6 Best Money Making Apps in the Health & Fitness Category in 2023

Are you an owner of the healthcare center, hospital, or any fitness startup? Have you decided to invest in health and fitness apps development, but have some doubts about return on investment? Don’t worry, we got you covered in this blog. You can go through these top money-making apps in the health and fitness industry that are widely receiving funding and earning much profit.

Mobile apps have penetrated every aspect of our lives from transportation to eCommerce, food ordering to education and fitness. These mobile apps have reduced friction from our day-to-day activities and have also made small ideas and startups our saviors in critical situations.

Talking about fitness and wellness apps, Sworkit, Aaptiv, Fitbod, Headspace are some of the prominent names in the fitness and wellness niche. On the other hand, London-based Palta, a health and wellness technology company, has raised a funding of $139 million. So taking inspiration from these apps, if you’re also thinking to invest in health and fitness app development then this blog is for you.

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6 Best Money Making Apps in the Health and Fitness Apps Sector

There’s zero doubt regarding the future of health and fitness apps. Due to the constant increase in varying lifestyles, obese population and intensification of rising health concerns, this market will continue to grow. As per an estimation the net worth of the fitness app industry is expected to reach $14.7 billion by 2026

Herein, with the help of our fitness app consultant, we have researched the top and successful money-making apps in the healthcare and fitness industry and decided to write a dedicated blog. Here are the top 6 health and wellness apps that you can find in this given table and scroll down for detailed information on them.

AppCountryTop FeaturesRatingsDownload
European Union
  • Get body transformation training plans
  • Health & nutrition guide
  • Bookmark workouts
11,57,747 Reviews
Android | iOS
  • Session timers
  • Email reminders
  • Progress tracking
  • Program training
2,36,099 Reviews
Android | iOS
  • Clinical guidelines
  • Scan brief medical news alerts
  • Access drug coverage information
25,667 Reviews
Android | iOS
  • View medical cases in real-time
  • Get case collaboration
  • Find quick quizzes & effective CME
13,517 Reviews
Android | iOS
  • Track weekly progress
  • Share pictures with the Sweat community
  • Post-pregnancy programs
  • PWR weight-training programs
33954 Reviews
Android | iOS
  • Voice call and video call
  • Simple telemedicine tools
  • Find clinicians
5,094 Reviews
Android | iOS

Now, let’s dive deeper to know more about these health and wellness apps one by one.

  1. Runtastic

  2. Country: Austria, European Union
    Current Valuation: €150k

    This workout app was founded by the Austrian company Runtastic. Among the company’s 20 distinct mobile apps, Runtastic Results is the leader among revenue.

    health and fitness mobile app

    Image Credit: Runtastic

    This app is ideal for trail runners, marathon runners, joggers who run outdoors or on indoor tracks.  Some of its unique features that our premium though allows users to find appropriate routes in their locality, auto-pause, power songs for a motivation boost.  Its voice feedback is available in several languages.  

    There’s one missing feature though that there’s no coach here. Health and fitness startups and entrepreneurs, who are planning to develop such health and fitness app, can take ideas from this and improve on them in their app.

  3. Headspace

  4. Country: United States
    Current Valuation: $75.2M

    This app was started by Rich Pierson and Andy Puddicombe, an ex-Buddhist monk and meditation pundit. One of its unique features is personalized coaching to train the mind and daily meditation practice. 

    health and wellness app

     Image Credit: Headspace

    It also allows users to perform sitting meditation, breathing exercises, body-scans, and focussed attention. Users can see engaging animations to understand concepts. There’s also a headspace for kids section. There’s also email reminders, progress tracking, and an app community.

  5. Epocrates

  6. Country: United States
    Current Valuation: $35 Million

    This app is owned by Massachusetts-based Athenahealth Inc. Goldman Sachs is one of its prime investors. It was the first medical and doctor app for Apple’s iPhone. It has drug information and interactions for doctors.

    health and fitness app

    Image Credit: Epocrates

    It gives information from big sources like the FDA to ensure appropriate decision-making. This healthcare app has the capability to identify and unidentified pills from its characteristics. It is equipped with hundreds of medical calculators and risk assessment tools, laboratory test ordering guide. 

  7. Figure 1

  8. Country: Canada
    Current Valuation: $23.2M

    Figure 1 is one of the unique healthcare apps that provide users with free and instant access to thousands of real-world medical cases from healthcare professionals across 185 specialty groups and prominent institutions. Doctors and health specialists can view and discuss cases that they may never see in their own practice, expand clinical knowledge, and access a community of millions of healthcare professionals.

    mobile app for fitness

    Image Credit: Figure 1

    This Canadian-based physician app was founded in 2012 and has raised a total of  $23.2M in five rounds of funding. Kensington Capital Partners limited is its lead investor.  One of its distinct features is that this app protects patient privacy and with automatic face-blocking and also removes identifying information. 

  9. Sweat

  10. Country: Australia
    Current Valuation: $46M

    This gym app is owned by Australian entrepreneur and fitness trainer Kayla Itsines. This app earned $17 million that is the highest amount in the health & fitness app category in 2016. 

    health and fitness app

     Image Credit: Sweat

    This personal training app has top features like series of aerobic exercises in the Bikini Body Guide (BBG) that can be also be practiced at home and nutrition recommendations. In fact, this app has been listed in the list of top-grossing health and fitness apps in the USA for 2019.

  11. Doximity

  12. Country: United States
    Current Valuation: $81.8M

    Morgan Stanley and Threshold are its most recent investors. This healthcare app has raised $54M in its last Series C funding. This medical app is like a social community and network of doctors.

    mobile app for health and fitness

    Image Credit: Doximity

    Doctors can communicate with other doctors via this app and consult for pivotal medical cases instantly. It has a built-in calculator that allows performing many calculations such as BMI and GFR. Moreover, this app has helped over 1 million healthcare professionals to take the friction out of everyday challenges that are unique to clinicians.


We hope you’ve got a good idea regarding health and fitness apps after reading this. These 6 apps have been very successful and money-making in the fitness and healthcare domain. They brought with themselves a new era for fitness and healthcare app development with their mobile app solution.

So, if you have any rough or raw idea on health and fitness app development or any kind of app idea no matter how simple it is, you can consult our mobile app consultant and book your free consultation.  Being one of the leading iOS and Android app development companiesin India, we have developed over 40 health and fitness apps with top features and functionalities. You may check out our portfolio and case study section to have a more elaborate idea. 

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Bhaval Patel

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Bhaval Patel

Bhaval Patel is a Director (Operations) at Space-O Technologies. He has 20+ years of experience helping startups and enterprises with custom software solutions to drive maximum results. Under his leadership, Space-O has won the 8th GESIA annual award for being the best mobile app development company. So far, he has validated more than 300 app ideas and successfully delivered 100 custom solutions using the technologies, such as Swift, Kotlin, React Native, Flutter, PHP, RoR, IoT, AI, NFC, AR/VR, Blockchain, NFT, and more.