9 Great Workout and Weight Training Apps for Android

These little helpers for Android make tracking and training easier

Model Released Weight Training. Credit: Zoran Milich / Contributor / Getty Images

Fitness, weight loss and weight training apps for Android mobile platforms have almost reached the number that are available for the Apple IOS platform. Below is a selection of popular Google Android apps, in no particular order. App developer descriptions are included. Check at Google Play store for latest prices and for other similar apps.

JEFIT Workout Exercise Log

The JEFIT Workout and Fitness Tracker is designed by serious bodybuilders to improve an individuals workout in the gym, ease of tracking body stats, create fitness routines, detailed exercise database, two-way synchronization with online server to store data and keep logs of workout progress.

JEFIT Free Workout and Fitness Tracker is essential for bodybuilding and fitness enthusiasts alike. The best way to keep track of your workout data without the use of a paper and pad.

Nike+ Training Club

Detailed instructions and audio support are on hand to help you perfect each of Nike+ Training Club’s dynamic drills. Choose a workout that fits your goal. Set it to your music, share your progress and earn your rewards.

Full-body workouts for 30 or 45 minutes. Targeted and professional athlete workouts for 15 minutes. Set a favorite workout as your Quick-Start.

  • Multi-dimensional, multi-directional drills build on the fundamentals of strength, cardio, interval and core training.
  • Exclusive rewards including workouts from Hollywood Trainer Jeanette Jenkins, professional athletes, celebrities, yoga instructors and more.
  • Simple functionality optimizes every workout. Select your goal and fitness level, then choose from a list of workouts that meet your criteria.
  • Set your workout to your own music.
  • Audio guidance keeps you on track and motivated while working out.
  • Access step-by-step instructions and video demonstrations for every drill at any time.
  • Track details of your workout history and training progress.
  • Share your workout and reward status on Facebook and Twitter.
  • NTC Training Essentials help you gear up and get the most from every workout.

Circuit Training Assistant

Circuit Training is a form of body conditioning or resistance training which is easy to follow and targets strength building as well as muscular endurance. Circuit training also has the potential to burn more calories than conventional aerobic exercise or strength training, both during and post-workout (increase in post workout metabolism), thus beneficial for those attempting to lose body fat.

Gym Book: training notebook

Gym Book: training notebook is an app that helps you track your progress in training. You can create a workout program with a defined number of days, track training statistics after each session, and map growth results in each exercise. It offers tools such as timers for rest time between sets, import and export training histories, track monthly averages of statistics, and more.

Daily Ab Workout

Daily Workout Apps, LLC, is the developer of this and other workout apps in a series.

There are two available versions of Daily Ab Workout. There is a free version to try and a paid version. In the free version, you can get access to a lot of features, and offers two different 5 to 10 minute ab workouts for both men and women. You're taken step-by-step through each exercise in videos demonstrated by a certified personal trainer, and the exercises target all all major abdominal muscles. The on-screen instructions and helpful timer will keep you focused and on track throughout.

The paid version of the app gives you more workouts, both random and the ability to create custom workouts of your own, a "landscape" mode for wider viewing field, and is ad-free.

Calorie Counter - MyFitnessPal

The Calorie Counter - MyFitnessPal app helps you track your daily calorie intake by making it easy with a huge database of more than 5 million foods—a list that is continually being added to and expanded. It's very easy to enter your meals, and it remembers your favorites.

The app connects with other devices and apps, including Fitbit, Garmin, Jawbone UP, Runkeeper, MapMyFitness, Healthkit and others. Its recipe importer makes adding foods from recipes you find on the Web simple by importing it. You can also view progress reports, track your nutrient intake, set goals and much more. Create an online profile for free and you can access exercises, workout routines and earn badges for fitness accomplishments.

Daily Butt Workout

Another workout app created by Daily Workout Apps, Daily Butt Workout also offers two workouts, these designed to tone up your butt. They're 5 to 10 minutes long and work for both men and women. As other apps in this series, there are videos showing you how to perform the exercises as demonstrated by a personal trainer, as well as on-screen instructions and timer. There is also a $0.99 paid version of the app with more exercises, custom routines and no ads.

RunKeeper - GPS Track Run Walk

Created by FitnessKeeper, Inc., RunKeeper gives you a wealth of tools to optimize your walks and runs. You can find pre-planned routes, or you can map your own walk or run. The app integrates with your smartphone's music player so you can listen to music and get audio updates on total mileage, pace, speed and calorie count. The app syncs with popular devices such as Pebble or Android Wear smart watch, as well as your Polar Heart Rate Monitor. 

This app offers a lot for the casual walker all the way up to the competitive marathoner.

Diet Assistant - Weight Loss

From Alportela Labs, Diet Assistant is a diet planner for either men or women to help you reach your weight loss goals. By selecting your target weight and defining your aim for the new diet, the app will offer meal options designed to help you achieve your goal. Diet plans include a range geared toward specific restrictions, including:

  • Vegetarian
  • High protein
  • Low GI
  • Healthy
  • Pescatarian

Each plan includes a shopping list to make stocking up for your new diet easier. You can even take photos to include in an album to track your progress visually, in addition to the statistics that are tracked.

Push Ups

From Ritter Labs, the Push Ups fitness app aims to be your personal trainer in helping you increase your pushup ability. Whether you're able to only do 5 pushups or 100, the app can adjust your exercise regimen to build at your own pace. 


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