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5 Fitness Apps To Help You Stay Active And Healthy At Home

Photo: Nike
Image: Nike
By Syameen Salehaldin
March 24, 2020
Working from home? Don't let your new work arrangement stop you from keeping fit. Work out within the comfort of home at your own convenience by using these apps
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1/5 ClassPass: Fitness Workout App

ClassPass started out as a service to allow fitness junkies to search, find and book fitness activities near them. Now, in light of the situation in Malaysia, Jessica Ong, Southeast Asia regional manager of ClassPass reveals that they have enabled at-home digital workouts (both audio and video) that can be accessed by all ClassPass users for free. And you don’t have to be a paying user to access these videos, just as long as you have the app.

From cardio workouts such as HIIT, boxing, kickboxing and dance to strength training and mind and body workouts, all these digital workouts are instructed by fitness experts.

"The digital workouts will enable you to work out in the comfort of your own homes," says Ong. "Being able to do so is essential in maintaining some semblance of routine, which also assists in anxiety control - absolutely key in the uncertain times we find ourselves in right now."

(Related: 8 Workout Essentials You Must Have In Your Gym Bag)

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2/5 Nike Training Club

This Nike-branded app helps you reach your fitness goals with their free workouts for all levels, from body-part focused, strength endurance-based routines to yoga and mobility.

Their virtual guidance features world-class Nike master trainers and some of your favourite athletes including Isaiah Thomas, Julie Ertz, Sydney Leroux Dwyer, and Cristiano Ronaldo. The app also provides daily recommendations, and the more workouts you log, the more personalised these recommendations become.

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3/5 Yoga and Meditation by Glo

For all the yogis out there, check out Glo’s guided yoga, pilates, and meditation sessions, all led by globally renowned teachers. One of the top-ranked yoga apps on the Apple app store, Glo offers practices that suit your style and level. The preferences are also customisable and allow you to filter based on time of day, style, level, and duration.

(Related: Protecting Your Mental Health in the Age of Coronavirus: 10 Apps To Help You Practise Mindfulness)

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4/5 Sweat: Kayla Itsines Fitness

Gear up and get the fitness motivation you need with the personal training app featuring Australian fitness influencer, Kayla Itsines and elite female personal trainers such as Kelsey Wells, Chontel Duncan, Stephanie Sanzo and Sjana Elise Earp. With a series of 28-minute high-intensity workouts using minimal equipment and easy-to-follow routines, getting fit at home couldn't be easier.

The app also boasts hundreds of recipes as well as over 300 pages of educational content covering fitness, nutrition and wellbeing in eight languages. 

(Related: Fitness Entrepreneur Liv Lo on Learning How to Define Health And Beauty in Her Own Way)

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5/5 8Fit Workouts & Meal Planner

8fit makes it easy to skip the gym and opt for an at-home programme without compromising the quality of your workout. This app focuses on tabata, a high-intensity interval training (HIIT) workout that alternates between intense exercises to keep your heart rate up and rest periods to keep you going. 8fit not only makes HIIT exercises more accessible, but it also offers a nutritional guide to enhance the results of your workout.

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