When comparing Endomondo vs Fitocracy, the Slant community recommends Fitocracy for most people. In the question“What are the best apps to track diet and/or exercise?” Fitocracy is ranked 4th while Endomondo is ranked 7th. The most important reason people chose Fitocracy is:
Earn points, unlock achievements, take on challenges and quests and level up. Seeing progress, getting rewarded for activities and reaching a set threshold feels nice and helps in continuing to be motivated. Especially when just starting out. There's even a leaderboard so you can compare your progress to your friends.
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Pro Generous free version
All the necessary features for a basic fitness app can be used without getting the Premium version.
Pro Motivates by giving optional challenges
Endomondo allows competing with others or setting and reaching personal goals. Winners of challenges get prizes.
Pro Analyzes performance
Performance analysis can be viewed on Endomondo's homepage after a workout.
Pro No need for an Internet connection
Once downloaded an Internet connection is not required, except for social features.
Pro It's free
Pro Gamification keeps you motivated
Earn points, unlock achievements, take on challenges and quests and level up. Seeing progress, getting rewarded for activities and reaching a set threshold feels nice and helps in continuing to be motivated. Especially when just starting out.
There's even a leaderboard so you can compare your progress to your friends.
Pro Engaging community
You can post updates on progress and have other people comment on it, encouraging to keep working out. You can ask questions and a community of more than 1 million users will be there to answer.
There is a paid option ($4.99/mo or $44.99/yr), called Hero, that adds private messaging, ability to challenge a friend in an activity, assign yourself a title and weekly insights among other things.
Pro Workout logging UI is very simple & clean to use
Fitocracy has solutions for all manners of workout regimens and styles.
Con Calorie measure is way off
Unless you a heart rate monitor is used with this app (requires Premium), the burned calorie estimate is way off and based purely on weight, gender, duration of activity and speed (based on GPS tracking).
Con Works only on outdoor activities
Indoor activities can be logged manually, but the app is created to track outdoor activities.