12 Best Workout Apps To Keep Yourself Fit

Last Updated: December 31, 2015

Now is the time to stop being a lazy couch potato and actually getting your body back into some serious shape. If you have always wanted those sharp as knife six pack abs, or maybe wanted to lose some fat then you’re going to love the apps we’ve brought you today. You don’t need shiny new equipment or an expensive gym membership when you can get the best shape with the help of your smartphone and some amazing fitness apps. Below are the best Workout apps for everyone.

Top 12 Workout Apps For Fitness

1. StrongLifts 5×5 Workout


StrongLifts 5×5 Workout is definitely best fitness and workup app to get your body back in shape. This app will help you build your muscles and get rid of the fat that you’ve always wanted to lose. This is the most simple workout app because it only gives you 3 exercises that you have to perform three times a week. Each exercise consists of 5 sets with 5 reps each, thus the name StrongLifts 5×5 Workout. The app also increases the weight gradually the more you exercise so you get the most out of each of your workout session. There are also workout videos that you can watch to learn the correct form of each exercise and get the best results out of your workout days.

Developer: StrongLifts

Compatibility: iOS 7.0 or Higher, Android 4.0 or Higher

Availability: iOS, Android (Free with in-app purchases)

2. Sworkit


Sworkit is the perfect app if you want to get fit for the next marathon. This app focuses on strength training, core training, and other bodyweight workouts that enhance your overall fitness. All the workouts consist of exercises that you can perform anywhere anytime, all you need is your body. The app keeps rotating the workouts to give you something different every time you workout. You don’t have to limit yourself to the same workouts because that gets pretty boring over time. The pro version of Sworkit lets you save multiple workouts curated by yourself or somebody else. Access to bonus workouts and your entire history so you know how good you’ve been doing since you started the program. The app also syncs easily with MyFitnessPal so you can keep a close eye on your daily calorie intake.

Developer: Nexercise Apps

Compatibility: iOS 7.0 or Higher, Android 4.0 or Higher

Availability: iOS, Android (Free with in-app purchases)

3. Workout Trainer


Workout Trainer by Skimble provides you with thousands of different workout programs that will take your body from a lazy shape to a fit form. The app provides hundreds of different videos, step-by step photos, and audio instructions by renowned and certified instructors which makes the whole exercise program much more easier for newbies because they get all the instructions they need to carry out their daily workouts. If you are looking to get in decent shape without having to hit the gym or use any equipment at all then this app will make sure that you do that. All exercises are equipment free so you can perform any exercise right at your home.

Developer: Skimble

Compatibility: iOS 7.0 or Higher, Android 2.3.3 or Higher

Availability: iOS, Android (Free with in-app purchases)

4. Runtastic Six Pack Abs Workout


When you want to get those perfect sharp abs that anyone can cut themselves on then you require assistance of this amazing app by Runtastic. Runtastic Six Pack Abs Workout app focuses solely on getting you those amazing and sexy looking abs that you have always dreamed of with specially curated exercises and workout regime. Two instructors named Angie and Daniel will guide you through this journey. Both instructors are actually avatars created specially for this app and they have a life-like appearance that makes it easy for you to follow their instructions and video steps. More than 50 full Hd videos will make sure that you’re getting the best workout for your abs.

Developer: Runtastic

Compatibility: iOS 7.0 or Higher, Android 2.3.3 or Higher

Availability: iOS, Android (Free with in-app purchases)

5. 8fit Workouts & Meal Plans


8fit won’t just give you a few videos to follow for your workouts instead this app will actually design and customize the whole workout regime around your specified goal. You select your goal which can be anything from muscle building to losing fat and 8fit will curate a workout program and a diet plan to help you achieve your goals quickly. All the workouts designed by this app take roughly 15-20 mins and you can perform them at your home, even in your room. You don’t have to go to the gym because this app will help you take back your shape directly from within your house. If you get the pro subscription then you can get a personalized trainer, extensive meal plans, and some additional workouts. The pro subscription will cost you $25 per 3 months.

Developer: 8fit

Compatibility: iOS 7.0 or Higher, Android 4.1 or Higher

Availability: iOS, Android (Free with in-app purchases)

6. Endomondo


If you are already performing some type of workout like running, jogging, or something else that you do at your home then you need Endomondo to track your data and analyse it. This is the perfect fitness tracking app that keeps up with every little workout that you do on daily basis. You can then check and analyse all your data directly from the app or on the fully featured website. You can track more than 40 different activities with this app and see how many calories you have burnt on an hourly basis. Just set your objectives and the app’s audio coach will help you achieve your goals and objectives by keeping you motivated all the times. You can also share your daily stats with the whole community of fellow Endomondo users and ask for advice or share your own expertise with the world. The premium subscription will costs you nearly $4 per month and you will get access to premium features that include but not limited to advanced workouts, ad-free experience, and access to more than 10 motivational features.

Developer: Endomondo.com

Compatibility: iOS 7.0 or Higher, Android 4.0 or Higher, Windows Phone 8.0 or Higher, BB10 or Higher

Availability: iOS, Android, Windows Phone, BlackBerry (Free with in-app purchases)

7. Nike+ Training Club


Nike; the sports giant has now stepped up its game by giving its users an easy way to get back in shape and achieve their fitness goals. Nike+ Training Club is more than just a fitness app and it provides everything you need to become fit and get the perfect body shape. This app provides you with more than a hundred different trainers from Nike that will help you in your fitness journey. This app is a social network for fitness freaks, just create your profile and add your friends and start training whenever you want, wherever you want. You can also share your workout photos with the community so everyone can give their feedback or tips regarding your activities.

Developer: Nike

Compatibility: iOS 7.1 or Higher, Android 4.0.3 or Higher

Availability: iOS, Android (Free)

8. Runkeeper


If you’re getting yourself in shape for the marathon or just want to go out for running or biking then you need Runkeeper to keep tabs on your daily runs or rides. The app will calculate the distance, speed, calorie burning count, and much more for every activity that you perform. The app will keep track of your activities via GPS so all the data is entirely accurate and up to the minute. Pre-plan your running or biking routes and directly follow them via the map provided within the app making the whole process pretty simple and straightforward. This app also syncs with your music library so you get your favorite tracks while you’re out running in the wild. The Pro version will give you access to even more features like live tracking, etc. It will cost you $9.99 per month.

Developer: FitnessKeeper

Compatibility: iOS 7.0 or Higher, Android 4.0 or Higher

Availability: iOS, Android (Free with in-app purchases)

9. Zombies, Run!


You will not be a couch potato sitting all day when you have a horde of brain eating zombies coming for your delicious little brain. That just makes you want to jump out of the couch and run for your life, doesn’t it? Well, that’s the idea behind Zombies, Run! fitness game that aims to bring some running activity to your life with the help of an interactive audio game. The game will work anywhere, so you can run at the beach, at the park, or even on a treadmill at your home or gym. You will hear zombies, lots of them, chasing you as if they were about to catch you. There will be many different scenarios and stories in the game that will keep you hooked and ready to run the next marathon if need be. Pro membership costs $3 per month and unlock more than 200 new story missions.

Developer: Six to Start

Compatibility: iOS 7.1 or Higher, Android 4.0 or Higher

Availability: iOS, Android (Free with in-app purchases)

10. 7 Minute Workout


When you don’t have much time for a dedicated workout but want to do something about your fat tummy or extremely lean body then you need something that will help you out without taking much of your precious time. 7 Minute Workout is designed specifically for people who want to workout but don’t want to dedicate a lot of time to their workout sessions. You just get a 7 minute workout regime that will transform your body into an active and fit version of you. All the workouts can be performed and completed at your home without you having to require any equipment at all.


Compatibility: Android 2.3 or Higher

Availability: Android (Free with in-app purchases)

11. Fitmo


If you’re not impressed with all the apps that provide you with a video or audio workout program then you can actually hire a personal instructor that stay in your pocket. Fitmo brings you the ability to get a personal trainer for yourself who will design a special workout program, diet plan, and will keep you motivated until you reach your goals. You can actually text the instructor or talk to them via video calls directly from the app. You will get continuous coaching from your instructor and you can ping them anytime you need help with your workouts or meal plans. A dedicated instructor will cost you $8 per month which is quite cheap when compared to gyms. You will also get a 7 day trial so you can test if this app is perfect for you or not.

Developer: Fitmo.com

Compatibility: iOS 7.0 or Higher

Availability: iOS (Free with in-app purchases)

12. FitStar Personal Trainer


FitStar Personal Trainer makes you feel really comfortable with all the workouts and exercises. All the workouts are detailed in HD videos so you can follow them easily. You don’t need any equipment at all because all the workouts are bodyweight and you require very little space which means you can do it in the balcony if you wanted. After setting your objectives and goals, you will get fully personalized workout programs that will help you achieve your goals in a short span of time. The Premium subscription of the app will cost you $7.99 per month and you will get access to Premium only content which includes extra videos, faster email support, and premium-only programs that are not available to anybody else.

Developer: FitStar

Compatibility: iOS 7.0 or Higher

Availability: iOS (Free with in-app purchases)

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Now get up from that couch and start some workouts. The above mentioned workout apps should be enough to turn your body into a celebrity look-alike. If you think there are other fitness apps that deserve to be on the list then don’t hold back, feel free to share them in the comments below.