10+ free at-home workouts & fitness apps to get you moving, mama
Meet your 2020 fitness goals in your living room.
Do you want to get cardio in with a spin class? Are you dying to tighten your core in a boxing class? Or are you ready to get rid of unwanted stress and frustration in a yoga class? Unfortunately, coronavirus social distancing regulations won’t allow you to attend a public fitness class, but many brands are offering free workout sessions at a time when staying home is more important than ever.
Whatever your fitness goals are—there are apps to help you get there. Think of it as a free personal trainer at your fingertips while you wait out the pandemic.
Whether you’re just getting started on your fitness journey or you’re a proud workout pro, these free fitness apps and livestream workouts will help you burn calories throughout the day:
Looking for a high-intensity class that will give you the results you’ve been looking for? Try Barry’s IGTV at-home workouts for the ultimate workout. They are offered twice everyday. No equipment necessary.
If you miss the energy from your local YMCA classes, you’re in luck. Download YMCA 360 for free on-demand fitness videos for you and your family. Now you can get in shape—and stay active—with the classes your most familiar with.
3. 24 Hour Fitness
Download the 24GO fitness app for over 1,500 digital and audio-coached workouts that will make you sweat a ton. Simply tell it what equipment you have (even if you don’t have any) and it’ll give you heart-pumping exercises with instructional videos, reps and sets.
Interested in the Peloton brand but not quite ready to drop cash on the bike? We hear ya, mama. Peloton also offers an on-demand app with thousands of workouts like yoga, cardio, strength that don’t require a Peloton-branded bike or treadmill. Try a 90-day free trial via your iPhone, iPad, or play on your TV via AirPlay or Chromecast.
The uber-popular athletic clothing brand’s retail stores may be closed, but you can head to their Instagram stories for daily at-home yoga workouts and meditations from their beloved ambassadors for quick lessons.
6. Blink Fitness
If you’re feeling like you need a good workout before the kids wake up, check out Blink’s live-streaming workout videos on Facebook at 8 am EST Monday through Friday. Plus, fitness junkies will love the tips to help you stay motivated and answer your burning workout questions.
7. Nike Training Club
To help support athletes around the world, Nike Training Club is offering 185 free workouts on its app (ranging from 15 to 45 minutes) to help everyone stay active and positive during these trying times. Be sure to tune in every Saturday for NTC community workouts with Nike master trainers on YouTube Live . And, of course, you must spend some time browsing the store on the app to pick up some super chic gear.
8. Class Pass
Get ready to feel the burn from any room in your home. Stream thousands of live or on-demand workouts—from yoga to strength training to HIIT—from Class Pass studios around the country. Download the free app on the App Store or Google Play for core-burning workouts that’ll feel like your kicking it with a friend.
Boxing devotees will appreciate Rumble’s daily Instagram Live shadowboxing and HIIT workouts. To be fair, this isn’t your typical 10-round, 45-minute boxing class from a Rumble studio filled with flashing lights and a DJ, but if you’re planning to sweat it out, you’ve come to the right place.
Fitbit, makers of the fitness smartwatch, extended its premium trial period to 90 days. Download it to your watch and you’ll enjoy guided programs, advanced sleep tools and of course, thousands of workouts.
11. Tone It Up
If your pregnant and feeling like you can’t get in on the at-home workouts, think again. Tone It Up app is offering free fitness classes, nutrition plans and recipes and is even including special courses for pregnant mamas. New users will get 30 days for free, and if you decide to continue the service it’s $14.99 a month.
To help alleviate some stress, FitOn is offering free classes with world-class trainers and celebrity moms (think of our favorites like Gabrielle Union, Jessica Alba and Busy Philipps) so users can enjoy all the mommy and me workouts .
Ready to sweat it out? Throughout COVID-19, P.volve is offering 30-day free streaming via their app and also offering daily Instagram Live workouts. Users will also enjoy a 14-day all-access pass on all on-demand workouts.