There are so many gym workout apps and training apps out there that it can be hard to figure out what to use. But don’t worry, if you look at the right kind of weightlifting apps and the best weight training apps, you can get a handle on your workouts and stay fit for the long haul.
We looked around and put together some of the best gym workout app options and some of the best strength training apps out there to help you.
Check out these top weight training apps and best lifting apps to use in your workouts:
Pumping Weight is strictly for weightlifting workouts, and is perfect for streamlining your gym session with its ability to guide and track workouts. It automatically records rest periods and visually charts your progress across the board—from weight lifted to intervals completed.
Download here on iTunes.
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The 21-Day Shred
Created by Men’s Fitness Executve Digital Director Mike Simone, the 21-Day Shred is a diet and exercise program that’ll get you unbelievable results in just three weeks. Now, it’s been updated to include bonus strength training programs, including one to bulk up, one to do at home, and more. Read more about the program here.
Download the app here on iTunes or get the PDF here.
Free; $7.99 per month or $39.99 per year for premium version
FitStar does all of the legwork of planning your workouts for you. Exhaustively customized programs that allow you to give real-time feedback about which exercises were too tough, too easy, or just right. The app uses that information to create routines that challenge you in the right ways so you can see gains and improvements without injury. It doesn’t hurt that the app’s virtual trainer is former NFL goliath Tony Gonzalez—a no-excuses motivator whose positive feedback is as impressive as his biceps.
Download on Google Play and iTunes.
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Free; Pro version available for $4.99
Don’t be that guy who walks around the gym with his crumpled piece of paper and pen, scribbling down every set and rep like an elementary student trying to take notes in biology class. Jetfit is a straightforward app that crafts your workout regimen and keeps your calendar to balance gym days and rest days. It also keeps track of all the nitty gritty rep details as you work your way through each set, so you can keep a detailed log of the weight you’re lifting and improvement on max out days.
Download on Google Play and iTunes.
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Free; wagering money is optional
Pact (formerly known as Gympact), isn’t going to tell you how to work out or when to work out, but it will get you motivated to get to the gym and get your workouts done. The app allows you to wager money on whether or not you’ll complete your workouts—so if you reach your goals, you’ll earn cold hard cash. The money comes from a communal pot of users, so the money you earn is collected from slackers who don’t get to the gym. But it works both ways—if you don’t meet your goals it’s you who pays up.
Download here on Google Play and iTunes.
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Simplicity at its best, Gym Buddy is designed to be your no-frills aid in the gym. It can track supersets with ease, can juggle and record multiple lifting programs, and times your rest periods with a 30-, 60-, or 120-second automatic timer.
Download here on iTunes.
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Free; $4.99 per month or $39.99 per year for premium version
Designed to help you hone in on your problem areas, Sworkit will help you tone up with workouts focused on certain parts of your body. Want a six-pack? Choose a core-specific strength workout. Been skipping leg day? Not anymore. (Note: You have to train your whole body within the week if you want to see any real results!) Additionally, Sworkit connects to Spotify so your can stream pre-made playlists that pair up with your workout.
Download on Google Play or iTunes.
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$4.99, plus $9.99 optional membership
The “GSP” in Touchfit: GSP stands for Georges St-Pierre, the MMA World Champion and your virtual personal coach who guides you through the muscle-shredding routines that he has created. These workouts are not for the faint of heart, so the app introduces you to the exercises in a test workout—where you can rate moves as easy, tough, or “need to learn.” From there, the daily workouts customize themselves as you improve.
Download here on iTunes (iPhone only).
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There are plenty of great apps to keep track of your running mileage, and a clear winner when it comes to cycling (Strava, duh). But it’s a bit harder to pick a winner when you’re lifting in the gym. Until recently, all the apps were clunky and hard to use. Now…well, only some of them are.
- Our Favorite: Strong
- Best on Apple Watch: JeFit
- Everything Else
- Excuse #1: I’m constantly on the go; I can’t commit to a gym
- Excuse #2: I don’t have time to workout
- Excuse #3: I’m completely lost in the weight room
- Excuse #4: I need a personal trainer, but I can’t afford it
- Excuse #5: I can’t stay motivated to stick to a routine
- Excuse #6: I press snooze so many times that I sleep through my workout
- Excuse #7: My mind isn’t in the right place to make exercise a priority
- Excuse #8: My playlist doesn’t motivate me
- Excuse #9: I want to run a race, but I’m too out of shape
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- Finally, there’s an app that builds a personalized workout program for you and gives you a place to log your progress.
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- 1. Coach’s Eye
- Strong (free)
- Fitness Point (free)
- Fitted Lifts ($3)
- Simple Workout Log (free)
- Jefit (free)
- Stronglifts 5×5 (free)
- Beginner Workout — Your First Month at the Gym (free)
- Workout Trainer: fitness coach (free)
- Workout: Gym routines planner (free)
- You Are Your Own Gym/Bodyweight Training: Your Gym ($5)
- BodySpace (Free)
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- 1. The Training Notebook (iOS)
- 2. Coach Pro (iOS)
- 3. GAIN Trainer (iOS)
- 4. FitSW (iOS)
- 5. Vagaro
- 6. PTminder Software
- 7. Trainerize Software
- 8. MINDBODY
- 9. Coach’s Eye
- 10. My PT Hub
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- JEFIT Workout Planner Gym Log
- Stronglifts 5×5 Weight Lifting
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Our Favorite: Strong
Strong (free on iOS and Android) is the clear winner. It’s easy to use, even when you’re exhausted mid-workout. With the free app, you can create three workouts, and check off your sets as you complete them.
The app fills in your previous weights and reps so you don’t have to fiddle with numbers every time. It syncs with Apple Health and Google Fit, meaning that if you spend 45 minutes logging exercises on the app, you’ll automatically get credit for a 45-minute strength workout. Strong also keeps track of your personal bests, and it calculates your theoretical one-rep max of each exercise based on the reps you do. (For example, if you bench 90 pounds five times, it lets you know that you could probably do a single rep at 100 pounds.)
The pro version is worthwhile if you’re in the gym a lot. For $4.99/month or $29.99/year, you can save as many workouts as you like. (I upgraded when I switched from a two-day routine to one with four different workouts.) You also get a plate calculator, which tells you how many plates, and what size, to add to each end of the bar to reach your desired weight. (For that 90 pound bench, you’ll add two 10-pound plates and a 2.5 pound plate to each end of a 45-pound bar.) The subscription also unlocks a calculator for warm-up sets, a body measurement tracker, and a bunch of analytics to monitor your progress.
Best on Apple Watch: JeFit
While Strong can store a workout on the watch, it doesn’t have a mode where you can swap back and forth between the watch and the phone on the same workout. If you know that you will do exactly your planned workout, with no deviations, the Watch version of Strong might fit your needs.
But JeFit does the job much more smoothly. If the app is running on your phone, you get a little screen on your watch to log the current exercise and start a rest timer to let you know when to do the next set. If you want to do your exercises in a different order, or add something new, you can make those tweaks on the phone and your watch will follow along.
JeFit is free on iOS and Android, and like Strong, it hides some of its features behind a subscription.
Fitnotes (Android only) is a bit clunkier than Strong and doesn’t have as many features, but it does the job and won’t bug you to buy a subscription (although there is a $2.99 version of the app that includes some graphs to track your progress.)
Progression (Android only) syncs everything to Google Drive. The pro version, $5.49 as a one-time purchase, unlocks some analytics.
Intensity (Android and iOS) focuses on your total poundage for the day (adding up all your lifts) and on progress graphs, and it has popular lifting programs like 5/3/1 and Stronglifts built in. The basics are free but you’ll need a $3.99/month subscription to unlock some of the features.
The most intuitive workout and exercise tracker for any fitness routine.
Strong is the simplest and most intuitive workout tracker, designed to help you get better results from your workouts. Whether you want to gain strength or just stay healthy, join over 1.2 million people who have downloaded Strong to stay on track in the gym.
“I’d suggest downloading the “Strong” app before you return to the gym. It’s that good” – CNBC
“with apps like Strong, working out feels more like a game” – The Verge
“I have used nearly every logging app since the App Store launched. This is the best bar none”
“I use this every time I go to the gym and seriously couldn’t train without it”
“Simple. Intuitive. Functional. Exactly what I was looking for.”
“This is bare bones and serious. Right on, and works perfectly… I wish I could give 10 stars.”
“It’s by far the most intuitive and easy to use workout app I’ve used.”
Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced powerlifter, Strong provides everything you need to record your workouts as effortlessly and as quickly as possible. Unlike other fitness apps, Strong doesn’t bog you down with distractions and unnecessary gimmicks you’d never use.
Strong is optimized for a progressive barbell routine such as Starting Strength or StrongLifts 5×5, but it is easily adaptable to any other routine of your choosing!
• The simplest interface of any fitness app in the App Store
• A comprehensive range of cardio and strength exercises – and add your own too!
• Fully-featured Apple Watch app to log workouts with or without your iPhone
• Add your own routines and easily choose between them
• Detailed exercise instructions with a growing library of animated videos
• Advanced Statistics show your personal records and progression and even calculate your one rep max and total weight lifted!
• Built in Auto Countdown Timer to help record rest breaks
• Support for multiple Exercise Types, including Assisted Bodyweight and Duration Exercises
• Tag sets as Warm Up, Failure or Drop Sets
• Supersets/Grouped Exercises
• Track your progress with graphs for Volume and 1RM Progression
• Automatically back up your data with Cloud Sync!
• Built in body measurements tracker to record your weight and other vitals, with support for Apple Health
• Warm Up Calculator tells you which weights to warm up with
• Plate Calculator for when the weights get high
• Support for Imperial (lbs) and Metric (kg) weights, or a combination of both
• Add notes and progress pictures to your workouts
• Share sheet makes sharing routines and workouts with friends easier than ever!
• Export all of your data to Notes or Email in CSV format
The free version of Strong can save unlimited workouts, but is limited to 3 custom routines. Upgrade to a Strong PRO subscription ($4.99/month or $29.99/year) for an unlimited number of routines and to unlock additional PRO features.
Strong will automatically charge your iTunes Account at the end of your subscription or free trial period unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24 hours before the end of your current period. Subscriptions renew at the original price. You can turn off auto-renew at any time and still receive full functionality until the end of your current period, but no refund can be provided for unused portions of the subscription. Any unused portion of a free trial period, if offered, will be forfeited when the user purchases a subscription to that publication, where applicable.
If you’ve previously purchased “Unlock Strong” or “Strong Combo Pack”, you’ll be able to use the Restore Purchases option in the app for access to all Strong PRO features.
These prices are for customers in the United States and may vary depending on your iTunes Account settings. In-app purchases and subscriptions cannot be shared using Family Sharing.
Strong Terms of Service – http://help.strongapp.io/article/73-strong-terms-of-service
I’m too busy. I’m not a morning person. I’m travelling.
When it comes to excuses to skip the gym, we’re full of them.
But whether it’s not having time, not knowing what exercise to do or simply not being able to find the motivation to exercise: there’s an app for that.
Since we so often rely on our phones to entertain us, teach us and distract us from the real world, why not look to them for a little help when it comes to getting your fitness back on track? When you need that extra push to get off the couch, consider downloading one of these apps designed to combat the workout excuses that plague us.
Download one or download them all, either way, a killer workout is just a click away.
Excuse #1: I’m constantly on the go; I can’t commit to a gym
Price: One-month free trial; $8.33/month
It can be hard to keep up with a fitness routine when you’re constantly away from home. Instead of letting every work trip or vacation put a dent in your stride — and struggling to get back on the bandwagon when you get home — give Aaptiv a spot on your home screen. The app will allow you to keep up with your workouts wherever you are: whether you have a hotel gym at your disposal or need to squeeze in a workout in your room. The app boasts over 2,500 workouts audio classes led by an expert trainer with an accompanying soundtrack, with new classes added every week. You can filter workouts based on fitness level, workout duration and type — so no, only having ten minutes and no equipment isn’t an excuse.
Excuse #2: I don’t have time to workout
App: 7-Minute Workout
Finding time may be the biggest obstacle to committing to a workout routine. As much as we would all love to take an hour to de-stress in a yoga class or take a long walk in the park, sometimes (okay, most of the time) busy schedules just won’t allow it. For those jam-packed days, the 7-Minute Workout app is there to help you squeeze in some exercise. The app leads you through 12 high-intensity exercises that can be performed in just seven minutes, creating a workout that gets your heart rate up enough to make a real impact on your waistline (but not your schedule). The only catch? “I don’t have time” is no longer a viable excuse.
Excuse #3: I’m completely lost in the weight room
Price: Free; upgrade to elite member for $7.99/month
We know that strength training is a critical component of any effective fitness routine, but not everyone feels at home in the weight room. By going into her workouts with a plan, Wilhelmina model, personal trainer, and NYSC Lab Master Instructor, Bianca Paige tells NBC News BETTER that she avoids the chance of getting distracted or losing time trying to figure out a workout on the spot. (And one look at her killer body says it’s safe to say that her method works.) “I write everything down; especially when it comes to lifting,” says Paige. “It’s the easiest way to see your progress and how far you’ve come.” We’re not all professional trainers, but we do all have access to FitBod, a workout app that creates custom strength-training workouts based on your ability and goals. Gone are the days where you avoid certain machines or stand clueless in front of a weight rack: The app takes the guesswork out of sets, reps and which weight to use, and even provides animated GIFs demonstrating each exercise.
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Excuse #4: I need a personal trainer, but I can’t afford it
Price: 7-day free trial; $9.99/month
Whether you’re brand new to working out or you want to work towards a specific goal, having a pro by your side can be a huge help. Not only are professionals able to guide your form and enhance effectiveness of a workout, but they’re able to provide some much needed motivation, too. If you find yourself at a loss for where to start and don’t have access to a pro IRL, look to Fitplan, an app that provides users with thorough workout plans with world-class fitness trainers. The app offers 3-12 week workout plans organized by goal – like fat burn, building muscle, bikini body or postpartum for new moms. A trainer guides you through each plan, providing videos, routines and a place to record your weights, reps and personal bests. And for the same price as two lattes, it’s a whole lot more affordable than hiring an in-person trainer.
Excuse #5: I can’t stay motivated to stick to a routine
App: 30 Day Fitness App
If you’re someone who jumps in with both feet and then falls off the bandwagon a week later, setting a concrete fitness goal you can work towards can help keep you motivated. The 30-Day Fitness App allows you to set a 30-day goal, whether it be a full-body tone up, or a specific target like your abs or glutes. You will ease into it the first couple of days and then the app will gradually increase your reps per set as you progress through the 30 days. Even the most unmotivated among us will find satisfaction in the check mark that appears on the calendar each day you complete your workout. With bathing suit season in full affect, a 30-day commitment may be just the push you need to get off the lounge chair and back in the gym.
Excuse #6: I press snooze so many times that I sleep through my workout
Price: free; $7.49/month for Wakeout Pro
Those who have mastered the morning workout make a pretty convincing case to give it a try. Not only does it ensure that a hectic schedule doesn’t get in the way of fitting in fitness, but it will get you up and moving before work, which can increase your productivity. But when that alarm sounds — and your bed is just oh-so-cozy — it becomes easier said than done. The Wakeout fitness app can help get the ball rolling and lessen the chance that you skip your workout. Featuring over 250 simple workouts — incorporating everything from pillows and your bed, to your desk chair and a coffee cup — the app allows you to make a small, 3-minute step towards becoming a morning person. (Bonus: It also provides exercises to perform at other sleepy times of the day, like at your desk during that midday slump at work.) Chances are, once you’re up and moving for a few minutes (even if it’s just tossing your pillow around in bed), you’ll be awake enough to get up for a longer workout.
Excuse #7: My mind isn’t in the right place to make exercise a priority
App: EveryBODY with Iskra
Price: 7-day free trial; $24.99/month
Physical fitness is just one cornerstone of a healthy lifestyle; it’ll only get you so far if you aren’t dedicating time to your mental health as well. And when you’ve gotten out of shape, the battle to get back in the gym can be as much mental as it is physical. If you’re stuck in a place where you’re constantly comparing yourself to others or worrying about being judged in the gym, EveryBODY with Iskra can help you work on rebuilding your confidence and focusing on self-care, instead of fixating on the extra pounds you’re trying to lose. Designed by self-care advocate, Iskra Lawrence, the app offers a combo of HIIT, boxing and yoga workouts, plus it’s chock-full of recipes, guided meditations, lifestyle tips and a constant support system to help you tackle each one of your wellness and self-care goals.
Excuse #8: My playlist doesn’t motivate me
App: FIT Radio
Price: Free; $3.99/month for Premium Subscription
Let’s be real: sometimes the only thing pushing you through that run is the tunes blasting in your ears. Especially on those days when you feel less than motivated, the right playlist can make all the difference. Enter: FIT Radio. The app provides users with playlists curated by real-life DJs, with 40 different music genres, designed to fuel all your favorite workouts. Whether you’re climbing stairs, doing yoga, kickboxing or walking, FIT Radio will provide the tunes that will motivate you to push yourself to your limits. The app also has a running tab that syncs the playlist with your pace, helping you to stabilize or increase your speed if you’re training for a race.
Excuse #9: I want to run a race, but I’m too out of shape
Price: Free; upgrade to pro $4.99/month
It’s summer which means your social media feeds are peppered with friends posting their training runs for fall marathons and pictures of them holding 5k medals on the beach. Having some major FOMO? That’s where C25K comes into play. After just ten months, the founder of C25K went from a couch-ridden smoker to an inspirational athlete running his first marathon. The secret to the program is all in the gentle introduction to running that starts with alternating between walking and running small distances to help build strength before gradually transitioning into distance runs. Designed for people who are brand new to running, the app can get anyone up off the couch and running a 5k in just nine weeks — you’ll have your own Instagram-worthy moment to post in just a few short months!
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Finally, there’s an app that builds a personalized workout program for you and gives you a place to log your progress.
Fitbod uses AI-learning to develop a workout plan for you that includes exercises, sets, and repetitions based on your abilities, goals, and available gym equipment.
Your workout program gets harder over time, as Fitbod’s algorithm learns from your past workouts that you log.
Plus, the app is ready to answer your questions about how to do certain exercises and what muscle groups are fresh with its’ built-in demonstrations and recovery sections.
We’ll go more in-depth about all that.
Here we go.
First, you can download Fitbod through the IOS app store. Sign up by filling out some basic information about yourself.
Now you’re going to start creating a workout program.
There’s a lot to select from, starting with how you want to create your workout. You can select individual muscle groups that you want to target, pick a few exercises you know you want to do and let the app fill in the rest, or you can create a workout from scratch.
There’s also a number of different workout styles, or splits, to choose from: push workouts, pull workouts, upper body only, or lower body only.
Next, you’re going to select what gym equipment you have available and almost everything you can think of is listed, from free weights to machines and everything in between.
If you’re traveling or don’t have access to a gym, Fitbod gives you the option to select bodyweight-only workouts that do not require any equipment.
Select your fitness goal: strength-training, bodybuilding, muscle tone, general fitness, powerlifting, or Olympic weightlifting (not available for beginners).
Then you’ll choose your level of strength-training experience: beginner, intermediate, or advanced.
You can select how much cardio you want included in your workouts, if you want a warm-up and cool down routine, how long you want the workouts to last, and a few other options.
One of the things that stands out about Fitbod is the quality of the workouts. They’re carefully crafted for your goals and they cover a wide range of training styles to keep almost any gym rat happy.
Fitbod workout app: personalized approach to getting fit in 2020
The chart-topping fitness app Fitbod, using sophisticated machine learning and data analytics to automatically build personalized daily workout routines, has found its way onto the iPhones and Apple Watches of thousands of fans and the number is growing steadily. Fitbod is a new-generation fitness app that’s smart and easy to use, serving up daily workout routines designed specifically for each individual.
The app takes the guesswork out of exercising by recommending workouts geared to each person’s fitness goals, level of fitness and physical condition. Guided by best practices in strength training and fitness science, Fitbod is a fitness lover’s dream, making workouts efficient, fun and optimizing results for everyone from exercise novices to advanced athletes.
The good news is that for all its sophistication, Fitbod is an affordable tool for nearly everyone. After three complimentary trial workouts, users can subscribe to the app for only $9.99 per month or get an annual subscription for $59.99. As an incentive to make your New Year’s resolution come true, annual Fitbod memberships are 25% off, just 44.99 per year, through January 31, 2020.
Fitbod generates a new personalized workout routine every day, taking into account what equipment and time is available, the user’s workout preferences and limitations, and information logged in from previous workouts.
The app was launched for iOS on the App Store in 2015. It is a 2019 Apple Store Editor’s Choice pick and has a 4.8 rating based on nearly 64,000 reviews. A version for Android devices will be launched soon. The app currently works with Apple Health and other apps such as Activity, Fitbit and Strava, and more inter-app functionalities are anticipated. A free trial of the Fitbod app for iOS can be downloaded at https://fitbod.me.
Fitbod was created by co-founders Allen Chen and Jesse Venticinque to take advantage of breakthroughs in data analytics that make it possible to create fitness routines that are personalized while being based on best practices in strength training and fitness science.
Prior to co-founding Fitbod, Venticinque, with a background in human-computer interaction and cognitive sciences (Carnegie Mellon University and UCLA), led mobile product design efforts at LinkedIn and is a startup veteran of companies such as Slideshare, Altschool and Predictify.
“Consumer fitness tech today is like Google Maps without the directions feature. We have data-rich maps of people’s physical activity, but fail to help them navigate towards real results,” said Venticinque. “Fitbod bridges the gap, enabled by cutting edge personalization technology such as machine learning and predictive analytics. Resistance-training is the perfect type of exercise for this application. The activity naturally produces highly structured data (sets, reps, weight, equipment, etc.) and people vary widely in physical capability, making personalization critical to providing value.”
Allen Chen had a computer engineering background and worked in the financial industry as a high-frequency trading strategist. He used machine learning and data analytics to develop optimized trading and portfolio strategies for clients. “Through my lifelong passion for strength and sports training, I realized that the data analytics approach used to design and engineer investment strategies could be leveraged to create optimal fitness plans as well,” he said. “It may seem counter-intuitive that algorithms could guide such a human activity as strength training but actually the data helps to personalize and humanize the workout experience.”
Chen explained that according to fitness experts, daily routines need to vary from day to day in order to achieve best results. People’s lifestyles also dictate that exercise routines should be flexible. Depending on the day and circumstances, people may have a long or a short amount of time to work out. They may choose to go to the gym, work out at home, or may be on the road without access to their usual facilities and equipment. Fitbod takes all these factors into account and automatically designs an optimal workout routine for that day, based on what equipment and time period is available.”
All Fitbod’s suggested exercises are based upon best practices in strength training and fitness science. Fitbod has teamed with highly regarded fitness pros Chris Matsui, Nick Cerone, and Irene Gardner, who help architect the routines Fitbod recommends to achieve each users fitness goals, from muscle tone and bodybuilding to Olympic and Powerlifting. Routines can include such contemporary fitness approaches as supersets and circuit training. Fitbod users can master their daily routine by using available videos and text to learn about each exercise and view the proper way to perform it.
One of Fitbod’s strongest features is its ability to design workout routines that minimize the risk of injury. Fitbod tracks the user’s workout history and determines the muscle recovery state—which muscle groups need complete rest, or less intense exercise, so they won’t be overstrained. Over time, the daily workout routines become more individualized and challenging, pushing users to stretch their limits and reach their goals.
Personal trainers have found value in using Fitbod to assist them in their work with clients. “Fitbod is like having a technical assistant to assist me as I work with my clients,” said personal fitness trainer Nick Cerone. “Fitbod does the heavy lifting when it comes to designing the daily routine, calculating calories burned, determining muscle recovery states and tracking progress. This frees me up to concentrate on motivating and encouraging my clients while I use my training expertise to make sure they use proper form. Fitbod is a win-win for everyone.”
Currently, Fitbod integrates with other fitness or health apps including Apple Health, Fitbit and Strava. Going forward, the company plans to offer routines or add-ons that are targeted to special needs groups or are designed to optimize performance in specific sports or physical activities.
Personalizing workout routines
The personalization process starts when new users create a profile by entering individual fitness information, including their height, weight, gender and age, their fitness experience, physical limitations, available equipment and their fitness goals. Fitness activities can be targeted toward general fitness, strength training, muscle tone, bodybuilding, powerlifting and even Olympic weightlifting. Height, weight, age, available equipment and available workout time can be modified as often as needed so that the recommended workout fits into the user’s day. Fitbod can also pull in physical data from Apple Health—another iOS app—to keep the user’s workout history up to date. Finally, the app analyzes data from previous workouts to determine the muscle recovery state—which muscle groups need to recuperate and shouldn’t be exercised until another day.
Having considered these factors, Fitbod automatically creates a list of recommended exercises for the day, including the weights to be used and the number of required reps and sets. Users who are unfamiliar with an exercise can access instructional videos and text through the app. Each exercise is described, instructions are offered, and Fitbod tells them which muscle groups are involved. Exercise modifications are suggested for people with physical limitations.
The workout routines can incorporate more than sixty types of equipment including free weights, bars and benches, cable machines, weight machines and other equipment including resistance bands. The app will also recommend warm-up and cool-down exercises and cardio routines to augment the strength-focused exercises.
To help keep subscribers motivated, Fitbod subscribers get a Weekly Workout Report which includes such stats as Total Weight Lifted, Number of Logged Workouts, Total Workout Duration, Total Calories Burned and Exercises Performed. Personal Bests and workout streaks are also recorded as Fitbod Achievements.
Integrations with other health and fitness apps
Complementarity is at the core of Fitbod’s business model and integration with other fitness apps is a key functionality. Currently, to build users’ profiles, Fitbod can read and write data to Apple Health (weight, height, gender and age). Many of the Apple Health and Apple Watch workout routines—such as Indoor Run, Elliptical, Rower and Indoor Cycle—can be imported into Fitbod. The Activity app can pull in this data from the Apple Health app and use it to calculate calories burned during the workout.
Integration with Fitbit is also available, so Fitbit users can connect to their Fitbit account. Workout data from Fitbod can be posted to Fitbit.
For extra motivation, Fitbod users can connect their Fitbod account to Strava, a social network for athletes. Strava users can also post their Strava cardio fitness routines—Runs, Bike Rides and E-Bike Rides—since these affect the muscle recovery state and can be considered when Fitbod designs their daily routine.
Partnerships with other businesses
Fitbod has developed partnerships with several companies who see the value in encouraging people to stay fit by using the Fitbod app. Fitness clubs such as Raise the Bar Fitness in San Francisco and hotel organizations such as the Godfrey Hotel in Chicago have partnered with Fitbod to cross-promote the app. At Raise the Bar Fitness, in-house personal trainers are using the app to enhance their work with clients. The Godfrey Hotel offers complimentary Fitbod sessions as a special amenity. The workout routines are geared to the equipment in the hotel’s fitness center.
Fitbod, Inc. is the developer of the Fitbod app, a technology platform that designs deeply personalized workout plans, allowing users to get maximum benefit from their fitness program. Using machine learning, data analytics, user data and exercise science best practices, the app creates optimized and personalized workout routines. In short, Fitbod helps users reach fitness goals efficiently and safely. Headquartered in San Francisco, Fitbod, Inc. is co-founded by Jesse Venticinque and Allen Chen.
Fitbod is currently available for iOS devices at the App Store. An Android version is in development.
For more information about Fitbod, please visit the website at https://fitbod.me.
Top 5 Mobile Video Apps for Strength and Conditioning Coaches
Video apps have come a long way in the past few years for strength coaches and are popular for teaching high level movement such as Olympic lifting.
Video apps are so advanced these days that strength coaches use them to train individual athletes remotely or in a team setting. Imagine recording each athlete and quickly running it back for a side-by-side comparison in the weight room. Better yet, think about athletes filming themselves in the offseason and sending the strength coach the video for interaction and feedback – especially incoming freshmen.
With today’s technology, this is not only possible, it’s pretty easy. Here are the best five video apps for strength coaches:
5. Keelo Lift
This new app is sharp, fast and extremely simple to use. In fact, they are a potential threat to the other barbell technique apps we list in this article if they grow in popularity. Keelo Lift automatically tracks the barbell path and uses a heat-map type graphing to indicate barbell speed which is super sharp. Video is recorded in 60 FPS and stored for easy playback within the app and can also be shared.
Keelo’s free version offers 20 free lift recordings and gives the option to purchase unlimited recordings for a monthly or annual fee. Unfortunately, Keelo Lift is only available in iOS at the moment but will be making an Android app.
It’s true – the programming software has delved into the video game (we couldn’t help ourselves). In a different twist, TeamBuildr created a video feature that lets athletes record themselves on their own phones, upload to TeamBuildr and coaches can comment/give coaching feedback on the technique from the coach account.
The idea is to have coaching take place in the same software where programming is done, essentially consolidating more strength coaching functions into one platform.
Our third-ranked app is Dartfish which offers itself as a very efficient tool for strength coaches. Dartfish offers a robust editing interface that allows for a lot of markup in addition to playing back video in slow motion. Priced at $6.99, coaches will be going for free apps before trying Dartfish but this company is reputable among the sports community and makes a strong effort to be valuable to strength and conditioning coaches. Available for iOS and Android, give a Dartfish a try when looking to upgrade to a more sophisticated video app.
2. Hudl Technique (Ubersense)
Ubersense is now Hudl Technique (acquired by Hudl). This app is tremendously popular and used by many Olympic coaches. It films in HD, plays back ultra-slow motion, and lets you diagram/markup directly on the video with the easy-of-use that Hudl is known for.
Perhaps the coolest feature is how you can compare athlete videos side-by-side with professional athletes in the same sport. For a strength coach, this app is just a smooth tool that is backed by one of the most trusted companies in sports technology. Available on iOS and Android.
1. Coach’s Eye
At $4.99, Coach’s Eye is available on any iOS, Android, and Windows device and is our first pick for best mobile video app for strength coaches. This app is able to charge a premium because of the sheer functionality it offers: A coach can actually record their voice as they breakdown and markup an HD, ultra slow motion playback for an athlete.
In addition to frame-by-frame playback, voice-over video and markup, this app even lets strength coaches compare side-by-side videos of two different athletes (or the same athlete).
Do you find that most fitness apps are a little too casual for your workout goals? Check out these serious downloads with a focus on realizing gains and putting on more muscle the right way. Here are the best weightlifting apps around for iOS and Android devices.
Note: Most of these apps are updated to work with smartwatches too, but their capacity is limited and unless you are primarily interested in logging results, you tend to get better content on your phone.
Simple and straightforward, Strong is a great choice if you have set routines you’re working through. Strong has a vast database of exercises to choose from, including the best arm workouts, and you can add each of those exercises into a number of workouts. Plan your workouts, then get one going and knock down your goals. Its strength is a weakness in some ways, and anyone who doesn’t have a set workout planned will find the app unable to keep up with their spontaneous needs. However, with a powerful suite of tools, if Strong works for you then it’s the app you need. Paying $5 per month or $30 per year will unlock an unlimited number of custom routines and other Pro features.
Fitness Point (free)
When it comes to a hardcore, down-to-details workout apps, few are as complete as Fitness Point. It’s primarily a collection of workout instructions that go exercise by exercise, breaking each down into images, descriptions, and the muscle group affected. You can build your own workout based on the muscle groups you want to target, and log each exercise that you do with notes for weight changes, calories burned, and so on. Common workouts include animations to help you keep your form, although full video training is a little lacking — this app is primarily for experienced gym rats who want a good app to build their own regimens. The biggest downside is that the selection of workouts is limited to basic options and some of them require resistance bands. There are still quite a few, but for very specific exercises or for rarer moves, you may need to purchase more workouts, so some cost may be involved. There’s also a Pro version with no ads for $5.
Fitted Lifts ($3)
Fitted Lifts is an iOS fitness app designed to track your performance over time by making it easy to log your sets and reps while you do them. The layout is based on simple sliders that let you update your record while you work out. You can customize workouts and see what specific exercises you are doing (and how long it’s been since you did that move). You can also view charts to track your weight and performance over time. It’s a great app for dedicated muscle builders who know exactly what they want to track and don’t mind using an app for a bit during their workouts.
Simple Workout Log (free)
More time doing lifty-weighty and less time poking your phone is always great, and that’s where Simple Workout Log comes in. It works exactly as you’d expect: Enter your exercise, weight, and number of reps, and the app will keep track of that information, allowing you to see how you’ve progressed over time. You can rename and export your routines, and there’s a website version of the app available, so you can keep track even if you forget your phone. There’s no iOS version yet, but it’s in the works.
Jefit is similar to Fitness Points, but with a greater focus on photos and real images, which is excellent if you aren’t sure how to do some of the exercises and would like a more in-depth look at the moves. In addition to the exercise library, there’s also a full workout tracker, timer, and shortcut workout routines for those who don’t want to customize. Jefit also dives heavily into analytics and social media, with a workout profile that allows you to look at your progress, share workouts with others, view your progress picture, and more. It can get a little data intensive, but maybe you’re into that — in which case, you should also check out these fitness trackers.
Stronglifts 5×5 (free)
If the complexity of apps like Jefit does nothing for you, this Stronglifts app, called 5×5, should be much more your style. It’s a personal trainer and logger, but one that’s pared down, with a minimalist interface focused on 5×5 workouts. Plug in your starting weights and sets, and the app will tell you how long to rest between sets, and what weights and sets you should use next time. There’s a lot less thinking and profile management, and a lot more weightlifting, so what’s not to like? There’s a Pro option with more features, and it costs $20 a year.
Beginner Workout — Your First Month at the Gym (free)
Looking to get into lifting weights for the first time? Maybe you’re returning to the world of pumping iron after an extended break? Either way, Beginner Workout might be your pathway into lifting. The app challenges you to follow a four-week training course that has been specially designed to be demanding, but not so demanding as to cause burnout or injury. It’s completely free, and it promises to give you a great start to lifting weights (and a good buildup of muscle too). Unfortunately, it’s only available on Android.
Workout Trainer: fitness coach (free)
Skimble’s app is more suited toward fitness newcomers who want to build muscle and get into shape, but need some guidance on how. You can choose categories like weightlifting or bodyweight, explore different workout routines that are premade for you, and pick the one that you want to try (they are rated by time, intensity, body part, and so on). The workouts are created by verified trainers, and there’s an option to link up with an online trainer and explore your fitness progress together — if you’re willing to pay a subscription fee.
Workout: Gym routines planner (free)
This Fitness22 app is the full package, and comes with the ability to create a custom workout plan, full exercise tracking, and even has the ability to help you build meal plans to boost your fitness. It’s adaptable enough to be used by complete beginners and weight-lifting experts, with over 3,000 exercises available. Photos and videos are available for many of the exercises, and it even mixes in a little cardio to make sure you’re getting a full workout. However, to get the most out of it you’ll need to pay either for a year’s access, or a one-time lifetime fee.
You Are Your Own Gym/Bodyweight Training: Your Gym ($5)
Maybe you want to build muscle, but you hate using weights. This is the app for you! It focuses on more than 200 bodyweight exercises for you to get the gains you want without weights. There’s also a free video pack that you can download for exercise demonstrations if you aren’t sure how to do a particular move.
BodySpace is a “personal fitness platform” that offers professionally created programs and a “BodyCalendar” for you to follow. The daily reminders for workouts help you keep a schedule, and the stats support frequent logging and checking. There are also tips, videos, and other resources for you to use to perfect your workout or find the right advice. The social aspects are largely optional.
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10 Apps Personal Trainers Can Use to Improve Communication with Their Clients
Editor’s Note: This post was originally published January 2019 and has recently been updated and revised for accuracy and comprehensiveness.
Whether you’ve just started your journey to becoming a personal trainer or have been a certified personal fitness trainer for a while, looking for the best ways to communicate with your clients is essential. And, with the recent growth in the development of apps and software, it’s an absolute necessity to start using technology in order to take your personal training business to the next level.
You’ve probably noticed that there are hundreds of apps and software programs which can help you grow your personal training business. The difficult part is deciding which of them will help you put your personal trainer certification to the most use.
Of course, some apps are better than others. It’s important to use ones which will allow you to focus on giving your clients the results they want and to spend less time on the mindless recording, tracking, and unnecessary clerical work that very few personal trainers like to do.
In this article, we’ve done the research for you and have compiled a list of the top 10 apps and software programs you can use to streamline your personal training business and experience growth like never before.
1. The Training Notebook (iOS)
The Training Notebook is one of the most robust and simple iPad apps out there for personal trainers. The home page gives you a central hub where you can easily access each one of your client’s workout regimens, training schedule, contact information, and assessments.
The program page allows you to start building your client’s training program in just minutes. You can then copy and paste your favorite workouts, email them to your clients, and even choose from pre-made program templates. The body assessment feature allows you to store before and after pictures of clients in one place. Additionally, the app can calculate your clients’ caliper readings for you.
All of the features in The Training Notebook allow you to save time that would otherwise be used writing on paper.
2. Coach Pro (iOS)
Coach Pro is a fantastic app for managing your personal training business. It’s an app designed by coaches, for coaches. The interface is user friendly and allows you to update client progress seamlessly.
It allows you to record session notes for your clients immediately after a session through voice dictation on your iPhone, track goals per client, successes, and manage your appointment calendar and billing information all in one app.
3. GAIN Trainer (iOS)
GAIN Trainer is an app designed by trainers to help you scale your personal training business. The app comes with over 1,600+ exercises in their database and is developed to help you draw in a larger tech-savvy client base.
With GAIN Trainer, you can communicate with your clients, create programs, and train clients remotely.
The ease-of-use will help you retain clients longer with more consistent training. The developers thrive on using the latest technologies and simple, effective design methods so you can focus more time on growing your client base and less on unnecessary client instruction.
4. FitSW (iOS)
FitSW is an excellent app for staying in communication with your clients. It allows you to manage multiple clients, their workouts, fitness progress graphs, and more, all in one centralized location.
This makes it easier for you to stay on the same page with your client. Goal progress tracking and fitness graphs helps your clients stay motivated, which will help with client retention.
It also includes a large workout database with demonstration videos so your clients know exactly how to perform each exercise you assign them.
Vagaro is a cloud-based app specifically for salons, spas, and personal trainer management. It is a perfect solution for allowing personal trainers to book appointments and manage different facility roles. Using Vagaro allows you to handle client databases, bookkeeping, and payroll, all in one software.
If your personal training business is growing quickly Vagaro is a great software to help keep up with your clients. You can list available appointment slots through Vagaro. Clients can also look at fitness facilities nearby and book appointments through the website or app.
Vagaro lets you create your own uniquely customizable web page to promote any discounts, offers, or special events you may be having. And it even includes email marketing, QuickBooks integration, and text reminders.
6. PTminder Software
PTminder is a cloud-based website and mobile app that helps you manage the day-to-day of your personal training business with ease. You can access it through your phone or any device with internet connection.
PTminder allows personal training businesses like yours manage administrative tasks, like payment processing and client management, all through the cloud. It is one of the simplest, most efficient personal training softwares you can implement immediately to help you become and stay organized.
PTminder can help you save a significant amount of time so you can focus more on your efforts on growing your business and helping your clients get results and less on time consuming administrative tasks.
It also allows you to collect payments from clients via debit and credit cards, Paypal, Stripe, DebitSuccess, and Ezidebit.
7. Trainerize Software
Trainerize is a cloud-based personal trainer software that helps personal trainers stay on track with their clients.
With Trainerize, you can create individual personal training programs specific to each client. The app allows you to track meal plans and , exercise regimens, and communicate with clients all in real-time.
It also allows you to customize each workout using videos, photos, and workout descriptions to give it even more of a personal touch. Trainerize then sends notifications to the personal trainer when the client checks in. This helps the client-trainer relationship stay on the same page so you can coach your clients towards reaching their goals even faster!
MINDBODY is a cloud-based management and appointment scheduling software designed for both small personal trainer entrepreneurs and large fitness businesses. It is mostly used by gyms, personal training centers, wellness centers, salons, and spas.
With MINDBODY, you can attract new customers by listing your business in the app. This gives your business more exposure to your exact target demographic.
Furthermore, MINDBODY gives you all of the fitness management needs you could possibly ask for. The software allows you to manage billing, class schedules, trainer rosters, and payroll. You will no longer have to worry about having any paperwork slip through the cracks thanks to MINDBODY’s ease of use. It is an all-in-one solution.
9. Coach’s Eye
Coach’s Eye is best for clients who are more focused on their form for each workout and improving their lifts. This app is perfect for assessing any downfalls your clients may have regarding form and technique.
Coach’s Eye lets you record your clients while they perform their workouts and it allows you to slow the video down, add notes to it, and correct their form, so your client knows exactly what they’re doing incorrectly and how to improve the lift.
Use Coach’s Eye for your clients who are serious about perfecting their form and want constructive feedback so they can improve on their weaknesses.
10. My PT Hub
Used by over 50,000 personal trainers globally, My PT Hub is an online web application that helps personal trainers create customizable training programs unique to each client. You can then track their progress and achievements directly from My PT Hub.
It also has an extensive database of over 7,000 exercises with step-by-step tutorials, so your clients knows exactly how to perform each exercise. Additionally, you can create workout packages to sell to new and existing clients. My PT Hub also allows you to accept payment directly from the app.
It’s important to stay ahead of the curve if you want to maintain a successful personal training business. Taking advantage of online apps and software programs will help give you a competitive edge against your competitors.
These apps will not only streamline your business – freeing up more time for yourself – but you could also benefit from increased client retention, helping you make more money.
So whether you’re just starting out with your personal training business or you’re an experienced trainer, using just one of the apps listed above could help you make more money, stay more organized, and get more fitness clients.
11 Best weight lifting apps for Android & iOS
Sport is an integral part of modern life. Most people want to get the best physical form, and some live professional sports.
Each sport is interesting in its own way. You can do swimming, fitness, football or just improve your form. But weightlifting will help you to increase strength and muscle volume.
Modern technology does not stand still. Many professional athletes and coaches use mobile apps for easy training. They help to learn more interesting exercises. Besides, today there is a trend of online workouts. You can practice your favorite sport with a professional trainer using your phone.
Want to improve your progress in weightlifting or build muscle? This list contains the best applications for training in weightlifting. These applications will help you get the desired shape and increase strength.
JEFIT Workout Planner Gym Log
The application JEFIT Workout Planner Gym Log received the highest score for its information. It is one of the best in the number of ready-made workouts. A lot of exercises for weightlifting, which shows the necessary sports equipment.
There are sections with exercises for lovers of intense Crossfit and workout. The application is translated into many different languages.
The application has a large list of exercises with video. You can search by name, apply filters by weighted muscles and equipment, add to favorites. If you have not found the right exercise, you can add your own.
It is very convenient to make your own program. Specify the day, add exercises, edit the number of exercises, set the rest time.
You can change the weight and number of repetitions, complete the exercise and turn on the rest timer.
Workouts completed are displayed on the calendar.
Benefits of the application JEFIT Workout Planner Gym Log:
- many training programs
- Health Kit support
- detailed audio support
- download individual workouts
- the creation of their workouts and exercises
- add exercises to favorites
- descriptions of exercises
Besides, this application contains the best bodybuilding exercises. You will get free access to all workouts. Additionally, you can buy individual training programs. It will help you achieve the necessary goals.
Also, there is the possibility of consultation with a professional trainer. They will explain to you the technique of doing the exercises using audio, photo or video. You can do the exercises not only in the gym but also at home. However, you need a special sports equipment for training.
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Stronglifts 5×5 Weight Lifting
Stronglifts 5×5 Weight Lifting is a completely free application for training in weightlifting. There are more than 150 workouts available in several directions.
The application is suitable for both beginners and advanced athletes.
Also, you can copy the previous exercise with one touch during training. After each approach, you can start the timer for rest.
In the “Information” section you will find the description of the exercises and its technique.
This application is distinguished by its reliability and ease of use. It can replace a personal trainer. The application also tracks all workouts to make an accurate analysis. This is the most reliable and convenient application.
Advantages of the application Stronglifts 5×5 Weight Lifting:
- attractive design
- no in-app purchases
- many training programs
- detailed audio support
- the ability to download only individual workouts and delete downloaded content
- the presence of a section with useful articles
- no advertisement
- availability of training programs with the ability to customize
Attached you will find workouts for each muscle group. You can work out both in the gym and at home if you have the necessary equipment. For each exercise, there are images of the muscles involved. You can customize the training based on your goal.
You also get access to creating your own workouts and exercises. It also has a convenient training calendar and timer. All your workouts are saved in the application history.
If you have any questions, you can contact the application support team. The answer usually takes about two days.
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Workout Trainer: fitness coach
Workout Trainer: fitness coach is a great app for athletes involved in weightlifting. It will help you track your progress. You can choose ready-made workouts or create your own.
In the database of the application, you can search for exercises by name. Add them to your favorites. It simplifies the search and preparation of the program. For each exercise, you can choose the desired weight and number of repetitions.
The application will calculate the number of calories burned. Also, it will show you the results for the selected period of time.
You can plan your workouts with the help of a special calendar. The application saves the history of your workouts. It helps to check progress.
After training, you need to enter the weight of the equipment, the number of exercises and its speed. This will help the application to calculate the calories burned.
History can be viewed in the diary, indicating the desired period of time.
The app also compares your every workout with previous ones. It will show whether you are achieving your goals. You can also repeat the workouts already completed. During a workout, a new window opens every time you add an exercise.
You can create a specific goal. The app will remind you of workouts, which will help you not to miss classes and always stay in good shape.
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Gym Workout Planner – Weightlifting plans
You need regular workouts to get better results in weightlifting. This application Gym Workout Planner – Weightlifting plans will help you. This is a multifunctional training app for weightlifting. All workouts are based on the best sports techniques.
This application is great for men and women. Here you will find exercises on all muscle groups.
For each workout, you will need special equipment. Here you will find videos for all exercises, which consists of its technique in detail.
You can also choose the “personal trainer” function. This will help you follow the technique and accuracy of the exercise. You will get some tips to help you improve your progress and make your workouts more interesting.
The application Gym Workout Planner – Weightlifting plans includes workouts for 9 major muscle groups:
- pectoral muscles
Video exercises will help you follow the correct technique and get amazing results.
During a workout, a separate window opens to add a new exercise. It displays previous weights and repetitions. After the approach, a timer for rest activates.
Free training plans with a training schedule are also available here. Before each workout, you will receive reminders on your phone.
The application saves the history of your workouts. You can see your diaries in the “Training” section of the calendar. You can find some statistics on the main screen.
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The application Iron Path includes the best training programs for weightlifting. A unique training program in the application is able to adapt individually to you. A smart load generation system keeps track of results and completed exercises.
The application provides access to the best training programs for weightlifters.
It is an effective tool for systematic training and preparation for competitions. State the date of the upcoming competition for the most productive training plan.
You can choose the desired goal. State the current and desired weight. Make the best results for the last month.
The application carries out an individual analysis of personal data. It adapts to your needs and results.
The app has a smart system – the perfect personal trainer. The application generates your personal training program. It improves individually for you at each stage of training.
All exercises are accompanied by a video tutorial for the largest convenience. Details of the technique for each exercise.
Capture your high scores in a convenient diary. The application recommends updating body weight information every week. Track your progress with visual graphs.
No more time wasting. The application independently conducts an analysis of training and makes the necessary changes.
Also, the application Iron Path helps to control the state of health. Describe the state of the load after each workout. Determine the degree of difficulty of the exercises performed. Thus, the program will adjust the workout plan.
Nutrition – one of the main factors for the greatest results. A professional nutritionist develops a menu for each goal and level of load. This approach is best reflected in your health.
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Gym Workout: Trainer & Tracker
Gym Workout: Trainer & Tracker is your personal weightlifting coach. The video training will help you improve your body. All you need is special equipment.
The app contains detailed information about the approaches, repetitions, load, speed and rest. All these factors will help you achieve your goals in weightlifting.
Practice at home or in the gym, with the help of a program that will help you adhere to clear rules and not lose progress.
The application includes the following workouts for the following muscle groups:
- Chest muscles
- Calf muscles
- Cardio load
Also in the application, you will find training programs such as:
- Bodybuilding for beginners
- Bodybuilding for professionals
- Fat burning
- Fat burning and muscle building
- Fast fat burning in the abdomen
- Fast fat burning throughout the body.
- Exercises for arm muscles
- Abdominal muscle program
- A program to develop the muscles of the whole body.
- Fitness for beginners
- Fitness for professionals
- Powerlifting for beginners
- Powerlifting for professionals
- Mass Gain
Features of the application Gym Workout: Trainer & Tracker:
- Offline access
- Video training from professional athletes. They will show you the right technique
- Calculators of body mass index, calories and fat
- Add exercise to Favorites
- Create your own workouts from your favorite exercises.
- Daily training and exercise lists.
- Easy search with special features.
- Notifications of new exercises and workouts.
- Statistics: timer and workout plans
The application is free for both Android and iOS platforms though it has in-app purchases.
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Daily Strength Workout Planner
Daily Strength Workout Planner is the best assistant for training in weightlifting.
The app summarizes the experience of professional athletes and fitness instructors. If you strive to improve yourself and your body – this application is for you!
The application contains more than 50 detailed exercises. It is grouped into four main groups of workouts:
- Warm-up: light short workouts to warm up the muscles
- Gymnastics: exercises with your own weight
- Cardio: running, jumping and more
- Weightlifting: exercises with a barbell, weights and other sports equipment
The main advantage of the application is that every day you can pick yourself a new workout. Each workout has its own specifics and level of difficulty. You can also create your own workout from your exercises.
Even the most detailed description cannot convey all the nuances of the exercise. It takes into account the individual characteristics of each user. Thus, if you have questions, you can get personal advice from professional athletes.
The app Daily Strength Workout Planner contains a very large variety of workouts and exercises. So, it is suitable for both beginner athletes and professionals.
The application history saves the data on the completed workouts.
- Warm up
- Gymnastics + Cardio
- Gymnastics + Weightlifting
- Weightlifting + Cardio
- Weightlifting + Gymnastics + Cardio
- Your own training
Download the application on any device and enjoy using it for free.
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WORKIT is a program for the effective implementation of training in weightlifting. Create training programs, keep a journal and analyze your results.
Manage your workout programs:
- Create your exercise program with your exercises or select them from the list
- Group and sort your exercises in a workout program
- Set the number of sets, weight, and number of repetitions that you want to perform in the exercise
- Set different settings for the exercises
- Change exercise
- Create your own exercises
- Specify a muscle group to choose the right workout
- Add notes to your exercises
In this application, you can view your workouts and save them in a special journal. This will give you quick access to all completed exercises. You can study the statistics of your workouts. Also, you can switch to the next exercise after saving the current one.
After the training, you will receive detailed information about your progress. A special indicator will show you the progress of the workout.
Watch for rest between exercises:
- Choose between classic and graphic timer.
- Set the desired rest duration
- Autostart function
Follow your progress:
- View your exercise log by specifying the desired date or muscle group.
- Track average, total, the largest and smallest weight and number of repetitions
- Save and share your workout history.
- Track your body measurements and analyze your progress.
It’s free to download for iOS and Android users.
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Freeletics Gym is an application for those who want to improve their effectiveness in weightlifting. Pick up the necessary training program, save the results and check the progress.
The application stores the results of training in a convenient magazine. Here you will find all kinds of exercises.
Rest Timer selects the right time. After the time expires, the application will give a special signal.
The best training programs from professional trainers are also available in the application. Using certain parameters, you can choose a program for any purpose.
You can also enter information about your level of training. After you choose your favorite workout, you can change some parameters.
All exercises have a detailed description of the technique. Descriptive videos and photos are also available. Using the search by name, you can easily find a suitable exercise. In the filter, you can specify the type of exercise and inventory.
The application allows you to create your training program. You can share this program with your friends to study together. You can also take part in the discussion of specific workouts and exercises.
Reviews will help to learn some of the features of the exercise technique. You can always ask for advice from more experienced athletes.
The application Freeletics Gym analyzes the workouts performed. View previous results. Thanks to this feature you can plan your next workout. Also, the application will tell you which parameters should be improved.
Compare your results with the progress of your friends over a certain period of time. Determine who has the best training results.
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Gym Exercises & Workouts
The application Gym Exercises & Workouts has a large selection of effective training in weightlifting. Also, it is a mobile trainer who will draw up a training program based on your goals and training indicators.
You need to select the appropriate program and specify the level of sports training. You will receive a detailed training program, which will be updated every week.
The application uses the latest algorithms based on a variety of workouts. You have to select all parameters to get an increase in muscle mass and strength indicators.
Chat is available in the application is available. You can learn some information about the exercises from professional coaches or athletes. They will describe the correct technique of exercises and answer all your questions.
Training programs in the application divides exercises into male and female ones.
Training programs for men include:
- a set of lean body mass
- the upper body training program
- training program for arms and legs
- the whole body workout program
- the cycle of powerlifting training
- training to increase strength
Training programs for women:
- the training program with an emphasis on the buttocks
- a common set of lean body mass
- stable weight loss
- fast weight loss
- balanced training program for the development of the whole body
Besides, other types of exercises are available in the application of Gym Exercises & Workouts. It will help you to improve your indicators.
A distinctive feature of the application is the section of the relevant information. You can find the latest news from the world of weightlifting and professional sports. Also here are various tips from professional trainers. You can comment on various articles and discuss them with your friends.
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Developers of the application BodySpace are professional athletes in weightlifting. They decided to share their experiences. Thus, they created an application that is suitable for beginners and professionals.
The application tracks the progress of training and makes a detailed analysis. It will help you to improve the results.
The application stores the history of your workouts. Sort them by week, type or results. A variety of athletics exercises are available in the app.
You can edit them or add your own exercises. For this, there is a large selection of parameters and characteristics. For example, the type of exercise, the number of repetitions or the weight of sports equipment.
Ready-made training templates are also available in the application. You can share your workouts with friends or send them to other devices. This process takes a few seconds.
The application attracts with its interactivity. You can chat with friends, other athletes or professional coaches. Get useful tips, share useful information and learn the latest news from the world of sports. You can also add your results and get on the leaderboard.
For ease of use, you will be available to various functions. For example, you can check the duration and effectiveness of your workout in real time. You will also receive a personal review of your workouts. This feature includes training statistics, your records, and achievements.
Analyze your workout results, duration, and more. View your progress in each exercise.
The application is completely free. There is no annoying advertising and unnecessary features.
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