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Keeping track of your progress is one of the many benefits these apps offer; it’s a great way to motivate yourself. The feeling you get when you start seeing results is amazing, and keeping track will encourage you to work harder and push yourself.
Monitor your heart rate, keep track of your calories, log in your reps and more, with some of the best fitness apps.
Available for free in the Google Play store, this app pairs with any Android Wear smartwatch to automatically recognize the weightlifting exercise you’re performing and log reps as you go, allowing you to end every workout with stats.
Pact is the most effective way to keep your fitness and weight loss resolutions. Earn cash for staying active, paid by members who don’t. Stick with it, and Pact will motivate you to hit your health goals week-to-week. Available for free in the iTunes store.
Argus is a neat all-in-one activity tracker that monitors your sleep, heart rate, calories and more. The app offers the option to build your own workout plan and even add the food you eat by simply scanning the barcode on the label.
Strava is a tracking app that monitors your runs or cycling route via GPS. It gamifies your cardio workout and pairs with leaderboards, achievements and challenges, bringing a competitive spirit to your routine. It also has Android Wear support.
Moves automatically tracks your daily movements — whether walking, cycling, or running — with your smartphone’s GPS. It then displays the data in an easy-to-read timeline that makes for an entertaining, intuitive diary.
Fitocracy tracks your activity and grants you points accordingly. You level up and earn virtual badges, as you complete workout milestones and finish quests, giving you additional incentive to get up, get motivated, and off the couch.