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Strong 5

Workout tracking made simple

3.9/5
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The most intuitive workout and exercise tracker for any fitness routine.

Strong is the simplest and most intuitive workout tracker, designed to help you get better results from your training.

Strong Version 5.0 is rebuilt from scratch and easier to use than ever.

15 Reviews
 +35 reviews
  • Fernando ParraPollenizer
    Pros: 

    The only workout logger that works in practice. Awesome for getting a birds-eye's view of my overall progress as well as for drilling down.

    Cons: 

    No kettlebell or indoor rowing categories. No EMOM, Tabata and AMRAP time-based workouts either. Not critical for strength only, but still.

    After giving Strength 5 a run its money, I'm glad to say that the wait is finally over. This is a powerful workout logger that solves the issues when actually trying to input workout data. The small details, like knowing exactly about your PRs and past performance down to the set. Also knowing the total volume lifted (vanity metric!), and getting at a glance info on how I'm progressing with each exercise. It just makes me wish that people paid attention more to these kinds of apps, since walking, running and swimming are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes down to wellbeing. Being strong and muscular correlates far better with health and most quantified-self platforms are neglecting it.

    If you are a serious in Olympic Weightlifting, be careful that exercises need input by hand (most accessories besides the classic ones are missing). Also a bit lackluster if you are into Crossfit. It would be nice to be able to input a whole WOD after the fact. It's almost perfect for Powerlifters, though.

    Fernando Parra has used this product for one day.
  • Pros: 

    Apple watch integration is fantastic!

    Cons: 

    None really

    Being able to quickly record each set on the watch is way nicer than having to open up my phone in between sets or write things down in a notebook. It has made tracking my workouts so much better.

    My only feature request would be the ability to automatically set weight increases for each workout or set more complex workouts and weight increases/decreases like in 5/3/1.

    Scott Werner has used this product for one week.
  • Brock Kleinfounder/developer/product/strategy
    Pros: 

    Extremely flexible, direct and purposeful, straightforward UX that focus on the the real purpose of your use - your workout

    Cons: 

    Fairly bland UI for the last few years - changed with this update!

    This app is incredible. I started using it a year ago to it with helping me settle into a rhythm that led to me losing 3in 5 months. so straightforward and user friendly, but exceptionally powerful. I was able to set it up to do exactly what I wanted for every workout with one minor exception.

    The end result was a user experience that few apps reach - truly easier, more powerful, and better than the analog alternative. Even if Strong didn’t track your progress over time it would be worth it just to use to lead yourself through your daily routines.

    My favorite feature has to be the automatic progression. You just hit next as you move through your routine and you literally just have to use two buttons to finish your workout - the next button and the +/- to adjust reps and weight. So smooth.

    I’ve recommended Strong time and time again. Everyone who has started using it has fallen in love with it too.

    Customer support is also sponsive and helpful. One of my #1 favorite apps and teams.

    Keep up up the good work!!

    Brock Klein has used this product for one year.
  • Jamie PhelpsMe @ jxpx777.com
    Pros: 

    Clean new design with improved navigation. Watch app lets me track, time, and adjust things while my phone stays safe in a cubby.

    Cons: 

    No way to share a routine so a friend can import it. Still cannot edit supersets.

    I've been using Strong for a few months and this is a really nice update. I hope they'll spend some time now focusing on some missing functionality like being able to send a routine to a friend (Maybe make an iMessage app?) and editing of supersets, which continues to be one of the most frustrating things about the app as I add in more routines.

    One of the things I like is that they offer an option (admittedly quite costly) to buy premium once versus having a recurring subscription. The more you use the app, the more valuable it is both in terms of integration with your life and in terms of the data history it has, so buying upfront makes a lot of sense.

    Jamie Phelps has used this product for one week.
  • Pros: 

    Simple. Effective. No Nonsense.

    Cons: 

    None really

    I've tried a bunch of workout apps and been unhappy with them all. I settled with one I didn't really like and used it for a year. However, during that time I wished for a workout app that was just simple. One that allows you to create your own workouts, enter them in, and had extra tools that don't get in the way. That is what Strong is. I recommend this app to any of my friends who enjoy weight training and don't yet have it.

    Mack Hartley has used this product for one month.
  • Pros: 

    Easy to use, well designed, keeps track of all your workouts and has a timer option to keep you on point.

    Cons: 

    Cant think of any

    I have been using this app for nearly 5 years, and it keeps getting better with age. I love being able to track all my workouts, see the progress I have made over time, and keep my routines organized. I can say without a doubt that Strong has helped me to achieve my workout and exercise goals, and help me become stronger.

    Johnny Brazil has used this product for one year.
  • Pros: 

    Detailed Tracking and reference, database of exercises, historical graphs

    Cons: 

    Haven’t found one yet

    Motivated by a friend I decided it was time to get in shape and targeted 1000lb club as a goal. Weve been using Strong for 3 years and I broke the 1000lb mark last year. Couldn’t have done it without the tracking and metrics in Strong

    Jamie Thompson has used this product for one year.
  • Gyan KapurI enjoy healthcare.
    Pros: 

    Love the product overall. Can easily record each exercise and how much lifted. Has saved workouts and you can add an exercise easily.

    Cons: 

    For timed exercises, it would make sense to be able to start that exercise and bring up a timer (rather than just for waiting between sets.)

    Amazing product.

    Gyan Kapur has used this product for one year.
  • Bryan ManiotakisDesign Director — Toy Rockets
    Pros: 

    Well designed for repetitive actions

    Cons: 

    None

    I'm gladly on the subscription model of this app after using it every day for the last 6 or so months. Best on the market.

    Bryan Maniotakis has used this product for one year.
  • Pros: 

    gorgeous, simple, delight to use

    Cons: 

    can't move sets in an exercise, can't edit stock exercises

    awesome product, cannot really say why i love it actually

    Igor Marchuk has used this product for one year.
  • Pros: 

    Clean, simple, fully featured

    Cons: 

    None

    I spent a number of years searching for the right workout app till I found Strong. My search has ended!

    Tyler Weeres has used this product for one year.
  • Christian CatalanUI Developer
    Pros: 

    Easy interface, tracks exactly what I need so I can send to my personal trainer!

    Cons: 

    None Yet!

    Been a user of the app for years, and this new release is very polished and big improvement!

    Christian Catalan has used this product for one month.
  • Pros: 

    Great interface, frequent updates

    Cons: 

    ????

    Highly recommended!

    Carlo Feli has used this product for one year.
  • Pros: 

    By far the best app for creating workout programs and tracking progress

    Cons: 

    Doesn't yet let me share programs with other users

    I've been using Strong for 3 years, and have tried several other apps along the way. Nothing comes close.

    Charlie Taylor has used this product for one year.
  • Jim MillerTowboat Captain
    Pros: 

    For me it’s simple to use and flexible definitely worth the download

    Cons: 

    None really

    worth the download

    Jim Miller has used this product for one year.