Best Free Windows Phone Fitness Apps
Physical activity is essential to prevent and reduce risks of many diseases and improve physical and mental health. It can even help you live longer. Research from the American Journal of Preventative Medicine indicates that regular exercise can add up to five years to your life. Physical activity also keeps you in shape so you can enjoy leisure activities and safely perform work and home chores. It offers great mental and social benefits as well. Regular physical exercise is important for younger generations too, especially with the rise of obesity in children. Those of us who participate in regular physical activity do so partly to improve the current and future level of our health than who does not participate.
The good news for all the Windows Phone users they can be fit in with your gym routine. With the right Windows phone fitness apps, they can even make it better. We tested out dozens of fitness apps, which can help you train for a marathon, stick to a diet, or do a downward-facing dog pose with the precision of a yogi.
So if you’re serious about getting into shape, here’s what you should download first, 7 best free Windows Phone fitness apps to lets you remain fit to live long.
7 Minute Workout:
7 Minute Workout (3 MB) – Don’t have enough time to exercise every day? Try the 7-Minute Workout app only on Windows phone. 12 exercises, 3 required items that is yourself, a chair, a wall, and 7 minutes is all you need to start getting in shape again. In as little as 7 minutes per day, you can be on your way to achieving your fitness goals. This app is a thoughtfully designed; it’s informative, using visual and audible cues. You can also play music in the background from your favorite apps. Users settings of this app allow you to run with the lock screen or even if disable it for the duration of the workout.
The free version allows doing all 12 exercises and purchasing the full version adds additional features, such as changing exercise and rest duration and exercise order also. Serious athletes can also enable the training calendar and customize workouts by upgrading to PRO version via in-app purchase.
Developed by – 11 latoa
Abs Workout (18 MB) – Daily abs workout contains 6 exercises to perform everyday to get perfect 6pack. Forget about push ups, sit ups, pull ups, squats etc. No need to go to gym. You can do this 6 pack abs workout at home. This workout was not designed to lose belly fat but to get flat, muscular abs/six-pack. If you want to burn body fat, this app will provides support for interval workouts. The training video in this app will surely guide you hand-in-hand throughout the whole workout. Exercises are available in 13 languages that are English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Russian, Portuguese, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Arabic, and Turkish. After installation of this app you get the most popular workouts for free and the other workouts can be accessed for a small fee. With this app no equipment or weights are required and you can also use this app offline. So try it now the only thing you can lose is weight.
Developed by – Passion4Profession
Yoga (9 MB) – Do you want to make your mind still and make it morally perfect? Then this app is essentially made for you. Yoga is a mind and body practice in complementary medicine with origins in ancient Indian philosophy. Yoga and yoga postures are beneficial as they bring a harmonious balance within your system. A state of total well-being is not just a healthy body, but a healthy mind and spirit too. This app will tell you how to practice yoga daily with not even a simple text but also with pictures which will help in explaining you the different asana. Simple steps of this Windows Phone fitness app can teach you yoga and can also make you a professional yoga trainer. You can start with beginner’s level and can increase your time on daily basis from 10 minutes up to 60 minutes.
Developed by – Popup Technologies
Active Fitness (12 MB) – If you want someone to keep track of your exercise then you can download this app on your Windows Phone. Active Fitness is a fitness, health and activities tracking app and social network of more than a million users. Great for running, walking, cycling, hiking, mountain biking, skiing, snowboarding, urban sports, such as skateboarding, scooter, water sports, kayaking, rafting and hundreds of other activities. This app also has leader boards for any sports and activities and includes professionally designed training plans. With this leader board you can also compete with your friends and people around the world with every activity and sport. The Speech and voice support of this app keeps tracking of your runs while you run. You can also share your runs and activities with your buddies, family and friends also.
Developed by – Summit Data Corp
Fitbit (26 MB) – This Windows Phone fitness app motivates you to stay active, live better, and reach your goals easily. This app enables you to view graphs of your activity levels, sleep and weight and gives you a clear picture of your health and fitness trends. You will require a Fitbit account to use this application. If you are new to this app then you can sign up for a free account. Syncing data from your Fitbit tracker via this computer requires the wireless sync dongle be plugged in to this PC. Daily and historical graphs of your step, calorie burn and floor climbing patterns will help you in improvising your daily routine. With this app you can also see how you measure up against Fitbit friends and who is the most active. You can also visualize your nightly sleep patterns with the help of this helpful app.
Developed by – Fitbit
BodBot (29 MB) – If you need a personal trainer or coach and don’t want to spend much money then this app will become the same for you. BodBot will personalize your exercise and nutrition to you. More than a personal trainer it’s like a strength and performance coach, assessing your squats, dead lift, bench press, pushups, pull-ups, dips- even your flexibility. If your goal is overall fitness, or bodybuilding, or athletic performance, to build muscle, get lean, become more athletic, lose weight or focus on healthy living, we’ll personalize your exercise and nutrition accordingly then this Windows Phone fitness app will surely help you.
Developed by – BodBot LLC
Microsoft Health (13 MB) – If you are a fitness freak then definitely try out this interesting Windows Phone fitness app. By this app you ca achieve wellness goals by tracking your heart rate, steps, calorie burn, and sleep quality also. You can also maximize your fitness with Guided Workouts, 24-hour heart rate monitoring, and automatic activity counting. Now you can be more productive with email previews and calendar alerts at a glance of this app. You can also set the reminders for your exercise which you want to repeat on daily basis. You can also handle of 0 minute duration sleep events with this app. This app is not only for Windows but also for Android phones and iPhones. So try this app and remain healthy forever.
Developed by – Microsoft Corporation
All these Windows Phone fitness apps are meant for your fitness and health but before taking a major exercise in your life you should consult a doctor first. All apps are best among themselves and you can really reduce your put on weight and can be more fit physically and mentally as well. I have tried this 7 minute app and I feel it as my cup of tea. We can easily spend at least 7 minutes on ourselves for our betterment. So you do try all the apps and comment about what you loose and how it all worked.