Working at home can hinder any workout routine you’ve created while at the office. Luckily with the help of 21st century technology, there are lots of workout options you can do from the comfort of your living room.
From strength training to meditation practice, it’s important to remember to take time in your day to focus on your physical and mental health. Here are the best workout apps for your work at home workday.
Nike Training Club
The Nike Training Club app offers flexible training plans tailored to your fitness needs. They offer fitness programs for everyone include balanced workouts, endurance training, strength training, yoga classes, and more. Choose from their video library to workout out with a professional trainer at beginner, intermediate, and advance levels. NTC also allows you to create your own collections that can help you focus on certain muscle groups. The app offers a selection of nutritious recipes to help you fuel your workout.
Stay motivated by earning badges, trophies, and milestone achievements. Nike also produces a podcast with lots of fitness information including interviews with industry experts, and conversations about the latest trends in holistic fitness.
NTC is available on iOS and Android phones. It is free to download with in-app purchases.
7 Minute Workout
Rated one of the best self-improvement apps, 7 Minute Workout is an easy way to keep fit while you work at home. Just 7 minutes a day, their training programs can help boost weight loss and improve cardiovascular function.
Follow along with pre-planned programs that target your abs, arms, glutes, and more. 7 Minutes Workout offers a full body workout with strength training and cardio programming that is easy to follow. The Smart Workout feature gauges your fitness and motivation level and creates a custom workout list specifically for you.
7 Minute Workout isn’t subscription based and is 100% free. Their workout programs are not equipment based, which means it is super easy to get your 7-minute workout done in your living room. It is available on iOS and Android phones and integrates with Google Fit and Apple Health.
Start your day with yoga. Daily Yoga offers over 100 yoga and meditation classes for people that practice at all levels. Their classes are easy to follow and are compatible with Chromecast, so you can display the videos straight to your television.
From weight loss yoga to prenatal sessions, Daily Yoga offers a broad selection of workouts for everyone from new students to the experienced yogi. Their Smart Coach feature allows you to set a personal fitness goal and then curates a list of classes that will help you achieve your goal in 30 days. Share your progress with the community within the app, which will help you keep you on track and motivated.
Daily Yoga offers two memberships free and Pro. The Pro subscription comes in monthly, yearly, or a one-off payment. It is available on iOS and Android phones.
Get centred with daily meditation practice. Headspace is the premiere app for guided and independent meditation. Ranging from 5 to 60 minutes, these meditation sessions will help you stay focused, grounded, and more aware of your emotions. Their collection of classes range from deep relaxation to meditation for focus.
Before you press play on the app it’s important to create a relaxing environment. Create a cozy nook in your home that can be your go-to meditation spot. It’s always helpful to practice when there are minimal distractions.
The Basic collection comes free of charge, but anything beyond that requires a subscription. Headspace is available on iOS and Android.