6 best apps to make exercise even more fun for iPhones and Android

If your exercise routine is getting boring, download one of these fun apps to liven things up

Published: September 11, 2019 at 8:58 am

Bored of the same dull workout every day? We've put together a collection of fun apps for iPhones and Android phones to help boost your daily exercise regime and motivate you, from zombie adventures to tailored yoga exercise sessions.


Read on to find a fun app to liven up your workout…


RockMyRun – Best Workout Music

iOS and Android, free (in-app purchases)

Need some music to motivate you? RockMyRun has playlists from some of the world's best DJs to help you keep the tempo up during your exercise session, including David Guetta, Afrojack and Major Lazer. Cleverly, it automatically adjusts the music to match your pace or your heartbeat.

The app also tracks your distance and pace while you run, so there's no need to have another running app switched on.

Download the app from the App Store or Google Play.

7 minute workout

7 Minute Workout

iOS and Android, free (in-app purchases)

If you don't have time to fit in a full workout, but you do have 7 minutes, then this is the app for you. You can just do the odd session now and then, or be bold and commit to the 30-day exercise plan.

The workouts focus on high-intensity training, so you'll be putting in a lot of energy in short bursts for maximum results. All you need to get started is a chair and a wall!

Download it from the App Store and GooglePlay.

Fabulous app

Fabulous: Motivate Me! Meditate, Relax, Sleep

iOS and Android, in-app purchases

The Fabulous app encourages you to make healthy changes in your life – and stick to them. As well as promoting fitness and better habits, the app also offers meditation sessions to help you unwind. It claims that it can help you to build effective new habits within 19 days.

This app is perfect for those days when you need some extra motivation to help you make positive changes in your life.

Download the app from the App Store and Google Play.

Zombies, Run! app

Zombies, Run!

iOS and Android, in-app purchases

If you're finding your morning run a little dull, why not liven it up with a zombie adventure? You start jogging and listening to music through your headphones, when zombies attack – so you need to outrun them!

There are over 200 missions to enjoy and you can track your runs and share your progress online too.

Download the app from the App Store or Google Play.

Asana Rebel app

Asana Rebel – Yoga Inspired Fitness

iOS and Android, in-app purchases

Channel your inner yogi wherever you are with this yoga-inspired fitness app. It's tailored to your ability, so even if you're new to yoga you can find a routine to suit you. The app comes with video tutorials to help you perform the different poses correctly.

New sessions are added every week, so you're unlikely to get bored with what's on offer. You don't need to have any special equipment to use the app (although a yoga mat is always handy).

Download the app from the App Store or Google Play.

Charity Miles app

Charity Miles

iOS and Android, free

If you need some extra motivation to go for a run, walk or cycle ride, then try Charity Miles. This app donates money to charity while you're using it! Simply pick your charity and off you go.

The app has raised over $2.5m for charities around the world to date and it's sponsored by advertisers, so there's no cost to you.

Download the app from the App Store and Google Play.


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