Best Health & Fitness Apps On Android

Whether you’re thinking of tracking your miles or eating healthier or finding a little motivation, sleeping better, or purely making exercise a little more compelling, there are plenty of fitness apps on the Google Play Store and we have managed to pick some of the best for your Android. They make it easy to set and supervise goals that work for you, and encourage you along the way with timely information about your progress. Now, if you can only stick to the routine.

UP by Jawbone

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You might by now be familiar with UP as a wrist-worn activity tracker but the brains of the operation are in fact found in its cohort smartphone app. Your phone’s built-in sensors will help UP to collect all the data it would get from a committed tracker, provided you get your phone along for the ride. And off course the app is completely free to use.
In contrast to most trackers that start everyone out at the same 10,000-step-per-day goal, UP ingeniously suggests a good place to start with your goals by showing you where other people with the same height, weight, and age averaged.

The Google Fit

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For a simpler understanding, you’ll want to try out Google’s own Fit app. The Google Fit app simply asks you to set up a single goal for your daily activity. With its home screen widget, you can swiftly ensure your progress or leap into the app to see how your present day compares to your average. It has a home screen widget to track your steps, and if you have an Android Wear smartwatch, it will read the heart rate and activity data from that.

Strava

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If you’re a steadfast runner or bicyclist, please try using Strava. You can register your run or bike ride with GPS and see your accurate route along with comprehensive info like elevation changes, power, speed and modulation. It is really intended to be a mate to workouts or definite activities and not as a monitor for your daily step counts.

C25K Couch to 5K

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It’s a fitness app that takes you from being slothful to being ready to run a 5K. It has MyFitnessPal assimilation that allows you to create music playlists to workout to, and various tracking features for when you go out running. The app also features zero to 10K, 5K to 10K, and half marathon training programs you can follow as well.

Calorie Counter by MyFitnessPal

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This is pretty much as good as you can probably get on Android. It registers your calories and has a record of over four million foods so you can find what you ate and keep an exact count.

Endomondo

compressed-gdfuEndomondo is one of the best when it comes to fitness apps. With it you can log your fitness and performance and tally other things to do and access. You can generate a personal training plan, analyze heart rate, get rid of ads, and several more features. It’s exceptionally popular, highly rated, and there’s a website so you can keep tracking stuff on your computer.
There are ample of other fitness apps on Google Play for your Android phones and we tried compiling some of the best. If we have missed out on any, let us know in the comments.

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by techtalks @TechTalks September 28, 2015 12:28 PM UTC

DIGITAL DEBATE

Mobile Upgrades: Killing The Product Before Its Time?

Have to agree. The speed of newer phone models within the same series and newer app versions lead to more thought put into buying decisions. Phone lines have a definite short shelf life

Lionel Gurjao

Frequently upgrading the software is a real problem as updating the software might cause your phone to lag because of the older hardware.

Shivendra Singh

They should come out with upgrades for the specific phones and not for the separate Operating System. This way a special version for your phones specific hardware can be made

Maalin Ashar

They should come out with upgrades for the specific phones and not for the separate Operating System. This way a special version for your phones specific hardware can be made

Maalin Ashar

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Alhassan A Bukar

Nice

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