Top 10 Best Fitness Android Apps – Updated November 2020

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People tend to get a few extra pounds during the winter. The holidays are to blame, to a degree. Whatever the reason, it may be a good idea to start exercising now, so that you don't have to lose all that weight after everything is over. Well, you're in luck, as we've dug up quite a few fitness apps that you may be interested in.

In the list down below, you'll be able to find 9 fitness apps. In our humble opinion, these are amongst the best fitness apps available in the Google Play Store. We've tried to mix it up a bit, and offer something for everyone here. You'll find some apps that specialize in working out without any extra equipment, an app for runners, an app made especially for women, and so on.

All the apps listed here are free to use, but almost every single one of them offers in-app purchases. Those in-app purchases will provide you with some extra features, training schedules, and so on. It all depends on what app we're talking about. That being said, read on if you're interested.

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Top 10 Best Fitness Android Apps 2020

Below is a quick overview of the top 10 best fitness Android apps for 2020, including any download and in-app purchase costs.

Download CostIn-app cost (per item)
Home Workout – No Equipment$2.99-$39.99
Female Fitness – Women Workout$2.99-$39.99
Google Fit
Calorie Counter – MyFitnessPal$0.99-$99.99
30 Day Fitness Challenge – Workout at Home$9.99-$79.99
Fitness & Bodybuilding$0.99-$59.99
Runkeeper$0.99-$39.99
Strava$2.99-$60
7 Minute Workout$1.99
FitOn$14.99-$119.99

Top 10 Best Fitness Android Apps 2020 Downloads

Below is a little more information on each app, a suggestion for the type of user the app is best suited to, and a direct link for easy downloading.

All download links go to the app's Google Play Store listing. Users are always recommended to download apps from Google Play or an authorized app store.

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Best Fitness Android App For Most Users

Home Workout – No Equipment

  • Price: Free to download
  • In-app purchases: Yes
  • Android version: 4.2+

We do believe that the 'Home Workout – No Equipment' app is best for most users. Why? Well, it has some really good exercises on offer, and it requires you to use no equipment whatsoever. This app has workouts for your abs, chest, legs, arms, and butt. Various full body workouts are on offer as well.

The warm-up and stretching routines are included in the app as well, as those are extremely important before you start working out. The most common injuries come as a result of no proper warm-up. The app will record your training progress automatically, while the included chart tracks your weight trends.

This app even allows you to customize your workout reminders, not to mention that detailed video and animation guides are included in the package. You can even aim to lose some weight with help from a personal trainer. This app is highly-rated in the Play Store, as it currently holds a 4.8-star rating. It was also chosen by Google as one of 'Best of' Google Play apps of 2018. It's one of the best fitness Android apps in the market, that's for sure.

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Best Fitness Android App For Women

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Female Fitness – Women Workout

  • Price: Free to download
  • In-app purchases: Yes
  • Android version: 4.2+

The 'Female Fitness – Women Workout' app comes from the same developer who is behind the 'Home Workout' app that we've talked about. This application has a similar premise as the first app, but it is designed for women, especially. This app is also holding a 4.8-star rating in the Play Store, and it's an extremely compelling choice.

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The design of the app is spot on, and that only boost the overall experience. This app will help you burn belly fat, tone your butt, get slimmer legs, trim your waistline, and get in shape in general. These are mostly high-intensity workouts, though they are beginner-friendly. There are beginner courses for pretty much every category, so you don't have to worry if you're not used to working out.

Much like the first app we've talked about, this fitness application does not require any equipment either. Animation and video guidance are included in the app, while coach tips are included in every exercise. Warm-up and stretching routines are a part of this app as well, while the app can sync your data with Google Fit.

Download Female Fitness - Women Workout

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Best Fitness Android App For Tracking Progress

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Google Fit

  • Price: Free to download
  • In-app purchases: None
  • Android version: Varies with device

Many of you are probably quite familiar with the Google Fit app. This application comes straight from Google, and its goal is to keep track of your health, more or less. This app will do its best to get you to work out and stay fit as a result. Google actually worked with WHO (World Health Organization) and AHA (American Heart Organization) in order to bring two activity goals your way.

Those activity goals are 'Move Minutes' and 'Heart Points'. It's quite important to move during your day, as that improves your health. You also need to keep your heart going at a certain rate, which is why those two activity goals were added. Google Fit, as an app in general, is great at keeping track of your activities.

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This app will provide you with personalized coaching tips, while it can track your workouts from your phone or watch. It will monitor your goals, and even connect with your favorite fitness apps. Many fitness applications have Google Fit integration built in. The best of all, this application is entirely free.

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Best Fitness Android App For Counting Calories

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Calorie Counter – MyFitnessPal

  • Price: Free to download
  • In-app purchases: Yes
  • Android version: Varies with device

If you're looking for an extremely capable calorie counter, look no further. The 'Calorie Counter – MyFitnessPal' application is at the top of its game. This app will help you lose weight, tone up your body, and even eat healthy. This app has a huge food database, with over 11 million foods. That includes global items and cuisines.

This app even comes with a barcode scanner built in, so that you can simply scan what you consume. The app can recognize over 4 million barcodes without a problem. Recipe importer is also available here, and it will help you import the nutrition information for the recipes you cook.

Restaurant logging options can be found on the inside as well, and the same goes for food insights. That will surely help you make some healthier diet choices. You can create your own food and recipes inside this application, while the app will automatically calculate the calories in your food. You can even lead your diet diary using this app, and also track water intake.

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Best Fitness Android App For Fast Results

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30 Day Fitness Challenge – Workout at Home

  • Price: Free to download
  • In-app purchases: Yes
  • Android version: 4.4+

If you're looking for a fast way to get results, this app may help you. 30 Day Fitness Challenge is a very well-designed application, that allows you to workout at home. This app will provide you with a 30-day training plan, as its name suggests. The design of the app is spot on, and all the focus is on workouts themselves. This application comes from Leap Fitness Group, the developer behind two apps that we've already talked about.

This is a great choice for those of you who are looking for a fast way to lose some extra pounds you gained during the holidays. It's also a great way to further tone down your body before summer comes knocking. You do not need any equipment in order to work out using this app. All you need is good will, and this app, and you're good to go.

The app will record your training progress automatically. It will also remind you to work out every single day. If you need some extra help for each workout, detailed video guides are provided as well. The app will increase exercise intensity one step at a time, so it's great for beginners as well. You can choose between a 30-day abs challenge, 30-day butt challenge, or 30-day full body challenge… it's up to you.

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Best Fitness Android App With Bodybuilding Included

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Fitness & Bodybuilding

  • Price: Free to download
  • In-app purchases: Yes
  • Android version: 5.0+

If you're looking for a fitness app that has a bit more of a bodybuilding aspect thrown into it, this is it. Fitness & Bodybuilding combines various exercises without extra equipment, with those that include equipment. It's a great blend between the two. This app's goal is to help you achieve your goals in a rather short period of time. The app actually allows you to create your own workout program.

This app contains a rather extensive database of exercises that will focus on pretty much every muscle in your body. Every single one of those exercises comes with a detailed description, and also a video that will show you how to properly do it. This app also provides workout plans for bodybuilding, powerlifting, and fitness in general.

All exercises not only include the aforementioned video content, but also pictures as well, in case you prefer those. You can save your progress and track data about your weight as well. Interactive graphs will offer you some insight into your progress, while the app comes with a built-in timer as well. A built-in calendar will automatically mark your workout days, and so on. This app is filled with various features.

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Best Fitness Android App For Runners

Runkeeper

  • Price: Free to download
  • In-app purchases: Yes
  • Android version: Varies with device

For those of you who prefer keeping in shape by running, there are quite a few choices out there. In our experience, Runkeeper is one of the best ones. This application has been around for quite some time, and it has a great option all that time. The app's design is quite simple, which is the whole point, as it's supposed to stay out of the way, so that you can focus on exercising.

Runkeeper can track various workouts, it's not limited just to running. It can track your walking, jogging, biking, and a number of other activities. You can also set goals in this application. So, for example, you can set a specific weight goal, or you can set a specific pace that you'd like to keep while running. These are just some examples, of course, there are quite a few options included here.

Runkeeper also provides you with personalized routines that you can fit into your busy schedule. In order to keep you motivated, this fitness app will offer you to participate in various challenges, snag exercise rewards, and share your achievements as well. Audio cues are available as an option as well, so that you know how much you ran thus far, your pace, and so on. There are various other options available int his app.

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Best Fitness Android App For Cycling

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Strava

  • Price: Free to download
  • In-app purchases: Yes
  • Android version: Varies with device

Strava is a great all-around app that can help you to stay fit. It works great for various exercises, and we've tested out its cycling capabilities a while back. This app is great for keeping track of your cycling workouts, that's for sure. This app can record your routes, and map your favorite bike trail while you're at it. The app will also analyze your training, and offer you various stats to check out.

Training challenges are also a part of this application. You can participate in various monthly challenges, just to keep yourself motivated. The best of all, you can compete against other people by participating in such challenges. You can even share your bike routes with other people on Strava, in case you think it's a great exercise, or great bike trail in general. This app is not limited to cycling, as already mentioned.

You can use Strava to track various other exercises including swimming, Alpine skiing, hiking, crossfit, kayaking, rock climbing, surfing, and many more. This app combines a white background with orange accents, and it offers rather minimal design. Strava is free to download and use, though in-app purchases are an option.

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Best Fitness Android App For Busy People

7 Minute Workout

7 Minute Workout

  • Price: Free to download
  • In-app purchases: Yes
  • Android version: 4.4+

If you don't have a lot of time to work out, well, this is probably the app for you. 7 Minute Workout is designed to keep you occupied for only 7 minutes at a time. This application comes with Google Fit support, and is being used by over 3 million people. The developer says that the app has been designed to assist weight loss, and improve cardiovascular function as well.

The best thing is, you don't need any additional equipment to use this app. You can use it anytime, anywhere. This app provides you with 12 exercises that need to be done in 30 seconds each. You get a 10-second break between exercises, and all you need is a chair and a wall. You can repeat 2-3 circuits if you want, depending on how much time you have on your hands on any given day.

The app can provide you with voice guidance, while both the circuit time and rest time are adjustable. You can even instruct the app to keep your screen on while you're working out. The app will notify you when it's time to work out, while the developer has added a special abs workout for women as well.

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Best Fitness Android App For Personalized Workout Plans

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FitOn

  • Price: Free to download
  • In-app purchases: Yes
  • Android version: 4.1+

FitOn is a somewhat newer app that managed to become popular rather fast. This application delivers great, free fitness workouts on your mobile device. Most importantly, it delivers personalized workouts to your device. Some features are paid, but you absolutely do not need to do that in order to use this application. On top of that, ads are not supported by the app.

The app will provide you with free home exercise videos, and personalized fitness plans. If you're into meditation, you can get guided meditation info here as well. You'll never need to visit the gym just to stay fit, as long as you have some free space at home to work out. Yoga is also a part of the offering here, by the way, and there are hundreds of free fitness videos that you can watch.

If you'd like to set a specific workout goal, this app can help provide you with exercises to get there. The app even provides 10-minute HIIT workouts if you're short on time. There's something for everyone included here, and you can even join the live leaderboard for friendly competition. That's some extra motivation that this app can provide you with.

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