Lockdown doesn't mean you can't keep on top of your fitness... Image Credit: Lisa Haggett

Finding the motivation to keep fit can be challenging in lockdowns, especially due to gyms being shut.

These five apps are perfect to help you carry on making gains instead of gaining weight from the comfort of your own home.

1. Nike Training Club

Nike Fitness Club

This free app offers users over 185 workouts for all levels of fitness.

With classes ranging from yoga to HIIT, there’s something for everyone, with the option to filter by the amount of equipment you have.

The app also offers personalised recommendations based off the workouts you do, as well as training plans and nutrition and wellness guidance from Nike’s experts.



The newest launch from YouTuber and fitness fanatic Grace Beverly, subscription based app SHREDDY offers over 600 workouts for both in the gym and at home.

Priced at £9.99/month, with discounts for quarterly or yearly payments, the app does more than just provide workouts.

From fitness challenges to meal planners and even in-app forums, SHREDDY makes sure you always feel supported on your fitness journey.

3. Fiit


Fiit promises to ‘bring the gym to home’, and with classes for a range of abilities from three studios; cardio, strength and rebalance.

The app also offers ‘live classes’ where you can compete for ‘Fiit points’ against other users, as well as a range training plans and challenges.

Like Shreddy, Fiit starts at £9.99/month, with discounts for quarterly or yearly payments.

4. Apple Fitness +

Apple Fitness +

Offering a range of workouts from dance to core strength to indoor cycling, this self-proclaimed ‘fitness experience’ offers a workout for everyone.

Apple fitness + works with your Apple Watch to track your personal metrics during your workout, whilst sinking with your iPhone, iPad or Apple TV.

With workouts lasting from five minutes up to 45, you’ll be able to find time in your day for a quick workout.

Apple Fitness + is £9.99/month or £79.99 for the year.

5. Seven


Promising to provide “maximum benefit in the shortest time possible”, Seven allows you to do a short work out anywhere, without any equipment.

With 12 instructors to choose from and the ability to compete with friends and earn achievement, Seven encourages you to make a habit in under 10 minutes a day.

Whilst the app is free, you can upgrade to join the Seven club for £9.99/month and get access to personal workout plans and support from a personal trainer.