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Top 5 Fitness Apps in India | 2021


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Remember your list of new year resolutions for 2021, where ‘Go Healthy and Stay Fit’ topped the list? But the second wave of the pandemic seemed to spoil all your fitness plans and on top of that reduced physical activity significantly by restricting you indoors.


Are you concerned about your safety and hitting the gym or going for a fitness class doesn’t seem rational? Well, looking at the prevailing scenario, working out at home is the safest option. With technology intruding the fitness space, we now have many options for online fitness classes. Sometimes, it might seem confusing to choose among a wide array of available options.


Worry not, as we bring you a list of the 5 best fitness apps in India that can help you achieve your fitness goal.



1. Cult.fit



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Founded in 2016, Cult.fit is one of India’s largest fitness and group workout chains. The first center was established in Bangalore. Now, it has its branches in more than 130 locations in India. It brings you holistic offerings that include fitness and yoga, healthy meals, mental well-being, and primary healthcare.


They offer a wide range of workout options right from yoga to S&C (Strength & Conditioning training), Dance fitness, Boxing, and special HRX workouts. They also offer meditation and therapy sessions for mental well-being.



What do you get?



  • You can now work out from home with Cultpass live. You may subscribe for live online sessions to have unlimited access to fitness, dance, and meditation classes. You also get to attend special celebrity masterclasses, enjoy workout sessions with family and friends, and a LIVE leaderboard with an energy meter.


  • They offer a wide collection of premium athleisure wear and gym equipment.


  • Hassle-free medical care as they offer online doctor and dietician consultations.


  • Under Eat.fit, they offer nutritious and healthy meals for breakfast, lunch, snacks, and dinner. You can check out for their healthy and tasty recipes to include in your diet plan.



What’s missing?


  • There are very few options for personalized or customized workout routines and their offerings are more generic in nature.




2. GOQii


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Founded in 2014, GOQii’s smart-tech-enabled healthcare platform empowers users to lead healthier lives. The platform integrates tools for real-time personalized coaching, health e-commerce store, health locker, and scheduling health check-ups.

It offers a comprehensive health and fitness package.


GOQii Health ecosystem combines a SMART fitness band, an app, a Care Team consisting of a personal coach, health experts, and a doctor to help you meet your fitness goal.




What do you get?


  • GOQiiPlay offers an interactive live-video platform, where you can watch and learn from fitness experts.


  • GOQii Health Locker offers unlimited cloud storage to securely upload, organize and track your health records.


  • It offers a unique program called ‘GOQii Cash’ where healthy behaviour is rewarded with cash and insurance discounts.


  • Through Karma, GOQii offers you an opportunity to contribute to society at large. It enables you to walk, earn and donate karma points to social causes.




What’s missing?


  • Access to group workouts and a community of health experts and like-minded people.




3. Healthifyme




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Healthifyme was founded in 2012 and is based out of Bangalore. It is a leading health and fitness app that provides weight loss diet plans and personal trainers who chart personalized workout plans to help you meet your fitness goal.



What do you get?


  • The app includes no-equipment home workout videos and yoga videos to lose weight and stay fit.


  • It powers you with a wide range of trackers to track your sleep, weight loss, calorie intake, and workouts regularly to ensure accountability and stay motivated.


  • You can talk to the experts on the platform and have one-on-one interaction with coaches to seek guidance on your diet chart, workout routine, and queries related to lifestyle diseases (if you are suffering from any).


  • Get instant answers and feedback on your diet plan, workout regime, and other health queries from the AI-powered nutritionist, Ria.


  • The app provides you access to a large database of healthy Indian food and recipes.




What’s missing?


  • If you are looking for a variety of workout options to choose from, you might be disappointed as they do not offer multiple workout options.




4. Fittr



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Established in 2016, Fittr can help you meet your fitness goals, be it fat loss, weight loss or muscle gain. The expert coaches provide personal training in Yoga, Zumba, Strength and Conditioning, Martial arts, and many more.



What do you get?


  • Through Fittr Live, you get access to free home workouts and Q & A sessions by expert fitness coaches. If you enroll with one of their certified coaches, you get your coach chart customized diet and workout plan for you.


  • The platform also gives you access to a number of useful tools and trackers like a calorie counter, BMR calculator, Diet Planner Tool, Body Fat Calculator, sleep tracker, and many more.


  • It offers you the scope to participate in community fitness challenges and earn reward points. You can also redeem the reward points earned for exciting goodies in the Fitshop


  • You can learn healthy recipes with new breakfast, snacks, lunch, and dinner recipes added every day.



What’s missing?


  • You don’t get much 2-way interactivity during the workouts




5. BurnCal



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Founded in 2020, BurnCal offers the most advanced fitness solution for a healthy and happy life. This virtual fitness app guides you throughout your fitness journey by providing a customized nutrition and workout plan that is just right for you. We offer a completely unique approach to fitness by combining personalized coaching with technology.




What do you get?


  • We bring you a high touch-point personalized coaching, wherein you are mapped to your personal coach based on your lifestyle assessment and fitness goals.


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