From planking on the couch to Heinz beans bicep curls (other brands available if you are quick), it’s clear to see that working out from home is the new going out. If home exercise DVDs don’t really float your boat, no problem, there are a variety of online classes you can join in for free – and you don’t need loads of fancy kit, either.
With the government announcing new protocols to limit the spread of the COVID-19 virus, there’s never been a better time to embrace DIY workouts. Fitness apps, PTs and studios are making it easier than ever to workout from the comfort of your own home. Whether you prefer HIIT, spin or yoga, there is something for everyone. Activewear at the ready, or pj’s (who’s judging), here are 5 of the best home workouts you need to try.
Digme At Home
Digme Fitness studio may have closed their doors for the time being, but opened a Youtube channel for daily workouts that can be done in the comfort of your own home. Keep up with your favourite instructors as they virtually put you through high energy circuits to get you moving and sweating (loads).
Join top personal trainer and yogi, Shona Vertue, every morning at 7am for live workouts and yoga practices, followed by a short live Q&A on her Youtube channel. Expect more than squat jumps and bridges, Shona will take you through different breathing techniques and mobility routines to help keep your mind and body at peace.
F45 Training Live Instagram
Who says you need all the equipment to get a good workout in? F45 Oxford Circus studio has taken their on-demand classes to Instagram, and all you need is yourself! Packed with bodyweight exercises, F45 Oxford Circus aims to push your further, so crank up the tunes and get them knees high.
Beyond the bike, Peloton offers thousands of classes from meditation, to indoor circuits and stretching. You can even sign yourself up for free with a 90-day trial to its digital membership, up from its usual 30-day trial. Explore what Peloton has to offer, including a variety of upbeat personalities who are there with you during every rep and set.
Resistance bands at the ready, top female body trainer Ciara Madden and creator of training programme Body by Ciara, is conducting live Instagram workouts that are bound to get your legs wobbly – without using the squat rack. Ciara offers kettle bell and dumbbell alternatives to use at home, all you need to do is tune in on the workout schedule, oh and prepare yourself for the burn!
In need of some good playlists for your home workouts? We’ve got you covered. You can find all our Fashercise Playlists here.