5 Fitness Apps For Beginners

by Jasmine Gagarin

Did you know that your journey to a healthier life is just an app away? I mean, if your goal is to get fit, lose weight, or maintain a healthy routine in the four corners of your room, then it probably is best for you to get your smartphone and download a fitness or workout app!


A lot of us don’t have a ton of time to go and visit the gym. Well, the good news is you don’t need to have a personal trainer to achieve that goal. There are a lot of apps that can monitor your workout. You can even choose which one works best for you and your phone. Exercising can happen in the comfort of your home and more especially, can start just in the palm of your hands.


Check this out from your app stores:


“We made Sworkit Fitness for people who are new to fitness or people who want to supplement their current fitness habits – whether you’re a new mom who can’t make too much noise, a dad no longer digging that “dad-bod,” a traveler, or a busy professional.” – Sworkit team

Sworkit lets you choose the type of workout that you want, whether it’s yoga, cardio, or just simple stretching! You can even decide how long you’re going to exercise, so you’re the boss of this app. Very convenient and adjusts to your convenience.

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2. Daily Yoga – Workout and Fitness

This app has won the “Best Yoga App” for five consecutive years! It doesn’t matter if you’re new to yoga. The app provides 200+ guided yoga, pilates, and meditation workout plans — perfect for beginners!

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3. MtFitnessPal

Whether you want to lose weight, tone up, get healthy, change your habits, or start a new diet, you’ll love MyFitnessPal.” – App Store

Well, for those of you who want to track calory + nutritional intake, this is the perfect app! Aside from the fast-tracking of food, you can chart your progress and even share it with your friends. Logging your exercise is also made easier.

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4. Nike+ Training Club

Nike Training Club helps you reach your fitness goals. Get fit anytime, anywhere with free workouts across strength, endurance, yoga & mobility.” – App Store

What’s good about this app is you can follow workout plans designed by Nike Master trainers! How cool is that? You get to set your fitness goals, and the video tutorials are easy-to-follow.

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5. J&J Official 7 Minute Workout

J&J workouts are designed to fit your schedule. There are twenty-two preset workouts that vary in intensity and duration. It depends on the level of difficulty that you like too. This app is great if you’re getting back to exercise since the workout plans are straightforward, and it coaches you throughout the program.

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The best part? These apps are free, so go download and have fun on your fitness journey!

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