Celebrity-powered apps to keep you fit
Indian Bollywood actress and former Miss Universe Lara Dutta has launched a free fitness and yoga app which offers step-by-step video guides to all her yoga sessions. Available in both Hindi and English, you can get detailed instructions for each asana in addition to relaxing, stretching, breathing routines. Details: play.google.com
Kris Gethin’s 12 Week Trainer brings the celebrity trainer to your mobile phone. Created to burn fat and build muscle, the plan is the most viewed training series and has been given the stamp of approval by Hrithik Roshan, who arguably has the best body in town. On iOS and Android devices
Nike’s Training Club app designed specifically for women, provides more than 85 instructor-narrated fitness routines which also tracks your progress and rewards efforts. Followed by Rihanna, Lea Michele and Olympic gymnast Shawn Johnson, you can even go pro with tennis icon Serena William’s 15-minute core workout. On iOS and Android.
Bipasha Basu Fitness Calendar allows you to track and schedule your fitness routine like the star. It also motivates you by sending messages from the Bengali beauty apart from alarms, reminders and tips to keep you on track. Details: apple.itunes.com
The new Men’s Fitness UK app has workouts, nutrition advice and interviews with the biggest fitness buffs. So if Thor, Wolverine, Superman and Captain America (Chris Hemsworth, Hugh Jackman, Henry Cavill and Chris Evans) themselves tell you how to exercise, you know you’re on the right track. It has extensive abs, back, chest, arm and leg workouts to get you fit. Free for the general content or `200 for each issue. Details: apple.itunes.com
— Aakanksha Devi