For even the most health-conscious parents, it can be tough finding time to exercise between endless soccer practices, piano lessons, and school carpools. But fitness doesn’t always have to come second. Check out these easy-to-use smartphone apps, featuring quick workouts, healthy eating tips, and exercise trackers, and download your way to being the most fit parent on the block.

Fitness Express

Perfect for the busiest parents, this essential app by Fitness Magazine offers short routines with step-by-step instructions and images (and videos!) detailing each move. With categories including abs, upper body, lower body, total body, and cardio, you can target your workout to fit your jam-packed schedule and conquer one area of your body at a time for a more concentrated workout.

Why We Love It: These resistance-based exercises are super quick (just 15 minutes) and effective, so you can even do them on your lunch break! Plus, the instructions are clear and easy to understand, so you won't waste any time learning the moves.

Available at the App Store for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad
Cost: $0.99

What apps do you use to keep fit? Tell us below!

— Claire Schillings

App photos courtesy of iTunes Preview and featured photo courtesy of Be Grand Fitness.

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