Just open up the app, find the gym closest to you (along with upcoming class schedules), and check in on the app instead of waiting in line to scan your key card. Lines, be gone! Now you'll have time to chat up that hot guy you always see on the StairMaster before sweating it out in class. It's a win-win.
Download the apps in iTunes, Android Marketplace, or the Crunch website now for free! And since we're talking about fitness (and probably your New Year's resolutions), check out four more apps and websites that will help you work your bod when you read more.
- Runner's World SmartCoach ($2) — Taking up running in 2011? This app will help keep you motivated and on track.
- Traineo — Keep your weight loss goals on point with this website that projects healthy weight loss milestones to aim for to keep you motivated.
- Absolute Fitness ($5) — Not for the faint of heart, this Android app is serious business. It contains food and calorie trackers, exercise logs, and charts and graphs to track your progress, sleep patterns, and water intake. The app will also send you alerts if it notices that you've had too much of a good thing (like salt or fat).
- Gmaps Pedometer — Since running is such a cheap and effective way to get fit, there are plenty of websites out there to help you out. Like Gmaps Pedometer, for example, which will tell you exactly how long your morning run was. No cheating!