5 Quirky Fitness Apps To Help You Exercise

If you’re struggling to find the right reason; or motivation, to help you get fit for summer, try these five fun and quirky fitness apps.

Zombie, Run:

Did you have a Pokémon Go phase? Did you love walking or running around after phantom monsters? Well, Zombie Run might be the app for you. Using GPS maps, the app tells you where to run to collect supplies, rescue survivors and collect weapons to help fight off the zombie hoard which has taken over your city.

Nike Training App:

Nike’s official app has a library of 30- to 45-minute workouts that are based on your goals and fitness level. Importantly, the app explains how to execute each exercise with how-to videos and even lets you share your accomplishments on social networks.

Charity Miles

Feel like making a difference while on the move? Pick your charity and for every mile (yes its an American app) money will be donated to your chosen charity. You can donate to a cause of your choice be it cancer or an animal shelter. 10 cents is donated for every mile you bike ride, and 25 cents for every mile you walk or run. For reference 1 mile is 1.6km.

Argus Calorie Counter & Steps:

Argus is a neat all-in-one activity tracker that monitors your sleep, heart rate, calories, and more. The app offers challenges to overcome, as well as the option to build your own workout plan. You can even add food you eat by scanning the barcode on the label to track your calories.

Carrot Fit

Do you find the thought of a mean PE teacher yelling at you to run faster motivational? This app will insult you into shape, this includes yelling, threatening and inspiring you towards your summer body by calling you name’s like ‘a flabby carcass.’ The 7 minutes of Hell workout, will make you cry and laugh as a carrot yells that it will “punch Justin Bieber in the face” if you keep going. This hilarious app cost’s less than a mean personal trainer at $5.99

So download them today for some hilarious and fun-filled exercise to help you get ready for summer.

Maddie Lucre


Maddie is in her first year of a Bachelor of Communications at UTS. She has a passion for writing, podcasts and photography. A self-confessed coffee addict Maddie loves all things to do with food, wine and the beach. In her down time you can often find her coffee in hand heading down to beach with plenty of sunscreen on.

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