Getting healthy is many times easier said than done. While everyone wants to be fit, it does take a lot of hard work to make that happen. But fortunately, you don’t need to head to the gym every time you want to workout. With the new Apple TV, there are a huge number of different apps that can help provide a great workout in your living room.
Yoga Studio: Classes & Poses
Yoga Studio is perfect for everyone because it’s totally customizable. You can actually filter classes based on ability, focus and duration. The app itself has been developed, performed and taught by extremely qualified yoga instructors so you know you’re not only getting a great practice, but you can feel safely guided through your practice without injury.
The free app, also for the iPhone and iPad, offers an optional subscription.
Sometimes introducing any good habits into your life is easier said than done. But the Streaks app helps to make that a bit easier. The app, which is basically a to-do list for habits. And a companion app, Streaks Workout, focuses just on exercise.
Instead of needing to head to the gym for a workout, you can take advantage of the app any time of the day on the Apple TV. There are 18 different equipment-free exercises to select from. As a nice touch, you can select from four different workout lengths – 6, 12, 18, or 30 minutes. There is a video demonstration of each exercise and even tips to help refine your technique.
If you’ve enjoyed the original Streaks app, Streaks Workout is definitely recommended. It’s well designed, and the different exercises are easy to learn and really help you break a sweat. Being able to select the length of the workout really allows anyone to squeeze in some exercise daily.
The app is $3.99 and also accessible on the iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch.
A full-featured workout program, Zova’s best feature is the wide number of different exercise styles it offers including circuit, strength, tabata, HIIT, and yoga.
Pretty much any workout style is available through the app and looks great on the big screen. As another nice option, you can choose a wide variety of workouts ranging from 3 to 30 minutes. You can also take part in a number of stretching sessions for rest and recovery. It’s universal and also available on the iPhone/iPod touch and all iPad models. Apple Watch users can see the heart rate information from the watch on the big screen.
If you’re looking for an all-in-one fitness solution on your Apple TV and other iOS devices, Zova is hard to beat. Combining the different workout types and lengths should allow anyone to find the perfect fit for their lifestyle. And the add-on premium subscription brings other nice features like personalized training plans anywhere from 10 days to 8 weeks.
The free app can also be accessed on the iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch.
Daily Burn: At Home Workouts
Other great features include a nice variety of workouts on-demand that include beginner yoga, high-intensity cardio, and strength training. Basic subscribers receive access to more than 150 workouts. If you’re willing to pay even more, you can become a premium member and access a full year’s worth of different videos.
Daily Burn is a perfect route for beginners. The live show is unique and should help get you started on the road to fitness. And the huge number of workout videos is also a huge plus.
Grokker: Yoga, Fitness, Mind
Doing yoga alone is great, but when you combine it with fitness and cooking it’s even better.
Grokker is a monthly subscription service with thousands of awesome yoga, fitness, mediation and healthy cooking videos. Easily find and save the videos you want so you can come back to them whenever your’e busy life lets you. Grokker helps you lean new skills and lets you change things up. Getting bored is super easy if you’re doing the same thing over and over, but with so much variety that’s hard to do in Grokker. There are different series, you can track your progress and save whatever you love.
We love Grokker because there is so much variety. We also love that there is a free trial so you can try it out before committing to a full month. Regardless, the full month is way less than you way pay for a gym membership, or even one yoga class at a real studio. The cooking videos combined with the yoga classes make this the perfect app to help you overhaul your life and reach your fitness goals.
The free app is also for the iPhone and iPad.