Top fitness apps for the smartphone to keep exercising during lockdown

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Top fitness apps for the smartphone to keep exercising during lockdown
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  • Staying fit during the Coronavirus lockdown is essential both for your mental as well as physical well-being.
  • Regular exercise also increases your immunity, which is important if you want to keep Covid-19 at bay.
  • The Coronavirus lockdown around the world has led to people switching to apps designed for exercising at home, leading to record growth in downloads and revenue.
  • We have curated a list of the best apps to help you exercise at home, and the best thing is, you don’t need any equipment for most of these exercises.
The Coronavirus lockdown has put everyone’s schedules and routines out of order. This can be especially annoying for those who like to exercise outdoors regularly.

If you think you are losing control of your fitness, you can get back in shape at home fitness apps. In fact, health and fitness apps for helping you exercise at home have seen a massive surge in downloads and revenue during the Coronavirus lockdown, according to an App Annie report.

The downloads of fitness apps went up 45% globally, between March 22 and 28, and the money spent on these apps by consumers rose 10%, compared to the weekly average in January and February. Interestingly, in India, the amount of consumer spend on fitness apps jumped 60%, the most anywhere in the world.

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According to the report, at-home fitness apps have seen a 40% and 10% increase in weekly downloads and revenue during March, 2020, when compared to January and February.

Whether you want to start a new workout regimen or continue your existing one, these are some of the most popular fitness apps, according to App Annie:

Home Workout – No Equipment
Top fitness apps for the smartphone to keep exercising during lockdown

Home Workout – No Equipment is a very popular fitness app that provides daily workout routines for the main muscle groups. The main highlight of the app is that no equipment or coach is required to perform the exercises. All you need is your body weight.

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To help users who are stuck at home, all premium workouts in the app are available for free to all users till July 1, 2020.

Download Home Workout – No Equipment for Android and iOS.

Nike Training Club
Top fitness apps for the smartphone to keep exercising during lockdown

The Nike Training Club provides over 185 free workouts across various categories such as strength and endurance, mobility and yoga. It features ‘Nike Master Trainers’ who offer you advice and help you in focusing on your routines.

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Download Nike Training Club for Android and iOS.

30 Day Fitness
Top fitness apps for the smartphone to keep exercising during lockdown

The 30 Day Fitness app gives new workouts, fitness plans and exercises plans with video tutorials. The developer claims that if users invest a few minutes everyday for 30 days, they will see a noticeable change in their shape. It provides users with warm-ups followed by exercises like planks, squats and more.

Download 30 Day Fitness for Android and iOS.

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Six Pack Abs in 30 Days
Top fitness apps for the smartphone to keep exercising during lockdown

The Six Pack Abs in 30 Days app is aimed at helping users reduce belly fat and get six pack abs. It has three levels – Lose Belly, Rock Hard Abs and Six Pack Abs that help users lose belly fat and build abdominal muscles.

Download Six Pack Abs in 30 Days for Android and iOS.

Lose Weight in 30 Days
Top fitness apps for the smartphone to keep exercising during lockdown

Featuring a range of workout options and diet plans, this app provides video guidance, so you do your exercise right. You can also synchronize your fitness activity with Google Fit, making it easy to track your activities and calories burned.

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Download Lose Weight in 30 Days for Android and iOS.

Asana Rebel
Top fitness apps for the smartphone to keep exercising during lockdown

Asana Rebel allows you to include variety in your workout regimen. It has high intensity exercises to yoga and meditation, so there’s something for everyone. If you’re looking to stay fit mentally as well as physically, this app is worth considering.

Download Asana Rebel for Android and iOS.

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Meditopia
Top fitness apps for the smartphone to keep exercising during lockdown

Meditopia is a noteworthy app if you want to get started with meditation. It also has different modes that are tailored for different situations, so whether you’re relaxing or walking or even working, there’s a session for it.

It has over 250 meditation sessions in English and Spanish, and you can download these sessions to listen to them offline.

Download Meditopia for Android and iOS.

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