Carrying a few extra pounds? Scaring children in the street with your sheer bulk? Accidentally dragging people along with you due to your own gravitational pull? American? Then it may be time to consider pounding the pavements back to perfection with the app answer to obesity: GrooveRunner…
You can’t have failed to notice that, since the Olympics, Facebook has become clogged with the shamelessly smug, self-satisfied sporting status updates of people who have just cycled1000 miles in 30 minutes, or something, and thought they would share their pedal-pushing prowess with you, or have run up a vertical mountain faster than you can get out of an armchair and have gone immediately online to mock.
Well, if this continual bombardment of other people’s rude health has spurred you into action yourself, yet you find the actual process of physical exercise boring (and who doesn’t), then why not train to top tech and tunes? Yup, that’s the running reality of this excellent self-exhaustion app – along with the standard GPS tracking of your route and after analysis of the average exercise app, GrooveRunner also lets you plan your athletics ahead whilst, best of all, an embedded music player takes the misery out of your movement and adds tunes to your trauma!
Of course once you’ve worked out a suitable playlist for your performance (Eye of the Tiger, Rocky’s Theme, for starters) it’s time to get out there and get your game on. Fortunately, GrooveRunner can help you here too, offering up workouts that you can add manually from the internet or directly on the app, plus a dedicated website where you can upload and analyse your data afterwards to track your progress back to body beautiful. Oh and, yes, one-touch online bragging via Facebook and Twitter is also available…
THE BOTTOM LINE
With a neat, clean interface, GrooveRunner is efficient, easy to operate and offers the best in app-based exercise and entertainment. Free too, don’t dare don the Lycra without it.
Current version: 1.2
Requires Android 2.1 and up
Download the GrooveRunner app from Google Play
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