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May 20, 2015

Our Top 5 Fitness Apps to Get You Moving!

We need any help we can get.  Especially with all this gloomy weather!  A chance to compete with fellow athletes on op of that?  SIgn us up!  Tae a peek at our top 5 fitness apps for IOS and Android!

1) Strava

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Strava lets you track your running and riding with GPS, join Challenges, share photos from your activities, and follow friends.

Record your athletic activity using one of many compatible GPS devices.

Upload your activity from the device

Analyze and compare your data against yourself, friends, and pros.

Our favorite part?  You can compare routes with anyone!  Lance Armstrong?  I will now try to beat your time!

2) Nike Training Club

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Abs like Ellie Goulding...mmmmyes please.  This is the easiest way to feel in control of your fitness destiny. The app offers more than 100 workouts crafted by Nike master trainers for people of all fitness levels. Select your specific fitness goal (get lean, get toned, get strong, or get focused) and find easy-to-follow workout plans—don’t worry there are plenty of rest days. Each individual workout comes with beautiful video tutorials, so even beginners never feel left in the dust.  And it's free for IOS and Andriod! 

3) Interval timer app 

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Remember those HIIT workouts we talked about a few weeks back?  Well this is a PERFECT app that allows you to time them.  If you are anything like us, trying to get down the rhythm of a high intensity workout, while simultaneously timing yourself for 20 seconds...looks like you're having the worst day of your life.  Not anymore!  The app can be tricky at first so we found an amazing step by step how-to.

4)Lose it!

lose it appLose it! offers a simple, easy-to-use tool for tracking what you eat and do (no, not your judgmental friend staring at your plate of wings). Our robust food database has thousands of restaurant, grocery store, and brand-name foods, all researched and validated by the Lose It! Team. Log food and activity on your smartphone, computer, or tablet device.

5) Daily Yoga

health app All of the practices on DailyYoga are under 30 minutes, meaning this app is perfect for practicing in a pinch. Browse 50 classes that are sorted by body part (abs, back, butt, chest) and yoga skills (standing yoga, sun salutation). Want to skip part of a sequence or pause at certain poses? Tap the images on the right side of the screen. This one is also free for IOS and Android.

Try them out and leave a comment below letting us know your thoughts!  Also, feel free to recommend some additions, we are always up for new ways to get our hearts pumping!