Oh boy, another one from runtastic! It’s no secret that we’ve become avid followers of their apps, and in the process we’ve lost weight! Hah! Who said technology is for fat people? Lies, I tell you!
Runtastic Push-Ups PRO is their latest app to go FREE for a limited time, and we are thankful indeed.
To use it is quite simple. Put your device on the floor, facing up or, if needed, put it over a box or something so you won’t have to go all the way down. Then, position yourself above it and start pushing up. Every time you go down, make sure to touch the device with your nose or chin. It will then count your push-ups for you.
It will also keep your records and will cheer you on with advises, healthy thoughts, and reminders of how many left until you break your personal record.
The idea behind it is to gradually increase the amount of push-ups you do every session. As usual, it will allow you to connect and exchange data between all other runtastic applications that you have installed.
If you’re into bragging, you can also post your training details on your favorite social networks.
The app provides detailed reports and sessions history, so you can keep track of your progress.
This amazing app is Universal and FREE for a limited time, so install it and start pushing. Up.
Ahoy there, cyclers! After we introduced here the awesome Road Bike Pro Cycling Computer, I’d like you to meet another cool cycling app that has just dropped to zero moneys!
Map My Ride+ is a great app that will track your exercises, and help you keep fit.
On top of that, it will help you with your diet, your workouts, and still provide accurate reports from the gathered data.
The formula is the same as usual:
Turn it on, start pedaling, watch your progress and various details about your run in real-time, share it with friends, get reports, profit.
From the developer:
All the features of the award-winning MapMyRide basic app PLUS:
⊕ Ad-free experience (on mobile)
⊕ Integrated GPS Camera
⊕ iPod controls built in
Basic and advanced ride tracking capabilities for novices thru competitive cyclists.
Track cycling, running and over 600 types of other activities with:
⊕ Speed (Avg, Max, Current)
⊕ GPS Route Mapping
⊕ Calorie counting
⊕ Elevation profile
⊕ Route navigation
⊕ Nutrition, food, diet, and weight tracking
⊕ Real-time Stats (avg, min, max) during workout
⊕ Voice prompts that give you updates on your progress as you go!
⊕ Sync with heart rate, speed, cadence and power sensors from CycleOps, Wahoo, Polar, Garmin and others (Bluetooth Smart™ and ANT+™)
⊕ Compete on local Courses: receive automatic achievements and overall rank on Leaderboards for popular local runs and rides.
⊕ Tracks in the background so you can listen to music, take calls, and use any other feature of your phone, while still tracking
⊕ Post your workouts to Facebook and Twitter, or keep every thing completely private
Upgrade to MVP and get:
⊕ Live friend tracking
⊕ Audio coaching
⊕ Interval training
⊕ Ad free experience
⊕ Advanced analytics
⊕ Much more
Keep in mind, this app will be FREE for a limited time, so just click the link below and grab it! Enjoy the sun outside!
People say RSS Feeds are dying. Lies. RSS is still the best way to keep up with the latest news, your favorite websites, job offers, or whatever other functionality you can think of.
Nevertheless, Google recently announced that their RSS reader, Google Reader, is going down July 1st 2013. Bad news to an incredible amount of avid feeds readers, me included.
So we all started looking for replacements, and after a few weeks of experimenting, here is the one that will be taking Google Reader’s place:
Also, Feedly staff already came out after Google’s announcement and said that whoever is using Feedly to read their connected Google feeds will be automatically migrated to their system. No work required. Score!
For both iPhone and iPad, this app will cover all your RSS needs. You can also (as I said before) use it in magazine mode, where it will try to sort out and organize your feeds into a magazine look, making it that much more appealing. However, if that’s too much fuss for you, there is a classic view mode, and a few others that you can explore.
Particularly I use the classic mode for news and the magazine mode for my photography category. It does work, believe you in me.
So if you want a highly customizable application for RSS Feeds, I believe you did find it. Also, they have their own web platform, so you can continue using it over your PC, as well on your iOS devices. Can’t go wrong here.
This awesome app is Universal, FREE and ready to use. Get it before July 1st to have your account migrated and don’t skip a beat!
If you’re having doubts, check the video below.
From time to time, Runtastic gets up and gives us a gift.
This time, the chosen app is runtastic SitUps Pro, and it’s FREE for a very limited time!
This awesome app will keep runtastic’s tradition of trying to make you healthy, and this time sit-ups are in order.
Just start it, login, select your training program and lay down on the floor. Now sit. Down. Sit. Down. Rinse, repeat.
To use it properly just hold your device in landscape mode close to your chest and start your sit-ups. The device will recognize the movement and will start counting your series, providing a beep for every sit-up.
The app provides great reports and is visually appealing. And since it’a free (for a limited time), why not give it a try?
Two weeks ago, we covered the great runtastic PRO, by Runtastic. As you must remember, it was free and you installed it. Right? Good.
Now we have another free app from Runtastic, and you will install it too.
I’m talking about runtastic Heart Rate PRO, an amazing heart rate monitor right on your pocket.
When you start up the app, you’ll notice the flash of your iPhone will lit up. If your iPhone doesn’t have flash, it doesn’t matter. Just be sure you are in a place with enough light.
Put your finger (I use the index finger) in front of the camera, and make sure you cover the flash with it also. The camera will analyze the variations in the color of your finger (caused by the blood flow), and will measure your heart rate from it. Try to avoid doing it with cold fingers, as it could lead to misleading results.
After it is measured, you get to tell the app how are you feeling and what is your condition (are you resting? Did you just wake up? Before exercise? After?) and even write a custom note. It could be something like “Just ate a KFC bucket on my own”, so there is an explanation for that 120bpm in resting state. Shame on you. Shame!
This measurement will immediately provide you with a bar graphic stating if your rate is within the human average. You can also share it via Facebook, Twitter or email.
If you want to check your progression through time, there is a “History” section that allows you to do just that. You can also filter your history results, so you can have more detailed information and control over your blood pumper. If you’re doing it right, you should see your rate decrease in resting state after some time.
As this is the PRO version, you get the full package. Unlimited measurements, ad-free, and reminders. These alerts will remind you to check your heart rate whenever you set it to do so.
As I stated before, this app is FREE for 24 hours only, so why don’t you just go ahead and install it? Thank me later.
Put the fork down, put on your pants, turn off the TV and hit the road, Jack!
Looking for a top liner running assistant? Look no more, runtastic PRO comes to the rescue.
With this awesome app from the cool guys at runtastic, running gets fun! If you already are used to exercise, I don’t think I need to say much more to convince you. I did mention this app is free for a limited time? No? My bad. But it is.
So, if you take this opportunity, let’s see what you get in the pack:
✔Map your workouts in real-time with built-in GPS and monitor your progress (time, distance, speed, pace, calories, altitude, etc.)
✔Personal workout diary and metrics
✔Weekly, monthly and yearly statistics
✔Mapping: Detailed live mapping and historical mapping of previous sessions (Google maps)
✔Dashboard configuration: Display preferred statistics
✔Graphs: Get charts with altitude, pace, speed and heart rate information
✔Performance analysis with lap times
✔Enjoy your workouts with the integrated iPod function player
✔Set goals for time and distance
✔Accurate calculation of elevation gain and loss
✔Manual entry of workouts: Add treadmill, spinning and weightlifting workouts
✔Share your success on Facebook and Twitter
✔iCloud: Settings are synchronized when upgrading from Lite to Pro
✔ Voice feedback during a workout: Get audio feedback for each mile or kilometer
✔ Live tracking: Show your friends and family where you are
✔iPod integration: Listen to your music while you are training
✔Power song: Activate your power song to give your workout a boost
✔Cheering: Hear cheers and receive messages live from your friends and be motivated to go even further
✔Interval training and coaching: Improve your performance by gradually increasing your training
✔Heart rate support
✔Competitions: Challenge yourself or your friends. The voice coach supports you and tell you how you´re doing.
✔Split table for each mile or kilometer
✔Calorie goal: Set a specific calorie goal and use the voice feedback to reach your workout goal
✔Pace goal: Define your favorite pace
✔Geotagging: Take pictures during a workout and see these pictures online at your map trace
✔Weather and Temperature: Receive live weather information and save weather data automatically after a workout
✔Prediction of sunrise and sunset
✔Remote control for pause and resume a session
✔Heart rate zones
So stop thinking about it and get it while it’s FREE!
Ahoy, online gamers!
If you are used to play online real time games, you must use some kind of VoIP client, and chances are the chosen one is TeamSpeak.
Well, good news! TeamSpeak 3 has gone free for a limited time (until December 23rd), so now you can talk to your buddies directly from your device!
The app is fairly simple to use, with the usual options (push to talk or voice activation), so if you use it on your PC, give it a try on your mobile device (at least install it before the price goes up again).
TeamSpeak 3 is universal and, as I said, FREE for a limited time.
Do you use Google Docs?
I do, and it’s a great way to share documents and have it anywhere in the cloud, at any time, and that’s exactly the purpose of iDocs Pro for Google Docs™ and Google Drive™ [HD], by ICSOFT.
Within this app you will find every required tool to review, fix and create documents directly to the cloud.
It has a great editing interface, and it works just as if you were on your home PC.
If you hurry up, you’ll get the iPhone version for free today, so I wouldn’t think too much about it.
It’s always a good idea to exercise, everybody knows it. Even better if you can gather all kinds of information and details about your bike session.
That’s the purpose of Road Bike Pro Cycling Computer, by Runtastic, and you can download it free for a limited time.
Using this awesome app you will be able to set your goals, prepare sessions, download maps (to use offline – but you also can use it online), and share your progress LIVE to your Facebook and Twitter friends.
Hey, they can even cheer you on during your run!
While running, you can choose to see in real time a wide set of details, from speed, time, elevation, burned calories, average pace, and if you have compatible external sensor, bpm, cadence and rpm can also be monitored.
If you set it to broadcast live your training, your friends will get a link to check your position and even cheer you up a little bit. They can use a horn, applause, or even personalized cheers to keep your spirits high while sweating.
The app also has the iPod functionality, so you can hear Eye Of The Tiger on your way up the hill.
This application is fully integrated with runtastic.com, and you’ll be able to check your history, change details, add friends and set permissions using any browser from any pc.
This amazing app is free for a limited time, so install it and enjoy!
This one is for you, star-gazers!
If you’re into our galaxy, or just a curious, this will get you drooling for a while.
This app uses the augmented reality concept to show you the real location of identified planets, stars and constellations, using your device’s gyroscope. Just grab it and move it around to check your surroundings.
Well, not YOUR surroundings. Our planet’s, I mean.
With this awesome tool, you can find the location of Venus so you can look smart to your soul mate in a romantic evening. Score!
The graphics are amazing and it runs smoothly (60 fps ahoy!), making it a pleasure to fiddle around for a bit.
The iPad version is also awesome, but it’s not at the price of null, so it’s up to you to figure out how badly do you want to show her Jupiter… I’m just saying.
Grab the iPhone version, it’s free. If you like it, consider the HD version, it’s worth it.
StarTracker on the AppStore (for iPhone 4)