Technology provides us many sweet benefits in all areas of our lives. We can keep in touch with friends easier, see sports and TV shows at any time and check up on the latest doings of Lebron James and Kim Kardashian the instant they do something new and crazy.
The rise of the smart phone and Facebook makes it even easier to keep track of personal goals and success. In fact, if you own a smart phone or have a Facebook account, you can use the following fitness apps to reach goals and track progress while getting your sweat on:
Cardio Trainer: This app is perfect for fitness newbies. You can keep track of your steps, track your route by GPS and record any kind of workout. You can also keep score with other Cardio Trainer users. You can get Cardio Trainer on Android compatible phones and Facebook. Cardio Trainer is free to use. This also works for unusual-style exercise, such as dancing. You can keep track of calories burned through any method!
Coach Hacker: Coach Hacker allows users to select small isolation workouts for specific muscle groups. These video-based workouts are perfect for busy schedules and exercise newbies. Coach Hacker is available on the iPhone for 99 cents.
Fitsync: Fitsync is a fitness program that works with nearly any platform. You can get the app on Windows Mobile, Android, the iPhone and Palm phones. Fitsync is free to download. Users can watch fitness videos, track progress and set goals. Use the app or Facebook to interact with other Fitsync users.
Get Running: Get Running is an iPhone app for those just starting a running program. The app uses the Couch to 5K workout plan based on interval training. You can track runs, compare times and track progress. Use Facebook to share your progress and get props. The app is $2.99 from iTunes.
Gym Goal ABC: Gym Goal ABC is an iPhone app for newbie weightlifters. In the app you can watch workout videos or select a muscle group to work on. You can also keep track of progress. Right now, the app is free.
Don’t worry about starting an intense workout routine all at once. You will just burn yourself out. Take it one day at a time and wait for results.