Getting the motivation to work out at home is tough, especially when group workouts aren’t an option and the sofa is looking extremely attractive. However several incredible fitness companies have come to the rescue and created amazing interactive content you can access from home. So step away from that Netflix series, hop off the sofa and I guarantee doing even a few minutes a day will be worth it!
BLITZ it with MANOR
Already known for their approach to the mental as well as the physical, MANOR has a strong history of offering straightforward, results-led fitness & training that emphasises commitment, technique and camaraderie. Their work with London charities and especially men’s mental health charities has inspired them to create BLITZ to act as inspiration and support during this time. BLITZ has been designed to keep your immune system strong, your body active, your mind focused and your spirit positive.
You can expect online training from ex-professional athletes, accountability and motivation through the social media community, food and nutrition tips and daily access to supportive and inspiring content. mymanor.london
Stream Live Classes with Peloton
Described as game changing live fitness, Peloton Membership is a pass to classes that range in length and intensity and boasts millions of members worldwide.
You may be surprised to know that you don’t need a Peloton branded bike or equipment to access all of their online classes streamed right to you. They have also just extended the membership trial to the Peloton app so it’s free for 90 days. You can use it for not just accessing live and on-demand cycling classes, but also guided workouts for yoga, meditation, HIIT, walking, running, and weight training. onepeloton.co.uk
Try Stress Less Yoga
Anything focused on stress relief at the moment has to be a positive and London based Annie Clarke is bringing her stress busting yoga flows, meditation and breathwork practices to help you manage your stress. Available for free on Youtube use these full length sessions to make your home more zen over the coming weeks.
Try sequences including stress-less flow, grounding meditation and even less scroll and more soul mindfulness practices. So put your phone down, take a breath and a moment of calm. annieclarke.com
Work Up a Sweat with Third Space
One of London’s most exclusive gyms Third Space is opening its doors to the world via Instagram. Offering a range of classes each day from the ‘Extreme’ workout, which is as its name suggests, one to get the heart rate going, to a selection of core and yoga classes. Class schedules go live the day before, so decide on your favourite elite trainer and schedule in that workout. All workouts are available for 24 hours afterwards so no excuses! Allowing you to train for life, right from your living room. Instagram @thirdspacelondon
Feel The Burn with Barry’s Bootcamp
Known by some via their slogan ‘The Best Workout in the World’ Barry’s Bootcamp is synonymous with The Red Room and Hell Week. You can now create your very own Red Room and join in a virtual Hell Week from home with free 30 minute daily sessions available on the Barry’s UK instagram. With an emphasis on community spirit, they are focusing on the mental as well as the physical toll isolation is taking, especially on those who are home alone. With a new initiative called Barry’s Cares they can help with nutrition, offer a friendly ear through some of their team who are mental health First Aiders and even put together virtual family workouts. Instagram @barrysuk