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Best run tracking apps for iPhone: RunKeeper, Map My Run, Runtastic and more!
Running makes our body fit and fine. Apple application developers have created some apps for you to rack your running such that you can compare your running time, speed or distance. If you are going for a Personal best, trying to improve your Pace or Training for your next 5 K, These are the Best Running Apps for your iPhone.
Free – Download Now‘RunKeeper‘ lets you track not only runs, but pretty much any kind of training you can think-of from walking to cycling to strength training and more. You can track personal records and set the goals for yourself, whether it will be a weight loss goal, a distance goal, or something else. You can then view your past goals, set future ones and see which one you achieved and which one you didn’t. If your main focus is continuously setting goals, then ‘RunKeeper‘ is a solid choice.
Map My Run+
‘Map My Run’ tracks even more activity types than the ‘RunKeeper’, including intimacy and provides many statistics including calories burned, pace, distance and more. It can also tie-in with services such as ‘My Fitness Pal’ in order to sync nutrition and exercise data back and the forth. If you choose to then you can track your nutrition data right within ‘Map My Run’ instead. You can also tie in several different monitors from Garmin, Polar and others in settings. You can even set up notifications for when your friends complete workouts in case you need an extra push.
If you want lots of activity types to choose from and also like to compete with friends on best times, don’t look further than Map My Run+.
$2.99 – Download Now
‘Endomondo‘ lets you create your own routes & either keep them for your own use or share them with the ‘Endomondo’ community. You can also connect with ‘My Fitness Pal’ in order to share your data back and forth, similar to ‘Map My Run’. There is a section of Endomondo that offers the fitness tests in order to test your fitness level, which is a nice feature for the beginning runners. Endomondo also partners with many of the companies in order to provide sponsored challenges that constantly changing.
If you wants to compete in challenges with others around the country or you want to see what your fitness level through various fitness tests, be sure to check out ‘Endomondo’.
Runtastic can track running, walking, jogging activities. I have found the charts and information inside the Runtastic to be some of easiest to read. ‘Runtastic’ also lets you to purchase motivational stories inside the application to listen to while you run. They are updated regularly so that you always have new ones to pick from.
If you want a run tracking app that is a little more human and less competitive, check out ‘Runtastic’.
‘Strava Run’ is one of the only run tracking applications that uses the motion co-processor in the iPhone 5s to track not only the more data, but also far more accurate data. You can link up to all kinds of sensors in order to measure the speed, heart rate, cadence, and more. ‘Strava Run’ is the only run tracker app that supports ‘Bluetooth LE’ sensors. When it comes to the actually tracking runs, just hit the ‘start button’ and go. You can explore the segments around you and complete them as well as join up on many challenges offered by the Strava community.
If you have an iPhone 5s and you want the most accurate data possible, check out ‘Strava Run’.
Free – Download Now
‘Nike+ Running‘ uses Nike’s own Nike-Fuel system and lets you compete against your friends, track runs, and complete the coaching sessions. You can also choose what kind of runner you are and let Nike tailor coaching sessions to your current levels. Since ‘Nike+ Running’ utilizes your current ‘Nike ID’, if you use any other ‘Nike+ products’ such as a FuelBand app and the FuelBand SE, your points sync with your account.
If you are already tied into the ‘Nike+ system’ or you want a run tracking app with coaching that does not cost extra, check out ‘Nike+ Running’.