There are hundreds of fitness apps available on the market. They cover a wide range of categories – from running, hiking, general fitness to meditation and practicing mindfulness. This makes it a lot harder to choose the best one.
Here I have compiled the best fitness apps for travel and everyday life. All of them are free, but some also offer premium features for which you need to pay.
Nike+ Training Club
This free and fantastic fitness app made by Nike offers more than 150 free workouts and personalized training plans you can do just about anywhere. Each workout is explained in the video by experts from this field. You can add your workouts manually and the app will personalize the best plan for you. The app has yoga, strength, endurance and mobility workouts and you can choose between beginner, intermediate and advanced levels. Undoubtedly, this is one of the most complete and best fitness apps for travel.
Water Drink Reminder
One of my bad habits is that I constantly forget to drink more water. This app is really handy during summer when staying hydrated is of utmost importance. It will send you daily reminders to drink water and it even makes a cool graph of your drink report.
7 Minute Workout
If you want to introduce the habit of exercising into your routine, this might be a nice app for that. It is a simple app which offers 7 min workouts – ranging from the classic, abs, legs and butt workouts. The best feature is its 30-day challenge where you start with the Beginner I plan and if you are consistent enough you might reach the Advanced level of the app. This tracking feature will motivate you to exercise, even if it is just a few minutes a day.
Sworkit is one of the best fitness apps for travel that I’ve used and I’ve tried many. You can choose a pre-made guided plan (leaner, fitter or stronger) or opt out for individual workouts. The great thing about the app is that you can set custom intervals for each workout – from 5 to 60 minutes. You can choose between strength, cardio, yoga and stretching workouts. Having no time will never be an issue again.
If you love hiking then you must have this app on your phone. It has more than 50,000 trail maps, reviews, and photos made by hikers, mountain bikers and trail runners. The app turns your phone into a GPS and records your route, distance and time. You can save your favorite trails and see your progress over time. Next time you are longing for a nice outdoor adventure check out this app for inspiration.
Runtastic is another fantastic app I have used for a long time. It tracks your running or walking and shows distance, time, elevation and calories burned. Those are just the two basic features. It also acts as a jogging, cardio and cycling tracker. Their website offers a good graph of your fitness history- you can see when and how much you practiced and see the progress over time. You can manually add over 20 kind of sports activities which makes this app more advanced than the others on the market.
A great app for mindfulness, meditation, and breathing. It is ideal for beginners who can start with guided meditations which are available in lengths of 3,5,10,15,20 and 25 minutes. You can choose between many available programs: managing stress, focusing, reducing anxiety, improving sleep etc. Breathing exercises are accompanied by relaxing sounds and scenes. It has a great rating and it is one of the best fitness apps for travel and everyday life.
EuroTribe has already covered this app in detail here. Freeletics is a great app for bodyweight exercises, that you can do anywhere on the go and without equipment. If you want a full body transformation in a short time, be sure this app will help you achieve that (well, if you survive the first few days of the training) 😀 The best feature of the app is its Coach version, which in a way is like your personal trainer – 3 months subscription is 34.99€.
Pinterest Health Categories
Many of us are short on phone memory so installing new apps is out of question sometimes. What to do in that case? Pinterest is full of great fitness tips and exercise programs. Just go to health and fitness category and find the most suitable workout for you. You can also save your favorite workouts, recipes and other tips to your own board.
What are the best fitness apps for travel and everyday life in your opinion? Let us know in the comments below.