What it is: Sworkit is a fitness app that provides stretching, cardio and yoga workouts on demand
What devices: Iphone, Ipads and Android devices
Cost: Free or for a fee a premium version that is ad-free and has access to a broader range of exercise plans
Who should use it: Patients, caretakers and physicians, pretty much anyone and everyone
Why use it: Sworkit limits excuses. This the best most portable exercise program around. Every exercise program in the Sworkit app requires no equipment. All you need for good work out is your phone and a little space. If you have 5 minutes at the office, you can use Sworkit. If you have 15 minutes in your hotel room while traveling, you can use Sworkit. Sworkit eliminates the barriers you have to the cardiovascular exercise we need for optimal health.
When you download the Sworkit app, you have access to a guided set of exercises. Sworkit will take you through set of exercises based on your preferences for yoga, strength training, cardio or stretching. The programs can last as long as 60 minutes or can be done in as little as 5 minutes. Each exercise movement can be seen on your device screen as a video which shows you exactly what to do. There is a voice overlay prompt and a timer to tell you when to move on to the next movement. The benefit of being able to tap an app and then have a guided exercise program is unparalleled.
The Premium features are included for $7.99 monthly fee or $59.99 for the year and include access to several extra exercise routines and the ability to use guided workout plans or customize workouts the way you want. The Premium version is ad-free but the ads in the Free version are not that distracting at all.
Download Sworkit today and you can have a digital personal trainer lead you in a great exercise routine anytime and anywhere you and your phone can go.