Exercise equipment has recently joined the likes of toilet paper, hand sanitiser, pasta and rice as the latest must-have items Australians are stocking up on amid the COVID-19 crisis.
As Australians prepare for stricter isolation guidelines, one thing is clear - We are determined to remain fit, and home work-out gear has been all-but cleared off store shelves. It comes as Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced a mandatory lockdown of gyms, pools and recreation facilities throughout the country.
So, what do we do? What we do best! Make it work.
Apps To Help You Track Your Home Workouts
In this post, we’ll bring your our top 5 apps to help you stay fighting fit at home.
From Australia’s favourite, Chris Hemsworth, comes Centr. Centr is a personalized health and fitness app that allows you to work out at home, stay healthy & seek calm. Get a new workout & suggested meals each day. Download here
Best for: HIIT, boxing, yoga, strength training, MMA & more
Track food & water intake, exercise & more with MyFitnessPal. Easily link your MyFitnessPal account with apps that support your healthier lifestyle.
Best for: Tracking cardio-based workouts, Tracking calories/nutrients
Strava is a social fitness network, primarily tracking cycling and running exercises, using GPS data and recording just about any performance metric you can imagine.
Best for: Cycling, running
C25K, short for Couch to 5K, is a mobile app which contains training plans that gradually progress toward a 5 kilometre run over nine weeks. It’s a fantastic program that's been designed to get just about anyone from the couch to running 5 kilometers.
Best for: Beginners, running
All / Out Studio
All / Out Studio has hundreds of on-demand workout classes with certified trainers and with dozens of new science-based programs added every month, it’s easy to achieve your goals.
Best for: A little bit of everything
So, what are you waiting for? Go work it!