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Davaucebauce - 2019-07-18 02:41:21
Good app for beginners
For anyone who wants to get into lifting but is overwhelmed by all the equipment, programs, and how to do workouts, this is a great app. If you’re intermediate or advanced and really want to make progress on your lifts, I would recommend an app like Strong. Pros: - Being able to customize your gym is great for travelers. Also extremely easy to replace exercises and does a good job recommending exercises by which muscle groups are recovered. - The gifs of someone performing the workouts alongside the instructions make it easy to pick up a new exercise. - It’s fun and easy to experiment with new exercises. - The UI is top notch and feels good to use the app. Cons: - I made a custom workout and when I did the workout and changed the reps/weights, the app didn’t record my changes the next time I did the workout. I thought the app would do more as far as recommending sets/reps/weights for my custom workout but it didn’t. - Going more on the first point, I wanted to do more weight on my bench press, yet the app recommended a weight that was 15 lbs less than my most recent PR. Seemed illogical. - There’s no rack calculator which is a relatively easy way to add a lot of value to the app. - I wish there was a way to specify the type of training I am doing. For instance, I’m doing Reverse Pyramid Training, so whenever it auto-loads a workout for me, when I see it say 5 sets of 5 reps, I immediately need to change it. - When doing supersets or circuits, there should be a way to set a timer for the first exercise and move onto the next exercise in the circuit, making sure you’re resting long enough from the first set to the next set of the first exercise. So overall good to start out on but not sophisticated enough to follow a program to make sure you’re optimizing your gains. It’s a fun app.
iRedRaider - 2019-07-17 11:08:55
Best of the “workout tracker” apps.
I’ve been using Fitbod regularly for almost a year. Now I’ve recently gone back into the App Store and started testing multiple “workout tracker” apps to see if the grass is greener elsewhere. I’ll explain why I did this later. Anyway, NOPE, Fitbod is definitely the best one in my opinion. Why? First, it has the best design/look/interface of them all, by far. Next, it’s really good at calculating calories burned for your workout and syncing it with Apple Health. It also works well with Apple Watch. The subscription price is better than most of them (if you get the yearly price, not the monthly). Now let’s go deeper: Because of the AI (Artificial Intelligence) for building workouts based on fresh muscle groups, it’s awesome for the newby (like I was) who wants to be guided through the process. You will find yourself losing the intimidation of the gym and learning to love the gym. This was my personal experience. It becomes addicting, and that makes results. But over time, I found myself outgrowing the AI and found that Fitbod was also great for those who wants to build their own custom workouts. Now, this is my go-to. So, back to the reason I started looking around. I wondered if there was a GOOD free (or just cheaper) alternative. It turns out that there’s not. The designs of the apps that are “full featured” are almost unbearable. To do good design AND have a bunch of great features is REALLY hard. But Fitbod has done it. One thing I’d like to see added are some pre-built workout splits from bodybuilding professionals. Thanks.
rachelafile - 2019-07-18 05:01:48
I love whoever created this so much
***9 month update: I ended up losing 40 more pounds using this app and am the strongest I’ve ever been in my life. I wish I’d had this app in the army, because it has saved me from the hip injury that got me medically discharged. I can even run again now! Strength training is the way to go and this app helped me 100x more than that trainer ever did. *** I was a member of a personal training gym for 6 months ($700 a month for 3 workouts a week). Having a trainer was great; I built muscle and lost fat (20 pounds total weight loss). But once on my own, it’s been a struggle. I didn’t know what exercises to do together or how they affected my body. I saw this app on an Instagram ad and while I usually take a peek at fitness ads, I ultimately never download or buy a subscription. They’re almost all the same, don’t do much for you and are expensive. This app is EVERYTHING. Jeez- for the price of Netflix, I could’ve been using this app from the beginning and seen the same results. You still have to put in the work, but this is the best tool I’ve found so far and the price is amazing. I bought the annual subscription and am very pleased with my results so far. Great, customizable workouts that take all the I’m-confused-and-don’t-know-what-to-do-so-give-up out of it. This app partnered with a cheap $10 Planet Fitness membership may very well be the best thing to ever happen to me.
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