Remote working has so many advantages for us, especially with the pandemic (as of writing). We can now earn a thriving career in the comforts of our homes. And have more time for our family and passion projects.
But remote working can be too comfortable.
Ask yourself, how far was your morning “run”? Did your “commute” burn you some calories? And no, a 30-second walk from your workstation to your Netflix couch doesn’t count.
We all know, exercise can give numerous health benefits like reducing the risk of stress, depression, and increasing self-esteem, sleep quality, and energy.
But how do you maintain a healthy lifestyle … at home? There are just too many distractions and excuses. Well, technology has a solution. Here are 6 easy-to-use exercise and fitness apps for remote workers.
J&J Official 7 Minute Workout
The biggest challenge is time. Yes, remote working can free up your schedule, but it can easily fill up when you hustle with that free time. The question is, do you have 7 minutes for your well-being?
If the answer is yes, you can download the J & J Official 7 Minute Workout on iOS or Android. It has multiple 7-minute workout routines with varying intensities.
Based on a study, 7-minute workouts can improve muscle endurance for moderately fit people. But don’t expect a sculpted body with just this.
Perfect for people who have tight schedules.
Nike Training Club
Our favorite sports brand launched a fantastic fitness app! the Nike Training Club (iOS & Android) features well-designed workouts for beginners, intermediate, and expert levels.
It has easy-to-follow videos of your workouts. You can choose from a variety, whether you have access to gym equipment, exercise in a small space, work out with your family, and more. It even has routines from favorite athletes and celebrities.
If you know your current workout needs (or you just want Christiano Ronaldo’s body), this is the app for you.
Maybe, you don’t want that repetitive resistance training. You just want to exercise for rest and tranquility.
You might be looking for the peace-inducing and calming routines of yoga. The Down Dog App (iOS and Android) is perfect for you!
The Down Dog app caters to all levels and is highly customizable, depending on your wants. You can choose a “Hatha” or slower variety or their fast-paced “Vinyasa” flows. There’s even an option for what body part to target the most.
You can also customize the time and the pacing! How cool is that! So if you like a free yoga instructor on your phone, the Down Dog App is for you!
Okay! You decided to become as fit as possible in the comforts of your own. I mean, who doesn’t want an attractive physique? But where do you start? Can you get a reliable coach at a fraction of the cost?
Well, you can try out the Freeletics (iOS & Android) app. It has a library of exercises you can try for your targeted physique. But then, Freeletics competitive advantage is the paid version. It customizes a workout plan depending on your available equipment and body goals.
Have a guided workout routine without thinking about what to do per week with Freeletics.
Are you the gamer type who’s not really excited about exercising? Well, why not gamify your exercise goals? The Nerd Fitness Website helps you do just that.
Nerd Fitness incorporates quests and challenges to improve your physical fitness further. As the name suggests, you can expect a lot of superhero personas incorporated into your routines. And there is a whole community of superheroes-to-be in it.
Have fun getting the body that you want at home!
Built with Science
Do you want your routines to be backed up by science? Built with Science is the perfect solution for you.
You just have to answer questions regarding your current physique. And they will recommend a science-based program for you. There will also be a guide for your nutrition and multiple studies for exercise routines best for you.
You can holistically build the best body and achieve your goals.
Now is the time to be more active and healthy, even at home. With the resources above, you are sure to have better well-being for this year. It’s not too late to start! Let’s sweat out, guys!