Working from home has its perks, but things can get boring after a while. Plus, close access to the fridge doesn’t help with the snacking. If you’re feeling restless, sluggish or just missing the gym, sign up for one of these online fitness classes and home workout sessions!
Ultimate Performance (UP) Singapore
UP Singapore is offering live (virtual) fitness classes on its Instagram page, daily from Monday to Friday at 7pm, and weekends at 5pm. No equipment? No problem! Each workout creatively uses items that are commonly found at home, such as a towel, a backpack or a bag of rice. Every Sunday, kick off the upcoming week with a stretching class. The best part? The classes are free! Just head over to the UP Instagram page and follow it for updates.
UP Fitness is known for customising realistic solutions for the individual – from diet advice and supplements to one-to-one personal training programs. The workouts are focused on weight-based, high-intensity training techniques that help clients burn fat even after the session.
Even though fitness classes can’t be done face-to-face right now, you can still keep moving during these times. UFIT has taken its popular bootcamp classes online, so you can work out from home! From low-intensity workouts such as Pilates and yoga to high-intensity classes such HIIT and kickboxing, you can expect up to 40 virtual classes each week. How does it work? You’ll need to download the UFIT app, then purchase the credits through the app or online. Find the class you’d like to join on the app and sign up. You’ll receive an email with a unique Zoom link five minutes before the class is due to start. Simply click on the link to join the class! Each virtual class costs two credits and there’s a free weekly class every Thursday morning.
Known for its all-rounded approach, the UFIT team is made up of experienced trainers, health coaches, therapists and nutritionists who provide you with a personalised health and fitness plan – online and offline! You can get professional help and advice remotely through their online physiotherapy, osteopathy and nutrition services.
Feeling frustrated and lost now that your gym has closed? FitNut Loft offers popular circuit classes on Zoom to help you maintain and grow your fitness level while you’re stuck at home. Join the virtual classes (all levels) daily, from 7.30am to 7.30pm. You can look forward to 15 classes held each week, incorporating body weight training, cardio in a HIIT-style workout, followed by Pilates for core strength and stretches. Classes are done in a small group settings, so you can feel like you’re working out with friends again!
To find out more, visit FitNut Loft’s site. They’ll call you for a quick chat to find out what you need and how they can help you achieve your desired results during this “circuit breaker” period. On top of that, they’ll deliver a resistance band to your doorstep, so you can get started immediately.
The Viva Group Pilates & Wellness
The brand new virtual online fitness classes by The Viva Group include Pilates in small group and private class settings, both of which can be done in the comfort of your home via Zoom. Each class is conducted live daily, and you can choose from Pilates Mat or Barre. For Pilates Mat classes, students can use a yoga mat or a towel, and for Barre classes a hip-level table or chair will suffice.
The classes are offered daily at various times throughout the day, with morning, afternoon and evening timeslots. For one-on-one classes, you can request your preferred time and instructor when booking. Live Pilates Mat and Barre classes cost $20 each or $180 for 10 sessions. For private classes, it’s $50 per person or $450 for 10 sessions. To make a booking, call or WhatsApp 9785 7753.
Better Bodies Boot Camp
Conducted by Toni Finan, Better Bodies’ online fitness classes are held daily via Zoom (except Sunday) at different timings. Body conditioning and cardio takes place on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Feel the burn with LBT (legs, bums and tums) classes on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Then, at the end of the week, cool off with a much-needed stretching sesh on Saturday at 9am. The best part? Each class only costs $8!
An alternative to the gym scene, Better Bodies Boot Camp suits men and women of all ages and fitness levels. Head trainer Toni has over 18 years of experience in the fitness industry, and has been running the business for a decade. She’s a certified group exercise instructor, as well as a personal trainer. To book a class, contact 9691 5883.
Options Pilates Studio has gone online to offer private Pilates sessions and group classes. The online sessions are conducted live with an instructor via Google Hangouts, Skype or Zoom. Private sessions can be organised at any time you want in coordination with your instructor, and they currently have three group classes daily – including weekends!