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Fitness apps to keep you active during COVID-19

Posted at 7:34 AM, Aug 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-13 22:16:51-04

With the gyms being closed, many people are looking for other ways to stay active like going for runs and walks. Another option is to seek out an app for online fitness classes.

Here are some of the Fox 17 Morning Mix's favorite apps to use during the restrictions of the pandemic.

My Fitness Pal- Map My Walk/Run/Ride

Keep track of your workouts via distance, steps, and speed with the series of "Map My" apps. There are three to choose from: Walk, Run, or Ride.

Whether you're just starting your fitness journey, a seasoned runner, or prefer a set of wheels over running shoes, these apps have what you need to stay on track and motivated to hit your goals.

Get customizable training plans, personalized coaching tips to make running feel easier, and an inspiring community of over 60 million athletes all supporting your shared commitment to health and fitness. You can connect it with wearable devices too.

Plus if you're already a user on the My Fitness Pal app, your workout will be transferred over to your food diary and calculate the calories burned into your food budget.


It's time to get off the couch and start running with Runkeeper. Whether you're working your way up to a 5K, or deep into marathon training, this app will help you meet your goals.

The app will help you set up a training plan. They have personalized routines to fit your busy schedule and give you reminders just in case you forget. It'll even give you audio cues while you're running. It's like having a trainer in your pocket.

To help you stay motivated, you can join challenges, earn rewards, and share your achievements with your friends.

You can track your workouts for any activity besides running too.

Kira Stokes

Up for an extreme workout that you can complete in the comfort of your own home? The Kira Stokes Fit App will allow your challenge your body with progressive strength, power, and fine-running exercises.

Whether you're looking for quick daily workouts to build endurance, or for full workouts with a longer time frame, there's a workout to git everyone's activity levels.

The workouts are based on The Stoked Method designed by world-renowned celebrity trainer Kira Stokes, so workouts are challenging, high intensity, and designed so recovery and mobility
are built into every circuit.

This also prevents injury and helps you from ever having to put exercise or progress on hold. Subscriptions are available on a monthly or yearly plan.