fitness apps

I used my phone to lose 55 pounds and run a marathon. Here’s how.

I used my phone to lose 55 pounds and run a marathon. Here’s how.

Losing weight is hard, but your phone can make it a lot easier.
Social media that gets users offline can also make them more loyal

Social media that gets users offline can also make them more loyal

For every minute users spend looking at Strava, says CEO James Quarles, they spend 50 minutes outside.

Don’t want a Fitbit? These step tracker apps got you covered

Want to get into fighting shape? These step tracker apps can help transform your simple walk into an actual workout. The post Don’t want a Fitbit? These step tracker apps got you covered appeared

Why sports apparel brands are giving up on fitness apps [Opinion]

Remember when every sports apparel brand needed an app to be cool? Ten years ago, the Nike+Apple partnership was in its ascendency, while Under Armour and Adidas were splurging millions acquiring

How to build muscle with Apple Watch

If you diligently close your Activity Rings every day in the hope of getting ripped like The Rock, you are going about it all the wrong way. Apple’s Activity app focuses on cardio conditioning and
Mi Fit v4.0 update revamps UI and adds new workout types [APK Download]

Mi Fit v4.0 update revamps UI and adds new workout types [APK Download]

Xiaomi's popular Mi Band fitness trackers offer extraordinary bang-for-buck but have been let down by a sub-par app experience that felt rough around the edges. This could change today, as the v4.0
Google’s redesigned Fit activity tracker is now an iOS app

Google’s redesigned Fit activity tracker is now an iOS app

Google Fit has landed for iOS. The activity tracker offers the same clean design that arrived with the major revamp of the Android version a year ago, with features such as Move Minutes and Heart

Google’s fitness app makes the long jump to iPhone

Google’s rival to Apple Health just made the hop across platforms. Google Fit can now be installed on an iPhone, making it easier to participate in challenges with Android users. Even better, the

Will Chris Hemsworth’s new fitness app get you ripped like Thor? [Review]

I’m a big Chris Hemsworth fan. The guy is walking workout inspiration. I spend hours at the gym hoping that one day I’ll achieve Thor-style arms. But so far, no luck. That’s why Centr, Hemsworth’s new
Best online yoga services for working out at home

Best online yoga services for working out at home

Yoga is good for your mind, body, and spirit. It reduces stress and anxiety, builds strength and endurance, and increases mindfulness. While all of this sounds great, it can sometimes be difficult to

Trainiac is a fitness expert in the palm of your hands [Review]

Trainiac melds the benefits of a personal trainer with the flexibility of solo workouts. It's the ultimate tool for getting in shape on your own time. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an
Digital detoxes are a solution looking for a problem

Digital detoxes are a solution looking for a problem

With New Year’s resolutions in full swing, many people may have chosen to cut down on their tech use—or even give it up altogether. The…

This app turns your iPhone into a personal trainer [Review]

If you need something to offer that extra push during your workout, Aaptiv is the trainer you need, right where it matters most. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
The 10 best health apps

The 10 best health apps

You should take care of yourself all the time, but if you haven't been, now is the perfect opportunity to get back on track. Check out our favorite health apps designed to get you into better

Best apps to tackle your New Year’s resolutions

New Year’s resolutions can come in a wide range of forms. Whatever your goal is for 2019, there’s probably an app to help you get started. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

How to sync your Apple workouts to Strava automatically

Your shiny new Apple Watch is great for logging workouts. But it comes up short when you want to review your training progress and share your workout history with friends. Everything gets bundled in

Cult of Mac’s 50 Essential iOS Apps [The complete list, sorted!]

After testing hundreds of iOS apps in a variety of categories, here is our complete (and sorted) list of our 50 essential apps for your iPhone or iPad, as well as some reader suggested alternatives.

Today in Apple history: Nike+iPod brings fitness tracking to your pocket

July 13, 2006: Apple releases its first activity tracker, the Nike+iPod Sport Kit, which combines Cupertino’s popular music player with a smart pedometer. The product marks Apple’s first step toward

Apple Watch Move ring vs. Exercise ring: What’s the difference?

Closing your Apple Watch Activity Rings can become such an obsession that it’s easy to forget why you’re doing it. It’s not just to keep Tim Cook happy in his giant, ring-shaped office in Cupertino.