27 Jun 2013

The best apps for making exercise fun and easy

Keeping on the week’s health kick, I’ve reviewed some apps that will help you keep on track with your fitness, as well as make it interesting and fun.

Zombies, Run!

zombies This app acts as an audio adventure which comes through your headphones as you run. You start your normal jog, and before you know it there are zombies chasing you: SPRINT! Sure to get you moving faster than ever before. Available for $4.49 from the Apple Store.


couch Ready to run, but don’t know where to start? This app promises to take you from couch to 5km with just a 20 to 30 minute commitment for three days a week over 9 weeks. The program encourages you as you run, with the ability to track your best performance and graphs at the end to compare distance and pace. Available for $1.99 from the Apple Store.

Pocket Yoga

yoga With a total of 27 different sessions over three different practices and 3 levels of difficulty, Pocket Yoga has something for everyone, and can be done in the privacy of your own home, whenever you want to work out. Available for $2.99 from the Apple Store.

Tempo Magic Pro

pro Tempo Magic Pro lets you speed up or slow down the BPM of any song on your iPod or iPhone without altering the pitch. So when on your run, you can insure your steps are always at the right pace to beat your last session. Available for $5.49 at the Apple Store.