Now that we are spending most of our time at home, it can be hard to get stuck in an exercise routine (and all too easy to just find the couch instead!). If you like a routine you can stick to and follow each week, then these online health & fitness programs are for you. Sign up and enjoy classes on offer from these fabulous fitness businesses.
Online Fitness Programs
28 By Sam Wood
Get fit & healthy from the comfort of your own home. 28 By Sam Wood is an online training and nutrition program designed for anybody, anywhere. 28 gives you an easy-to-follow structure to that can fit into even the busiest of lives. You don’t need a gym, you don’t need equipment… you just need a phone and 28 minutes a day.
- Cost: $59/month
- Website: 28bysamwood.com
The Healthy Mummy
The Healthy Mummy was created by Northern Beaches mum Rhian in 2010, and Healthy weight loos for busy mums that is family-friendly, affordable and breast-feeding friendly. The aim of the The Healthy Mummy focus is to educate mums how they can make small changes to their life to become healthier and also show them how they can change their life to a healthy one for them and their family.
The Healthy Mummy runs a 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge. It’s an online program providing over 4,000 recipes, customisable menus, personalised shopping lists, daily exercises and videos plus constant support. At any one time, over 10,000 mums will be doing the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge with you so there is a great feeling of doing it together!
Body by Finch
Get your body moving with Rachael Finch by your side and create a happier, healthier and stronger you in less than 30 minutes a day! Choose from her signature HIIT circuits, yoga and Pilates inspired sessions and cardio options to give you a total body workout.
- Cost: $24.95/month
- Website: bodybyfinch.com
Kangatraining is a full body postnatal workout that you do with your child! It’s suitable for all fitness levels and you can wear your baby. Classes are run by a babywearing consultant to ensure bubs safety & your comfort. During Kangatraining the muscles & ligaments affected during pregnancy & birth are brought back in to shape & the daily niggles of being mum are cared for too!
During the Covid-19 pandemic, Kangatraining has gone online. Click here to view online Kangatraining classes.
Kayla’s 28-minute BBG workouts can help you to increase your fitness and strength, whether you are a beginner or are ready for a new challenge. Become fitter, stronger and more confident at home with BBG or in the gym with BBG Stronger.
Unearthed Vitality are launching the 21-Day Virtual Family Fitness Challenge, a first-of-its-kind, online, whole-family package to improve fitness, nutrition and mindset. Run by a couple of North Shore parents, Dan & Erin, it’s a great way to keep healthy while supporting local.
- When: 5 April – 26 April
- Cost: $120 one-off for 21-Days! (Valued at $399)
- Website: unearthedvitality.com.au
LES MILLS On Demand gives you the best, authentic Les Mills workouts anywhere, anytime, on almost any device. They’ve customised the workouts they teach in health clubs and made them available to you as online videos. Many of the workouts are only 20-30 minutes – ideal for in-home – and they’re just as challenging and rewarding as going to the gym. In addition, they provide workout schedules customised to your level of fitness.
- Cost: US$24.99/month. Free 14-day trial.
- Website: lesmillsondemand.com
With the current situation creating new changes and challenges for us all, Body Shape Female Fitness Centre Gordon is making it easier for women to keep fit and healthy during this time. Their Workout at Home Program gives you access to a Private Facebook group hosted by all three amazing Body Shape Female Fitness Centres (Gordon, Warringah Mall & Dee Why). You’ll enjoy a variety of classes hosted by qualified fitness instructors including:
- Zumba, Pilates, Yoga (Hatha and Power)
- Cardio – Attack, Step, Combat, Tabata and HIIT
- Strength Workouts
- Abs, Butt and Thighs, Low Impact Moves , Ballet Fitness –
- Spin classes
Plus, home workout programs from our fantastic Trainers (no equipment necessary!)
Join their amazing fitness community with a 48 hour trial! Click here to join the Private Body Shape Members group for your Virtual Membership! (select Gordon as your home club).
Xtend @ Home
Xtend Barre has launched the Xtend @ Home program whilst their studios are closed during the Coronavirus pandemic. There are over 50 online classes per week! From core to glutes to arms… they’ve got you covered! Find out more.
Xtend Barre takes elegant dance inspired moves and adds the exhilaration of high intensity workouts. Designed to help you feel the power, feed the determination and see amazing results. Their full-body workouts have been created to empower everyone to improve their fitness levels. To be enjoyed together, whether you’re an athlete, just toning up or wanting to lose weight.
Experience 85+ online workouts inspired by Crunch Gym’s most popular classes ranging from total body bootcamp and dance cardio to pilates, yoga, barre and more. Workouts are led by Crunch’s top instructors and feature real members.
- Cost: $9.99/month
- Website: crunchlive.com
Online Pilates Program
Body Beyond Birth
Body Beyond Birth is the only physio designed pregnancy & postnatal online Pilates exercise program with nutrition advice, tips and healthy tricks to fit your lifestyle… and it’s run by two friends and North Shore Mums, Jackie & Becky!
They’ve brought together the very best advice and know-how from Physiotherapy, Pilates and dietician-based nutritional advice to create an exercise program women love. The program is designed to help you stay fit and healthy during pregnancy while helping heal your body post-birth.
Body Love Pilates
Work out side by side with your strong mama instructor – Ali Handley, and follow along through her pregnancy, labour preparation, postnatal recovery & on-going life as a mum. The video workouts are safe and specific to you throughout the three trimesters, the postnatal reconnection process & beyond.
- Cost: US$25/month
- Website: bodylove-pilates.com
Sydney Advanced Physio
With the wonders of technology, the physios at Sydney Advanced Physio in Lindfield can guide you through a group Pilates class. The instructor will guide you through a range of exercises with variations that allow for people of different capabilities to work at a level that is challenging for them. We will be able to monitor your execution of these exercises and provide real time feedback.
You do not need any equipment to participate but if you have equipment like rollers, theraband, spikey balls etc the physio will help you use them. You can also use household items like a can of beans as a hand weight. Body weight exercises can be incredibly challenging even for high level athletes. We recommend bringing a pillow and a towel to these sessions. Find out more.
- Cost: $25/class
- Find them in the North Shore Mums Directory
Choose from over 100 video classes of their premium programming featuring fun, high-energy workouts with exciting new additions every week. Stream from anywhere and see amazing results in just eight workouts.
- Cost: US$24.99
- Website: physique57.com
Choose from a wide array of mat and apparatus classes (Reformer, Cadillac, Wunda Chair, or Guillotine) for all levels, including Pilates professionals. You can also access instructional classes that cover everything from correcting poor posture to fixing sciatica.
- Cost: US$20/month
- Website: pilatesology.com
Online Yoga Programs
Stream all 5 formats: Buti®, Deep, HotCore®, Buti® Sculpt + Buti® Bands. All classes utilise spiral structure technique® to facilitate the release + toning of the body – physical, emotional and energetic. Through primal movement, dynamic asana and cardio-sprints, students breakdown the emotional barriers that hold them back from achieving self-love and true human connection.
- Cost: US$39.99/month
- Website: butiyoga.vhx.tv
With over 4,000 classes on demand, you can experience the benefits of your practice at home or on the go, on any device. You can even download your favourite classes so they’re always available to you.
- Cost: $15/month
- Website: glo.com
Yoganic is a studio in Willoughby that offers Yin Yoga, Slow Flow Yoga, Yoga Nidra, Barre Attack, Adult Ballet, Pilates Mat and Pilates Reformer classes, as well as a a variety of pregnancy classes. Whilst the studio is closed during the Covid-19 pandemic, they are running their classes via LiveStream. See the timetable.
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