New year, new fitness goals? Theres an app for that.

The start of the new year brings excitement as we set new resolutions and goals for the coming months.

With motivation to hop back in the gym and start eating a more healthful diet, the best way to stay on track is accountability! Check out these cool apps that will help you track your workouts, meals, and give some awesome fitness tips as well:

Couch to 5k

Don’t know where to start on your new fitness endeavors? Or simply looking to get in more cardio? Then this app is for you. The best way to stick to a new fitness routine is to ease into it, and couch to 5k outlines programs for beginners in step by step schedule to get you to that 5k in just two months.

Select your very own motivating coach, share your journey with friends and family on social media, and track your weekly progress on interactive in-app graphs generated for you. 

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Mind Body

Maybe you’re like me, a group-fitness junkie and really like to explore new classes around town, or maybe you’re a total newbie to the fitness world and just want to try new classes until you find what you like.

Whatever your case, this app will help you find fitness classes and wellness services customized based on your location. Simply type in your zip code and find offers and deals to the best places around town! 

Gym Genius

Looking to start lifting weights, or reach your new PR? Gym genius makes tracking gym reps simple and fast. Their motto: lift, track, and improve!

Interactive and detailed tracking along with logs for completed and individual exercises allows you to see real time progress. Know when you reach a plateau in your workout so you can change it up. Also choose from a 170+ core exercises and 6 core workout plans. 

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Pocket Yoga

Alright if you’ve read any of my posts before, you know I’m a bit of a yogi!

Pocket yoga gives access to over 200 poses designed by experienced yoga instructors, including detailed voice and visual instruction– all in the comfort of your own home. Track your progress, unlock new “environments” and even play music while your app is open. What’s not to like?! 

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Image via Pocket Yoga

Fitness Builder

This app really brings it all together. With over 1,000 workouts including images and videos, you can follow featured plans or drag and drop to create your own routine.

Use the trainer finder option to get professional help and motivation towards reaching your goal, print PDF versions to bring to the gym, even sync with your Apple watch! Record body stats, store progress photos, track strength and cardio progress, and add notes to specific reps and sets. 

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Image via PumpOne

Charity Miles

Stop what you’re doing and download this one ASAP.

This walking, running, and biking tracker earns money for charity on your behalf for every mile you move! Choose from over 40 different charities to donate your $ to. Donations come courtesy of corporate sponsors such as Timex sports, Humana, Lifeway Foods, and participants have raised over $2 million for charities so far. What better way to stay motivated than to be helping raise money for charity (for free)?! 

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Image via CharityMiles

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About The Author

Kyndall is in her 5th year at Florida State University obtaining two degrees in Dietetics and Exercise Science. When she isn't in class or studying, she can be found in the athletics department where she is a Sports Nutrition intern working with the FSU football team (#gonoles). In the rare event of some free time she enjoys binge watching netflix, taking naps w her puppy, and a good cup of cold brew coffee.

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