Top 5 Fitness Apps

Johnson & Johnson 7 minute workout

Cost: Free
Available on Android and iOS
7minuteworkout.jnj.com

Quick circuit training session with 72 workouts – all at 7-minute intervals. All you’ll need is a wall, a chair and a bit of floor space to get started.

C25K

Cost: Free ($2.99 for Pro)
Available on Android and iOS
C25Kfree.com

For the non-running type who wants to go from the couch ‘2’ 5km in eight weeks. Alternate from walking to running, slowly building up your cardio potential.

Fitstar

Cost: Free ($7.99 a month for Premium)
Available on Android and iOS
fitstar.com

Track your progress and increase the intensity of their workouts over time. The exercise routines range from 7-minute intervals to half an hour sessions.

Spotify

Cost: Free ($9.99 a month for Premium)
Available on Android and iOS
spotify.com

Find music to match your rhythm. By reading your phone’s accelerometer as you run, the music will speed up or slow down with a tempo fit for your heart.

Calorie Counter

Cost: Free
Available on Android and iOS
myfitnesspal.com

This simple app tallies up the amount of calories consumed in a day – with a barcode scanner that should work with most the products you’ll find on the shelf.