Best Home Workouts For Women To Stay Active

Best Home Workouts For Women To Stay Active

They range from yoga to workouts suitable for pre and post pregnancy and high intensity exercises.

During lockdown, it can be easy for some—if not many—of us to indulge in binge eating and lazing around all day feeling like there is nothing much to do indoors. Why not channel the time productively and exercise at home for womens health? Here’s when these cool indoor workout apps come to your rescue. 

Staying home 24/7 can take a toll on your health especially in the time of the COVID-19 crisis. Women are multitasking more than ever, with the whole family staying home and the gazillion tasks to complete. It is very important for women to take care of themselves while attending to daily chores. Plenty of fitness apps and home workout plans have been trending lately, gaining much popularity among women. After all, what’s better than being able to exercise daily in the comfort of your own home? The only thing you need is a smartphone and you’re all set to start! The Internet is loaded with workout ideas and routines to suit every woman’s needs. All these apps and exercise regimes focus on providing exercise at home for womens health as well as for anybody who is looking for a home-based workout plan.  

Why Exercise at Home for Womens Health? 

Fitness apps are encouraging more women to work out and stay fit amid hectic schedules. Thousands of people have benefited from such apps; large number of positive reviews are a testament to it. Jacqui says, fitness apps are a great opportunity for women who wish to stay fit but cannot afford to dedicate time for gym and other workout sessions. Especially now with the circuit breaker measures implemented in Singapore, many personal studios and gyms have been closed for an extra precautionary measure.

That said, this alternative arrangement help ladies follow a proper exercise routine, with ongoing support and training. About the ‘Lifesum’ app, Frida talks about how ample nutritional information, diet plans and healthy recipes have benefitted her. Sharing is caring—here we share a list of some of the best apps dedicated to exercise at home for women health.

The Best Home Workout Apps for You

Sweat with Kayla

If you follow Kayla Itsines on Instagram, you would be aware of her #BBG workout program. Her program has transformed the lives of millions of women from across the globe. The ‘Sweat with Kayla’ app offers daily targeted workouts, gym-based exercises and with/without equipment workouts for every level. The app tracks your progress and gives you the opportunity to connect with members of the #BBG community.

 
 
 
 
 
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MODIFIED BBG AT HOME ⁣ #BBGathome #SWEATathome ⁣ ⁣ Ladies, this is a workout I filmed soon after being cleared to train postpartum, and it can be done at home with minimal equipment – if you don’t have a skipping rope or a step, you can substitute using air skips and something stable like a coffee table to step up onto.⁣ ⁣ You don’t actually need to be postpartum to do this workout! This BBG style workout is perfect for beginners too and is a great example of how you can @SWEAT at home with BBG!⁣ ⁣ CIRCUIT 1 ⁣ ✅Burpee – 10 reps ⁣ ✅Alternating Lunge – 20 reps (10 each side) ⁣ ✅Knee-Up – 24 reps (12 each side) ⁣ ✅Sumo Squat – 15 reps ⁣ ⁣ CIRCUIT 2⁣ ✅Skipping – 50 reps ⁣ ✅Walking Lunge – 24 reps (12 each side) ⁣ ✅Reverse Lunge & Knee-Up – 30 reps (15 each side) ⁣ ✅Split Squat – 15 reps⁣ ⁣ Aim to complete as many laps of each circuit as possible in 7 minutes. Then repeat!! ⁣ ⁣ kaylaitsines.com/BBGatHome⁣ ⁣ #BBG #BBGstronger #BBGbeginner #BBG2020 #athomeworkout

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Lifesum

This app provides personalised meal/diet plans and nutritional recipes, while tracking your calorie intake and exercise regimen. Get ample nutritional guidance and goal-based diet plans at Lifesum and let the health tracker keep you motivated throughout.

Exercise at Home for Womens Health

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Total Fitness

Are you a beginner? Then Total Fitness is perfect for you. The app comes with 100+ exercises, each accompanied by a video guide and other information. With this app, you can start your fitness journey anywhere, at anytime, and watch your progress with time. Getting in shape has never been so easy!

Cure.fit

One of the most popular fitness brands has made its way to online support, offering extensive classes across multiple formats. You can opt for yoga, cardio, strength training, HRX and so forth on all days of the week according to your suitable time. Your workouts will be tracked by the energy metre and experts will guide you with real-time feedback. Their cure.fit app is known for offering offline and online training in nutrition, mental wellbeing and fitness via cult.fit, mind.fit, eat.fit and care.fit.

Exercise at Home for Womens Health

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Fitbit

Fitness fanatics who already have a daily workout schedule (for at least a few minutes), can enhance their fitness with Fitbit. The app tracks your workout, calculates the progress and provides details of the calories burned, total workout time, workout pace, etc.

Best Home Workouts For Women To Stay Active

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Sworkit

Sworkit is designed for all the busy people out there who have just a few minutes to spare every day. With 400+ different workouts ranging from yoga to high-intensity exercises, and workouts suitable for pre and post-pregnancy. The app ensures that you can exercise from the comfort of your home without any gym equipment. The video guides and timers make it easy for you to get started and stay consistent throughout your journey.

Best Home Workouts For Women To Stay Active

Photo: Screengrab from sworkit / Instagram

Aaptiv

This app is loaded with different spontaneous workouts for those who love variety and spontaneity. Every day, you can choose from the guided audio workouts by different trainers depending on what your mood is; whether you want a simple set of exercises, have a specific goal to reach or simply want to push yourself to your limit.

Exercise at Home for Womens Health

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Daily Yoga

This is a great app for yoga-lovers and those looking for more of a mind-body exercise routine. Starting from the basics, Daily Yoga offers numerous poses and techniques taught by a personalised coach. 

Freeletics

For a no-equipment home workout, you can turn to the Freeletics app, which offers free exercises and bodyweight workouts that can go from a minimum of 5 minutes to half an hour. You can also have a coach train you throughout your regime by paying a fee per month.

Exercise at Home for Womens Health

Photo: Screengrab from @freeletics / Instagram

Qinetic

Qinetic offers video guides at your convenient time, on your demand. Isn’t that awesome? You can choose to workout whenever you feel like and simply stream your preferred category of classes (yoga, zumba, HIIT or others) from fitness experts.

Best Home Workouts For Women To Stay Active

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Keelo

Keelo is an amazing app for home workouts, designed to train every muscle in the body. It first tracks the muscles you’ve trained, frequency of exercising and duration of each of your workouts. Once the exercises are designed for you, they can be done anywhere, with high-quality instructional videos to guide you all along.

In addition to the above fitness apps, there are a number of YouTube videos that provide step-by-step guides to an effective workout routine. With all kinds of workouts and diet plans available at your fingertips, exercise at home for women’s health is no longer a concern. Whether you’re a busy housewife, working from home or stuck at home due to lockdown, these home workout apps ensure to keep you fit and healthy.

Best Home Workouts For Women To Stay Active

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Support Groups For Women in Singapore: Motherhood, Careers And Beyond

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Jia Ling

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