Six to Start
iOS and Android/$3.99
If you are looking for a more unconventional way to motivate your patients to exercise, Zombies, Run, has proven to be remarkably effective, with enthusiastic fans even creating Zombies, Run 5K races. There are now more than a few version of this kind of app available but this particular one seems to be the most popular. The app, which is used in conjunction with headphones, comes with more than 30 missions, options for interval training, the ability to play at the gym or outside, and the option of customizing the music.
Overall Impressions from Around the Web:
Some terrific reviews from both Android and iOS users with many asserting that this app has been effective in getting them motivated when nothing else would. Very few complaints about tech problems (one Android user would have liked a more upgraded version) and some concerns that the zombies were too fast.