What else have we considered
While trying out free workout apps, we came across several other services that offer free workouts through Instagram or Facebook Live streams or free extended trials. Here are some of our favorites that have stood out, but ultimately haven’t made the cut:
CorePower Yoga: The yoga franchise maintains its classic approach through its app, which offers everything from foundation, friendly courses for beginners to more challenging asanas to routines that focus more on a fitness flow, making this a great option if you want. cultivate or diversify your yoga practice. This was our first choice for a yoga app when they raised their paywall at the start of the pandemic, but classes are back to being free for only the first seven days for new subscribers, and then require a monthly fee. .
Box + Flow: Led by a fitness expert, Olivia Young, Box + Flow takes the popular boxing class formula and adds the
of yoga for a well-rounded but intense workout. The NYC-based brand hosts daily streams of its workouts via Instagram Live, with Young herself leading a few of the workouts. Classes are free for the first seven days for new subscribers and then require a monthly fee.
Gladiator Field: Participate in live training sessions through Camp Gladiators ’Facebook Live course, or try out their printable routines at home. These are still free but the site does not offer a library of workouts on request.
Platoon: Peloton now offers a free trial of their Peloton Digital Subscription for 30 days. The app features thousands of on-demand workouts including running, strength, yoga and cycling – and you don’t even need a bike to access them.
Tone it up: Reinforce, tone, or get into some cardio with founders Karena and Katrina, as well as the app’s trainer community. Choose individual exercises or follow a program. It was gifted in the spring of 2020, but is now back to a seven-day free trial for new subscribers and after a monthly fee.
A Class by Taryn Toomey: Exercise your body and engage your mind with this non-traditional form of training. Workouts on The Class will help you release stress and everything that weighs you down through repetitive movements accompanied by strong exhalations. It’s a transformative experience that everyone should try. The app currently offers a two-week free trial.
FitBody: We love the failure, tone and sculpting programs created by trainer and social media personality Anna Victoria, but it only offers a free seven-day trial for new subscribers, and then a monthly fee.
Snap Fitness: Snap Fitness currently offers free 90-day access to FitnessOnDemand.com, where you can stream Sweat Factor workouts from Mike Donvanik, Nora Tobin, SH1FT and DailyBurn.
obe Fitness: Join a live workout from a daily 14-class program, or choose from its library of more than 4,000 on-demand workouts including strength, Pilates, dance, HIIT, cardio boxing, and more. It only offers a free seven-day trial for new subscribers, and then a monthly fee.
Jazzercise on Demand: Jazz up your usual routine with a little dance party. These workouts combine jazz dance, yoga, Pilates, kickboxing, and HIIT. New users can sign up for a free two-week trial.