You will be satisfied with these best 5 running apps that could help you to achieve your fitness goals. If you are looking for tools that could alert and boost your intention to be healthy so running app is your right choice to do.
Do you need all of them? We don’t think you need all, but each app has its unique features that make them worth to check out.
It is a good running app that could help you to track down your progress, connect you with supportive running community and monitoring your breath, also heart rating and so on.
– Running log or Activity tracker
– Real-time performance tracker or distance/mile counter
– Large fitness community or be a club member to share experiences
– Performance analyzer
A slightly competitiveness can get you out on the pavement. It also can connect to your friends within the community so you have chance to compare with them.
This app is working with devices and services such as Fitbit, Gamin, Polar, Timex, TomTom, Suunto and so on. You don’t need to concern about compatibility issues.
MapMyRun app is another good choice. It could help you to find running tails or routes that are very handy for the beginners.
This app can be connected to your Under Armour Smart shoes if you have ones. This type of shoes has a chip to sync with app so that you can record your GPS location. When you run, it could save your route and real-time performance such as how hard your foot is hitting the pavement, steps per minute, heart rating and so on.
My Run Plan App
My Run Plan app provides the personalization of a world class coach for all runners. Many new starters pick up it to learn tips and tricks but the main feature of it is its training plans. You make a goal of running 5 miles so the app could help you with a training plan to fit your needs and make you achieve the goal.
Another of my favorite feature is help tool to support. When we have problems or questions, we could email to Runcoach’s USATF-certified coaches and they will reply within 24h.
Runkeeper is similar to My Run Plan too that could help you create a training plan. With Runkeeper you can choose workout plan or training plan to achieve your goals. It means that if you not ready to plan for marathon, you can get a fitness plan to build your distance goals.
It is really user-friendly and personalized. First, you could take a quiz for a fitness assessment. After that, each plan is customized to fit your needs by analyzing your quiz answers.
Nutrition is an essential part for successful runners. Even MyFitnessPal is not exactly running app but we include it in. It could help you to keep recording food diary and tracking your calories, water, carb, protein and fat by analyzing your food entries. You can also see log workouts, steps count and goals set.
It has an option to scan barcode on food and drink packages to upload nutrition info so you no need to search for it in the app.
I personally recommend this app if you want to lose your weight quickly. Track down your meals with this app which will help you to lose around 100 pounds.
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