Let’s face it – finding the motivation to go to the gym can be hard. But fitness doesn’t need to be an uphill battle! For those that are trying to be more active, there are plenty of fitness apps that can help track steps, give workout tips, and help push individuals forward on their health journey.



This app tracks walks and physical activity. This works for anyone that just wants to get in more steps, as well as those training for a marathon. Users turn to the app to help find new routes, join challenges, and keep track of their workouts.



Strava helps connect users with a motivating community. The app is for cyclists, runners, and any adventurers to record their activities and share in the community of other athletes.


Yoga Studio

This app is not free, but includes more than 280 yoga poses with step-by-step instructions. Users can choose classes to suit their needs, which include strength, balance, flexibility, or a combination.



Users can choose workout plans depending on their goals to get leaner, fitter, or stronger. There are numerous workouts for strength, cardio, and yoga, and is made for users of all fitness levels.


J&J Official 7-Minute Workout

This app features the popular HIIT workouts and circuit training, so users only need a 7-minute workout to reach goals. Users can track their progress and share training with friends in order to stay motivated.


Couch to 5K

This is another paid app that helps users go from not running to running a 5K in 9 weeks, with easy-to-follow training plans. Users can post their workouts on Facebook in order to track progress and share with friends.


JEFIT: Workout Tracker Gym Log

JEFIT helps those that are gym beginners with exercises so that they can forget about using pen and paper to track workouts, rest time, and body measurements for progress. There are users to connect with to help stay motivated and share progress.


Zombies, Run!

Not only does this app encourage working out, but it’s also a game. Running using the app will help users save lives from the zombie apocalypse, with music and instructions on when to speed up or slow down.


Charity Miles

By exercising, users can make a difference, whether it’s running, biking, or even just other health activities. Motivation comes from giving more to charity and there are over 40 to support.



This app is a coach in a phone. It includes the same HIIT method for 7-minute workouts and either gives you a harsh coach demeanor and screams things “You will get fit or else” or offers rewards.