Before you Downward Dog, download! Fitness fanatics and charities are now coming together in a digital, savvy way to make a difference. By downloading free apps like Charity Miles or LifeKraze, the miles you run or the fit goals you achieve can be converted into donations for your favorite charities. Now with these four apps, you're not the only one who profits from your next run.
If you're starting a running routine, an iPhone app can be a savior on your newfound mission. Some of these apps keep you motivated, others complement your music, but all help track your progress. Before you hit the road, make sure to download one — or all! — of these apps that we love for new runners.
Slightly obsessed with tracking your workouts? Grab your iPhone and discover the wonderful world of free running apps. The built-in GPS allows you to track your run no matter where you are: on trails, busy neighborhoods, or dirt roads. Whether you want an actual Google Map of your route, a calendar showing off the days you worked out, or to share your workouts with your pals on Facebook or Twitter — there's an app for that. If you're new to the running app scene, here are six free iPhone apps you'll want to check out.