Due to COVID-19, it’s difficult to keep fit at the moment. Many of you have most likely cancelled your gym memberships, trading in your daily workouts meant to keep you healthy for staying inside…to keep you healthy. Yes, social distancing is extremely important right now. Staying inside is the strongest weapon we have against this deadly virus.
That being said, you still don’t want to just loaf on the couch indefinitely. Movement and activity is good for all of us. But how do you stay fit and active when you need to stay inside for the greater good? Well…there are loads of apps and tech out there to get you motivated.
Whether you prefer weight training or fitness classes, here are a few examples that can help motivate you to stay active from the comfort of your own home:
Beast Sensor is a device used to monitor you during your weight training. It comes with an app as well so sends reports of your progress. It works by calculating your performance while you’re weight lifting and you can analyze the results to see which is the most effective work-out method for you.
You can rely on it as a kind of virtual personal trainer when you work out. Numbers on the screen in real-time showing your progress. It’s most commonly worn on the wrist or attached to the weights in order to measure how much you are lifting more accurately. For help with muscle development try supplementing your work out with muscle rage.
Fitbits are also a popular gadget for anyone interested in technology or fitness, or both. They are a range of smartwatches that keep track of your vitals, your activity, and your sleep, to name just a few of the features. They are now very advanced and use voice activation technology and Amazon Alexa features in the newest model.
Fitbits can vary in cost and they start pretty cheap, so it depends how advanced you want it to be. Their sleek and elegant design makes them sporty yet stylish.
Depending on where you are located in the world, taking a solo walk or run is still okay, so put on your Fitbit and get those steps in!
Gymondo is a workout app that allows you to select an exercise or diet plan to suit your lifestyle. There are hundreds of different workouts and different types of exercise to choose from. Essentially, there are ample video workouts from professional trainers available to watch on your devices, and even offline. You don’t need wifi to use this app, which is a plus.
You can work out in your living room. The monthly fees are very low, much cheaper than a gym membership, and depending on the plan, can start from around $7 a month.
Upright Go Posture Trainer
This is an interesting little device that helps you improve your posture. At the moment, everyone could do with one of these. It’s actually very bad to have poor posture day in, and day out. We’re all setting ourselves up for future back pain.
Upright Go Posture Trainer gives you real-time posture feedback via its mobile app. The device is worn on the body, either stuck on to your back or another convenient place or as a necklace. It’s even been approved by physiotherapists and chiropractors. It costs $80 but you get a 30-day guarantee period.
If you’re not satisfied, you can 100% get your money back.
As you can see, there are so many different ways you can stay active despite us all having to stay at home. How have you been staying active through all of this? Let us know in the comments! And don’t forget to share this article with your friends on Pinterest.