6 Free Fitness Apps to Keep you Strong During Tough Times

by | Apr 25, 2020

Author: Gianna Agudelo

These are some tough times the world is going through and we are all trying to adjust to this new normal. 

Depending on if you are sheltering in place or going outside to work, your workout routine has changed dramatically. 

With the gyms and studios closed, we are left to get creative with how to stay in shape. 

Thankfully right now there are a ton of free fitness apps to choose from whether you are a high-intensity interval training (HIIT) fanatic or a yogi. 

working out at home during COVID-19 using free fitness apps

When in doubt, work it out!

1. Peloton

Peloton at home workout during quarantine

There are two great things about this fitness app: 

  1. You don’t need a Peloton bike to use it
  2. You can work out with it for free for 90 days

In addition to spin and tread classes, you can get boot camps, yoga, and stretching. 

Don’t forget to sign up by April 30th for your free trial. 

2. Body Machine Fitness


Body Machine Fitness is a HIIT studio that I go to in Plano, Texas and it is one of the best workouts I have ever done. 

They are providing free 30 minute workouts on their website with multiple to choose from ranging from upper body strength to lower body recovery.  

The amount of energy you will burn off in these full-body workouts is INSANE. 

3. Nike Training Club

Nike Training Club free fitness app for at home workouts

The Nike Training Club app has generously upgraded all Nike members to Premium status therefore unlocking even more workouts that your heart (and glutes) desire. 

You can even choose the workout based on the type of equipment you have at home; I enjoy using this one as well. 

While on the app you can shop Nike apparel, the best of both worlds. 

4. CorePower on Demand

CorePower is giving free access to online fitness classes that change weekly to fulfill the yogi in all of us. 

If you want more, you can subscribe to get their unlimited yoga classes for $19.99/month!!

In addition to yoga classes they have meditation sessions to help get in, or out of, your feels. 

5.  Daily Burn


Daily Burn is a fitness app that currently offers a 60-day free trial to unlock dance, strength training, and hundreds of other classes to choose from.

After the trial, it is a $14.95 monthly Basic subscription or $19.95 for a Premium subscription. 

Working out at home for females during COVID-19

 6. FitOn

If you want a serious range in fitness activities to choose from then, the FitOn fitness app is the one for you.  

This free fitness app offers workouts that can be personalized so you’ll never have anything you don’t want to do on your on-demand list.

Also a treat on this app, you can have Jonathan Van Ness from Queer Eye, lead you through some yoga. “Can you believe??!”

For some extra workout ideas or inspiration here are some really cool fitness

BONUS: People to Follow on Instagram:

Massy.arias – Health Coach, CPT

Bretcontreras1 – Ph.D. “Glute Guy” 

Angelamanueldavis – Nike Athlete, AARMY co-founder, fitness motivator  

Hannaoeberg– Fitness tips and videos

Mia_fitness– Fitness warrior and some VERY nice motivation

We hope that these free fitness apps will keep you feeling strong mentally and physically through these tough times. Tell us about your favorite fitness apps in the comments below.


About our Livin’ Vivaciously Contributor:

Female fitness instructor

Gianna Agudelo graduated from the University of North Texas with a degree in Health Promotion and is a current Public Health graduate student at the University of Texas Health Science Center. She is certified through the AFAA and has over five years of fitness experience teaching group exercise classes, personal training, and creating wellness programs. She is passionate about people and leading them into creating better, healthier lives. Gianna enjoys trying new workouts, drinking sangria with friends, and traveling all over the world.

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Obsessed with living a freedom-filled life on my terms, I’ve been traveling the world solo for the past 7 years. My adventures inspired me to start this platform—Livin Vivaciously.

I’m also a proud corporate dropout passionate about helping freedom-obsessed women and digital entrepreneurs build a true-to-self personal brand.

I believe that personal branding is the only way we can build pivot-proof businesses that thrive, simply because we show up as who we are, online and offline!

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