7 June, 2024

Ditch the dread and get fit instead: these fitness apps will make you want to move!

Forget the treadmill torture! Ditch the dusty dumbbells! Getting in shape can be a blast, not a chore. Here are a few great fitness apps that’ll turn your workout routine into something you look forward to.

Just Swim

Dive into fitness

Take the plunge with Just Swim! This app is perfect for swimming newbies, letting you track your progress, set goals, and even leave yourself encouraging messages. So, grab your swimsuit and get ready to make a splash.

Download for iPhone

Download for Android


Fitness RPG

Fitness RPG: quest for Fitland!

Gamers, this one’s for you! Fitness RPG turns getting active into an epic adventure. Walk your way through fantastical storylines and help the heroes of Fitland battle the dreaded Dark Force. Who knew saving the world could be so good for you?

Download for iPhone

Download for Android



Stand Up and be counted!

Sitting all day is a health no-no. The Stretchminder app reminds you to get those legs pumping at regular intervals. This simple app can make a big difference, keeping your blood flowing and your body happy. Set reminders to build a healthy movement ruotine!

Download for iPhone

Download for Android


couch to 5k

Couch potato to marathon master

The NHS Couch to 5k app is your ticket to becoming a running champ. Over nine weeks, this programme gently builds your stamina, transforming you from a sofa dweller to a 5k conqueror. Celebrity cheerleaders like Jo Whiley will keep you motivated every step of the way.

Download for iPhone

Download for Android


personal trainer

Workout roulette:

Feeling bored with the same old routine? Daily Workouts Fitness Trainer throws boredom out the window! With over 90 exercises to choose from, you can mix things up with quick 5-minute blasts or sweat it out with a full-body 30-minute workout.

Download for iPhone

Download for Android


Dance Party

Dance party anyone?

Unleash your inner dancing queen with Just Dance Now! Bop along to chart-topping hits every day, and if you’re feeling social, grab your friends and throw a virtual dance party. It’s a fun way to break a sweat and build some serious balance.

Download for iPhone

Download for Android


Map my run

Map My Run: Track Your Journey:

Love the great outdoors? Map My Run is your perfect partner. This app tracks your runs (or walks, cycles, hikes!), keeping you motivated by letting you see your progress on a map. You can even challenge friends and family to see who can conquer the most distance!

Download for iPhone

Download for Android


Adidas fitness app

Build your own body

Ready to sculpt your dream physique? Adidas Training by Runtastic allows you to create personalised workouts based on your goals. Target specific areas or go for a full-body blitz. You can even upload progress pictures to stay motivated and see your amazing results!

Download for iPhone

Download for Android


rewards fitness app

Earn rewards for exercising

Feeling sluggish? The Better Points app gives you points for exercising, points you can then spend on rewards like a new outfit or a fancy coffee. Walk, cycle, or run your way to a shopping spree – who knew getting fit could be so delightful?

Download for iPhone

Download for Android

These fitness apps are just a starting point. There’s a whole world of fitness fun waiting to be explored. So ditch the dread, lace up your shoes, and get ready to experience the joy of movement!

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Read more on the benefits of exercise in reducing your breast cancer risk here.

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