If you cannot wait for Apple’s fitness service anymore, or it will not be available in your region, here are 5 Apple Fitness+ alternatives that you can get right now on iOS.
With the launch of Apple Watch Series 6, Apple introduced a new subscription-based fitness service, Apple Fitness+. The new service offers a variety of workout videos by renowned trainers inside the Fitness app (previously called the Activity app). Coming in late 2020, Apple Fitness+ will be available for $9.99 monthly or $79.99 annual subscription fee.
The main feature of the service is that users’ workout progress will be accessible across all Apple devices directly from the Apple Watch. Users will be able to track their workouts on Apple TV, iPad, and iPhone in real-time. Having said that, for fitness and wellbeing enthusiasts who can not wait till the launch of the service, here are 5 Apple Fitness+ alternatives you can get started with right away.
5 Apple Fitness+ Alternatives that You Can Get Right Now
iOS fitness apps make it easy for users to not only manage their workouts but also provide users the opportunity to work out at home when they cannot go to the gym. Here are 5 high rated workout apps which you can install right away as Apple Fitness+ alternatives:
Sweat: Fitness App for Women
Exclusively designed for women, this app offers a holistic fitness experience with tracking to monitor weekly progress, workouts with or without equipment, nutritional recipes, and well-being education. Sweat has a variety of workouts created by world-class female personal trainers:
- Kayla Itsines – BBG program for at-home workouts.
- Kelsey Wells – PWR training program including home and gym-based resistance training.
- Stephanie Sanzo – Power building program for weight lighting training.
- Chontel Duncan – High-intensity workout
- Sjana Earp- Yoga program
Sweat app is free to download from the App Store with a $19.99 monthly subscription. It works with iPhone and iPad, and also has apps for Apple Watch and Apple TV. This is perhaps the most fully featured Apple Fitness+ alternative as it offers apps for all of Apple’s devices.
Fitness Coach by Luni
The app offers personalized fitness programs as per users’ goals which can be followed at home, gym, or outdoors. Users are offered a variety of customization features to build a digital fitness regime to suit their fitness needs like setting goals and activity levels. The app’s description explains the features:
- Dozens of sessions of various trainings.
- Hundresds of exercises to progress on all the muscles of your body.
- Choose your rhythm and train in a 30-minute session.
- Follow your evolution and progress over the weeks.
Fitness Coach is integrated with HealthKit to track and log user’s water consumption, steps, and activities. The app is available for free on the App Store with a paywall to access premium features for $6.99 weekly, $15.99 monthly, or $99.99 annual subscription fees. The app is only available for iPhone and Apple Watch.
Nike Run Club
The app is exclusively designed for runners and offers features to plan, track, and share runs. To motivate users, the Nike Run Club app connects its global community to encourage users to learn from each other’s experiences:
Nike Run Club has the tools you need to run better, including GPS run tracking; audio guided runs; weekly, monthly and custom distance challenges; customized coaching plans for your goals; and nonstop motivation from your friends. Reach your goals and have fun along the way with Nike Run Club.
Users are offered various tracking and planning features in Nike Run Club:
- Get comprehensive details like pace, distance, elevation, heart rate, GPS route, and more.
- Nike coaches, elite athletes, and entertainers like Mo Farah and Kevin Hart give audio guidance and motivation sessions.
- Become part of the Nike global community of runners by joining weekly and monthly challenges. Users can also create their own challenges and invite friends.
- Personalized plans based on users’ goals and fitness level.
Nike Run Club is available for free on the App Store. It is compatible with iPhone, and Apple Watch.
iFit: Home Workout & Fitness
This subscription-based fitness app offers virtual training and travel experiences with a wide variety of workouts recorded all around the world by world-class trainers. iFit offers several types of workouts:
- Strength training
- Bodyweight workouts
iFit app is available on the App Store for free with a $14.99 monthly or $179.99 yearly subscription fee. The app is only available on iPhone and iPad.
Workouts by Muscle Booster
Using Muscle Booster’s smart training algorithm, this workout planner offers personalized guidance through sets, reps, rest through workouts at home or the gym. This app is specially designed for men to help them get in shape by setting goals and selecting the body part they want to work on:
According to your goals and personal data, our smart algorithm will suggest a personalized workout plan – a combination of cardio, strength, recovery and LISS (walking, running, cycling) exercises that will enable you to maximize your results.
Depending on the plan, users get a custom 60 days workout calendar with weekly plans updated based on their progress and feedback. Workouts by Muscle Booster is integrated with HealthKit for progress monitoring and tracking.
The app is available on the App Store for free and offers weekly, monthly and yearly subscription plans starting from $4.99 up to $69.99. The app is only available for iPhone and Apple Watch.
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