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Leave lockdown feeling fitter and healthier

There are endless amounts of online workouts available, so it can be difficult to decide on which one to choose. Some of our team have been trialling a few out and have created a list of the top ones to check out.

Les Mills On Demand

If you were previously a local gym goer you will be no stranger to Les Mills classes such as HITT, Body Pump, Body Balance, RPM spinning and Sprint classes. Les Mills allows you to sign up for a free trial period and gain access to a full suite of workout classes performed by the Les Mill army.   Definitely worth giving it a go if you are missing your daily workout.

Gym Shark Conditioning Workout App

Many of you will know Gym Shark as a gym clothing online retailer, but they also have a wealth of free workouts and fitness advice via their app for the serious gym goer. You can even take on their challenge and train like a GymShark athlete following a 5, 3 and 1-day workout plan. The App is free however you can go premium for a small monthly charge with great benefits and extra perks.

Maeve Madden

If you are looking to get your sweat on but you also want to have a little fun, join Maeve Madden’s Instagram live daily at 10:30am. Maeve certainly puts you through your paces but you can’t help but love her, she has such an infectious fun energy to keep you going.

Jo Wicks AKA The Body Coach

During lockdown, most people at some stage will have tried a Joe Wicks 20-minute workout especially now that he is also catering to the little in “PE with Joe”. He is fully committed to his mantra that you can eat what you like, as long you do some form of exercise...pass the haribo!


You don’t have to be a member to benefit from the library of video workouts on the PureGym website. You will find workouts categorised into Abs, Core, Legs and Upper Body. If you like training muscle groups one at a time, then this is perfect as you can focus on particular body parts that you want to work on the most.

My Fitness Pal

You probably associate this app with tracking calories, but it also offers access to an online community full of people sharing advice, tips and an array of informative blogs as well as online workouts! My Fitness Pal continuously uploads fresh content on their app available for free.

One Peloton

You can access a blend of workout plans that suit your preferred style with a free 90-day trial.  There is no strict programmes or plans so you can go rogue. All you have to do is select what you want to do depending on the gym equipment you have and go from there.

The Food Medic

The Food Medic aims to educate, inspire, and help everyone achieve better health through nutritionally informative tips, as well as plenty of lifestyle advice. Run by founder Dr Hazel Wallace on Instagram,  the Food Medic promotes easy-to-follow healthy recipes with a sprinkling of nutritional science plus a ton of helpful workouts that you can screenshot and do yourself – no equipment necessary.

Flow Co Yoga

Make yoga and meditation part of your daily life wherever you are with FlowCo, a Belfast based yoga company. With some of the world’s leading yoga teachers running the show, FlowCo offers both drop-in online classes or online monthly memberships for unlimited yoga classes. They also run workshops to help you delve deeper into certain yoga and meditative practices which we could all benefit from now during lockdown.


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