If you are trying to start a walking routine or start back after a hiatus, you might have a great tool already in your hand. The smartphone you use to make phone calls or listen to music can provide countless mobile apps making exercise goals more fun and achievable.
For many, getting out the door is the hardest part of starting or maintain a walking program. iMotivator provides hundreds of quotes and readings that can inspire you to keep exercising.
Another proven motivational tool is to share with others who have similar goals. Nexercise and Tribesports are both great apps that allow you to engage with an online community, much like a support group.
Create a long-term goal to keep you moving. Fit Friendzy can provide a daily or weekly program where you can track your progress.
Find a New Path
The American Heart Association has created Walking Paths AHA, a great tool for finding new routes near you. If you’d rather find a trail, MotionX is a good tool that allows you to download and store maps, as well view your position and get live tracking so you wont get lost.
Track your Routes
Discovered a great route that you’d like to do again? Wondered how far you walked? Map My Walk+ allows you to map and measure your route, see your speed and even how many calories you burned.
Whether you want to lose weight, maintain, or just keep moving, take a few moments and search for an app that can help you stay the course for your long-term fitness goal.