Top 5 Best Fitness / Running Apps for iOS / iPhone

by Ganesh Mundhra 0

Fitness is not about being better than someone else it’s about being better than you use to be. It is something like your body getting in shape, staying in shape and remaining in shape with daily workouts. If you own an iPhone and you are fitness enthusiast , then here is a list of best application that can help you to plan your workout. If you are in search of app for fitness along with meditation then you can check out our Top 5 Yoga apps list as well.

Run Keeper

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Run keeper is one of the best apps to track your pace and workout distance using the GPS in your iPhone. It was awarded the best app for the Marathon training. This app calculates the running pace, cycling speed, route distance, elevation, and calories burn for any fitness activity with high accuracy and real time. It helps you to Follow training plan workouts or create your own with audio coaching. Sync your Bluetooth Smart or ANT+ heart rate monitor to track your heart rate and stay in a heart rate zone. This app trains you for weight loss with “run for fat loss” Plans by Mike Diebler. Pebble smartwatch can be used to track all your stats right on your wrist. In this, you can set your fitness goals and track your progress over time. You can also check your previous records and compare with the stats of the current record, which helps you in making a better plan for your fitness.

Price: Free

Download: App Store

Strava

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Strava Running and Cycling app is one such that tracks your running and cycling speed with the help of GPS tracker. It gets the key stats like distance, speed, pace, elevation gained, and calories burned. It collects the heart rate, power and cadence data from ANT+ and Bluetooth LE sensors. In this, you can record the activity on the map and can be shared on social networking. In this, you can follow friends invite them, follow them and motivate them with honor and remarks. The challenge option helps you in joining the best challenges going across the world like July MTS, Strava Race Half Marathon Etc. The training and guidance are supported if you are a premium user.

Price: Free

Download: App Store

Nike+ Running

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If you are truly determined about your fitness, then Nike+ is the best application that helps you to work on your Fitness desire. This app helps you to track your run and helps you to reach your goal. The features of this app are Guidance and training, Track your progress, Stay Motivated, Compare and compete. This app tracks your total time, average distance, and average pace and grades you with the different levels. The Coach option helps in the Guidance and training and is a great place to start for a beginner with the 5K distance. It shows you the statistics of your workout in the form of a graph, guides you in a decent manner. The challenge option helps you to stay motivated, and you challenge yourself a task like distance, time or else invite your friend for a challenge. This app is now available on your Apple Watch too.

Price: Free

Download: App Store

Runtastic

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Runtastic is a great app that it tracks your pace, run time, calories burnt, elevations on your device. Now you can track your fitness on your wrist because this application is available for your Apple Watch also. It maps your workouts in real-time with built-in GPS and monitors exercise progress. The dashboard of the application shows the current activity, history, statistics, news feeds, routes, training plans and settings. This app helps you to set your goals in the training plans and helps you to work on them. When we have tested this app, we noticed that the calorimeter works automatically, and the app get stuck when we try to perform any activity like start, stop, use built-in camera option. Overall this is one of the best apps that helps you to maintain your fitness. Running, jogging, cycling, rowing, mountain biking and skiing are different tasks that are recorded easily with this app.

Price: Free

Download: App Store

PUMATRAC

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PUMATRAC is a unique running application for iPhone users with a modern, user-friendly design. This app track distance, pace, and calories burnt. It re-defines what runners expect from their running apps and provides insights into how outside conditions, as well as a personal behaviour, affect performance. This application tracks your running speed and gives you the Run score depending upon your walk.The default features of this app consist of a clock, location tracker and Temperature of the current surroundings. The leader-board feature of this app helps you to compare your results with that of the other people using thing app around your surroundings. If you’re travelling, the GPS locator shares the best running routes in your current city. When you’re not travelling, check out the new Global Insights to find out what’s going on beyond your neck of the woods.

Price: Free

Download: App Store

Note by Editor:  

After testing all the apps I personally feel that Nike + Running and Pumatrac are best fitness apps available one the App Store.