Staying healthy during COVID-19 lockdown

There is no doubt we are going through a challenge period in time now with this COVID-19 virus. Physical and mental health is all the all the more important! Now that gyms have been forced to close — what can you do? how can you stay motivated? Well, I have a few suggestions for you…

1. Personal Trainers
This is a perfect time to reach out to a personal trainer, not only to help you with a tailored exercise routine that fits your needs best, but also to motivate you and get you going. Also, personal trainers, fitness instructors, as many others, are in serious need of our support as their livelihood is based on working with people and often at gyms. If you would like recommendations for trainers in NYC or Washington, DC, let me know.

2. Fitness Sites / Apps

Openfit – Has a great variety of fitness plans, and nutrition. Stream on tv or on mobile. one month free trial
Use code: FRIENDSFAM for 30 day free trial, or Groupon for 60 day free trail
Aaptiv – Get unlimited access to thousands of workouts and programs, created and guided by our world-class certified trainers. 7-day free trial
LesMills on demand – Unlimited access to 800+ workouts. 14 day free trial
Beachbody on demand – Stream hundreds of popular workouts online, eating plans, fitness guides. 14 day free trial
Get Healthy U TV –  Fantastic collection of workout videos on demand to folllow, great variety of workouts program, and all for on $3 for 1 year!
Gymondo – motivation workouts, adapted to you, and nutrition plans too. 14 day free trial
Daily Burn –  unlimited, streaming workouts make it easy to stick with. Tuning in every day, you encounter encouraging trainers and a new workout, and are instantly a part of a supportive fitness community. 30 days free now 60 days free trial or  Groupon 60 day free trial
Peloton – Get what you need to meet your goals, with a mix of running, strength, toning, cycling, yoga, meditation and outdoor workouts.free trial extended to 90 days
Sufferfest – This app provides comprehensive training for cyclists and triathletes designed by world-class coaches combined with yoga, mind, and strength training. 14 days free. Enter promo code ALTREDSUF30 to get a free month on top of your 14-day free trial. Note that you will need to enter payment information for the code to activate but you won’t be charged if you cancel before the end of your free month.
BodyFX – unlimited access to over 100+ hours of tailored video trainings, daily email coaching, and an active online support group— free for 30-days.
Yoga International – 30 day free trial
Centr – Find your Centr with Chris Hemsworth’s team. Work out with male or female trainers. Eat healthy with celebrity chefs. Download the app and start your free trial!
Yogaia – Pilates, core, yoga, back & neck release, HIIT, relaxation, meditation… 100 fresh classes every week!

3. Fitness Classes Online

Check out if any of the gyms in your area are offering online fitness classes. This is an excellent way to get your workout in, stay motivated. Some are live on Facebook or Zoom and some are videos you can watch on demand.
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