Being active every day improves fitness, but also has a positive impact on mental well-being, heart health, muscles and joints and can encourage participation in your community. Using a fitness related app can help with motivation, tracking progress and provide coaching advice on how to safely and without injury get started. Some Apps to consider are listed below:

Freeletics - this fitness app offers personalised fitness programs designed for all fitness levels and requires no machines or equipment. You can follow slow motion exercise instruction tutorial videos to help master the movement and track your performance/ It is possible to share with friends and compare times.

Runtastic Push-Ups is a personalised training app designed to improve upper body and core strength. no gym or equipment is needed

UP-Tracker Required - helps to link diet, activity and sleep. You set goals for steps per day, hours of sleep and your target weight. You log food, drink and workouts and activities. It is designed to sync with other activity apps and devices,  share data and connect with friends.

Nike+Running - the app tracks your running and helps you to reach your goals. It is suitable to use on trails, treadmills or the street, for first-time runners to veterans. The app includes coaching advice, training programs, tracks distance, elevation, pace and time and will share with friends

Couch to 5K - designed to get you off the couch and running 5 kilometres or 30 minutes in 9 weeks. Its secret is gently introducing running with alternating walking small distances and slowly building up the distance run 300 Poses & Video Classes - this app offers 300 yoga posses and breathing exercises, all demonstrated in videos and described in 3D images of muscles. Chose from 45 yoga programs, customise any program or create your own. there are beginner, intermediate and advanced modes. it is possible to share photos, comment and follow your favourite yoga teachers.

Salute The Desk - this  app includes mindful stretching and relaxation, many yoga poses to release tension and improve posture and reminders to get up and move during the workday. You can move through a series of 11 poses that stretch the whole body or chose shorter sequences that focus on particular areas of tightness.

Pocket Yoga - guides you through 27 different sessions of varying duration and difficulty from beginner to more advanced participants

The Official Johnson & Johnson Official 7 Minute Workout App - this app offers 7-minute workouts that can be done by anyone, anywhere. You can chose fro 20 different levels of intensity and thousands of workouts, customise your routines and share your progress with friends. Review your post - workout assessments and personalise challenges.

Lifesum -  the app tracks your water intake, meals and exercise. Included are reminders to help remain hydrated, feedback about the quality of what you eat, suggested diets, on overview of your nutrition and exercise habits and a body summary to demonstrate progress.

Carrot Fit - 7 Minute workout, Step  Counter & Weight Tracker - combining comedy and fitness and using gaming conventions including avatars, setting exercise in imaginary contexts and unlocking app upgrades as rewards for improving fitness. Included is a 7 minute  interval workout, calendar reminders and progress tracker. Commentary, criticisms and bribery are offered throughout.

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