73points

Microsoft Health

81points

Runtastic Pro

78points

Strava Running and Cycling

Microsoft Health
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Microsoft Health vs Runtastic Pro vs Strava Running and Cycling

Microsoft Health
Runtastic Pro
Strava Running and Cycling
Microsoft Health
Runtastic Pro
Strava Running and Cycling

Why is Microsoft Health better than Runtastic Pro & Strava Running and Cycling?

  • Tracks steps taken
  • Provides sleep reports
  • Has a stopwatch
  • Tracks your sleep
  • Syncs with existing calendars

Why is Runtastic Pro better than Microsoft Health & Strava Running and Cycling?

  • Has music playback
  • Has auto pause
  • Has 3D mapping

Why is Strava Running and Cycling better than Microsoft Health & Runtastic Pro?

  • Higher rating on the App Store
    5vs4.5,4.5
  • Can capture photos
  • Has in-app purchases
  • Compatible with speed/cadence sensors
  • Points-based system
  • Has video tutorials
  • Has geotagging
  • Doesn’t require account

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General info

1.Free application
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You can download the app for free, from platforms such as Google Play or the App Store.

2.Ad-free
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Adverts can be distracting and obtrusive. Apps and blogs without ads are more aesthetically pleasing, nicer to use, and make the content stand out.

3.Higher rating on Google Play

4.5

4.6

4.5

The app has a higher rating on Google Play, showing the overall quality of the app and user satisfaction. The lowest score is 1, with 5 being the highest.

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StrongLifts 5x5

4.9

4.Is compatible with Android
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Strava Running and Cycling

It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.

5.Is compatible with Windows Phone
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Strava Running and Cycling

It is compatible with a range of Windows Phone devices.

6.Higher rating on the App Store

4.5

4.5

5

The app has a higher rating on Apple’s App Store (rating from all versions), showing the overall quality of the app and user satisfaction. The lowest score is 1, with 5 being the highest.

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5k Runner: 0 to 5k run training Pro

5

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Activity tracking

1.Has exercise diary
Microsoft Health
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Strava Running and Cycling

It has an exercise diary, allowing you to easily keep track of your previous workouts.

2.Compatible with heart rate monitors
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Runtastic Pro
Strava Running and Cycling

It supports third-party heart rate monitors to incorporate your pulse data.

3.Tracks distance
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It tracks how far you travel.

4.Measures pace
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Measuring pace shows how much time it takes to travel one kilometer or one mile. For example, in running, a 4 minute kilometer would be a very good pace.

5.Counts how many calories you have burnt
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Strava Running and Cycling

This is useful if you are on a strict training diet or if you are trying to lose weight. It can also help to boost your motivation.

6.Tracks steps taken
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Strava Running and Cycling

It tracks how many steps you take throughout the day, allowing you to see how active you have been.

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Activity reports

1.Provides activity reports
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Strava Running and Cycling

Your activity data is analysed to give you reports, available to view through the app or website. This allows you to see how active you have been and to help you make improvements.

2.Includes access to online portal
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Runtastic Pro
Strava Running and Cycling

Your tracking data is uploaded via your smartphone or computer, and is available to view on the manufacturer’s online portal in the form of reports and graphs.

3.Has goal setting
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Strava Running and Cycling

Allows you to set your own goals, such as reaching 15,000 steps in a single day.

4.Provides sleep reports
Microsoft Health
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Strava Running and Cycling

Your sleep data is analysed to give you a report, available to view through the app or website. This allows you to see the quality of your sleep and to help you make improvements.

5.Has achievements
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Strava Running and Cycling

You are awarded achievements for reaching goals, helping to encourage you and keep you motivated.

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Nutrition tracking

1.Points-based system
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It uses a points-based system instead of just focusing on calories. This can make it much easier to control your nutrition as it is simpler than counting calories, and it also takes other factors into account such as fat and fiber.

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Social features

1.Integrates with social networks
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Strava Running and Cycling

It allows you to share information to popular social networks.

2.Has social features
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Strava Running and Cycling

Friends using the same app can be integrated with your account, allowing you to compete with them. This increases your motivation and makes it more enjoyable.

3.Can capture photos
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Strava Running and Cycling

You can take photos during your workouts. Photos can be saved to your route maps and viewed later.

4.Has live tracking
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Strava Running and Cycling

You can share your workout progress live, for example allowing your friends to see where you are on your running route.

5.Has geotagging
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You can tag your photos/videos at the specific location where you took them. This gives you another way to organise them, and also makes them more discoverable by other people.

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Features

1.Syncs to the cloud
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Your data is synced to the cloud, making it easier to access across different devices and making sure it is always backed up in case you lose your device.

2.Has coaching
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Strava Running and Cycling

The app can determine the best way for you to progress in your exercise, and offers coaching advice.

3.Has music playback
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Strava Running and Cycling

You can listen to your own music when working out. This can make exercising more enjoyable and motivate you to push yourself further.

4.Has voice feedback
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Strava Running and Cycling

It has voice feedback during your workouts, helping you stay up-to-date on your progress and encouraging you as you exercise.

5.Supports routes
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Strava Running and Cycling

You can create or find existing routes to sync to the app.

6.Has 3D mapping
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Strava Running and Cycling

You can view 3D maps showing the routes of your previous workouts.

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Miscellaneous

1.Has a route tracker
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Strava Running and Cycling

With a route tracker you can add your route onto a map. It is helpful if you plan to do the same route again, or want to share it with your community.

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