Top 10 Fitness Applications for iPhone

Are you tired of paying for a gym membership you never use? Why not take a look at these fitness applications from the iPhone, which will be sure to put you through your paces and help you to embrace a new and improved body, at a fraction of the price.

1. iMapMyRide iMapMyRIDE - Cycling, Bicycling, Bike, Ride, GPS, Tour - MapMyFitness

If you like nothing more than a cycle and want to challenge yourself, this application will help you to achieve your very best. It will track your speed, distance and route, so you can keep focused and constantly improving. If you have a bit of a competitive streak, this is ideal as you can follow the progress of your friends. A great application to really keep you motivated.

2. My Fitness Pal Calorie Counter & Diet Tracker by MyFitnessPal -

This application is hugely popular and is ideal if you are looking to lose weight and get fit. It couldn’t be much easier as this application allows you to scan the barcode of your food, so you don’t even have to enter it manually. You also record your daily exercise, which will allow you more room for calories.

3. Couch to 5K Couch-to-5K - The Active Network, Inc.

If you are training for a race and don’t quite know where to start, this application will get you moving from the sofa. It offers 20 to 30 minute workout plans to get you ship shape, and includes work up and interval training.

4. Jillian Michaels Fitness Motivation Jillian Michaels Slim-Down Solution - Diet, Fitness, Exercise Advice - Everyday Health, Inc.

Save yourself the cost of an expensive personal trainer by having one on the palm of your hand. Jillian is an instructor from The Biggest Loser and will take you through your paces with a tracking device to record your steps, how many calories you have burned, and many other capabilities.

5. Virtual Trainer Virtual Trainer - Gravity Moves Pty Ltd

This application consists of 300 exercises and warm ups with step by step exercises to keep you on track. There are videos available for the more complicated exercises.

6. FitnessBuilder FitnessBuilder - PumpOne

FitnessBuilder uses a combination of strength exercises to those you can do while sitting at your desk. There are a range of workout plans and instructional videos to ensure you are performing the exercises correctly.

7. Track to Lose It Track to Lose It! - Keith Kiser

An application for losing weight, you can keep track of calories you are eating and burning, with the addition of nutrition reports, to ensure you are eating the right foods.

8. Yoga Stretch Yoga STRETCH - Neil Harris

There are loads of different yoga poses and stretches available on this application, and it can even be integrated with your iTunes collection to make it more enjoyable.

9. Men’s Health Workouts Men's Health Workouts - Rodale, Inc.

Workout plans from the popular men’s magazine, this is designed for men to help you get those rock hard guns and abs to die for.

10. RunKeeper RunKeeper - FitnessKeeper, Inc.

You can keep track of your running and walking with this application, which will help you to achieve your personal best. If you want to show off your progress to friends, you can even update them on social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter.

The iPhone may be the most expensive phone available to buy, but by using some of the many fitness related apps available from the App Store you can more than justify the price with the money you will save in keeping fit. Paying the full amount for the latest iPhone 4s SIM free will probably still work out cheaper than a gym membership in the long run.