This entry is part 6 of 6 in the series 5 Days of Frugal Fitness

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 If you have a smartphone, it’s smart to use that little pocket computer to help with your fitness goals. With that in mind, here are three frugal fitness apps that will help with your exercise goals.

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MapMyFitness

MapMyFitness is great for tracking all your exercise efforts. It has a GPS and can track runs, walks, bicycle rides, and even gym workouts. Plus, it has a calorie/food tracker if you find that useful. Your data sticks around on the cloud even after you delete it the app, which is handy. I used MapMyRun a few years ago and can see all those workouts in my log, too.

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Ease into 5k

I’ve used several different running apps and I like Ease into 5K the best, especially when I have to start over. I’ve used it twice & plan to use it again this spring. It has a GPS to track your path, you can play your music from inside of it, and it has a journal. They also have programs for increased distances–Power Walk, Ease into 10k, Bridge to 10k, Half Marathon, Marathon and even Run, Walk & Cycle Trackers, among others. They also have a Run for God 5k app that looks like its identical to Ease into 5k but with scripture & links to the RunforGod program, if that interests you.

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FitDeck

I LOVE FitDeck. There are cards, if you don’t have a smartphone. I have both and love them. I bought the Pilates FitDeck app. There are 4 gateway apps (Bodyweight, Basketball, Junior & Pilates) and then you can purchase booster decks within the app. I bought stretch & stairs for mine. I also have the physical card decks for Prenatal, Postnatal, Stroller, Playground, Stretch, Junior & Pilates. Fun, useful, tool/app.

These three apps will help you on your frugal exercise journey, both to make exercise plans AND track progress.

What apps do you use to get fit?

 

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Check out these 5 Days of… posts from other members of the Schoolhouse Review Crew:

Nicole @ Journey to Excellence ~ Missouri
Dusty @ To the Moon and Back ~ Babywearing
Kristi @ The Potter’s Hand Academy ~ Spring Studies
Jennifer @ Royal Little Lambs ~ Essential Oils
Annette @ A Net in Time ~ Science
Meg @ Adventures with Jude ~ Homeschooling from the Kitchen
Lori @ At Home: where life happens ~ Favorite Books
Tauna @ Proverbial Homemaker ~ A Christ-Centered Home

You can see all the posts in the 5 Days of Frugal Fitness series here. Come back tomorrow to find out about frugal family fitness!

Jen S.

 

 

 

 

 

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