Fiit Workout App Review – The Best Way To Bring Fitness Classes Into Your Front Room


The app market is laden with unbelievable free well being and health apps, which signifies that a subscription app that provides pre-recorded health courses to observe at residence has to supply one thing fairly particular to tempt folks into parting with their hard-earned money. Fortuitously, Fiit is fairly particular, and it’s price trying out if you happen to’re an enormous fan of courses at boutique gyms (or could be if it wasn’t for his or her excessive costs).

Fiit’s ever-expanding vary of courses is split into three sections – Energy, Cardio and Rebalance, with the latter providing yoga and Pilates classes. There are 25-minute and 40-minute courses obtainable throughout the board in addition to newbie, intermediate and superior choices for every. {The catalogue} of courses can be searchable by the a part of the physique you need to work on, or the kind of music that may play within the background. And if you happen to suppose one of many trainers is especially good, you’ll be able to simply discover all of the courses they instruct on Fiit.

When you choose your class, you choose the display screen you need it performed on – TV, cellphone or pill – after which the app connects with the center fee chest strap that’s offered along with your membership. This can be a Fiit-branded Wahoo Tickr X, and, in addition to being correct and straightforward to make use of, it’s in a position to rely reps for sure workout routines, a function that’s used within the Energy courses on Fiit.

There are an terrible lot of apps on the market that additionally provide this 21st-century health DVD expertise, however Fiit provides the very best consumer expertise of these I’ve tried for a number of causes. It begins with the app design itself, which is slick and intuitive, and runs by the entire strategy of utilizing Fiit.

The movies are all properly produced and Fiit has rounded up a wonderful group of trainers to guide the courses, who all give clear directions. That’s helpful in all of the courses however important within the yoga and Pilates classes. I’ve little or no expertise of both however I used to be in a position to observe the newbie courses on a cellphone display screen and be moderately assured that I used to be in the correct positions.

Your coronary heart fee and reps are displayed on display screen and these stats are used to encourage you in Cardio and Energy courses. Energy exercises problem you to beat your rep totals for sure workout routines inside a category and the subsequent time you strive the category. The guts fee is used within the Cardio courses to guage how arduous you’re working and if you’re pushing your self sufficient. The guts fee zone you ought to be in is displayed on display screen and also you earn extra Fiit factors for being in the correct zone, the purpose being to beat your tally subsequent time.

I discovered the center fee extra helpful than the rep counting, and having to construct exercises fully round workout routines that contain sufficient motion for the chest strap to rely reps may show restrictive in the long term. Nevertheless, I didn’t discover an excessive amount of repetition of workout routines in my time with Fiit and the rep counting labored completely. For instance, after I tried simply doing squats after I was meant to be doing bounce squats, I acquired zero credit score for these reps.

In case your fundamental goal is to bulk up and also you need to use weights, Fiit doesn’t cater to you proper now. I did seize a kettlebell that was hand and use it for some workout routines throughout Energy courses, however all of the exercises are designed to make use of your body weight solely.

Though I acquired on superb with Fiit on my cellphone, it’s a much better expertise on an enormous display screen and the pending addition of Chromecast to the app might be a significant enchancment. The HDMI cable connection was the one unreliable a part of my expertise with the app, and infrequently I’d quit and simply use the cellphone itself (Fiit can be obtainable for tablets, however not on my venerable iPad 2, which isn’t updated sufficient).

The Fiit expertise will get an enormous thumbs up, however whether or not it justifies the price is one other matter. The month-to-month fee of £20 is pushing it, however the £45 per quarter is extra affordable and an annual subscription of £120 is undoubtedly good worth for cash, particularly contemplating that almost all health courses are £20 a pop. There may be sufficient in Fiit that you should use it a number of occasions every week, and that’s true even when the courses should not your fundamental exercise – I run usually and would primarily use Fiit for a little bit of power coaching and Pilates to help that.

Forking out £120 prematurely is an enormous dedication, however there may be presently a deal obtainable the place you get your a reimbursement after making an attempt ten courses if you happen to then resolve it’s not for you. There’s no becoming a member of price both, and membership contains the chest strap tracker (which you should use for different issues – the Wahoo Tickr X is a good tracker).

Fiit does provide worth then, however that doesn’t change the truth that a part of the enchantment of health courses is doing them with different folks you’ll be able to see and work together with (even when that’s simply making an attempt to outperform or sustain with them). Fiit can’t provide that, however it could possibly present all the things else you get from health courses in a handy and well-presented type, so if you happen to’re not going to courses to make associates, save your self the cash and get Fiit as a substitute.

Fiit is presently obtainable for iOS units on the App Retailer (a model for Android units is forthcoming), fiit.television