The Best Free Workout Apps to Try in 2021

We know it’s already halfway through the year but it’s never too late to get into the game of workout and fitness. It can pretty addicting once you have gotten used to it and sooner or later, your body will crave the burn and sweat that comes with exercising. 

Since we are currently plagued with a devastating pandemic, most of us have resort or are planning to work out at home, and what better way to burn calories with the help of free workout and exercise apps.

If you are just starting out, testing the waters, you can always start with free workout and fitness apps that you can carry anywhere with you on your phone. 

So here are the 6 best free workout apps to try this 2021!

Map My Fitness by Under Armour

Free Workout Apps

Exercising works best with the support of friends and family and Under Armour’s Map My Fitness is the perfect app for those who love the sense of community. With the app, you can interact with other members, share your workout journey and completed workouts, and receive and give encouragement from other people. 

The app is free (it has a premium version with a whole new set of features), it can easily track and log workouts and you can build your own routine and share it with others. It also syncs with most wearables such as Google Fit, Android Wear, Garmin, Fitbit, and Jawbone. 

The app is available on iOS, Android, and you can also visit their website.

7 Minute Workout

This workout app is for busy bees out there who can’t afford even an hour at the gym. With this app, all you need is to free 7 minutes of your day. 

In the app, you get to choose different workout routines and the best thing is that each workout comes with a video tutorial and step-by-step instructions. So no worries about doing your forms wrong, 7 Minute Workout has it nailed down for you. 

7 Minute Workout is 100% free, all workouts are professionally designed and are short and effective. The workouts can be done anywhere and there’s no need for equipment at all. The app also comes with a voice and video instructions. It’s compatible with Apple Health so you can track the calories you’ve burned. 

The app is available on iOS, Android, and you can also visit their website.


Freeletics gives you the ability to customize your daily workouts, letting you choose whether to use gym equipment or use your own body weight. 

The app will give you access to download free HIIT routines that you can see through your Apple Watch as well. You can start your workout journey anytime, anywhere. 

The app is free and can be tailored to suit your lifestyle and needs. 

The app is available on iOS, Android, and you can also visit their website.


If you’re already a gym member or planning to start new routines, then Jefit is the best app to track your workout progress. After creating a free account, the app will ask you questions such as the time of day you prefer to exercise and your fitness goals. 

Then they will share with you the best workout plans that will help achieve your goals. Some features will require the “Elite” membership but the basic ones are free to use. 

Jefit is free and has 1,300 (and more!) weight training exercises available. You can track your workout progress and note your best record, you can also create your own fitness routines. It’s fully customizable and syncs with your Apple Health. 

The app is available on iOS, Android, and you can also visit their website.

Nike Training Club

You could be a newbie in the gym or a regular goer, it wouldn’t matter with Nike Training Club. The app gives you access to 185 free workouts, from boxing to yoga to strength training, and even helps you improve your mobility and endurance.

The app is free and the Extensive Nike Training Club workout library will give you access to different sessions, such as body-part focused workouts, strength, endurance, and mobility workouts. Work-out times also varied from 15-45 minutes so you can choose those you are comfortable with. It also has an option for different levels (Beginner to Advanced levels and Low to High Intensity).  

The app is available on iOS, Android, and you can also visit their website.

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