Today there’s an app for just about anything, whether you’re looking for a playlist with the best bumpin’ beats for your run or the easiest way to not wake up feeling groggy every morning. The problem then becomes: How do you determine which apps are worth your time (and precious storage space on your phone)? Sure, you can look at ratings from previous users, but those stars (or lack thereof) only tell part of the story.
17 Best Health and Fitness Apps of 2015
C25K: This app delivers on its name and gets people off the couch (pause that Netflix marathon) and whips them into shape for their first 5K. (Free)
endomondo: This app is the perfect motivator to get you moving more. Users start by taking a fitness test to assess their fitness level, and then the app makes a suggested plan based on their favorite forms of exercise. (Free)
Strava Cycling and Running:There are plenty of great running apps out there but few apps focus on bicyclers. Strava is the perfect app for those bike enthusiasts. (Free)
Coach.me: It’s great to have goals like getting fit, learning to play guitar, or becoming more productive. To nail these goals, however, it helps to have expert guidance and someone motivating you along the way.($14.99)
Yoga Studio: This app offers something for everyone, from namaste newbies to yogis who can bend in ways we only thought pretzels could. Yoga Studio comes with 24 hours of video classes shot in crystal clear HD. ($3.99)
Fitmo:Personal trainers can be expensive—that’s probably why most of us haven’t done more than the complimentary session we get when signing up for a new gym.($8.77/month)