Train wherever and whenever you want: the best apps for your personal trainer to track your fitness goals
Looking for the perfect way of supplementing your personal trainer sessions and need to be flexible as to when and where you train…? Check out these 5 health and fitness apps which allow you to track and log workouts, ensuring you continue to progress your fitness goals away from supervised sessions.
With over 8 million active users, JEFIT is probably the best strength training fitness app on the market. It allows you to log weight and repetitions for each of your gym exercises, track workout routines and rest time and even graph your basic body measurements as your training progresses.
The “add friends” feature means your personal trainer can easily keep track of training volume remotely and ensure your hitting the workout goals they’ve set you.
2. Google Fit
An app designed more with all round activity tracking in mind than JEFIT, Google Fit is perfect for those just starting to embrace a more active lifestyle. With over 10 million downloads, it’s one of the most popular fitness apps out there.
It’s total compatibility with android wearable tech makes Google Fit the ideal app for the smartwatch users among you. Track activity and get instant insights and real-time stats for your workouts.
The perfect app to compliment your personal training routine. With over 2500 audio classes, and 15 qualified personal trainers adding up to 30 new classes each week, there are plenty of workout options.
The ideal platform to help you and your personal trainer plan workouts away from supervised sessions and accelerate your fitness progression. After all, the goal of any personal trainer worth their salt should be to equip you with the necessary knowledge and skills to train without them one day!
The ultimate calorie counting app. Everyone should know by now that what you eat and drink can have just as much effect on your health and fitness goals as the training you do.
With a database of more than 5 million foods, a barcode scanner and recipe importer, MyFitnessPal allows you to easily track your food intake and activity levels.
Sit down with your personal trainer to set appropriate daily calorie targets to suit your energy demands and even break down your macronutrients to make sure you’re getting the right amount of carbohydrates, proteins and fats in your diet.
Anyone who is serious about running or cycling should download Strava! With a strong emphasis on performance analysis, users can track the overall volume of training as well as looking more closely at pacing and splits.
Compete against other users in popular run and cycle segments and easily track progress toward race targets.
Training with a personal trainer is great and of course, can achieve top results. However, it is never our aim to make you dependent and the use of apps such as the ones mentioned above can really help clients become more confident training alone.