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Get inspired by popular fitness apps & make yours with custom features

In the current era, continuous work pressure and less time lead us to neglect our health to a great extent. Just imagine the number of times you would have convinced yourself to wake up early the next morning and hit the gym before work, but the work pressure! And the Pandemic added cherry to the top by locking everybody in their homes.

As the world got digitally transformed into nearly 80%, humans found a way of bringing the gym to their home using just a mobile fitness app. 

Many fitness apps surfaced on the market with exciting features, and the competition began to make the world healthier. 

So, if you want to build a fitness app with the best features and at a lower cost, then this blog is the perfect place for you to know the basics before launching your revolutionary fitness app.

5 Benefits of Creating a Fitness App:

  1. High Market Demand-  If you are an entrepreneur trying to enter into a chaotic bullfight, yours has to be the strongest, and fitness Apps is the new strong. It has an unexpectedly high demand in today’s world. So, profit is bound to happen.
  1. Contribution towards a Healthy SocietyWhether you believe in fitness or not, creating a user-friendly fitness app will prove that you are not just ‘all talk’.
  1. Convenience- You can help people (yourself as well) in their journey towards fitness according to their time of convenience. Many people miss out on healthy habits due to a lack of time. So, an app like this can help them be on track.
  1. Personal Experience- As such, apps ask for personal information like height, weight, activities, etc., the instructions given out to each individual would be different and personalised. It would be more beneficial to your users.
  1. Personal Brand Merchandise- Along with being a fitness company, you can also sell your brand merchandise on your app at a special discounted price for the subscribed members in the app itself. It can work as both, fitness and a shopping app.

13 Features to Consider While Creating a Fitness App:

  1. Easy Registration & Login/Log out – Users should easily register themselves on the app without much hustle with the number of questions. There should be options to register using Google, Facebook, etc. IDs. Similarly, the login & log out options should be available at the front.
  1. Dashing Dashboard- Every user’s activity, app features, navigation buttons, etc., should be shown on a modern-designed dashboard. Looks do matter when it comes to competitive apps and websites. Beautiful and seamless apps/ websites always attract long-term customers/users.
  1. Personalised Training and Charts-  Every human has unique physical characteristics, so everyone should get personalised training and instructions accordingly. 
  1. Personalised Diet Plans- Just like personalised training, diet plans differ from person to person. 
  1. Tech Gym Buddy (Timer)- There should be a timer and counting instructions for each workout to keep track of the exercises.
  1. Workouts for Individual Body Parts- Distributed and categorised workouts for each body part training session.
  1. Track Daily Progress- Like personal journals, your app should also have automatic trackers to let the user work out in peace and relax.
  1. Health Tips- Educating your users on healthy in-takes can never be wrong. Give out random yet proper health tips. Do it!
  1. Payment Gateways- Provide every available payment gateways to your users so that they don’t turn their back on you!
  1.   Easy Subscription plans- Provide all the subscription plans and details in an organised format. Never confuse your subscribers.
  1.   Rewards- Keep rewarding your users for keeping them motivated.
  1.   Push Notifications- Keep on reminding your users about you, but don’t push it much! Keep it trendy and funny.
  1.  In-App shopping- This can help you to sell your brand merchandise within your app.

Top 10 Fitness Apps for Android: 

Here we have listed a set of the best fitness apps for Android phones, arranged by category and including an explanation of our favourites in each category. Note that these are not the only apps that can fit each purpose; our research team has found these apps using the play store and some other sources to give you a sense of what objectives are already delivered to people.

  1. Home Workout-No Equipment – As the name reads, you don’t have to stop yourself from working out just because you don’t have gym equipment. This app is going to help you out with its number of no-equipment workout sessions.
  2. Women Workout At Home- This app is purely focused on women’s health. With this app on the phone, women don’t have to worry about running the kitchen or rushing to work late, as they can easily cover all the exercises at home.
  3. FitOn- As remarkable as its UI/UX, it provides free workout opportunities with various pre-recorded sessions.
  4. Adidas Training- Not just brand merchandise, Adidas is dedicated to the idea of a fit world. The app has brilliant workout sessions with trained trainers. It’s the perfect workout planner as well.
  5. 30 Day Fitness Challenge- This app challenges and promises you to achieve the most of your fitness plan within 30 days with its planned workout charts and diet plans.
  6. My fitness Pal- Proper diet plans completes the HIIT workouts, and this app is the proof by being used for its wide database of food and nutrition. It also keeps a record of your daily progress in training and diet alongside providing a number of workouts for each part of the body. Its large base of tools makes it easy for the users to keep track of their progress.
  7. 5-minute-yoga- Yoga, a personal preference, is the best method of relieving stress while staying fit. This app provides a wide range of yoga exercises. You have to take out a few minutes from your daily schedule and hit a 7-minutes yoga exercise set. The app shows you scientifically perfect yoga videos that help understand the postures, breathing patterns, etc., for each ‘asana’.
  8. Fittr- With over 2 million users and a library of over 150 workout sessions led by Fittr coaches, Fittr is one of the World’s biggest community-driven online health and fitness platforms. It offers categorised exercises for beginners, intermediate and advanced levels. Fittr provides personalised nutrition plans and has recently launched online training sessions where the users can even attend sessions with friends and family groups.
  9. Map My Run- Running and jogging is considered as one of the best & complete workout methods. This app records your steps in the day when turned on. You can also use it to log more than 600 activities like cycling, walking, gym workouts, cross-training, yoga, and many others.
  10. JEFIT Workout Planner- Who needs a pen and paper when you can smartly browse, decide, workout and record the sessions on your own. Self-reliance is the best way to grow in life, and JEFIT understands this but is still there to help you whenever you get stuck somewhere.

Top 10 Fitness Apps for iPhone (iOS):

Well, how can we forget about our dear iOS users? Although most top fitness apps offer a seamless experience to Android and iOS users, a few brands are exclusively good for iOS. So here’s the list of the top 10 fitness apps for iPhone users.

  1. iFit- Just like any other fitness app, but a little better. This app brings the gym to your home with robust gym training workouts and other activities with just a single login.
  2. Home Workout-No Equipment – As the name reads, you don’t have to stop yourself from working out just because you don’t have gym equipment. This app is going to help you out with its number of no-equipment workout sessions.
  3. Cult.fit- Start your 7 days free trial with Cult.fit. Workout, feel it, decide your next move accordingly. This app is very famous among iOS users.
  1. Nike Training Club- Just as the name suggests, Nike, like Adidas, has introduced its fitness app that provides training in clubs/groups by highly trained fitness trainers.
  1. 30 Day Fitness Challenge- This app challenges and promises you to achieve the most of your fitness plan within 30 days with its planned workout charts and diet plans. It’s popular among both Android and iOS users.
  1. Google Fit- Google! Yes, it has expanded its arms into the field of fitness with the best features available. 
  1. Women Workout At Home- This app is purely focused on women’s health. With this app on the phone, women don’t have to worry about running the kitchen or rushing to work late, as they can easily cover all the exercises at home. Again, a double date with both Android and iOS? Good enough!
  1. Adidas Training- Not just brand merchandise, Adidas is dedicated to the idea of a fit world. The app has brilliant workout sessions with trained trainers. It’s the perfect workout planner as well.
  1. Map My Run- Sync your Apple Watches, iPhones with the app and run till your heart beats the strongest. Map My Run will count your every step while you run, jog, cycle, etc.
  1. MyFitnessPall- It is your fitness pall because it’s going to give you detailed training on each workout from pre-recorded and live videos, track your progress, maintain your diet and always be your health partner in crime.

This is out of context but If you are an Apple user, listen up to this podcast -> https://podcasts.apple.com/in/podcast/fitness-motivation/id1399969550. This will help people to motivate themselves for workouts. 

Great Britain’s Para-powerlifting champion, Ali Jawad, launched a fitness app to help improve disability wellness. An app with unique features including an exercise library for those with impairments, a nutrition section, advice from dieticians, and not to mention podcasts and blogs.

Why Should You Consider Us for Your Fitness App/Website Development?

We, at GED, believe in quality over quantity. Hence, our hands-on experienced UI designers and developers put their 100% into brainstorming, designing, developing (frontend and backend), testing and quality assurance to deliver the best result to our clients.

Our dedication has helped us in claiming our clients from not only different parts of India but from various other countries as well.

We include the following steps as a part of our seamless development and delivery process:

  • Understanding client needs and objectives
  • Understanding the existing problems and the gaps in the system
  • Creating a model solution plan 
  • Working on UI/UX and Wireframing
  • Front-end Development (iOS and Android)
  • Back-end Development
  • Constant review, evaluation, and updates
  • Final delivery of the solution
  • Feedbacks and re-evaluation
  • Final Delivery of the project

So, suppose you are bent on creating a brilliant fitness app to make people’s life healthier or have some different idea that you might want to discuss in terms of user aspects and revenue models or features, understanding cost-wise. In that case, we are happy to talk with you.