Another lockdown means the gyms have closed yet again and we are spending most of our time at home. As we know from last year, 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: $49/month
- Website: 28bysamwood.com
The Healthy Mummy
The Healthy Mummy was created by Northern Beaches mum Rhian in 2010, and offers healthy weight loss for busy mums that is family-friendly, affordable and breastfeeding friendly. The aim of the program is to educate mums how they can make small changes to their life to become healthier for them and their family.
The Healthy Mummy runs a 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge. It’s an online program providing over 5,000 recipes, customisable menus, personalised shopping lists, daily exercises and videos plus constant support. At any one time, thousands of 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! Rachael created Body by Finch as a place for women to reconnect with themselves, find fitness, a wholesome way of eating, and a holistic approach to everything health related. 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.
High Impact with Kayla (formerly Bikini Body Guides, or BBG) offers 28-minute workouts which 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 and join millions of women around the world.
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: $24.99/month. Free 14-day trial.
- Website: lesmillsondemand.com
Xtend @ Home
Xtend Barre has launched the Xtend @ Home program whilst their studios are closed during the Covid-19 pandemic. There are over 40 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.
- Cost: 3 classes for $39
- Website: xtendbarre.com.au
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 Programs
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’re now on demand., which means you can connect to your program anywhere you have internet and voila – wellness at your fingertips!
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
Workout 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. Join them online and stream over 300 Pre and Postnatal classes.
- Cost: US$28.99/month
- Website: bodylove-pilates.com
Choose from over 300 workouts suited to all levels and lengths. Enjoy 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/month
- 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 will gain access to more than 1,600 videos, with workshops and tutorials 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. You can access more than 300 professional classes with new workouts added every week. Workouts utilise spiral structure technique® to facilitate the release and 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 Yoga at home or on the go, on any device. You can even download your favourite classes so they’re always available to you. Their world-class teachers provide the perfect mix of knowledge and support to help you progress in mind, body, and heart.
- Cost: $13.50/month
- Website: glo.com