October 3, 2023

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At-Home Fitness Apps to Keep You Healthy During Lockdown

While stay-at-home orders are beginning to loosen, it’s likely that we are still a ways away from going back to normal, and we will still be spending more time at home than we usually would. If you’re starting to miss the gym or you just don’t feel as fit as you usually do, here are five fitness apps to use at home that will help you stay on top of your fitness.

PEAR Personal Fitness Coach

The PEAR Personal Fitness Coach is all about variety. The app provides users an array of guided workouts for a variety of fitness levels intensities that adapt based on your performance. With additional hands-free, eyes-free coaching, users have access to a multitude of workout packages and coaches. The app is also compatible with many fitness trackers and devices.

The free tier that PEAR offers has a limited selection of workouts, while the premium subscriptions ($5.99 per month) gives you full access to the workout library.

Download PEAR Personal Fitness Coach here

Workout Trainer by Skimble

Skimble’s Workout Trainer is all about personalization. Users take a simple questionanaire before they start, measuring your physical fitness and goals. The app then generates recommended exercises and workout plans personalized to your goals, making it perfect for people who are new to the fitness world. Notifications, reminders, and streak tracking help keep you focused, and users even have access to one-on-one trainers with different specialties.

Workout Trainer also includes a premium subscriptions tier starting at $6.99 per month, expanding user access to more than 100 different workout programs, customizable workouts and exercises, and wearable fitness tracker integration.

Download Workout Trainer here


Shred helps you keep your workout routine fresh with daily workout routines, covering a range of training styles. Whether you’re looking for a gym workout, bodyweight exercises, or cardio, Shred has plenty of options to fit whatever you are looking for to meet your fitness goals. The app features interactive visuals and activity logging, so you can track your progress daily. Plus, for extra accountability, users have the option to join the Shred community.

After a 7-day free trial, Shred’s membership fee is $12.99 per month.

Download Shred here


FitOn makes fitness approachable. With a vast array of video exercise classes from celebrity trainers, users won’t have trouble finding something that is perfect for them. Workouts include pilates, HIIT, dance, and classes designed for different targets and timeframes.

Compatible with smartphone, tablet, or laptop, FitOn’s video workouts come will full voice and video instructions. Celebrity trainers include Cassey Ho of Blogilates and Katie Dunlop of Love Sweat Fitness.

FitOn was originally a subscription service, but has recently opened up its entire library of exercises for free.

Download FitOn here

The Be.Come Project

The goal of the be.come project is to make fitness approachable for all body types. With a new, 25-minute exercise routine uploaded every week (available for 14 days, so at any given point users have access to two routines), be.come project helps users stay engaged and approaches fitness with a body-neutral, self-love aspect. Perfect for people getting into fitness for the first time, be.come project doesn’t overload users with workout options, but rather streamlines the process for them.

After the 10-day free trial, be.come project charges $35 per month for a subscription.

Download the be.come project here

By Alex Moersen

By Alex Moersen

Alex Moersen is an Associate Editor for Innovation & Tech Today, covering pop culture, science and tech, sustainability, and more. Twitter: @yaboii_shanoo

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