Health·Posted on Jul 11, 2016Pokémon Go Is Essentially A Fitness App And People Aren't Even MadBrb, becoming a runner so I can catch 'em all FASTER.by by Anna BorgesBuzzFeed Staff, by Sally TamarkinBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink You may have heard of this little phenomenon called Pokémon Go. Twitter: @ndylitalo And let's be real: It's secretly the best new fitness app on the market. gizmodo.com 1. It's leading people to run around their cities catching Pokémon: Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF youtube.com / Via digg.tumblr.com 2. People are logging crazy miles: imgur.com 3. Like, ALL THE MILES: Twitter: @BrettSVergara 4. Because OBVIOUSLY you have to track down faraway new additions to your Pokédex: instagram.com 5. And boy is all that walking and running going to add up: Twitter: @iamjalani 6. Wanna-be Pokémon Masters are getting creative about adding even MORE exercise to their days: Twitter: @TheMrHankSmith 7. They're hitting up the gym more than ever: Twitter: @TonyTheTigrrr01 8. They're recruiting friends to EXERCISE TOGETHER: instagram.com 9. And exploring new running neighborhoods: Twitter: @soundlyawake 10. Seriously, it's the most brilliant scheme a true genius is probably behind: Ken Crocker @IdeallyDumb It took eight years, but Michelle Obama finally figured out a way to get our generation in shape. #PokemonGO #PokemonFitness 01:44 AM - 07 Jul 2016 Reply Retweet Favorite 11. People are throwing their fitness trackers for a loop: Twitter: @ellievhall 12. Or replacing the trackers altogether: Twitter: @tessie_the_mess 13. Pokémon fitness isn't just limited to running and walking: Twitter: @Kelchup 14. Group fitness vs. group Pokémon catching — THE WINNER IS CLEAR: Jonathan Perez @IGIhosT Pokemon GO is just insane right now. This is in Central Park. It's basically been HQ for Pokemon GO. 04:21 AM - 11 Jul 2016 Reply Retweet Favorite 15. Of course, people are getting new workout swag: Twitter: @Dory 16. The game's providing people with all sorts of workout incentive: Twitter: @bennycentral 17. TL;DR, chasing after Pokémon is far more enjoyable than basically every other form of exercise: Twitter: @KidDominion SO GO. CATCH THEM ALL. Anna BorgesBuzzFeed StaffAnna Borges is a senior staff writer for BuzzFeed.Contact Anna Borges at firstname.lastname@example.org.Got a confidential tip? 👉 Submit it hereSally TamarkinBuzzFeed StaffSally Tamarkin is a health editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.Contact Sally Tamarkin at email@example.com.