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You Are Your Own Gym

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$ 10.9
Genres: [Health & Fitness | Reference]
Developer: Hard Coded Studios
Release Date: Feb 24, 2011
Version: 4.4.2
Size: 394.74 MB
$ 10.9
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Get into the best shape of your life without stepping foot into a gym!

Exercise at home using the same techniques used by Special Forces as taught by fitness instructor and best selling author Mark Lauren.

Join the bodyweight fitness revolution today!

Use the body you HAVE to build the body you WANT following best selling author Mark Lauren's workout plans!

***** App Highlights *****

* No gym required
* Over 200 effective exercises using nothing but your body and items you can find around the house!
* Quick workouts
* Quick results!
* Healthkit integration allows saved workouts to be tracked in Apple's Health app!
* Easy to follow program
* Great for all fitness levels
* Workout in your own home or while traveling
* Workout in as little as 2 minutes and no more than 36 minutes a day.
* Our 10-week fitness programs will guide you to a new physique and are perfect for any fitness level.
* Quick workouts that you can use to fit any schedule with as little as 2 minutes a day. These require nothing but a floor and are great for exercising anywhere!
* Let our app guide you through each workout. Voice prompts and on screen video instruct you on exactly what to do.
* This app is for everyone: men, women, beginners, experts, busy professionals, travelers, athletes, functional fitness fans...

***** Recognitions *****

* #1 in the app paid category in 10 countries.
* #1 for iPhone/iPad in Heath and Fitness Paid
* App store features including "Get in Shape", "New Year New You", "New and Noteworthy", "What's Hot" and more
* 5 star average rating across all versions

WARNING: This app will remove your current fitness excuses and change your life.

***** App Origins *****

This app is based on the best selling book by Mark Lauren "You Are Your Own Gym". The bodyweight exercises in this app have been used to create society’s leanest, strongest, most confident people. He honed his program for a decade while preparing nearly a thousand soldiers for the extreme demands of the most elite levels of the U.S. Special Operations.

***** Interactive Workout Timers *****

Let Mark Lauren guide you through workouts and tell you exactly when to workout and when to rest all while giving you instructions for each exercise with detailed text and numerous images. Use these timers to follow each workout in the 10 week rapid results program or create your own custom workout routines from any exercise in the app.

***** Workout Types *****

- Tabatas
- Supersets
- Stappers
- Interval Sets
- Ladders.

***** Keep Sending Us Feedback! *****

* We listen and we respond to emails
* We update our app often
Get now this application with your unique ID and secured password.

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How to download the App

Download You Are Your Own Gym app for for iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad and iPad mini.
Download You Are Your Own Gym on PC or Mac:
1. Go to the You Are Your Own Gym application page in your iTunes.
2. Click the button to download the App.
3. Sync your iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad or iPad mini with iTunes to install the You Are Your Own Gym app.
Download the App With iOS App Store:
1. Open the App Store on your iDevice.
2. Search for You Are Your Own Gym.
3. Click the button to download and install it on your device.
4. Enjoy.


You can securely create an apple profile with your information, but you have to be registered to iTunes in order to get the You Are Your Own Gym app to your device.
If you don’t have an active account, please register to iTunes store with a credit card number. In case you are not interested to open an account with your credit card, you can select the option ‘None’ during the secured registration.
*This You Are Your Own Gym application may be available in some countries.

User Ratings

Jul 21
(3★) App doesn't sync correctly
This app doesn't sync correctly between iPad, iPhone and apple watch. Also on some exercises Mark tells you how many reps to
perform. On others he says nothing.
Jul 20
(2★) Apple Health sync doesn't work
In addition to Apple Health, competing apps have also been able to sync with MyFitnessPal, Fitbit, and others for months now.
Apple Health integration is a start, but this great app is WAY behind the
Jul 15
(5★) Easy to keep on track
I love this app. I usually have a hard time being consistent going to the gym. With this app, I can get my workout on at my
convenience. It's improved my track record. After 14 days of use, I'm also n
Jul 11
(5★) Better than the gym
This app is one of the most-used on my phone, and best fitness app out there in my opinion. It's cheaper and more effective than
going to the gym - I can vouch for that. Lost over 30 lbs and made rema
Jul 10
(5★) Best app and incredible program
This app is a steal for what it has to offer. I have been using Mark's program for 6 months now and I have achieved incredible
results that I was not able to reach for years in the gym. The flexibilit
Jul 07
(5★) Best Workout App. Period.
This app is the answer. Going to and from the gym is pointless as long as you work this app to its fullest potential. Paired with
some running and biking and you've got a well rounded fitness plan. Ch
Jul 06
(5★) Bodyweight Training App
This is the best fitness app I have ever used and the best resistance or strength training program I have ever done. Mark Lauren
is an absolute stud, and he knows how to get incredible results with si
Jul 04
(5★) Great App, great book!
I first met Mark Lauren overseas. He took me through some of his workouts. At that point, I knew he knew his stuff. Since then,
I have purchased his book and the App. It is informative and thoroug
(5★) All You Need!
I love this app already and have only had it a week! I love that all you need for equipment is yourself. I have a gym membership
that I've used a handful of times in the 2 years I've been paying for i
Jul 03
(5★) Best exercise program. Ever?
This is as good as it gets. I intermingle yoga asana during rest periods, stretching an area of the body different than what I'm
working that day. Best shape I've ever been in and getting better.
Jun 30
(5★) Like a work out video
It has been much easier to do the work outs with this app than with the book.
Jun 28
(5★) Best Body Weight Training App
Best body weight training App in the App Store - along with Steve Maxwell's. One minor complaint: provide the option to stream the
videos or download. If you want to save storage space on your IPhone
(5★) Best app ever
This is a superb app for anyone who is looking for a challenging workout on the go with little to no equipment necessary. This
workout really works, and I advise downloading the book to go along with
Jun 26
(5★) Best Workout App
This app has helped me be extremely consistent with my workouts no matter where I am with the Quick Workout option. I also
believe the workouts have been better for my body. If you are looking for a
Jun 22
(5★) Like having a personal trainer
A few years ago I got this app and along with going paleo it began a transformation that resulted in my losing 85 pounds. I went
from having difficulty getting off the couch -- literally and figurati
Jun 13
(5★) Best app ever!
And it gets better all the time! I love it.
Jun 11
(5★) You've got to want it!
I got the book first, then found the app. I've got a 50-yr-old body that has been gradually going out of shape for years while
I've been irregularly making it to the elliptical at the gym. Mark's expl
Jun 09
(5★) Excellent Trainer
This is a wonderful app in how much it provides in terms of information and the accuracy of such information. It makes for a good
companion app to the other products Mark Lauren has provided
Jun 08
(4★) Use it all the time
One of the best personal training apps I've found. Much easier than writing it all down on your own. The only flaw I've found is
the button to reset a set doesn't work. Otherwise one of my favorite ap
Jun 03
(5★) Best ever
Amazing app, book and videos. Really accesible, challenges you to do more. Doable yet tough. Highly recommend
May 31
(5★) Superior health for busy people!
I just had one of the best workouts ever in 24 minutes! I am a busy professional with a family, so going to the gym is out of the
question. For guys/gals like me, this is the BEST investment you could
(5★) Absolutely LOVE!
Can take anywhere and you feel it! Get stronger every time
May 28
(5★) Love it! Easy to use! Great results!
This app is wonderful! It's so much easier to use the app than having to go to the gym! Also, it really helps you get the result
you want!
(5★) Great workout wherever you are
This app is the perfect companion to the book or as a standalone tool to get into the best performing shape of your life. I worked
out of the book for many months before purchasing the app. I really l
(5★) Grandisos!
Ojala hubiesen mas personas con el deseo de hacer llegar los beneficios de ejercicios de igual manera. A un buen precio y una
prgramacion fantastica.Buen trabajo!
May 22
(5★) Superb App Design and an Excellent Workout Program
What more could you want from a fitness app?The app design is simple, clear, and exceptionally easy to use! The way it guides you
through the workout patterns that are somewhat hard to grasp at first
(5★) Superb App Design and an Excellent Workout Program
What more could you want from a fitness app?The app design is simple, clear, and exceptionally easy to use! The way it guides you
through the workout patterns that are somewhat hard to grasp at first
May 20
(5★) Makes maintenance of a healthy body practical & ef
I really like Mark's thinking about and approach to exercise. I have looking for something like this pure exercise approach for a
long time. This app and his book really deliver a lot of value. I am t
(5★) Great workouts
Easy to use and fun. After 35 years of weight lifting, I found a workout with no equipment needed I can enjoy and see results.
(5★) Makes maintenance of a healthy body practical & ef
I really like Mark's thinking about and approach to exercise. I have looking for something like this pure exercise approach for a
long time. This app and his book really deliver a lot of value. I am t
May 15
(5★) Simple
Very simple and can be used anywhere.
May 14
(5★) Amazing fitness app
I've been using this app for years and it continues to get even better. I travel a lot for work so it's hard for me to make gym
memberships worth it and dThe programs are well designed and there is a
May 06
(5★) A portable gym in your pocket
Great video,perfect clarity,easy to understand instructions. If you're a fitness guru then here's your next stop.
May 04
(5★) .
Fantastic. The only gym I need.
(4★) Highly motivating
I've been using this app every day since I bought it last week. Doing the exercises at home makes it very easy to fit it into my
daily schedule. Mark is motivating to watch and learn from. The app cou
May 02
(2★) Be warned
It looks good, but is NOT true body weight. They need desks, chairs, etc. I wanted to workout at the park. :( if you want true
body weight I recommend the following:Instant fitness(2)Sworkit(free or 5
(5★) No Excuses
This is an amazing app and contains a plethora of unique exercises that will leave you without excuses to get in shape and the
tabatas feature will absolutely speed up your plans. This is fit for star
(3★) Learning Curve
Great app, but you need to be pretty on the ball - the beginner workouts are harder than you think, and you can adjust them. And
you should. Also, ow.
Apr 23
(5★) Excellent Portable Trainer
This is a superior bodyweight exercise personal trainer. Ideally, you'll read Mark's book, You Are Your Own Gym, prior to using
the app, so you have a solid foundation and understanding to begin from.
Apr 20
(5★) Just do it.seriously
I only review things I really like it.I really like this :)
Apr 18
(5★) Like the improvements
I bought the book and app 2 years ago. Made it through basic and first class but was not ready for master class so went back
through first. For some reason I stopped using the app for about the 3rd qu
Apr 16
(3★) App has a few problems
First, you cannot create an account to sync across multiple devices. It will time out every time.Second, it does not mention the
companion book that explains the exercises and the variations. If you c
Apr 15
(5★) Excellent Product.
Excellent supplement to the book that I've been using a while now. Great to see each exercise performed and the entire 30-50
minute routine. Gives detail sometimes lost in the book's narrative descrip
Apr 14
(3★) Needs to sync with other apps
Competing apps can sync with MyFitnessPal and/or Apple Health. This is sorely missed in this otherwise great app, please add this
feature!One smaller request: Allow us to see the written description o
Apr 13
(5★) Peerless
This progressive and wildly accessible program and its well-coded execution stands alone as the single best workout app for anyone
who wants to get special forces fit without leaving their house or bu
Apr 04
(5★) Good App
I've been working out with this and honestly it's very useful .
(5★) Portable trainer
This is an excellent way to bring a trainer with you when you travel, whether for work or play. Also a great way to keep in toned
condition when using at home, even if you belong to a gym. I especiall
Apr 02
(5★) Convinced me to quit the gym
I've read the book already and started using these work out routines a couple years ago. I'm convinced that workouts like these
are all my body needs to stay in shape for now.This app however makes it
(5★) Excellent app!
I use this all the time. It has enough variation for my needs and it's easy to follow.
Mar 31
(5★) Perfect for Nomads
I'm on the road a decent amount of the year traveling- it's hard to keep up a consistent, effective AND stimulating workout
routine. But this is perfect! I can tailor the workout to the amount of tim
Mar 29
(3★) Sync with other apps
Competing apps can sync with MyFitnessPal and/or Apple Health. This is sorely missed in this otherwise great app!A couple smaller
requests:1. Allow us to see the written description of an exercise dur
Mar 21
(5★) Changed my life
I just wrote the longest review and it for deletedLong story short this is amazing and do the pre and post work outs because
you'll become very flexible and healthyDo it in the am before your day for
Mar 19
(4★) Works great
I love following along with the videos and putting together my own workouts. I only wish that the rest in between wasn't so long.
I got better results from this app than going to the gym
(5★) Love these workouts
I have been using this app for over 6 months. The results are amazing. Very happy with it.
Mar 18
(3★) Five stars once I can listen to other audio
I love to use this great app to workout while I listen to my news app, Spotify, or pandora. Since update, all music automatically
pauses once you go back into the workout. This kills the app for me un
(4★) Excellent fitness app for at home fitness
The "YAYOG" workout is awesome. The book and app show several different body weight workouts with different levels of intensity
for each exercise. I don't like that, on the app, the ladders workout is
Mar 17
(5★) Nice job!
Great App! Nice change of pace from your typical workout routine. Went through one 10 week program and now doing some routines
that I created on the "workout builder". Plan on starting a new 10 wee
Mar 15
(5★) Great workout app
The app that hurts - in a good way! Great workout app with just enough variety to keep me interested. And it works - I'm in the
best shape of my life.
Mar 14
(5★) Cool app! Has changed my life! New warmups?
Great app. I would love to see some new warmups though.Amazing value to consistently deliver workouts without the commute to a
gym. Keep up the awesome work!
(5★) Great - Do-able - Sustainable
I have used this App since 4/2013 and it is still the cornerstone of my physical conditioning. This progressive and balanced
system continues to provide the great results in strength and flexibility t
Mar 13
(4★) Motivating
Nice addition with the calendar. Lays out the exercises for you, keeps your performance on record and even provides videos to show
you how to do the exercises.Plus, each session only takes 25-35 minut
Mar 11
(2★) Inconsistent, Lazy, and Literally (Yes, Literally)
The YAYOG book was great for me, so I was happy to see this app. But unlike the book, the app is poorly thought out, rife with
oversights and inconsistencies.E.g., ladders cap at four reps, with no op
Mar 10
(5★) Great app.
Simple. Easy. Cheap. Comes with pre-made workouts. Start it up, choose your difficulty, start working out. Minimal equipment. Use
your own body weight. The more you weigh - the harder it is! No excuse
Mar 09
(5★) Excellent strength training app
This app is very easy to use, with programs that are challenging and constantly interesting. I've been using it for four years
now, and have seen serious results. Highly recommended.
Mar 08
(5★) Excellent. Keeps me moving
I'm now in the 3rd week of the Chief program.
(4★) Pretty good
The FAQ is out of date. Other than that satisfied so far.
(5★) Just great
The workouts are great and require nothing but yourself and a few household objects )
(5★) Best Bodyweight Programs
The app is very simple to use and the programs are awesome. I can listen to my playlists from iTunes and still follow along with
the workout. The exercises are progressive and very challenging. This r
Mar 07
(5★) Body weight Training
Best workout App I have used. The workouts are challenging but not impossible.
(5★) Easy to do, even for a working mom
Every morning, rain or shine this app makes it easy to stick to an exercise plan, because I can do it all without leaving my
living room - and fixing breakfast or folding laundry during the rest perio
(5★) Great!
Fantastic app, could be happier
Mar 05
(5★) Great complement to the book
If you haven't read You Are Your Own Gym, I would say it is a great place to start. I share Mark's philosophy of building lean
muscle to boost metabolism rather than just increasing cardio workouts. I
(5★) Excellent!
I have his book "your body is your own gym" after reading the book I now correctly see how to do the exercises. Read the book and
buy the app. It's very important that you get the book because Both ar
(5★) Great app
I love this app! Instruction and videos are clear. There are exercise programs from beginners to experienced.
Mar 04
(5★) More than just hype
After a very long layoff coupled with a poor diet, I wanted to get my physical performance back. I started with the book (which
is also very good) and decided to check out the app. I've been around l
(5★) Awesome app.great instructional videos
The guided programs are challenging, but doable. This feels much more like a personal trainer than an app.
Feb 28
(5★) Fantastic workout app
This app is great for working out the muscles I forgot I had. From super easy to really hard it has it all. We are traveling in
our RV and this allows us to stay in shape without lugging weights aroun
Feb 26
(4★) Great app!
I've used this for awhile now and am really impressed. A few things to make it 5 stars.ability to add more exercises to stappers
to make it a longer "circuit", more isometric exercises (L-sit, levers,
Feb 25
(5★) Great Program
This app is so good you almost don't need the book (which is where I started). I liked the original and with each update it keeps
getting better and better. Great program, great results. Get this app
Feb 24
(5★) Great investment!
I've never written a review for an app before but was so impressed I had to for YAYOG. An amazing app and an excellent workout
program. I used spend way more money and time at the gym than I should.
Feb 10
(5★) Great way to work out!
I really like this app. It is flexible for those he want to vary their routines. There is also great structure for those who need
it. My only complaint is that the warmup and cool downs are a bit repe
Feb 04
(5★) Awesome
Awesome! Liking all the new additions, especially the warm up and cook down feature!
(5★) هَلَا بِالعِيَالِ ️
يَسْتَأْهِلُ كُلَّ دُولَارِ دَفْعَتِهِ بِهَدَا البَرْنَامَجِ
مُمْتَازٌ جِدًّا أَنْصَحُ فِيهِ
Feb 01
(5★) The best, easiest on the go app for working out.
No equipment needed. Little time. No excuses.
Jan 29
(5★) Very well-balanced progressive program
This program is well designed, ensuring you develop your "pull" as well as your "push" muscles. Many other body-strength programs
focus on the push musles (triceps, quadriceps and abdominals with push
Jan 28
(5★) Guided Programs
The guided programs are great. They are not tough enough that you cannot do them, but they are challenging enough to get results.
Jan 27
(5★) Excellent
I did the intermediate 10 week program without this app. Now I am doing it with the app using the timer. What a difference! This
is THE workout program. P90x was great but this is just AS GREAT! I am
Jan 23
(5★) Wonderful App
Update: Continue using this app indoors and outdoors and also some running/walking. Bodyweight training, some walking running in
the great outdoors and balanced nutrition is all I need to stay in good
Jan 15
(5★) Getting in shape
Good way to start from a low level and work back to health! Worth 3 for sure!
Jan 14
(5★) Good
It worked well as a reminder to work out and I feels stronger now so I guess it works
Jan 13
(5★) هلا بالعيال ️
يستاهل كل دولار دفعته بهدا البرنامج ممتاز جدا انصح فيه
Jan 10
(5★) Awesome App!
Enjoying this app a ton! Great and effective workouts anytime, along with stretching that has made life a lot better for me.
Great work guys!
(5★) Cool app! What about Chromecast support?
Great app. I would love to easily project this from my phone to the TV. Will there be chromecast support coming?Keep up the
awesome work!
(5★) Trainer
Excellent. Exactly what I wanted and expected.
Dec 21, 2014
(5★) Seamless
The app was very easy to use and provided seamless transitions from exercise to exercise. It was easy to get started with little
to no guess work.
Dec 20, 2014
(5★) Easy as 1, 2, 3
great app that is easy to follow. low in cost high in value
Dec 17, 2014
(5★) Everything I wanted it to be.
I wanted an app that would challenge me daily and require nothing but my body weight. 5 stars
Nov 29, 2014
(5★) Superior workout, minor issue with app
I started out formulating my own workouts. I now follow the YAYOG and the EFX workouts. They are all amazing. I would like to
suggest that if I pause the workout to answer a call or text that my worko
Nov 27, 2014
(5★) Amazing results.
I bought this because I was sick of gyms. I started on the 10 week beginner workouts, finished intermediate and am doing the
master level work outs. My belly is gone. My waist line is 3 inches smaller
Nov 26, 2014
(5★) Stay in shape on the road!
Love being able to stay in shape on the road and being able to design workout at round my schedule! 10 stars
Nov 23, 2014
(5★) Over 50 crowd, remember when.
You came out of basic training in the best shape of your life? No fancy equipment, just basic, consistent workouts. This app
guides you through similar workouts without the dreaded drill sergeants.
Nov 22, 2014
(5★) Highly recommended
Great app even for beginners. Try it
Nov 21, 2014
(5★) Amazing
I wanted to get back to the gym but first I wanted to build up some strength, this was the best way of doing this.
Nov 20, 2014
(5★) Best exercise app
This is the best exercise app, get this app to build muscle mass its all in the nutrition or get fit have more control of your
Nov 17, 2014
(5★) Very good
Excellent app to make in house exercises
Nov 14, 2014
(5★) Best workout app!
You get warming upYou get cool downYou get a complete programYou get individual exercises
Nov 11, 2014
(4★) So far so good
Enjoying this so far! First 2 weeks are little repetitive, but get solid results. Great job!
Nov 09, 2014
(4★) Great app, waiting
App is great and gives you an easy to follow routine. In week 2 of 10 and the workouts are tough enough for anyone. I would give 5
stars if exercises with the suspension trainer were there.
Nov 02, 2014
(5★) Truly great app
Has kept me on a fitness program longer than anything else.
Oct 23, 2014
(5★) Love it
Great ap. love the variety. Highly recommend.
Total 110 reviews with 94.6% ratings for this app.

Version History

  • 4.4.2 Upgrade Sep 22, 2015
  • 3.5 Upgrade Aug 8, 2013
  • 2.14.1 Upgrade Feb 24, 2011
  • 1.0First TrackedDec 31, 1969
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