Put your health first and get into shape with the best iPhone fitness apps

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Strength training

Cardio exercises are great, but if you want to look like you’re working out, you gotta lift some heavy things. Regardless of how you look, though, lifting weights can be dangerous if you don’t know the proper techniques for doing so. Fortunately, the bevy of apps below offers more than enough information on your body’s various muscle groups and the way you should interact with the equipment lining the walls and floor of your local gym.

GymBook — Strength Training

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GymBook is a visually attractive app that tracks your strength workouts. You can make your own routines, but the app displays neat GIFs of 50 preset exercises and how they affect the different muscle groups.

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Fitbit Coach

Fitbit Coach is an app that takes all the workout planning off your hands. The app uses your information to create custom-made workout routines that are challenging for you so that you can see improvement while minimizing the risk of injuries.

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FitnessBuilder

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The simple app records the number of reps you do and how much weight you’re using. It also has a diverse catalog of workouts. The fitness builder app even lets you keep track of your workouts and allows you see the progress you have made.

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StrongLifts 5×5 Workout Log

Strong Lifts 5×5 is one of the best ways to gain muscle and lose fat but is probably too intense for inexperienced lifters. The app coaches you through three 45-minute workouts a week, focusing on the largest muscles in your body for optimal effect.

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ironGAINS: Weight Training Log

ironGAINS: Weight Training Log

This app is easy to use and works as a simple log for detailing your progress in the gym. You can create custom workouts and exercises, log photos, and enable notifications of your achievements and record-setting days.

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Strong Workout Tracker Gym Log

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Here is another aesthetically pleasing workout tracking app that lets you easily enter information about your workout session. Hitting certain milestones unlocks achievements, and the app lets you add your own routines to your workouts. It also has a range of cardio exercises, but the app’s primary focus is on progressive barbell routines, such as Starting Strength or Stronglifts 5×5.

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Jefit Workout Tracker Gym Log

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Designed for bodybuilders, Jefit keeps track of all your reps, sets, and the weight you’re lifting, Jefit provides a number of different workout routines designed to target specific muscle groups and allows you to design custom workouts.

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