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You may have caught our round-up of iPhone apps for your car from a few weeks ago. Well, it’s time for another batch, so here’s our our list of 9 fitness-related iPhone apps. Once again, each item on the list links to a full review with […]

You may have caught our round-up of iPhone apps for your car from a few weeks ago. Well, it’s time for another batch, so here’s our our list of 9 fitness-related iPhone apps. Once again, each item on the list links to a full review with feature and pricing information. Enjoy!

Nutrition/Weight/Health Information Apps

Restaurant Nutrition
If you eat a lot of fast food, but you’re morbidly curious and want to know what you’re putting in your body, then this is the app for you. I like it because it helps me eat reasonably well when I’m on the road.

LIVESTRONG.COM Calorie Tracker
You probably recognize the Livestrong name from Lance Armstrong’s charitable organization that made yellow bracelets omnipresent. Well, now they’ve given us an app that keeps track of your daily calorie intake/burn.

Weightbot
An adorable robot that keeps track of your weight for you. A great app that’s beautifully designed, in addition to being useful, with nice sound effects, graphics and animations.

Personal Trainer Apps

iPump Total Body
The perfect app for the meat-heads in the crowd. Not my personal fave when it comes to this category, but it might appeal to people who are just making the jump from more traditional workout aids like videos and DVDs.
iFitness
The best fitness app for general users, since it gives you all the basics, but you can also customize it as much as you need to.
GymGoal Lite
Whether you’ve set a serious goal to meet, or you just want to keep track of your workouts, this iPhone app can help you. Has some nice extras that may or may not suit your particular needs.

Run/Walk/Bike Tracker Apps

RunKeeper
A perennial favorite in the App Store, RunKeeper is definitely more than capable of keeping track of your runs. Good integration with an online site makes it an inexpensive alternative to Nike+ for iPhone users.
FitView
Store all of your aerobic workout information in one convenient, portable location with this app. It might not record the info for you, but it does do a good job of organizing and analyzing it.
Fitnio
Sometimes you don’t want all the bells and whistles, just a clean app that monitors your progress when you’re out for a run. Fitnio fits the bill, giving the casual runner or biker everything they need at a price that’s unbeatable.

  1. What’s with the RSS spam? Why when you do these kind of posts (which I think are a good idea) do I get nine preceding articles for each individual app (not a good idea)?

    It’s a little annoying to have my feed reader get so many articles when they are all summed up and linked to in one articles at the end of it all. Seems a little unnecessary.

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  2. @Phil (and anyone else): Shoot me an email and I’ll explain. josh at gigaom dot com

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  3. I like iFitness. I wouldn’t like to do without it,

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  4. Weightbot: the nices app in whole AppStore, but it costs about 3EURO, it’s quite expensive if we look at Weightbot functionality.

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  5. I have the Nike+ (an older version) and what I really want is some app that will give me splits automatically. In other words, have the trainer voice tell me that I just ran the last mile in a 8:30 pace. Does anything like that exist?

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    1. oh gosh you do know about runkeeper

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  6. I agree with Phil. 9 consecutive stories about fitness apps on my Google Reader did seem a little unnecessary. Or perhaps I’m just unfit…

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  7. No – indication of price for each of these?

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  8. I have lost 40lbs since July and use Weight Track to track my weight which then syncs to OKC Million (Oklahoma City Weight Loss program, i live in FL but use it just to backup to the “cloud”).

    Recommended App: Weight Track

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    1. SparkPeople…on iphone and online it’s awesome, the best and free for fitness, food tracking, motivation, etc. It’s unbelieveable!!

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  9. BTW, Weight Track = FREE!

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  10. Here’s my exercise tracker – Workout Buddy:
    http://smasher.com/blog/2008/09/23/iphone-program-workout-buddy/

    It allows you to define your own workouts, add exercises, sets, and reps, and count out those exercises. It also keeps track of when you performed each exercise and workout, and when it’s time to do it again. Enjoy!

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