Tag Archive: Workout


Most iPhone apps stink at giving you a complete workout

If you’re using an exercise app for your iPhone, you’re probably not getting as good a workout as you’d hope, according to the results of a new study. Researchers from the University of Florida took the top 30 free fitness apps for the iPhone, and compared what they ask their users to do against the […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Pear Sports’ new monitor is the workout coach you always wanted

I’ve been a runner for a long time. I trained for (and ran) the 1994 Los Angeles Marathon. I’ve run 5K races, half marathons and relays for full marathons up here in Alaska, too. I find that running gives me…Read more ›

Pump Iron And Avoid Monsters In New Arcade Game Nerdy Workout [Video Review]

The gym is good for helping you lose weight, gain muscle and so much more. In the app Nerdy Workout players must help a nerd try to bulk up and improve from his trainee ranking. By tapping and holding the…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Do A ’1-Minute Desk Workout’ And Give Your Typers A Break

1 Minute Desk Workout — Health & Fitness — Free You know how it goes: You’re sitting there at work, and you know you should take a break before your hands fall off, but you have all this stuff to…Read more ›    [Read More…]

MapMyFitness Maps Workout Location Basics For Free [Review]

Free, and does the basics pretty well

MapMyWalk is one of a range of apps from the people at MapMyFitness. It’s not a pretty app, but mapping walks doesn’t have to be pretty to be functional. And it is functional. Mostly.

To get started, you’ll have to set up an account, because all the MapMyFitness services are designed to be social. The quickest way is with a Facebook account, but thankfully  [Read More…]

Split Your iPad Keyboard In iOS 5 And Give Your Thumbs A Workout [iOS Tips]

When Apple introduced the iPhone in 2007, people either loved or hated the virtual keyboard. I still have mixed feelings about it, but I definitely prefer the one on the iPad over the one on the iPhone. It accommodates my big hands and fingers by being a lot more responsive, and with buttons so big Im less likely to make mistakes. Although the iPad keyboard is good enough for most  [Read More…]

Get Music That Matches the Tempo of Your Workout With Cadence.FM [Review]

Cadence.FM (free) is an excellent iPhone app that compliments your workouts by providing you with a constant streamof music that consistently matches a chosen tempo its your on-demand personal DJ. Its best feature is that all of the music it plays is streamed from the SoundCloud music community and includes the best popular remixes, trance, house, dub-step and club music so you dont even need to store tracks locally  [Read More…]