Free Exercise Apps
A lengthy list of free exercise apps to assist you in broad array of workout styles.
A few years ago, several publications covered a 7-minute workout that includes 12 high-intensity exercises. 7-Minute Workout explains how to do all the exercises. Operating System: Android.
Heavy on the calisthenics, Bodyweight Fitness includes videos of common exercises and lets you log your sets, weight and time for workouts. If you'd like to make a donation to support development, buy the pro version, which is the same as the free version. Operating System: Android, iOS.
Created for bodybuilders, DXWorkout tracks daily workouts. It includes charting and a customizable exercise list. Operating System: Android, iOS, Windows Phone, Web.
Exceer was "designed to support your bodyweight training workout by enforcing your progressions and form." It is part of the F-Droid repository of open source Android apps. Operating System: Android.
Created for cyclists and triathletes, GoldenCheetah imports ride data from devices and allows users to perform various types of analysis. Tools include ride plots, stress plots, pedal force/velocity, histogram, track trends and more. Operating System: Windows, Linux, OS X.
Open Training tracks your strength and cardio training. It includes more than 90 searchable exercises and more than 180 images that show you how to perform the exercises correctly. Operating System: Android.
The name says it all—Pedometer is a free, lightweight app for tracking your steps. It works best with devices that have a hardware-based step-sensor, which allows it to have a minimal impact on battery life. Operating System: Android.
Pushup Buddy uses your device's proximity sensor to log how many pushups you have done and how long you have rested. It keeps a workout log so that you can see your progress over time. Operating System: Android.
Pytrainer can import GPS data to keep track of your running or biking sessions. It's a good option for those with Garmin fitness tracking devises. Operating System: Linux.
For runners, walker and bikers, RunnerUp tracks where you travel on your workout, keeping track of pace, distance and time. It also supports many common heart rate monitors, and it allows you to share workout information with friends. Operating System: Android.
Java-based SportsTracker can monitor data for a wide variety of activities like biking, swimming, running or tennis. It can import data from a wide variety of heart monitors, and it stores data as XML files. Operating System: Windows, Linux, OS X.
Simpe Workout Journal
Extremely minimalistic, SWJournal tracks which exercise you have done and how many sets you have completed. It promises "maximal informativity with minimum of interactions." Operating System: Android.
Similar to MyFitnessPal, Wger tracks both nutrition and workouts. It runs as a free Web app that is mobile-friendly. Operating System: OS Independent.
Like SWJournal, WorkoutLog takes a minimalist approach. It tracks which exercises you have done and reminds you of your previous results when you do the same exercise again. Operating System: Android.
As the name suggests, Warm-up Calculator helps you figure out how many warm-up reps you should do to work up to a given weight. It also explains how to load theup weights for a standard Olympic bar. Operating System: Windows.