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Best apps to workout at home

Yesterday we looked at the best Instagram accounts for workouts and today we’re going to bring you the best-dedicated workout apps. This week we’re trying to promote apps and social media accounts that help people look after themselves while staying indoors. It is always important to look after both your body and your mind but even more when you’re stuck indoors. Hopefully, this week we’re helping our faithful Softonic readers stay safe and healthy while stuck inside. Make sure you check back in tomorrow when we’ll be looking at the best YouTube accounts for healthy workouts too.

Today though, it’s workout apps and we’ve got some great workout programs for you to download. Go through them, pick the fitness apps that suit your fitness goals best, download them, and off you go. Look after yourselves out there.

Best workout apps 2020

You need these apps on your phone if you’re trying to get in shape and live a healthier lifestyle.

7-minute workout

Not having enough time to train or workout is the most common excuse given by people for missing their gym sessions. The truth is though, that it is hard to find time to work out, particularly when you also have to consider getting changed into your gym clothes and then showering and changing afterward too. Even when working out at home, it can still feel hard to find time to work out. Well, not with the -minute workout app it isn’t.

The app available for Apple iOS iPhones and iPads, and Google Android smartphones and tablets gives you lightning-fast work out that will get your heart pumping and sweat pouring. What’s also great about this app is that the workouts it introduces don’t require any special equipment meaning you could start right now, if you wanted and be finished in less than ten minutes. It’s a workout plan you can do right now. Think about that and then think about what are you waiting for? Go get at it.

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Daily Workouts

Daily Workouts

Daily Workouts is another fantastic app that will turn your home into your gym. Again, this app is all about bodyweight meaning you won’t have to splash out on any expensive equipment or specialist weights, dumbbells, or kettlebells. These workouts can be tailored to your fitness level and ability too with the shortest workouts clocking in at just five minutes and targeting specific parts of your body and muscle groups. You can then push these workouts all the way up to half an hour giving your body a more generalized workout

Daily Workouts is also a very accessible app as it is both free to download and then free to use. If you’re looking to get started with a new fitness routine but don’t want to have to splash out for an expensive app or subscribe to a monthly program, this is the app for you.

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Fiton is another completely free app that will push you to your limit during each fitness class and slowly but surely stretch out your limit over a long period of time. There’s a lot of variety here too with the app covering all sorts of different bases including HIIT workouts (High-Intensity Interval Training), Yoga classes, Pilates, and even some cardio-focused dance classes and lessons thrown into the mix too.

The secret to Fiton’s success is that it takes new workouts from some of the biggest and best personal trainers out there and puts them in your hand for free. The Fiton trainers have worked with some of the most famous celebrities out there including the likes of Pink and Alicia Keys. The Fiton workouts are high energy and lots of fun, meaning you’ll feel more like you’re having a ball than slogging away in the gym.

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The JEFIT app and program is all about bodybuilding and strength training. If you think you’d like to bulk up, build muscle mass, and increase your power and strength while you’re staying at home, then this is the app for you. You’ll find a whole host of tools here too including a workout planner, training plan, progress tracker, many different types of exercise timer, and a special log for keeping notes on your progress.

JEFIT is also a very cool app because it allows you to focus your exercises and concentrate on particular body parts. The app is all about data too with the aim being to give you as much control over your development as possible. There’s a lot here too with plenty of bodyweight exercises but also plenty of routines including dumbbells and kettlebells.

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Home Workout – No Equipment

Home Workout

The Home Workout app is all about turning any room in your house into a gym. You don’t need an expensive gym membership; you don’t need fancy exercise equipment in your home. All you need is this app, a can-do attitude and motivation to keep at it while you’re stuck in the house. There are plenty of exercises here too that offer users a full-body workout covering everything from legs, arms, and abs to butt, chest, shoulders.

There are many different routines users can follow and each also includes warm-up exercises and stretching routines. It is very important to stretch properly after a decent workout and may apps overlook this important stage of the workout.

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Wrapping up

So, you’ve now got five apps that you can turn to help you live a healthy and fulfilling lifestyle even while stuck in your doors. The key to making progress with any of these apps though is sticking with it. It’s not about lifting the heaviest weights or pushing yourself harder than you’ve ever been pushed before. It is about setting yourself realistic goals and sticking with your program over a long period of time.

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