Top 5 Fitness Apps that Actually Get Results

Most people struggling with weight will tell you how hard it is to get a fitness program that is practical and one that works. Mobile technology developers in an attempt to solve this problem developed fitness apps, but most people assert that trying to follow one is like being in a gym by yourself without even a trainer. However, most technology companies are attempting to close this gap by developing apps that are user-friendly and more interactive. All they request from their users is consistency and discipline in following instructions. There are a number of iphone apps that have been approved by users as being the most effective in health and fitness training and these include:

Fitness Apps

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This is a social media app for health and fitness in the sense that it connects users to each other. Through this avenue, people from all walks of life and all over the world are able to communicate and share information concerning their health and fitness plans. They critique trends and encourage each other in the journey to healthy living. The app gives a number of exercises that users can engage in and share their progress. It allows other people to like and comment while comparing notes. This is the best place for gym lovers who take videos and photos of themselves during a workout to share and meet their counterparts. The reason why this app is categorized under the top 5 is because, by bringing people together, they realize they are not alone and this works best for people struggling to lose. Cody is available only to iOS users for free.


This is one of the most effective apps because it uses money as an incentive to ensure discipline in working out. Previously known as GymPact, it requires users to put money before they can access any of the programs. These programs cost different amounts and if the user fails to complete within the given time, then they are required to pay. On the contrary, those who are disciplined enough to go through with the training get paid for each round they complete successfully. To ensure compliance and for effective billing, it is connected to tracking apps which monitor the working out and sends feedback to Pact. In their most recent upgrade, they have introduced a healthy eating option which requires you to eat healthy meals or face the consequences of having to pay.


This fitness app acts as a fitness trainer because it comes with a number of workouts that users can follow through with. It has short videos of workouts such as abs training, flexibility, and yoga among others. These ranges from easy to difficult levels and the users are urged to begin from down going up especially if they are starters in the fitness business. The reason why it appears on this list is because it offers so much variety that everyone can get a fitness activity what works for them. The user interface is designed in a way that it is easy to navigate through and even save sessions to continue next time. The most interesting thing about it is the fact that it does not require internet connection to operate that is after installing. It is available to iOS users at a small cost for unlimited use, or a free version which is limited.

Weight Watchers Mobile

Weight watchers’ is a well-known company that has been in existence for the longest time. Their success is attributed to their result-oriented policy when it comes to ensuring their clients attain their desired weight. The most interesting thing about it is the fact that it has a huge database of foods that users can visit when organizing their menus. According to gadget news, this app can allow users to scan barcodes for more information on the nutritional value of foods they buy from the stores. The main thing a person watching their weight needs to know is a number of calories in their foods and this information is available in the most accurate form. It gives a maximum number that should be taken in a week and users are able to know when they are exceeding the limits. It is easy to use and available for free to both Android and iPhone users.

Gain Fitness

Gain fitness is a personal trainer in digital form that hooks you up with workout plans specific to your needs. It makes working out less monotonous by giving alternatives workouts and also monitors progress. This is one of the best health and fitness apps around because, with it, you will not need to visit a gym in order to exercise. All you have to do is chose your area of concentration whether it is abs, muscles and so on. The app keeps updating you on your progress and where you need to improve.

Author Bio

David Gomes

This article has been written by David Gomes, He has completed his M.S Professional degree from California Institute of Technology. He’s expert in health & wellness. At present he lives at Oakland, California, USA. He loves to write on many different topics such as latest technology, gadgets, fashion & style, joint health , weight-loss , beauty & skin-care for blogs & on-line publication sites.

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