Awesome Fitness Apps

From the Show: Train Your Body
Summary: Fitness apps for mobile devices are a major trend right now. But how do you choose the right ones for you?
Air Date: 3/11/14
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: Amanda Vogel, MA
Amanda VogelAmanda Vogel, MA human kinetics, is a fitness instructor and owner of, a writing, editing and consulting service for the fitness industry. In addition to being a social media manager and consultant for major fitness brands and public figures, Amanda blogs at and writes for IDEA Fitness Journal, ACE Certified News, Oxygen, SELF and Reader's Digest. Her blog was a finalist in the Best Health Magazine Blog Awards. Amanda is a member of ACSM's Alliance of Health and Fitness Professionals, and she'll be presenting sessions on both social media and fitness apps at the upcoming ACSM Health & Fitness Summit.
Awesome Fitness Apps
Fitness apps for mobile devices are a major trend right now. But choosing the right ones for you and your exercise goals can be time-consuming... and all those 99 cent app purchases can start to add up.

Why are fitness apps such a trend? Are the best fitness apps ones that let you track your progress or mileage?

What should you look for in a fitness app? What are the top picks for fitness apps on the market, and why?

Fitness writer and blogger, Amanda Vogel, shares her picks for the best fitness apps available today.

Here are some of her favorites: