livestrong gives you the power to scan your foods via a barcode instead of manually inputing your own numbers and percentages. You are able to log in your calories faster and more accurately. With the Livestrong app, you're able to track your day's meals, water intake and exercise.
Daily Yoga An everyday guide to meditation and poses. You can set up your own yoga studio wherever you are. Daily Yoga provides you access to their online community and soothing meditation music to help you reach your state of calm. This app also accommodates users of all levels. Whether you are just getting into yoga or have been doing it for years, Daily Yoga has a program for every user.
Map My Ride This app is perfect for anyone who loves to ride a bike. Do you bike to work every morning? Now you can track how many calories you're burning, new routes to take and how far and fast you've biked with the help of this app. There is an option to turn up your favorite tunes during your workout and tracking your progress live as it happens. Map My Ride also provides you with cycling routes and GPS.
Nike+ Training Club The training app for women by women. Nike+ Training Club sets you up in 30-day programs custom tailored by your favorite female athletes. The four workout programs are Get Lean, Get Toned, Get Strong and Get Focused, all of which are designed depending on your fitness goal. Try every workout from the Hollywood Ab Blast by Jeanette Jenkins, the Full Stretch Guide by world class gymnast Shawn Johnson and get started on those beach legs with pro surfer Lakey Peterson. And if you feel like rewarding yourself for a job well done, the Nike store is only a few clicks away.