Did you know that there are more than 300,000 smart­phone appli­ca­tions on the mar­ket today? While most of these games, data­bas­es, and oth­er down­load­able good­ies are pri­mar­i­ly used to stim­u­late one’s mind, a grow­ing num­ber of apps are focused on health and fit­ness, nutri­tion, and break­ing bad habits.

Full FitnessFull Fit­ness ($1.99)
There are cus­tomiz­able work­out apps and then there is Full Fit­ness, which draws from a data­base of hun­dreds of exer­cis­es and stretch­es to con­coct the per­fect work­out for each indi­vid­ual user. For peo­ple who aren’t sure where to even begin, the app also fea­tures 25 dif­fer­ent “pre-defined rou­tines” to get you start­ed down the right track.

iwodiWOD (free)
Whether you’re a die-hard ‘Fit­head’ or new to the fit­ness scene, iWod pro­vides plen­ty of handy mate­ri­als includ­ing dai­ly work­out rou­tines, paleo diet recipes, video tuto­ri­als for lift­ing and work­out of the day (WOD) exer­cis­es, and even a built-in stopwatch. 

Men's Health 20-MinuteMen’s Health 20-Minute Mus­cle Meals ($2.99)
The effi­ca­cy of one’s fit­ness reg­i­men strong­ly depends on dietary habits, and this mouth-water­ing app from Men’s Health includes more than one hun­dred recipes that are nutri­tious and com­ple­men­tary to your work­out rou­tine. The best part? The food is fan­tas­tic — no Lean Cui­sine for the men who use 20-Minute Mus­cle Meals (though it should be not­ed that women can also ben­e­fit from this app).

MyFitnessPalMyFit­ness­Pal (free)
If weight loss is your top pri­or­i­ty, this “Calo­rie Counter & Diet Track­er” app fea­tures an exten­sive food data­base (more than 2 mil­lion items) and allows users to track var­i­ous nutri­ents (such as pro­tein, carbs, fiber, sug­ar, and cho­les­terol). More than 350 exer­cise rou­tines are also featured.

Nike Training ClubNike Train­ing Club (free)
Arguably the best deal in the entire fit­ness app canon, Nike Train­ing Club fea­tures more than 100 cus­tomized work­out rou­tines that focus on strength, car­dio, inter­val and core train­ing — all absolute­ly free of charge. A clean inter­face and user-friend­ly func­tion­al­ty make FTC one of the most pop­u­lar fit­ness apps on the market.

stravascStra­va Run and Stra­va Cycling (both free)
These two apps are geared toward week­end ath­letes who are look­ing to step it up a notch in terms of com­pe­ti­tion. Stra­va Run allows users to locate short- and long-dis­tance routes,  orga­nize per­son­al stats and goals, net­work with fel­low run­ners, and stay informed on upcom­ing races. Stra­va Cycling tracks calo­ries burned for each rides and cal­cu­lates week­ly and month­ly totals; the app also ranks cyclists by region, allow­ing users to see where they stand with the local crowd. The run and cycling app are both avail­able in a ‘pre­mi­um’ edi­tion that costs $6 a month (or $59 annually).

Zombies, Run!Zom­bies, Run! ($3.99)
The joy of long-dis­tance run­ning is lim­it­ed to a few, while the rest of us need moti­va­tion to sprint any con­sid­er­able dis­tance. Enter Zom­bie, Run!, an app that immers­es the user in an ‘undead apoc­a­lypse’ audio expe­ri­ence. If a horde of blood­thirsty zom­bies does­n’t add a lit­tle pep to your step, then run­ning might not be your thing. A Zom­bies, Run! 2 is report­ed­ly in the works.