Aaptiv (Version 6.6.4)

Synopsis of the App: Aaptiv delivers music-driven workouts on demand.

Price and Platform: Free + Free trial. Apple and Android.

RDN Score: 5/5

Pros

  • Simple, user-friendly design.
  • Includes thousands of workout classes.
  • All classes are led by certified trainers who you can learn more about inside the app.
  • Select classes by trainer and specialty. Go for high intensity, technical skills, or the trainer’s attitude like fun and supportive to find the best fit.
  • Do a workout at the gym, at home, outdoors — wherever you want.
  • Choose from a variety of exercise categories including outdoor running, indoor cycling, strength training, yoga, meditation, boxing, or walking for example.
  • Fun and motivating playlists from current music makers in all genres from pop to electronic, hip hop, rock, indie and more.
  • Explore popular programs like Ease into Exercise, Total Body Training, or Cross Train to 5K at the beginner to advance levels.
  • The search function makes choosing a program quick and easy with filters to discover workouts by type, difficulty, duration, music genre, or trainer.
  • Save your favorite workouts and tap to download workouts to do later.
  • View recent activity and track your workout trends by the week and month, all-time, minutes, or miles.
  • Includes a free 7-day trial.

Cons

  • Requires a name and email address and automatically enrolls you in marketing emails.
  • Must subscribe to get the free trial membership at 99.99/year — which means you must remember to cancel if it doesn’t work out.

Bottom Line: With a robust music list, Aaptiv stands out from many on-demand fitness apps. Ideal for the music lover with a penchant for fitness, Aaptiv keeps workouts and tunes within reach wherever you are.

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Marisa Moore, MBA, RDN, LD, is based in Atlanta and specializes in culinary nutrition, communications and consulting. She blogs at marisamoore.com. Follow her on Instagram and Twitter.