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The Best Health & Fitness Apps to Download

If you’re looking to improve your fitness, eat healthier and lose weight this year, your iPhone can be a useful tool – but only if you install the right apps.

To save you time and money, we’ve rounded up our picks of the best health and fitness-related tools in the app store.

From a handy app that tracks your calorie intake to an intense interval training programme, achieve a happier and healthier lifestyle with our top picks.

7 Minute Workout Challenge

7 Minute Workout Challenge

Best For: Getting Fit

About: Workout anywhere, anytime with this high-intensity app. The 7 Minute Workout Challenge takes research proven workouts and guides you through them. Backed by actual research, the app can transform your body by training for just 7 minutes a day. 

TGtM Says: The best part of this app is that the exercises are easy to perform, don't require any equipment and can be done anywhere - so there are no more excuses not to workout!

Price: £1.49

Devices: iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch

7lbs in 7 Days

7lbs in 7 Days

Category: Weight Loss

About: The most successful juicing programme in the world is now available on your smartphone! Juice Master Jason Vale has designed a highly motivational and hard hitting programme for effective and speedy weight loss. 

TGtM Says The "7lbs in 7 days juice diet" will not only help you lose weight, but will also give you higher energy levels, clearer skin and a brighter outlook. 

Price: £4.99

Devices:  iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch

Strava Running and Cycling

Strava Running and Cycling

Best For: Performance Enhancement

About: Strava allows you to analyse your performance, set new personal records, and compare and compete with friends when running or cycling.

TGtM Says: Whether you're competing against yourself to beat your best time or challenging friends, Strava is perfect for those who like a bit of competition. 

Price: Free

Devices: iPhone, Android, GPS 

Pocket Yoga

Pocket Yoga

Best For: Improving Flexibility & Weight Loss

About: Pocket Yoga is a must-have if you’re looking to reap the benefits of yoga when you’re not in the studio. From The Downward Dog to The Crane, the app will guide you through each move while relaxing music plays in the background. 

TGtM Says: Whether you're a beginner or an expert use the various difficulty settings to recreate the experience of being in a class. 

Price: £1.99

Devices: iPhone, Android

 Nike+ Training Club

Nike+ Training Club

Best For: Increasing Fitness

About: Nike+ Training Club is essentially a personal trainer in your pocket. The app allows you to work through a customised exercise programme guided by a virtual fitness mentor who'll keep you motivated and whip you into shape. 

TGtM Says: The guided workouts range from 15 to 45 minutes, and are divided into four ket categories Get Lean, Get Toned, Get Strong and Get Focused. 

Price: Free

Devices: iPhone, Android

TRX Force

TRX Force

Best For: Core Strength

About: Packed full of hundreds of exercises that you can do virtually anywhere, the TRX Force app helps you build power, core strength, flexibility, balance and endurance so that you can conquer your fitness goals.

TGtMSays: Each one of the exercises is clear and easy to understand, meaning that anyone at any fitness level can give them a go. 

Price: Free

Devices: iPhone, Android

MyFitnessPal

MyFitnessPal

Best For: Weight Loss

About: MyFitnessPal is home to the largest food database of any app, with over 1.5 million foods. The app boasts a range of functions including exercise tracking, goal setting and fitness reporting.

TGtM Says: Hassle free and easy to use, MyFitnessPal is the perfect way to count calories when attempting to lose or maintain weight.

Price: Free

Devices: iPhone

Get Running (Couch to 5K)

Get Running (Couch to 5K)

Best For: Getting Fit

About: Get Running will transform you from a beginner to a confident runner in just three training sessions a week. The step-by-step programme aims to gradually increase your fitness as you train. You'll start off by walking before progressing to a light jog. 

TGtM Says: Motivate yourself when training for a race or running in the park with ten of this fantastic app for beginners. 

Price: £1.99

Devices: iPhone, Android

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