The Best Walking Apps for your Commute

Walking Apps | Smarter Travel Limited

For those that have committed more to walking in 2020, we have put together some information on our top three walking apps. These apps are particularly useful if you are walking your commute too!

This walking app has been created by the sports brand, Under Armour. Map My Walk is free of charge and available through iOS devices and Google Play. Designed to track all of your activities, you can obtain detailed statistics including your pace, distance, duration of walk, calories burned, elevation and more. This walking app also allows you to track your performance over time and check to see how your fitness is improving. Paid upgrades are available through the app and benefits include heart rate analysis and live tracking.
Map My Walk currently has a rating of 4.7 out of 5 on the Apple App Store!

Why not get paid to walk? Well you can with Betterpoints! So, why not download it for free and get walking?! Each journey you make earns you points which can be redeemed for vouchers or donate charity. Through this particular walking app you can also challenge your friends and colleagues to see who can make the most steps each day!
Currently the Betterpoints app has a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5 on the Apple App Store! Download on Google Play or the App Store.

With the Footpath Route Planner walking app, you can plot walking routes with the app automatically snapping to roads and trails for you. Not only is this an easy and quick way to plot a route but you can also measure the journey distance and elevation. On the free version of this app, you can store five–walking routes for reference. Alternatively, there is a paid upgrade available; Footpath Elite.

This paid upgrade allows for unlimited maps to be saved which can also be used offline. Furthermore, there is turn-by-turn navigation and walking analysis available. Footpath Route Planner has 4.6 out of 5 stars in the Apple App Store.

Do you have any other walking apps which you use? Let us know, we would love to hear from you!

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