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oday on the 20 Minute Fitness podcast's 'How Technology Can Help' mini series we are back with our favorite health & fitness apps of the month special. As July is definitely the month of vacations, you might feel a bit off track with your exercising routine. Which is exactly why our theme for this month is 'staying in shape on-the-go'.
While it might have been easy to find excuses in the past, since the emergence of health & fitness apps, what's easy is to work out in a hotel room. Bodyweight, yoga, frequent flyers or vacation travelers, there's something out there for everyone.
Listen to this week's episode to hear all about our favorite fitness apps that will keep you sweating away from home as well!
What You Will Learn
1) Our Favorite Fitness App For Facilities All Around The World - MINDBODY
MINDBODY, one of the 'Most Innovative Companies' of 2018, allows its users to find all sorts of health, fitness & wellness facilities near their locations. They offer millions of fitness classes, gym classes and even local salon & spa treatments all around the world.
Once you download the MINDBODY app, you can easily search in your area and filter for your specific needs and wants. There's no subscription fee, you can simply book on the fly and MINDBODY will guarantee the best possible price. This great flexibility makes MINDBODY the perfect choice for all your July travel plans.
2) Our Favorite Fitness App For The Yogis - Down Dog
If you feel like you'd rather improve your flexibility, coordination and balance than do something high intensity while on vacation, yoga might be your perfect choice. And Down Dog, the #1 yoga app on the market with an impressive number of 6,000 ratings, will be your partner in crime for this.
The Down Dog app has classes for different experience levels that range from 7 to 35 minutes. The various modes will all their own purposes and with their boost feature you can even choose a specific body part to focus on.
The HD instruction videos together with the soothing voice of the instructor and the relaxing music make Down Dog the closest thing you'll get to a real studio experience.
3) Our Favorite Fitness Apps For An All Around Solution - Keelo
Keelo, as they call themselves, is 'high intensity fitness for all'. They have both strength-based and conditioning oriented full body workouts with or without equipment. There are also different levels ranging from beginner to advanced.
But the 'wow' parts of the Keelo app are more about its other features. Their AI-based algorithm for instance will make sure that all your muscle groups get enough training and rest. Their Keelo coaches will respond to any question you may have about fitness or nutrition. And their tracking feature will allow you to follow your fitness activity and calories burnt over time.
Could you even ask for a more comprehensive workout buddy on the go?
4) Our Favorite Fitness Apps For Frequent Flyers - Sanctifly
If you feel like you're practically living your life at airports, Sanctifly is here to spice up your routine a bit. This higher-end app is designed for frequent flyers who want to break a sweat in between two flights.
Sanctifly currently has 200 locations at 90 airports with a long list of airport hotels, gyms, pools and so on. Once you become a member and sign up for one of their packages, you can access the facilities of their partners without a direct reservation. Packages range from blue to gold and include different benefits.
So if you know that your next couple of layovers will be lengthy, you might want to take Sanctifly with you!
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