Bored With Cardio? These Are The Best Apps For You

photographed by Andi Elloway; modeled by Chantell Jackson; produced by Megan Madden.
Most of us have a bit of a love-hate relationship with cardio workouts. On the one hand, the euphoria and sense of accomplishment at the end of an indoor cycling class can be addictive. On the other hand, trying to replicate that on your own at the gym can be a struggle.
These days, cardio equipment comes armed with fancy features that help make workouts more interesting, like virtual scenery and built-in TV screens. But you may not always have access to any machines at all, which is where your smartphone comes in.
Ahead, we found the best cardio apps that will help keep things interesting when you're working out. Whether you need someone to guide you through a workout, or just want extra coaching during a run or bike ride, there's something out there that can give your cardio workouts a boost.