Every year technology is makes our life easier and now we can even use our smartphones to get healthier. New apps are being developed all the time that can help with our diet or exercise programs, and some can even become our own personal trainer, and the good news is most of them are free.

Apps like My Fitness Pal track our nutrition and fitness,  while Charity Run will help us donate to a good cause as we jog in our free time. There are even some games like Zombies Run! Which has us carry out mission and run away from zombies in our neighborhood! If you have a smartphone, try downloading some fitness apps.  It might give you the motivation and extra push you need for your workout.  Check out these six cool apps.


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    Charity Miles

    Charity Miles will record the miles you run and companies will donate a few cents for each mile logged with the app. Its a great way to get fit while donating to a good cause.

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    Young woman eating apple and carrying a weight scale over white background - Think Stock


    One of the best fitness apps for your phone with over 5 million selections in its food database and being able to import recipes it is a great fit for just about anyone.

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    Zombies Run!

    Zombies Run! is a game that you play by running around your neighborhood carrying out different missions that you hear via earbuds. It is a fun way to get your cardio in during your own little zombie apocalypse.

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    LUNAMARINA - Think Stock


    "Simply Work It" gives you the opportunity to choose from over 200 fitness videos done by real personal trainers. You can customize the style and length of your workout and it can easily be done at home.

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    Monkey Business Images - Think Stock

    PEAR Personal Coach

    This app gives you your own personal trainer right on your smartphone! With several different audio trainers to choose from ranging from beginners to experts, this app can help elevate your workout no matter where you are.

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    Young beautiful girl happy and dancing - Think Stock

    Fit Radio

    Fit Radio allows you to choose from several playlists for whatever workout you may be doing ranging from Zumba to cycling. Having the perfect playlist can give that extra push to power through your workout.

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