Nexercise = fun weight loss

Nexercise = fun weight loss

500,000 - 1,000,000 downloads

Pros
  • User-friendly and intuitive UI
  • Basic tracking tools
  • Social: invite friends and motivate each other
  • Rewarding system
Cons
  • Tracking and statistic should go deeper
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Expert's Review
7.5
Great

"Reject inactivity, lose weight, keep motivated"

Reviewed by / May 06, 2014

What if losing weight were actually... fun?

Losing weight or getting fit is mostly power of will dressed with just a little of action. That's not a mystery anymore, you've read it a thousand of times. Since we all are capable to perform that a little action successfully, the great challenge is keeping us motivated to integrate workouts and healthy diet as a routine.

Fortunately, there are tools to help you achieve it. Nexercise is one of them. Logging and keeping you motivated. That's Nexercise's keystone.

Logging is mandatory to keep track of your progress. You can log any activity your workout is based on: running, Crossfit, Walking, Weightlifting... and many more. Track the time you spend doing it and the miles you complete. Your activity level may earn your rewards. Workouts give you XP and ranks. Activity days and total time, XP and rank is all displayed on a summary at Nexercise's home. You can resume activity whenever you want and check your progress on the Weight graph.

In order to keep you motivated, Nexercise adds a social layer. Thus, you can sign up with your favorite social network and invite friends to join your weight loss challenges. Exposure and competition with close friends is a good way to avoid you from dropping it. Thus, you will be able to check your friend's activity, like and comment their status to defy them or cheer them up.

Nexercise is set in a user-friendly and intuitive interface. It doesn't get lost among hundreds of features. It packs just the basic stuff to help you track, log and see summarized results. Although the tracking feature could go deeper by developing specific workout sheets depending on the activity, the social layers rounds up the app.

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Developer's original description available here
▶ Featured on CBS, “The Doctors” talk show as the best fitness tracker for weight loss

Track your progress and earn rewards on the largest mobile interactive fitness game of its kind. lose weight, gain motivation!

Perfect for your phone or your tablet!

Here is what the press says:
Shape Magazine: One of “9 Ways to Use Your Smartphone to Stay Motivated”
Mashable: A “Top Health and Fitness App”
JetSet Magazine: A “Workout Gadget to Whip You Back Into Shape”
Huffington Post: “A true Fitness App For Lazy People”
Washingtonian: “The Next Generation of Exercise”
Reuters: “Need motivation to hit the gym? Perhaps some free merchandise will work”

★★★★★ “Best app ever. This is one of the best motivation apps to date. I am constantly trying to get more xp then my friends and I got to say, It's fun! Since I have been using this app I have lost a total of 24+ pounds and only need to lose about 20 more pounds! If you are having trouble losing weight than this app is great for you!”
★★★★★ “I lost 35 pounds in the past 11 months and I Nexercise kept me motivated to keep going!! What are you waiting for... Trim that butt and that belly and go tell a friend!”
★★★★★ “I was looking for an app to help motivate me in my fitness goals, and this is perfect. Everyone is so encouraging and within a short time I had new friends motivating me and encouraging me to be fit! It's this type of support that I needed. Now I'm looking forward to compete and push myself to reach my goals.”
★★★★★ “Internal motivation wasn't working for me… This time last year, I was happy to get two workouts in a week… Now, I can't imagine going a day without exercise… This app works for me. I hadn't been able to make the lifestyle changes I needed to make without it!”
★★★★★ "I have never worked out before downloading this app, it makes working out fun and makes me want to do it everyday. This app has been amazing to my physical and mental attributes, my friends have made remarks noticing the difference and I tell them it's all because of Nexercise!"
★★★★★ “I NEVER have bothered writing a review before- but this app is worth it. It is fun, motivating, and challenges you to move up levels... Psyched! Lost 3.8 pound in a week with the help of this app and won some Kiip rewards! Awesome!”
★★★★★ " After trying many devices (some medical grade ;) that cost an arm and a leg this application works seamlessly with no actual money invested! Five stars!!!"
★★★★★ "I read about this app in Shape magazine and decided to try first during a a workout at the gym. Before I knew it I was Nexercising daily (not just at the gym) when walking, cycling on my bike route to work, and even while doing housework. Who wouldn't love a simple way to journal activity and win stuff through mPoints!??"
★★★★★ "Whether you are strength training, or just tracking a simple walk - this app turns routine ho-hum into play. Plus the Nexercise community provides better motivation than apps with detailed nutrition support or calorie burning information, like MyFitnessPal"
★★★★★ "I stumbled across this mPoint app while searching for weight watchers diets in the Livestrong MyPlate app. I love being able to earn rewards for exercising by going for an intensive cardio run with my trainer. I combine this with RunKeeper and it's goal setting while prepping for my race - it's like a fitness buddy who hands out prizes!"

With almost 200 activities, Nexercise is the perfect community based motivational coach and training tool for any diet or weight loss program.

Required Disclaimers:
- Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life. Nexercise uses GPS in the background only during exercise to validate activity and record routes.
- Google is not a sponsor any promotion.

Recently changed in this version

*key* changes listed

2.6.46:
- Android Wear
- Bug fixes and cosmetic updates

2.6.26:
- Fix for GPS

2.6.18:
- Pull to refresh

Older changes
- Fixes profile>activities
- More XP for more strenuous activities
- Calories burned (can turn off in Settings)
- Last workout shows on timeline
- Widget
- Home page pulls more
- Invite friends improvements
- Enhanced "Activity Detail"
- Weight Tracking
- Track in background
- See friends working out with
- View profiles of *pending* friends


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Comments and ratings for Nexercise = fun weight loss
  • (70)

    by ronda m on 25/08/2014

    Helps to see progress; used to think not do anything, but with this app I have positive feedback on what I accomplished. Helping to (re-develop positive habit =replace sedentary lifestyle have fallen into. Thx. Have A Safe Day ! PEACE

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    by Gretchen Hoppe on 25/08/2014

    Really good app

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    by Loey Goad on 24/08/2014

    This app makes me feel more accountable for my exercises. My friends can see what I do and we can compete and challenge each other based on the xp and ratings.

  • (70)

    by Amy Poe on 24/08/2014

    I love mpoints!!! Good app.

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    by Chandra Garber on 23/08/2014

    Lately it's been messing up the mileage I walk. I walk the same route every day. And it'll keep on track for a day than the next it'll say I walked 21 miles when I've walked 3, then the next I'll walk 4 and it'll say 2.8 miles. Its like the app quits working half way through my walks but still time it? I don't understand that. I only keep it Bc it keeps track of my workouts via calender, how long

  • (70)

    by Holly Purdy on 22/08/2014

    I enjoy the concept of the app but most of what I've been doing isn't listed so I'm not getting anywhere.

  • (70)

    by Suchandra Dey on 21/08/2014

    Its really good.