Keeping fit and eating a healthy diet are important factors for anyone that wants to live for a long time, the problem is a lot of us don’t make time to go to the gym, and always have an excuse ready when asked why. The same goes for eating healthy, people spend a lot of money eating fast food and other unhealthy foods instead of cooking a nutritious meal at home.

For those ready to change their habits, there are fitness apps designed to help you exercise and eat right, so if you are ready to start exercising regularly and eating healthy, here are the best fitness apps available to download on your Android.

Runtastic Running and Fitness

This app uses GPS to map out fitness activities like running, and biking, while keeping track of your progress to help you reach your desired goals. You can also get detailed charts of your pace, speed, and heart rate during your exercise.

Nike Training Club

This one of the best fitness apps you will find on the market, it has over 100 custom built workouts and is a good substitute if you want a personal trainer but don’t want to pay a lot of money to get one. Detailed instructions that come with audio support show you how to do the drills, the app also comes with extra workouts from professional trainers and athletes including Hope Solo and Serena Williams. The Nike Training Club app lets you customize and track your workouts, choose which part of your body you want to workout, and the type of workout you want to do, from strength training to cardiovascular exercises. The best part is that the app is free.


This app helps you shop for the right groceries for healthy diet, you can scan the label of any food item you want to buy, and the app gives you quick and detailed information about the food. It also grades the food item to let you know how healthy it is and gives you a list of the pros and cons of the food item. It also helps you find healthy alternatives to the food item you want to buy if there are any available.

JEFIT Workout

This app was designed by personal trainers and other fitness professionals to help people achieve their desired body physique. It has over 13000 exercises to choose from, and they come with animations and directions on how to do them properly. You can customize your fitness plan and workout routine, and track your statistics and progress. You can also connect with your friends and other users, and can motivate each other. You can download this app for free.

Workout Trainer

This app is designed for people who want to workout and get in shape without using any gym equipment; it guides users through their exercises with photos, step by step audio, and videos which come with words of encouragement. Like other fitness apps, you can choose which part of your body you want to work on and the type of exercises you want to do, including yoga. You can download the regular version for free, and get the pro version for $6.99/month.


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Daniel Crieg is a health expert who writes for JackedGorilla.Com and many other fitness websites. Visit the website for more information about bodybuilding, supplements and more.

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