During this time of quarantine, Facetime, Zoom, and social media make it easy to keep up with friends and family. You can maintain your golf game by checking out all the tips and tricks golf.com has to offer. But if you still feel bored, lazy, or just hungry for more activity, we’ve rounded up our favorite ways to develop your overall health, wellness, and knowledge through this weird and uncertain time. There are plenty of apps and online classes that can help you stay in shape, improve your diet, learn new skills or ideas, and improve your overall productivity from the comfort of your own home. Check them out below!
Meditation and mindfulness app, Headspace, is offering free meditations, sleep, and movement exercises during this time of global crisis. If you want to utilize their full offering, you can also sign up for a free two-week trial.
Core Power Yoga
Keep up with your regular yoga practice or start from scratch with follow-along videos from Core Power Yoga on demand. They offer both hour long and half hour long classes as well as short meditations.
It can be hard to feel motivated to do a full workout—especially at home. One of my favorite wellness gurus, Joe Holder, coined the term exercise snack and created this instagram account to act as a free exercise library of mostly bodyweight workouts you can do in a short timeframe.
Noom is a health platform that creates long-term change through the development of better eating habits. They ask a series of questions on their site then build the perfect nutrition plan to fit your lifestyle.
Free College Courses
If you have an itch to learn new things during this weird time, check out this site which shows a vast array of Ivy League college courses in nearly every subject available for free today. Build upon your current degree, or try out something totally new. Class lengths and time commitments vary, so you can choose one that works best for your schedule.
Melissa Wood Health
Melissa posts new, thoughtfully scheduled body weight and treadmill workouts each week along with guided meditations. Perfect for people who are short on time, most workouts are under a half hour. Sign up for the 7-day free trial to test out her method for yourself.
Ever wonder how your favorite athlete, writer, scientist, artist, etc. got to where they are today? Learn directly from the best in every industry with a Masterclass subscription. Stars like Steph Curry, Malcom Gladwell, Neil DeGrasse Tyson, and Spike Lee offer up the inside scoop to their success and unlock best practices and proven methodologies.
Peloton has extended their free trial to last 90 days to help people stay active while staying indoors. You don’t even need to own a Peloton bike, treadmill, or other workout equipment to use this fitness app. Check it out today—it’s free!
You may have seen the whoop strap already on a few of your favorite tour players. The band tracks your body’s heart rate, then provides analytics to help you recover faster, sleep better, and train smarter.
If you have kids, you’ve most likely become a homeschool teacher overnight, which can’t be easy. Scholastic is here to help you and your kids—no matter their grade level— learn at home.
Get access to a 30-minute workout per day with Daily Burn. They offer hundreds of classes in yoga, dance, cardio, pilates, high intensity interval training, barre, kickboxing, and more. Right now, they have a 60-day free trial so you can have easy, free access to all kinds of workouts from the comfort of your own home.
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