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Top 10 free fitness apps for Android

Posted Mar 16 2014 2:43pm

Maybe you want to exercise more or maybe you just want the keep a count of your calories and just maybe there are apps for all of that. What are the best free fitness apps for Android that'll help you get the job done?


1. iCardio


iCardio is a free app but requires a compatible heart rate monitor. iCardio is an app that you can pair with any kind of supported heart rate monitor to keep track of your runs, workouts, bicycle rides and other. iCardio records you heart rate, distance, time, and pace.


2. Endomondo sports tracker


Endomondo keeps track of your running, jogging, skating, cycling and all the other activities. It uses your phone's GPS features to do so and then you can share your progress with friends by connecting Endomondo to other social accounts, such as Facebook or Twitter. This app has also the ability to connect to some supported fitness devices.




You can use the Fitbit app and the website, without a tracker, to keep a track of your calories, keep a log of your weight or you can enter other health information, like your glucose levels or other.


4. Fitocracy


Fitocracy is an app that uses game-like stats to increase your dedication to working out by spurring on some friendly competition.  With this app you can track your various workouts, but you'll also get the encouragement from other users through out social interactions.


5. Fitsby


Fitsby combines betting and gaming and it pushes you and your friends to reach the desired goal for exercising. You can decide among your friends how much money you want to wager, and the person who does the most exercising wins the bet. Of course, betting real money is optional, and Fitsby can be used only for some friendly competition.


6. Moves


Moves is an app that is always on, and keeps records of how many steps you've taken or how far you've traveled, and it can even make a difference whether you have walked, cycled or jogged. At the end of the day you can view your timeline and see where have you been, and at what points you have been active.


7. SleepBot


SleepBot keeps a track of the moves you make during your sleep, your sleep duration or the number of times you've woken up. You can use smart alarms to wake you up and you can see graphs of your sleep patterns. SleepBot can give you all the information and tools necessary to get a better sleep at night and wake up feeling fresh.


8. MyFitnessPal Calorie Counter


There's nothing fun or exciting about counting calories, but it can help you keep track of what you've been really eating. MyFitnessPal Calorie Counter has over 3 million items in it's database, so logging of what you've been eating and drinking is really quite simple. Also, if among these 3 million items you can't find your own, you can always create custom foods. My FitnessPal Calorie Counter also helps you track your exercise and view progress reports.


9. RunKeeper


With the help of this app, you can not only track your runs, but you can also control your music through it during your workout, walking, etc. You can also view stats and progress reports, and when you're done with your exercising, you can always upload your stats to Facebook, Twitter or the RunKeeper website.


10. Noom Weight Loss Coach


Noom Weight Loss Coach features are almost similar to those of the MyFitnessPal Calorie Counter. You can keep track of your calories, and you can log your workout and weight loss progress. There's also a pedometer feature that keeps track of your walking or running during the day. Noom Weight Loss Coach also adds numerous health and wellness articles on a daily basis so it can help you get or keep motivated.

This is a post by Olivia Still - a blogger, fitness enthusiast, and online marketing consultant for a number of Australian companies. Currently closely collaborating with  Crucial Cloud Hosting.

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