6 Best Personal Training Apps If You’re Out Here Trying to Figure Out How to Use a Dumbbell

By | December 13, 2018

If you’ve got a fitness goal, a personal trainer can lay out a plan for you, make sure you stay on track, and call you out when you’re slacking. They can also take all your money. Because it’s 2018, and we’re we’re all going to be robots soon anyway, here are some genius apps that work almost as well as a real-life human trainer. Behold.

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If you could hit the gym six day a week:

SWEAT

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sweat


$ 20/ month on iTunes and Google Play

After answering Qs about your fitness goals, the SWEAT app sets you up with the best possible program, like Instagram superstar Kayla Itsines’ BBG Stronger program, utilizing bodyweight exercises as well as gym equipment in every sweat session. Each week you’ll perform three 28-minute resistance workouts and three cardio workouts. If you’re thirsty for more, the app also features challenges, like the 19-minute lower-body challenge that includes squats, walking lunges, split squats, donkey kicks, and more.

If you’re looking to score a booty:

Fitplan

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Fitplan


$ 96/year on iTunes and Google Play

With one million followers, Instagram fitness model and workout queen Ariana James knows how to sculpt a donk. Follow her Abs and Booty Camp on the Fitplan app and you’ll work towards your own gram-worthy peach. The eight-week program includes five, 45-minute strength-based workouts suitable for all levels—but gym equipment is required. Butt glow up, here you come!

If you don’t have a gym membership:

Fit Body by Anna Victoria

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Fit Body

$ 160/year or $ 17/month on iTunes and Google Play

The three plans offered by certified trainer and fitness boss Anna Victoria all require different kinds of equipment. If you like to sweat at home, her Shred program, which only calls for a yoga mat and step (you know, like those 80s aerobics class platforms), is ideal. Select your fitness level and the app puts together six, 30-minute workouts to complete each week. Each session features bodyweight exercises that hone in on one area, like legs and glutes or back and arms. You’ll get your heart rate up and build muscle.

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If you aren’t sure how to work out since getting knocked up:

Studio Tone It Up

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Tone It Up

$ 84/year or $ 13/month on iTunes and Google Play

First off, make sure you get your fit plan okayed by your ob-gyn before doing anything. When you’re good to go, check out the very adorable, very pregnant certified trainer Katrina Dawn and her made-for-pregnant-ladies sweat sessions. While there’s no specific program to follow, you can pick and choose pre-natal workouts like Baby ‘N’ Biceps and 3rd Trimester Baby Weight on the Tone It Up Studio app whenever you feel like it.

If you’re prepping for a 5k—and you’ve never done that before:

Runkeeper

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RunKeeper

$ 40/year or $ 10/month on iTunes and Google Play

Train for a 5k in five weeks with Runkeeper’s plan that only requires four runs a week. Once you download, the app will sets up a running schedule tailored to your fitness level. For beginners, that might mean kicking things off with a 15 minute mile. With each week, the app ups the ante to get you’re your goal.

If you want to start working out for the first time ever:

Nike Training Club

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Nike Training Club

Free on iTunes and Google Play

Fitness newbs, praise be! Download NTC and select the Start Up plan from the My Plan menu to kick off a totally doable routine. The equipment-optional program is great for those who are out here like, “what is a burpee?” But the 15- to 30-minute workouts are challenging enough to keep you psyched. Once you start, you’ll jump into a routine featuring strength, cardio, and stretching workouts.

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