Upon downloading the Fitness Buddy: 1700+ Exercise Workout Journal app for iPhone, my first thought was “where do I start?” The front screen greets you with a calendar onto which you can enter the exercises you complete. At the bottom of the screen are four main categories:
Overview provides the aforementioned calendar, allowing you to track each day’s exercises and activities.
Exercises separates activities into nine separate categories, including core, lower and upper body, shoulders, arms and cardio. You can also search exercises by muscle group, while choosing and designating favorite routines.
Workouts was perhaps the most interesting section, with different exercise routines divided into numerous categories. There are beginner, intermediate, advanced and expert level workouts; but also kettlebell, resistance band, and body-weight specific programs from which to choose. Athletes training for a specific sport can choose from one of “the big four (baseball, basketball, football and hockey) as well as tennis-designed routines.