With gyms closed and people asked to stay at home, a lot of us will be looking for alternative methods of getting or keeping fit.
Here’s a round up of online keep fit that’s free. If you do sign up for stuff that’s free for a fixed number of days, eg 30 days, then set a reminder to cancel or if you can cancel straight away if the service allows you to do that and still use it!
YouTube is awash with home workout videos. One channel that is currently getting a lot of attention on social media sites in The Body Coach. Owner Joe Wicks is hosting daily PE lessons live-streamed from 9 am.
Below are a few recommendations for some of the more popular channels available across the site, but there are …
This January The Original Factory Shop is the savvy shopper’s one stop shop for new year’s fitness resolutions with its great value branded sportswear that won’t break the bank.
Those focusing on fitness and wellbeing this January will find all they need to get into gear at The Original Factory Shop this January with ranges of both men’s and women’s wear available in store from December 26 at up to 70% off RRP.
Top brands included in the great value offers this new year include Adidas, Slazenger and Elle, as well as many more in store, meaning all those looking to get back into the gym this January will be covered.
This season women can treat themselves to a fashionable new gym kit that they won’t be able to wait to wear again, with Elle’s …
There’s still some of Aldi’s latest Shape Up for Summer collection in stores, so be quick if you want to look good while you sweat. The gear is great value and stylish, so whether it’s to show off lifting weights in the gym, running laps around the park or working out in front of the TV, fitness enthusiasts can grab a bargain with Aldi’s new range of quality fitness clothing and accessories.
The collection features a selection of stylish clothing such as Sports Bras and Fitness Tights at £6.99, as well as equipment such as a Vibrating Foam Roller for just £34.99 that works to relieve sore muscles and a 6-in-1 Core Trainer (£29.99) that represents a saving of over 50% when compared to similar products, such as those from Wondercore.
Here are some …
Sometimes you just need a little bit of motivation to exercise. Well I may have found the answer. bounts aims to get members exercising for at least 20 minutes every day– the more you exercise, the more points (which are referred to as bounts) you receive. These bounts can then be redeemed in the ‘Shop’ for a variety of wonderful prizes, from House of Fraser gift cards to Sainsbury’s vouchers.
But how exactly does one earn bounts through exercise? Well having tried out the app, one earns bounts via; entering fitness venues, such as local gym facilities, by tracking activity on apps such as Fitbit, RunKeeper, MapMyFitness etc and by recording activity via web enabled gym equipment, from providers such as Life Fitness and Technogym.
All this activity is recorded via clever GPS and Bluetooth …