Whether you want a quick workout or a way to make better use of your gym time, these are the best workout apps for iPhone!
Squeezing in time to exercise between work, kids, social events, and other obligations isn't always easy. Luckily, there are lots of iPhone apps that can help you not only help you stay motivated but help you make the most of your workouts. Whether you're just starting out and want something simple or you're already hitting the gym multiple times a week and just want to get more efficient, there a are a lot of work out apps for iPhone to choose from. But which ones are the very best?
Couch to 5K
Couch to 5K is centered around training to run a 5K. You commit to doing three workouts each week that are about 30 minutes a piece. There are 27 workouts total. You start off by running for a minute and walking for 90 seconds. You alternate this way throughout the entire session. As you climb through sessions, the amount of time you're running increases until you're at 5K distance. You can even search for a 5K near you when you're ready.
If you're just starting off with running and want to commit to a 5K, the Couch to 5K is a great way to train, condition, and keep you on track.
JEFIT Pro is a workout program that focuses on building muscle and toning. From weights to strength exercise that don't require any equipment, JEFIT can help you achieve goals that deal with toning. You can break down exercises based on what areas you'd like to work on. All your stats, workouts, and more are then synced to your JEFIT account from access anywhere.
If you want to tone and build muscle mass, check out JEFIT Pro.
4 Minute Workout is based on the Tabata method of exercising. During these workouts you'll be doing super high intensity exercises for 20 seconds each followed by 10 seconds of rest. Many people believe this method is just as good, if not better, than a traditional cardio workout. The best part is there's no equipment necessary.
If you want a super high intensity workout that delivers results, 4 Minute Workout is worth a look.
7 Minute Workout is by the same developer of 4 Minute Workout. It's not as high in intensity but has a lot of good workouts with great illustrations. All you need to start is your person and a chair. As you progress through workouts you can track your progress and weight loss. There's also a special ab workout included for times when you want to make that area your main focus.
If you're having trouble finding time to exercise, 7 Minute Workout can change that.
Fitness Buddy is similar to JEFIT Pro but breaks exercises down a little differently. You can choose the section of your body you'd like to work out and then break down what kind of equipment you have or what you want to use by simply toggling the settings. Each type of exercise comes with detailed animated photos to show you how to perform them. You can then log your workouts with Fitness Buddy's built-in tracker.
For a huge variety of exercises and a better understanding of what areas they target, check out Fitness Buddy.