5 best online fitness apps for training at home

Posted by Rene Harwood on

 

With how everyone is staying home and trying to maintain social distance when on their grocery runs, of course, it isn't the best time to go to the gym. However, for your body to remain healthy, you need to keep your activity levels up while staying at home.

Yes, working out at home can feel very different if you are used to exercising in a fitness center with plenty of equipment or by attending a class taught by a fitness instructor.

The current times require changing certain habits. And the good news is that there are numerous apps to help you out. But which ones should you opt for?

Well, here are the 5 best online fitness apps for training at home!

 

  1. J & J Official 7 Minute Workout

Android rating: 4.7/5

iOS rating: 4.7/5

Seeking a way to be fit with quick workouts during long days at home? This app helps you break a quick sweat at an intensity level that's right for you! And, no exercising tools are required.

Designed by exercise physiologist Chris Jordan, the app stimulates the heart. It helps to create muscle through a fitness routine called interval training, which alternates between short and intense bursts of workout with rest periods. 

  1. Nike Training Club

Android Ratings: 4.2 /5

iOS Ratings:4.9/5

Nike Fitness Club application provides a range of training programs aimed at body parts or fitness objectives (mobility, endurance, strength) and with workouts stretching from 15 to 45 minutes and varying intensities. These workouts can be performed as needed or according to a schedule developed for you by the app.

The programs can help you boost your overall energy, become lean, or help you along the way if you're at the beginner level. The app takes your current level of health, time available, and defined goals into account.

 

  1. FitOn

Android Ratings: 4.8/5

iOS Ratings:4.9/5

It aims to be a Netflix-version for fitness programs, providing lots of workout videos with varying training techniques and goals. Workouts are featuring Pilates, HIIT, or Dance lessons, and courses tailored for different fitness objectives and timescales appear in this app.

FitOn's Video training courses feature full voice and video guidance that allow you to turn your smartphone, tablet, or laptop into a portable workout manual. The classes are hosted by renowned trainers, including Cassey Ho from Blogilates and Katie Dunlop from Love Sweat Fitness.

It was initially a premium subscription service, and now it is free, opening its whole library for everyone.

  1. Yoga for Beginners

Android Ratings: 4.6/5

iOS Ratings: 4.8/5

You will instantly receive a variety of yoga routines such as bedtime yoga, beginning yoga, strength booster, fat burner, inner peace, abs yoga, and more when you open this app. The courses range from 7 to 14 minutes, making it perfect for anyone new to yoga practice to feel comfortable.

Through this app, you can also monitor your previous workouts and your daily weight in addition to benefiting from 16 free yoga classes. It's a great way to calm your mind while staying at home.

  1. Daily Workouts Fitness Trainer

Android Ratings: 4.6/5 link to app

iOS Ratings:4.7/5 link to app

It's a straightforward fitness application that enables you to stream existing workout videos or select an area of focus and available time for in-app workouts. Categories consist of abs, arms, butt, cardio, legs, and full body. Training time ranges from 10 and 30 minutes.

For most categories, the first and second levels of training are free. You would need to purchase the paid version of the app to access the third level or to build custom routines.

All in all, similar to how Facebook and Twitter allow you to be social, fitness apps are ready to help you sweat away the unnecessary pounds without leaving your house.

You shouldn't hesitate to try the mentioned 5 best online fitness apps for training at home to see which works best for you.