Month: March 2020

Ultimate list of at-home Australian online workouts to stream while in coronavirus self isolation

As of Monday 23 March, gyms nationwide were forced to close in order to help control the spread of coronavirus. However, many pivoted quickly; offering online versions of their custom classes. Here is a rolling list of the virtual gyms and fitness studios that you can help support in your local area. Going to the … Read more

The most versatile at-home gym equipment to buy now

Forget toilet paper. People are now panic buying gym equipment. The frenzy has come after gyms across Australia closed their doors under Prime Minster Scott Morrison’s new physical distancing restrictions to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Fitness stores are being inundated with shoppers desperately purchasing items to set up their home gyms while in isolation. … Read more

A 5-minute yoga session to stretch and destress while in self-isolation

Get your body moving and soothe your mind with this quick yoga session from fitness studio Lean Bean’s virtual programme. The coronavirus has changed your life. You’re stuck in self-isolation, have no gym to go to, and there’s a good chance you’ve been spending hours cooped up in front of your laptop as you try … Read more

how to stay motivated if your marathon or fun run has been cancelled

Has the fun run or marathon you’ve been training for been cancelled due to the coronavirus? Running enthusiast Laura Hill reminds us to look on the bright side, because there’s still plenty of reasons to hit the pavement.  Around the world and here in Australia, runners are coming to terms with the fact that the … Read more

Fitbit Premium is now free for 90 days so you can reach those goals in self-isolation

To keep you active while you’re stuck at home, the company is giving you access to their Premium membership.  Gyms across the country have been forced to close their doors after Prime Minister Scott Morrison enforced further physical distancing restrictions to prevent the spread of COVID-19. But to help with everyone’s fitness woes, Fitbit has … Read more

Workout at home with Chris Hemsworth, for FREE via his Centr online fitness and health platform

Chris Hemsworth is offering free access to his fitness and health online platform Centr for six weeks, so everyone can stay healthy and happy from home.  In case we needed further proof that Chris Hemsworth is the kind of guy you’d want to take home to meet your mum, the Hollywood heavyweight is opening up … Read more

Guide to safely going to the gym during outbreak

It’s important to stay fit for your mental health and to boost your immunity. Here’s how to do it without cancelling your membership.  UPDATE 22.03.20: Both the New South Wales premiere Gladys Berejiklian and the Victorian premiere Daniel Andrews announced today that all “non-essential services” will be forced to close within the next 48 hours. … Read more