The 25 Best Fitness Apps in 2020

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Fitness Apps

Apps can be incredibly useful to track your fitness progress. Whether you’re looking to run faster, cycle longer, swim better, lose weight or even bulk up, these are some of the best fitness apps to help you reach your goals. We’ve included links to both app stores for Android and Apple devices.

5 Minute Yoga

5 Minute Yoga

Quick. Practical. Easy. This is the app is ideal for anyone wanting simple but effective yoga instruction. The instructions are clear and the timer function ensures your sessions will be completed in 5 minutes. Just as the name says.

Apple | Android (free with optional subscription)

Alo Moves

Alo Moves

This app is your personal yoga and fitness studio from yoga clothing company Alo Yoga. Get access to thousands of yoga, fitness and mindfulness videos including: Vinyasa, Ashtanga, Hatha, Restorative/Yin, Meditation, Strength, Cardio/HIIT, Barre/Pilates and more from industry-leading expert instructors. Plus, new videos are added daily!

Apple | Android (14-day trial)

Asana Rebel

Asana Rebel

Get fit, lose weight and start a healthy lifestyle with the Asana Rebel. With more than 10 million users worldwide, this user-friendly yoga inspired fitness app provides 100+ expert designed workouts for different fitness goals, durations and intensities. It’s also available in six languages!

Apple | Android (monthly subscription)

Beachbody on Demand

Beachbody on Demand

World-class workouts, simple nutrition and support options… all in one app. Find the right program for you with 1,400+ strength, cardio, yoga, dance, mixed martial arts and other workouts available to meet your goals. Premium options are available through beachbodyondemand.com.

Apple | Android (monthly subscription)

Couch to 5K

Couch to 5K

The ACTIVE Network’s Couch to 5K app has helped thousands of people become runners. Motivate yourself to move from the couch to the finish line and spend just 20 to 30 minutes a few times a week to prepare for your first race.

Apple | Android (one-time payment of $2.99 USD)

Down Dog

Down Dog

Try some new yoga every time you open this app. With 60,000 different configurations, Down Dog provides you with the ability to build a yoga practice you love. The app is beginner friendly and offers multiple practice types including: Vinyasa, Hatha, Gentle, Restorative, Yin, Ashtanga, Chair and Sun Salutation.

Apple | Android (monthly subscription)

Fitbit Coach

Fitbit Coach

Stay in shape with dynamic workouts that adjust to your feedback, goals and capabilities. The Fitbit Coach app is like having your own personal trainer in your pocket! Premium options are available for less than the cost of a single personal trainer session.

Apple | Android (free with option subscription)

Flockbud

Flöckbud Sports App

Never train alone again! This app is a location-based workout finder to help pair you with people who have similar fitness goals. With many sports and activities to choose from, there’s always something (and someone) new and exciting with the Flöckbud Sports App.

Apple | Android (free)

Freeletics – Training Coach

Freeletics

42 million users can’t be wrong. Europe’s #1 fitness app gives you the freedom to build fully personalized fitness. Freeletics is based on a holistic approach to fitness and self-development featuring HIIT fitness, mindfulness, knowledge and motivation. Premium options are available for extended features.

Apple | Android (free with optional subscription)

Glo

Glo – Yoga and Meditation

This app is all about bringing yoga, Pilates and meditation to help you feel better in body and mind. With classes for every stage of life, fitness level and personal need there is a something for everyone.

Apple | Android (monthly subscription)

JEFIT

JEFIT Workout Planner Gym Log

JEFIT offers HD video exercise instructions and tools to log and track your workouts. With programs like 5×5, 531, stronglifts, 3 or 4 day splits, starting strength to advanced bodybuilding, weightlifting, powerlifting or kettlebell routines to programs using bodyweight, limited space or specialized equipment, JEFIT has something for everyone.

Apple | Android (free with optional subscription)

Komoot

Komoot

If you like the great outdoors, this app is for you. Plan your hiking, road cycling or MTB adventures using Komoot and be guided along every trail, track, road or path you encounter. Featuring offline maps, turn-by-turn navigation and a community list of favourite places to visit, let this app be the start of your next great adventure.

Apple | Android (free with in-app purchases)

MapMyRun

MapMyRun by Under Armour

Log over 600+ activities including running, cycling, walking, workouts, cross training, yoga and more. Real-time audio coaching and GPS run tracking includes valuable data for stats like pace, distance and elevation. MapMyRun provides the features you need to start out or stay on track with your fitness journey

Apple | Android (free with optional subscription)

My Fitness Pal

MyFitnessPal

Lose weight, tone up, get healthy, change habits or start a new diet with Under Armour’s MyFitnessPal. This app has been the #1 health and fitness app for 4 years straight and consistently appears in top app listings for ease of use tracking food and nutrition.

Apple | Android (free with optional subscription)

Nike Run Club

Nike Run Club

The perfect running partner. With GPS run tracking, audio guided runs, weekly/monthly/custom distance challenges and custom coaching, you’ll be sure to reach your goals and stay motivated while tracking your progress along the way.

Apple | Android (free)

Nike Training Club

Nike Training Club

Challenge yourself with guided workouts you can do in almost any space with limited equipment. The Nike Training Club app also provides bonus materials like tips on sleep, mindset and recovery… even recipe ideas! For even more workouts tailored to you, try NTC Premium.

Apple | Android (free with optional subscription)

Pacer

Pacer

Track steps, flights, calories, distance and active time in one app with access to challenges, data insights, outdoor routes and personalized fitness plans and guided workouts. The Pacer app also allows you to create groups with family and friends to help you stay motivated.

Apple | Android (free with optional subscription)

Peloton

Peloton

Transform your fitness routine with access to thousands of on-demand classes from world-class instructors. Workouts include indoor and outdoor running, strength, cycling, yoga, HIIT, meditation and more. The Peloton app can turn any space into your private fitness studio.

Apple | Android (free 30-day trial)

PlayCity

PlayCity

Make new friends while staying active with the PlayCity app in Calgary, Vancouver and Montreal. Connect over shared interests for fitness activities like working out, hiking, running, badminton, cycling, tennis, yoga and more to find a buddy near you. This app even helps match you with a partner who is at your skill level.

Apple | Android (free)

RunGo

RunGo

Use this app to build your own route or select from one of the 300,000 existing routes for your next turn-by-turn voice navigated run. In addition to tracking stats like pace, distance, elevation and estimated finish time you can run along with voice-guided tours and get encouraging reminders along the way. RunGo helps you find amazing runs in cities across the world.

Apple | Android (free with optional subscription)

ASICS RunKeeper

Track runs, walks, bike rides and training workouts using the GPS of your phone. This app will accurately calculate pace, speed, distance, elevation and calorie burn for any fitness activity in real-time. Find and follow routes or pre-plan your next outing and follow along with audio coaching.

Apple | Android (free with optional subscription)

Strava

Strava: Run, Ride, Swim

Track your fitness activity by recording a run, mapping your cycling route and analyzing your training stats. Join millions of athletes training smarter by turning your smartphone or GPS watch into a sophisticated tracker. If you’re looking for more feedback, join Summit… Strava’s customizable training and workout subscription service for live performance reviews.

Apple | Android (free with optional subscription)

TRX

TRX

Lose weight, build strength or increase your endurance with the TRX app. Get real-time in-ear audio coaching with workouts including running, functional training, yoga, suspension training and cycling. Explore detailed video content to ensure proper form and learn modifications to your favourite exercises.

Apple | Android (free 14-day trial)

Wahoo Fitness

Wahoo Fitness

Harness the power of your phone to transform the way you ride, run and reach your fitness / training goals. The Wahoo Fitness app uses GPS data and can be combined with the KICKR Power Trainer and other Wahoo sensors to track heart rate and stride rate, cycling power, speed and cadence for 39+ different fitness activities. The app is also compatible with numerous other apps and websites to share your workout data.

Apple | Android (free)

Zwift

Zwift: Ride and Run

Ride, run and train with your community… from home. Zwift combines the fun of video games with serious training to help you get faster and stay motivated. Choose your cycling or running or cycling training plans, races and more.

Apple | Android (monthly subscription)

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