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5 fitness apps to use to keep fit at home
Posted date: 26-Mar-2020

 

We’re all looking forward to the day we can finally head out and attend mass events again when the COVID-19 situation comes under control, but in the meantime, as we do our part to be socially responsible, flatten the curve and minimise the spread of COVID-19, let’s not lose hope and let us start finding new ways to enjoy life in the comforts of our own home.

 

Many of us may be upset that we can’t attend sporting events, or even join a group of work out kakis to keep fit together, but why not take this as a chance to explore new fitness activities, new ways to keep fit on your own?

 

Check out these 5 useful apps you can use to keep fit in your cosy little space!

 

#1. NIKE TRAINING CLUB

 

Sign up for a free account in the Nike Training Club app and you’ll find yourself with an app that acts as a personal trainer. Browse through a variety of workouts designed by professional trainers and athletes according to the muscle group, workout type and even the kind of equipment you’ll like to use.

 

They even have workouts categorised into those that help boost your mood, workouts done in 20 minutes, big workouts for small spaces and many more.

 

Each workout comes with a guided voice over that tells you how to get into each position, it even counts down together with you as you work out, making this the perfect app for beginners.

 

If training with a friend will motivate and help you more, you can choose to share your progress with your friends and compete on leaderboards.

 

Download for free on iOS and Android.

 

#2. MY FITNESS PAL

 

My Fitness Pal is more of a food and nutrition app that helps keep your food intake in check.

 

Based on your BMI and the goal you’d like the achieve, the app will advise you on the amount of calories to take in per day and how much exercise you should be doing to achieve your goal. In order to accurately track the amount of calories you take in, you’ll be asked to input the food you take in for each meal, don’t worry about the app not knowing what is the Chee Cheong Fun you had for breakfast, they have everything in the app.

 

Through this app, discover new healthy recipes you can prepare for yourself at home, and explore a variety of workout routines you can try at home as well.

 

Download for free with optional in-app purchases on iOS and Android.

 

#3. DAILY YOGA

 

For the Yoga lovers, don’t be sad if you’re unable to attend Yoga classes, you can now have your own Yoga classes in the comforts of your home.

 

After a simple 2 step sign up, you’ll have access to a variety of Yoga classes all in HD video formats, listen to the guided voice over as you engage in your own Yoga session.

 

In a week, the app will provide you with a list of Yoga poses for you, each of the sequence focuses on something different – Improving flexibility, Balance and Stability, even for pain relief as well.

 

Download for free with optional in-app purchases on iOS and Android.

 

#4. C25K

 

An app that helps beginners start running an eventually training till a point where you’ll be able to run that marathon together with everyone else, C25K generates workout routines for you weekly to help you slowly achieve your fitness goals.

 

Track your distance and calories burned as you go, and even have an audio coach with you as you work out.

 

Download for free with optional in-app purchases on iOS and Android.

 

#5. 30 DAY WORKOUT CHALLENGE

 

The 30 Day Workout Challenge app challenges you to take on different workout routines everyday to achieve your goal. Categorised into Easy, Medium and Hard workout routines targeting different parts of your body, you can select the type of workout and the intensity of each workout you’ll like to try out.

 

Each routine comes with a timer and instructions on how to perform each workout, making it easy for beginners to start working out as well.

 

Download for free with optional in-app purchases on iOS and Android.

 

Keeping fit should not be a problem for you now that we’re able to easily find apps to help us stay on track with our fitness goals, stay safe and stay active!