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The Best Fitness Apps  

Dot Commander
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The best fitness apps focus on many different features and benefits, but they all have one thing in common. These fitness apps for the iPhone and Android platforms represent the best exercise apps available from the iTunes store and Google Play, such as the Gym Buddy app. But fitness is more than just exercise, and that’s why you’ll find some of the best diet and nutrition apps on this list as well. Tackle your fitness goals from both angles and you’ll be on your way to success.

Let's face it, getting in shape isn't easy. But if you're armed with the top fitness apps available, there's no reason you can't achieve your goals. There’s a lot to consider when you’re attempting to get fit, and it’s always nice to have the tools to make it happen. What if you can’t afford a personal trainer? No problem. Need some motivation to get you moving? We’ve got you covered there, too.

Whether you're looking for cardio training, resistance training, meditation, or food and calorie tracking, these apps will have you covered. You’ll be using your smartphone or other compatible device to finally do something more constructive than play games. You’ll be able to plug into a variety of programs and training systems designed to help you succeed. Using online databases to bring you the latest information, you’ll never be held back by out-of-date resources again. Many of these apps also link to online communities where you can join in and get support from other iPhone fitness app users.

Read the information, check out the reviews, and then pick the app(s) that are the best for you. Don’t forget to rank them, too!
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Lose It is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Fitness Apps
MyFitnessPal App is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Fitness Apps
MyFitnessPal App
MyFitnessPal is here to help you lose weight. It's a fast and easy calorie counter with a database of over 2 million foods, including fast foods. It also contains a spot for logging your exercise as you take off the pounds.
RunKeeper is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Fitness Apps
APP King Pro is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Fitness Apps
rstrac added APP King Pro

The App King Pro is a revolutionary Android application developed by Belgian scientific students to train your abdominal muscles (abs). We guarantee you visual results within one month. The App King Pro makes use of specific vibrations concentrating on burning belly fat. At the same time these vibrations cause contractions of your abdominal muscles which strengthens them. For more info and special training programs we advise you to consult our by professionals developed users guide.
Runtastic is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Fitness Apps
StefanPapp added
Fitabit is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Fitness Apps
Viralmagde added Fitabit
Nike Training Club is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Fitness Apps
Vitogo Fitness is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Fitness Apps
Vitogo Fitness
Vitogo is a fun and simple way to get in the best shape of your life! Just like a personal trainer, Vitogo assesses your fitness level and goals to give you a tailored workout program that evolves with you. Vitogo coaches you through every step of your workout, tracks your progress, and keeps you motivated with the support of your friends and other users.
Gym Buddy is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Fitness Apps
Couch to 5K is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Fitness Apps
Careot is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Fitness Apps
Careot added Careot

Careot-The app that cares! Designed to track and manage your nutrition, meals and weight to improve health. Track calories, cholesterol, protein, and many vitamins and minerals. Manage the behavioral aspects of nutrition by setting goals and then track each meal to measure up against your target goals, so you can stick to a plan.
Afitness Pro is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Fitness Apps
amori003 added Afitness Pro
Ismoothrun is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Fitness Apps
raymond-lim added Ismoothrun
Gym Hero is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Fitness Apps
StefanPapp added Gym Hero
iFitness Pro is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Fitness Apps
iFitness Pro
iFitness Pro provides illustrations and video and text instructions for hundreds of exercises, sorted by body region, muscle of target, and the equipment needed. Tracking of cardio exercises, over 40 stretches and exercises and routines that require no equipment are all included. You can also track your food intake and body weight, schedule workouts, setup profiles to track more than one user, and more.
Fitness Builder is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Fitness Apps
Fitness Builder
FitnessBuilder contains the largest library of exercise images & videos (over 5,600) produced with excellent form by our exercise physiologist, physical therapy and orthopedist team. It features the most challenging workouts across all disciplines (over 780), access to a live personal trainer and the most complete set of workout building & performing tools, fitness calculators, tracking, scheduling and progress graphing features –on this app and syncing to the web.
Fleetly Fitness is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Fitness Apps
Fleetly Fitness
Fleetly supports the full spectrum of fitness activities from yoga to weight training and from table tennis to long-distance running. Earn points for logging your workouts, connect with friends and join challenges at all levels, from beginner to pro.
Gymgoal Free is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Fitness Apps
Gymgoal Free
GymGoal is a premium workout helper. Extensive animated exercise database, workout scheduling, progress tracking, tracking measurements - GymGoal has it all. This is one of the most powerful, expandable and adjustable fitness/bodybuilding app.
Fitbit App is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Fitness Apps
Fitbit App
The Fitbit iPhone App allows you to track food, activity, weight, water, sleep and see the big picture of how your daily choices affect your health. The Fitbit iPhone App is best when used with one of the Fitbit activity tracking devices (Classic, Ultra, Zip and One) or the Aria Body Comp Scale, but can also be used all on its own.
iTreadmill is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Fitness Apps
iTreadmill allows you to record your workout while walking the mall, count steps at work/home, run/walk in the neighborhood,park,track, in the gym on a treadmill/elliptical. Bad weather? Run in place by your TV! Goal Setting & Graphs motivate you to reach your fitness goals & beyond.
Yoga STRETCH is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Fitness Apps
Yoga STRETCH consists of traditional yoga poses sequencing with a Vinyasa flow. Yoga STRETCH is designed to improve strength, balance, posture and flexibility. Yoga STRETCH is your own personal Yoga instructor walking you through both custom and pre-loaded Sessions with audio commentary, images and music.
Gym Ball Workouts! is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Fitness Apps
Gym Ball Workouts!
This app is a collection of Gym Ball workouts from Swiss Ball, Pilates and Yoga and many more. In all there are some 93 lessons. The first ten are included with purchase and you can add the others as and when you wish toy progress.
Pocket Yoga is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Fitness Apps
Simply Being is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Fitness Apps
Simply Being
The Simply Being app makes meditation easy. Enjoy the deep relaxation, stress relief and benefits of meditation without prior experience. It allows you to choose from 4 meditation times and gives you to option to listen with or without music or nature sounds.
SparkPeople Diet & Food Tr... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Fitness Apps
SparkPeople Diet & Food Tracker
The Sparkpeople Diet and Food Tracker app syncs with the website. However, it can be used to set up with a custom diet and fitness plan based on your personal goals. Your account also provides access to's vast library of healthy-living articles, fitness videos, and recipes, plus support and motivation from the web’s largest healthy lifestyle community.