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Tips for Fitness App Development: Features and Ideas

Everyone nowadays is serious about their health. People walk, jog, workout, do yoga, and what not keep their body and mind fit and healthy.

People have started recording their daily tasks like steps and intake of food to keep track of their workouts and to know how much calories they have burned and how much they still need to burn in order to fulfill their daily goals.

There are many applications in the market that are dealing with the fitness and health of people. Fitness applications provide tips to people who want to improve their health. There are tools and features in fitness applications that help the users to track their steps, to know how much they have walked, their speed, their workout time, how much calories they have burned and whatnot.

Fitness applications are trending as the new startup idea too nowadays, there are a lot of opportunities that are still left for the fitness app development services. All the Fitness Application Development Companies have started observing the trends that are coming every few months in the fitness industry. There are many things that are responsible for making a fitness application hit among its users, and it is not easy to create an application that can fulfill all the expectations of a fitness enthusiast, but most of them can for sure be fulfilled and can make the users satisfied.

Features that Should be present in the Fitness Application:

  • Counting Calories:

The application should have a feature for counting the calories that have been consumed and burned by the users. This helps the user monitor their food intake and workout plans. They can make goals and achieve them with the help of calorie counter because they will know how much they have to eat, or how much they have to burn in order to achieve their daily fitness goals.

  • Food Log

There should be a feature in the application that allows the users to log in to the details of the food as soon as they finish eating them. Some applications provide a barcode scanner that logs in the details just by scanning and the users don’t have to put all the information manually. The users should also be allowed to add recipes, they should be able to enter ingredients of the recipe manually or the ingredients can also be fetched automatically from the internet.

  • Should support integration with wearable devices

There are a lot of wearable devices that help monitor the physical fitness of a human, and the fitness application should provide a feature that can integrate these devices with the application. The integration of the application with the wearable devices can help the users a lot. Integration of wearable devices with the application, information such as steps walked, heart rate, pulse rate, etc. can be added automatically to the application.

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  • Nutritional Information Database

A database that has information that is related to fitness should be available on the application so that the users can easily get help on whatever fitness issue they are facing. Creating a manual database is a tough and tiring task but the applications can use an API to get access to already existing databases.

  • Recommendation

The recommendation features take the inputs as the habits of the users, the daily records of their steps, their calories and according to them it provides the users personalized recommendations that can help the users improve their daily records. The recommendation feature should be an important part of any fitness application but it is not so commonly found in the fitness app that people are using as of now. A recommendation can help the users stay connected with the application as they are personalized for them only.

Ideas For Fitness application developments:

There are many ideas on which the Fitness Application Development Companies can work upon. There is fitness monitoring application development and then there is Fitness Trainer Application Development and Android App Development Companies are targeting both of them and some are even making applications that can both monitor and train the users.

The best way to attract users to download and use the application is making an application that has something unique, something that others have never thought about. Below is a list of ideas that an Android App Development Company who is looking to build a Fitness application can use:

  • Workout and exercise applications

For the people who don’t have enough time or money to go to the gym are the potential users of these types of applications. If made with the right features and interface, it will work wonders. According to research, Workout apps acquire more than 73% of all Fitness and health applications.


  • Fitness Tracking apps

These applications collect data about the physical health of the user. It counts the steps, collects calorie intake and burning, heartbeats, pulse rate, etc. Wearable devices can be integrated with such applications to make the process of tracking automatically.

  • Nutrition and Diet-related application

Nutrition tracking is the basic need of the people who are in between 18 to 29, this has been found out through research. From the last statement, it is clear that this kind of application is also popular in the market. People who want to keep a check on their calorie consumption and burning, they will prefer this type of fitness application.

Android App Development Services have now started taking fitness and health-related applications seriously because the people have started taking fitness and well being of their bodies seriously. Fitness App Development Services are trending and will grab even more market very soon.

The reason why fitness application is trending is obvious from many previous statements, that people have started taking health and fitness seriously and that quality will be passed on and this way everyone who will come or is there will be a fitness enthusiast and that person will need some kind of fitness application. The scope of Fitness applications is very broad but it is still in a growing phase.

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