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Our fitness expert Lucy Wyndham-Read has reviewed 9 walking apps to help encourage you to get active.

 

 

 

 

 

1. Map My Walk

The first feature that jumps out at me on this App is that you can switch on the GPS feature and can instantly see routes that have been used near to you by other people with this App.
App Rating: 4/5

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2. Outdoors Great Britain

This App is perfect if you are a keen hiker but is more for long distance walkers than beginners.
App Rating: 3/5

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3. Fitly

This App is great as it keeps everything simple.  A workout always needs to be kept simple as that way we are more likely to stick to it.
App Rating: 4.5/5

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4. Footsteps

This App does seem to crash a lot but other than that it has got some excellent features which as a personal trainer I can see are very valuable fitness tools.
App Rating: 2.5/5

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5. Walkmeter GPS Walking Hiking Running Cycling

This App is all bells and whistles and is fabulous as it has every little feature you need for recording all the data from your walk.
App Rating: 4.5/5

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6. Track my Walks

This simple App has all the basics you need to simply do as its name says and track your walks.
App Rating: 4/5

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7. Walk and Run Tracker

This App does offer some useful motivating features including the ability to track the distance, speed and time you achieve.
App Rating: 0/5

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8. Walk Me

This super little App is a great pedometer which is so easy to use and will give you a good, accurate count of how many steps you take daily.
App Rating 5/5

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9. Endomondo Sports Tracker
This great free App can be used for walking, running or cycling. It tracks your distance, speed, calories and timings, and saves all the information.
App Rating 4.5/5

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