BEST FITNESS APP FOR SOCIALLive classes?NoHeart rate monitoring?YesCostFree for basic, Summit for $7.99 a month or $60 a year
Why We Picked It: If your favorite thing about fitness is the sense of community and social connection it provides, Strava could be for you. The app is designed for exercisers who enjoy a little friendly competition as they run, bike and swim their way to peak fitness. With Strava, you can join workout challenges with other app users, share photos from your sweat sessions and even follow your friends’ fitness activities. Meanwhile, it covers the important basics like tracking your workout distance, speed and endurance.
Strava Summit, the subscription version of the app, houses many of the features users love most. For $7.99 a month or $60 a year, you can set your specific fitness or race training goals within the app, and it will equip you with customizable training plans and live feedback to make your workouts even more efficient.
Details: You can also compete on segments with friends, compare your past efforts, and review advanced performance metrics to better analyze your training patterns and performance.