Online exercises for all ages and abilities
Staying active and motivated when you are adjusting to a new routine is always a challenge. But there are plenty of ways to keep your body and mind healthy even when you can’t get to the gym, pool or court.
On demand access to workouts are available for free on the Better UK app, available from the Apple or Google Play stores. Once you’ve opened the Better UK app on your device:
1. Select your preferred 'club' name
2. Tap Virtual fitness classes
3. Tap the SIGN UP button in the top right corner
4. Enter your first name, last name, email and create a password
5. Enter BETTERATHOME as the Club Access Code
6. View and accept the terms and conditions
7. Tap the SIGN UP button
If you have a personal computer, laptop or casting device for your TV, you can enjoy the virtual classes on a bigger screen. Click the 'Use desktop version' button below and log in or follow steps 3-7 above if you're signing in for the first time.
For families looking for activities to enjoy together at home, we've pulled together a range of entertaining and educational resources - further details of which can be found below.
If you’re not very active but want to improve your health and lift your mood, introductory home gym classes are a great option for you. Even if you haven't done much for a while, these exercises are easy and gentle, and can be done indoors without the need for any gym equipment.
From Seated Yoga to Low Impact Cardio, you'll benefit from guided postures and breathing exercises to help you get stronger, feel grounded and be more balanced. Once you’ve logged into the virtual classes, tap the magnifying glass in the top right corner and search for classes under the senior category.
If you’re looking for inspiring home gym classes to start or maintain your at-home fitness routine, the virtual classes feature on the Better UK app, allows members to access a free library of 600 online fitness classes.
Classes range from 15-60 minutes in length and include exercises and workouts run by the world’s top instructors, across a range of categories, including strength and conditioning, weight loss and mind-body.
From cardio classes, like Zumba and HIIT to the more relaxed Meditation and Yoga, the range of virtual classes will both push you to your limits and leave you feeling energised and renewed.
Workouts of the week
Here's a few of our favourite online fitness classes and at-home gym workouts for you to try this week. Once you’ve logged into the Better at Home Virtual Classes, simply tap the magnifying glass in the top right corner; tap SEARCH and type the name of the virtual class to start moving.
Zumba Blitz - Power Up
21 mins | One of three Zumba Blitz intense 20-Minute workouts that challenge your entire body!
Bodylicious Express - Long Island
27 mins | On Long Island Beach, Nicola Harrington will push you to your limit and beyond with aerobic moves, lunges, and crunches.
Strength - Circuit Training Express
8 mins | This powerful, strength circuit workout will target all of your major muscle groups with just 5 exercises repeated in a circuit style format.
Complete Core Yoga
15 mins | This core-toning practice will rev up the metabolism and strenghten the abdominals, delivering full-body results.
Balance and Restore
19 mins | This slower, gentler practice allows you to balance and focus the mind while increasing flexibility and muscle tone.
29 mins | Xavier takes you through his personal stuntman workout - to make sure he stays strong, injury free and ready to leap tall buildings in a single bound!
Stretch Basic - Desk Sitters Part 1
8 mins | This Desk-sitters REPAIRS and MAINTENANCE series with Mitch will loosen up those areas affected by all those hours behind a computer.
Share your workouts
Share your workouts with us @Better_UK and tag #BetterAtHome