With the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, user behavior changed once and for all. Without the ability to visit fitness centers and jogging, many people started using workout apps to stay fit and healthy. The Global Fitness App Market is predicted to grow at a CAGR of 26.2% during 2020-2026. In 2026, the global workout app market will be estimated at $15.96 billion.
The first step in deciding how to create a workout app is to determine which type of custom workout app you are going to build.
There are a few distinctive types of such applications that are the most popular today.
Activity tracking apps
Dieting and nutrition apps - Almost 18% of females and 10% of male US users are actively using applications to track their diet and nutrition. Depending on personal goals, users can rely on such applications to lose or gain weight.
Workout apps - A workout application is like a personal trainer inside your smartphone. For the most part, such applications allow you to get personal training sessions in real-time with the coaches you choose.
High-intensity interval training apps - offer short training workouts that last for ~10 minutes. Because of high-intensity exercises, users spend a lot of energy and burn calories over a short time.
Personal trainer or studio app - A possible set of functionalities can be very diverse, like features that allow you to choose a trainer, look up their schedules, find free time to book training sessions.
Meditation app - This type of fitness application is often called yoga and meditation apps. They provide users with different levels of exercises that help them keep peace of mind and do yoga.
As you can see, different types of applications are available. They can be created for a studio, personal trainer, innovative startups, sports company, and other fitness businesses.