Thank you to Aaptiv for sharing a free 2- week trial with me in exchange for my honest review.
Fitness Apps, YouTube, & Online workouts, are the norm these days. And for good reason, they are convenient- you don’t need to find a class time that works with your schedule, so you can do them whenever you want!
Since I am a fitness instructor, of course I think there is something said for going to a live class. However, having another option is key as getting tothe gym 5x a week is unrealistic for many. If you have been reading my blog for awhile you know I’m a huge fan of home workouts. Lately I’ve been into Cassy Ho’s workouts (I mean obviously – she’s the creater of Pop Pilates), Katie’s Love Sweat Fitness & Tone it Up. (LOVING the live workouts they have been doing lately, so much fun).
I’m obviously very passionate about postpartum fitness for others as well as my own fitness journey, so I was intrigued when Aaptiv reached out to me to try their Stroller Workouts!
So what is Aaptiv?
“We founded Aaptiv with the goal of bringing an elevated workout experience to a global community. We use technology to make that experience accessible anytime, anywhere – whether you’re working out at your local gym in LA or running outside while traveling in London.”
There is a workout for anyone- HIIT routines, running workouts (even marathon training plans), yoga, stretching, and even elliptical workouts. I really love the variety, but I was only able to check out the Stroller Workouts the past two weeks (2nd and 3rd trimester Maternity workouts are also coming soon).
First of all, the playlists are AWESOME. Music is so key to my motivation & they really have that part figured out. I do think there is a little learning curve adjusting to the audio fitness aspect. If you are a visual learner you may feel a little lost initially, but that’s not to say the instructors are lacking at all. Their cues are specific and motivational.
The workouts were easy to follow and tough, especially the Stroller Plyo workout (hello legs). I think the time frame was perfect- no longer than 20 minutes. Now that Charlotte is 2, she doesn’t like to sit still in the stroller too long unless there are bubbles/songs etc. to keep her entertained. I am really curious to try out some of the running workouts as well, since I’m just getting back into being a runner again. 🙂
Not sure you want to swing the $9.99/month just yet, sign up here for your 7-day free trial!
What are your favorite fitness apps or at home workouts? Please share in the comments below!