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In today's world, fitness extends beyond a mere hobby or passion. It represents a commitment to health and wellness, driving a surge in demand for fitness tracker apps. These apps do more than monitor various physical activities such as running, jogging, climbing, swimming; they also provide valuable insights and recommendations to help users achieve their fitness goals swiftly and safely.

As a trusted provider of premium fitness tracker app development services, Devico boasts a decade-long history of innovation. Our team of seasoned developers and designers craft fitness tracking solutions that enhance user experiences and set themselves apart from the competition.

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Essential Features of a Fitness Tracker Application

Fitness tracker app development is not confined to a specific set of features; the possibilities are determined by your vision, objectives, available technologies, and budget. Nevertheless, certain features are universally pertinent for all fitness tracker apps.

Goal Setting and Achievement Tracking

Users need to define clear, realistic fitness goals and track their progress to maintain motivation. Our SMART system and AI-based feature allow users to automatically log their workout routines, monitor their progress, and receive feedback on their accomplishments.

Step Counting

Users expect step counting functionality in fitness tracker apps. This feature allows them to monitor their daily activity and ensure they reach their targets.

Burnt Calorie Counting

Many fitness tracker users carefully monitor their calorie intake and expenditure. Your app should enable users to track calories burnt during physical activity and sleep.

Maps and Routes

Integrating your app with mapping software can provide real-time location tracking, route planning, milestone marking, and distance covered.

Heart Rate Monitoring

This feature assists users in managing their training load and monitoring their cardiovascular health, particularly crucial in sports such as CrossFit and running that require heart rate zone-specific workouts.

Sleep Tracking

Sleep tracking is vital to ensure users maintain healthy sleep habits. Fitness tracker apps should provide clear data visualization and concise analytical reports on sleep patterns.

Integration with Wearables

Integration with wearable devices like fitness bands and smartwatches can provide users with a comprehensive health and fitness overview, offering real-time accurate data and personalized recommendations.

Videos & Podcasts

Including educational and motivational content, like videos and podcasts on health and sports-related topics, can enhance user engagement.


Personalized notifications can motivate users to stay active by alerting them of goal achievement, hydration reminders, and prompts to get moving - crucial for individuals with sedentary jobs.


Gamification is an excellent strategy for engaging users. Challenges and rewards can keep app users motivated and provide a fun experience. The prospect of earning rewards and climbing up a leaderboard can encourage users to spend more time in the app. However, it's essential to note that successful gamification requires advanced design skills.

Social Network Integration

Providing the ability to share achievements on social platforms such as Facebook and Twitter can motivate app users to remain active and pursue their goals. Moreover, it can enhance brand visibility and awareness. For a more appealing in-app sharing experience, we recommend the creation of personalized infographics highlighting users' accomplishments.


This feature is crucial for individuals engaged in mountain sports or stair climbing. However, an altimeter can also be useful during jogging or running sessions to gauge effort and provide accurate results on calories burnt.

Market Overview for Fitness Tracker Apps

Are you aspiring to emulate the success of leading sports applications like Peloton, MyFitnessPal, Strava, or Fitbit? With the global fitness app market flourishing, there's no better time to bring your vision to life

Market Size

According to a report by ResearchAndMarkets, the global fitness app market is projected to hit $14.64 billion by 2026, expanding at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 21.6% from 2021 to 2026. This makes the development of fitness tracker apps a highly promising avenue


Data from Statista shows that the number of fitness app users worldwide is set to reach 1.4 billion by 2026. In contrast, the user count in 2021 was approximately 987 million, a significant leap from the 325 million users recorded in 2016

Preferred Devices

As of 2018, smartphones and wearable devices emerged as the preferred platforms for fitness apps, a trend that continues to this day. This is an essential factor to consider when seeking fitness app development services

Key Benefits for Business Owners

Despite the high number of competitors in the fitness app market, it continues to exhibit strong growth year on year. We anticipate this upward trend will persist, with new entrants emerging annually


Fitness tracker apps are most commonly used in the USA, China, South Korea, Australia, and Canada. The United States leads the world in fitness app usage with a user penetration rate of 28.7%. The Chinese market also holds significant potential with a penetration rate of 18.6% and a population exceeding 1.4 billion. Other notable markets include Australia, Canada, and the United Kingdom, which boasts a substantial fitness app penetration rate of 12.7%

Market Size

According to a report by ResearchAndMarkets, the global fitness app market is projected to hit $14.64 billion by 2026, expanding at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 21.6% from 2021 to 2026. This makes the development of fitness tracker apps a highly promising avenue

Healthcare Software Security Standards and Certifications

Our healthcare software development services are provided in strict compliance with the key global healthcare industry regulations, standards and best practices. So you can guarantee the security of your solutions and ensure your sensitive patient information and clinical data is kept safe. Our healthcare security expertise encompasses:
  • Understanding of health information privacy standards (GDPR, HIPAA, HITECH);
  • Experience with healthcare standards (e.g., HL7, FHIR, CDA, DICOM, ICD, ICPC-2);

Compliance with:

  • ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management Systems
  • ISO 20000:2018 IT Service Management systems
  • ISO 27001:2013 Information Security Management Systems

Fitness Tracker App Development Process

Step 1


At this stage, our specialists get acquainted with your idea, needs, and available project documentation. This knowledge helps them to craft a comprehensive vision of a product, make a rough estimation in terms of the required time and resources, and make up a web app development roadmap

Step 2


The team identifies the most appropriate tech stack, defines software architecture, and uncovers possible risks along with the ways of their mitigation

Step 3


To create designs that your audience will adore we take into account multiple factors like simplicity, intuitiveness, aesthetics, mobile responsiveness, and many more. Your business needs are also within our focus, therefore created designs are SEO-friendly, represent your brand identity, and translate your messages to a target audience

Step 4


As a rule, we apply the Scrum development methodology suggesting iterative product development. This approach helps to establish a resource-effective and time-efficient workflow

Step 5

Quality Assurance

A comprehensive set of manual and automated tests is performed to check your tailor-made web app inside out and make sure that every single component works as intended

Step 6


Your web application is launched and all the required infrastructure is set up

Step 7


Our web development consultants are available to you for any further modernization, maintenance, updates, or consultation

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  • A thorough review of resumes;
  • A screening interview with our HR specialist;
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  • Soft skill assessment;
  • A technical interview with a team lead;
  • Getting a job offer;
  • A warm welcome to our team.

Our employees are our most valuable asset which is why we always take the time to hire only those who are the best fit.

Frequently Asked Questions

Devico has over a decade of experience in providing fitness tracker app development services as well as healthcare and wellbeing app development services. We specialize in developing mobile and wearable apps. Our portfolio includes nutrition and diet apps, meditation apps, fitness and workout apps, activity-tracking apps, sleep-tracking apps, and more.

The chosen tech stack primarily depends on the platform. However, to provide a personalized user experience, we heavily utilize machine learning and artificial intelligence. Regarding cloud services, we prefer AWS, Google Cloud, and Microsoft Azure.

The final cost can only be estimated following a comprehensive analysis of the project's needs. On average, the development cost for a Minimum Viable Product (MVP) is around USD 40,000, while a fully developed product starts from approximately USD 80,000. However, these are ballpark figures; the final cost can vary considerably based on numerous factors.

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