42 Trending Exercise App Businesses [2024]

Updated: January 18th, 2023
Start An Exercise App

A fitness app business focuses on selling fitness classes to application users. The ideal market includes fitness coaches, who opt to purchase a ready-made fitness app to engage their target audience and grow their business.

To start an exercise app, you need to learn to code and develop strong analytical skills. Besides, you need well-honed communication skills and learn to deliver projects on time.

With the uptake of online fitness classes increasing, it is such an excellent time for app developers to focus on this growing niche. Typically, online coaches are looking for well-developed applications to help them reach the target audience. Therefore, app developers looking for great business opportunities can choose to focus on the exercise app industry.

Looking for some examples of a exercise app?

Interested in case studies of a successful exercise app? Check out our full list of success stories.

1. Fitbit

Find your fit with Fitbit's family of fitness products that help you stay motivated and improve your health by tracking your activity, exercise, food, weight and sleep.

Website traffic: 25.8M/month


2. Lumosity

Challenge your mind with Lumosity, the #1 app with 50+ brain games for memory, math, vocabulary, and more. Start training today!

Website traffic: 2.59M/month


Learn more about starting an exercise app:

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-> How much does it cost to start an exercise app?
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-> Marketing ideas for an exercise app
-> Exercise app names

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Website traffic: 1.48M/month


5. Jax Sports Fitness

Jax Sports Fitness specializes in personal and online training in Neptune Beach, Fl.

Where they're located: Jacksonville, Florida, USA


6. Yoga Journal

Yoga Journal is your source for yoga pose instruction, sequences, free video classes, guided meditations, and information on the yogic lifestyle.

Website traffic: 1.16M/month


7. Mark's Daily Apple

Mark Sisson's daily musings on health, nutrition, fitness, the health industry and the low-carb, paleo, Primal lifestyle.

Current team size: 0
Website traffic: 690K/month


8. Aaptiv

Discover the perfect expert Aaptiv trainer for your favorite workout and training style.

Website traffic: 660K/month


9. Freeletics

Website traffic: 770K/month


10. Fitbod

Fitbod is a fitness app that creates a daily and deeply personalized workout routine by analyzing tracked workout data. Using machine learning, Fitbod selects the exercises, sets, reps and weight that reflect your physical capability, available equipment and fitness goal.

Website traffic: 1.07M/month


11. Fitness First Australia

Join Fitness First today and benefit from our flexible membership options. Get your FREE guest pass and try any of our health clubs today.

Website traffic: 280K/month


12. The Conqueror Virtual Fitness Challenges

Running, cycling, walking and any other distance activity an be fun and rewarding with The Conqueror Virtual Challenge Series. Sign up today and earn awesome medals!

Website traffic: 590K/month


13. Physitrack®

Onboard, engage & Telehealth with your patients while collecting real-time outcomes data. More than 80000 practitioners in 102 countries rely on Physitrack.

Website traffic: 460K/month

14. StrongLifts

Get stronger with free weight compound barbell exercises like Squats, Deadlifts and Bench Press. Simple, effective strength training workouts that work.

Website traffic: 390K/month


15. MapMyWalk

Fitness training made easy with MapMyWalk.com

Where they're located: San Diego, California, USA
Website traffic: 280K/month


16. Workout Trainer by Skimble

Workout Trainer by Skimble - Top Free Fitness App coached by Certified Personal Trainers. Stay fit, lose weight, get a six pack, build muscle and more with thousands of free workouts and premium training programs! Download Workout Trainer to exercise & train with your iPhone, iPad and Android devices.

Website traffic: 290K/month


17. DDP Yoga

Ready to own your life? DDP YOGA is a fitness system that literally anyone can do! It has helped 1000s lose weight, reduce pain, & build strength. Learn more!

Where they're located: San Antonio, Texas, USA
Website traffic: 110K/month

18. Pound

Channel your inner rockstar with this full body cardio-jam session inspired by the infectious, energizing, and sweat-dripping fun of playing the drums. POUND® is currently taught by over 25,000 instructors in 100+ countries to hundreds of thousands of participants a week, making an active, supportive and passionate community.

Where they're located: Nashville, Tennessee, USA
Website traffic: 130K/month


19. Flywheel Sports

Where they're located: Manhattan Community Board 1, New York, USA


20. Physique 57

Physique 57 offers a fresh new boost to barre workouts in our studios and on demand! Learn more about our proven barre program and start a free trial today!


21. The Edge Fitness Clubs: Join the Best Gym Ever

Website traffic: 120K/month


22. Azumio

Discover the future of digital health with Azumio’s AI driven mobile health solutions. Our tools can help you track diabetes, diet, fitness, and more.

Website traffic: 320K/month


23. Jawbone


24. btwb

Website traffic: 120K/month


25. Lazy Jar

It's like a gym where you only pay if you don't go.

How much they make: $3K/year
Where they're located: Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
Current team size: 0


How I Launched An App That Charges People If They Don't Exercise

Lazy Jar is a fitness app that charges users for failing to meet their weekly fitness goals, launched by Justin Anyanwu, which currently averages $250 per month and has been featured in publications such as TechCrunch, LifeHacker, and Fast Company.

Justin started Lazy Jar over 6 years ago
Justin grew the business to $250/month
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26. Virtual Summits

This application handles all the heavy lifting and gives you everything you need to host your very own virtual summit.


27. Moov™ Fitness Coach

28. Strong Workout Tracker Gym Log App

Strong is an intuitive, easy to use workout tracker and strength training planner. Trusted by more than 3 million people to help them stay on track in the gym.

Where they're located: San Antonio, Texas, USA

29. SHRED: Home & Gym Workouts

The best digital training experience on the planet — home or gym. The SHRED app provides a dynamic, personalized training experience that that guides you step-by-step to enhance results and make working out fun. Download the app on iOS or Android today!


30. Kira Stokes

Meet Kira Stokes—the go-to personal trainer and group fitness coach of athletes, artists, dancers, celebrities, and people just like you. With over 20 years in the fitness industry, Kira’s award-winning Stoked Method™, unstoppable energy, and client-first teaching style have won her a devoted following along with collaborations with leading fitness brands like Gatorade, Reebok, Adidas, Brooks, and Lululemon.


31. Inshot.dev

Creating beautiful digital products engineered to fulfill all your needs in health & life style


32. Shilpa Shetty Fitness App| Yoga Body, Mind, Nutrition & Diet

Be a part of the Shilpa Shetty Fitness app yoga routines for Body and Mind. Become a healthier version of yourself with yoga for everyone.


33. Fitness Ally

Fitness Ally is your personal home fitness assistant. Feel good and get fit with quick, effective, & fun workouts whenever, wherever—no gym or equipment needed!

Where they're located: Nashville, Tennessee, USA


34. Digme Fitness

Best Spin, Gym & HIIT Classes in London, Oxford and Classes Online. Best and most flexible at Home bike solution available.

Website traffic: 70K/month


35. PEAR Sports

The health and fitness software platform that delivers smarter digital coaching solutions.

Where they're located: San Diego, California, USA


36. Home of C25K – Best Health and Fitness Blogs


37. Seven

Seven’s workouts are based on the scientific study of 7 minute workouts which provide the maximum benefit in the shortest time possible! With personalized workout plans these quick workouts at home give results. Compete with friends, earn achievements and get motivated with unique instructors!


38. WebExercises

Deliver exceptional patient outcomes with WebExercises' on-demand digital learning and corrective exercise platforms.

Website traffic: 50K/month

39. Eat the Frog Fitness

Eat The Frog Fitness is the only group training that combines the science of your body and athletic-inspired workouts for the most personalized results - guaranteed.

Where they're located: San Diego, California, USA


40. Home

Where they're located: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA


41. National Fitness Campaign

National Fitness Campaign builds healthy communities with the Fitness Court, the best outdoor gym in the world.