Aparna Johri’s journey from being a Biotech Engineer to the mother of a boy is what inspired her to start her venture, Healthy With Aparna. With the mission to spread knowledge about the importance of nutrition and a healthy lifestyle, she conducts various talk shows online and offline, to create awareness and bust myths about health that have been perpetuated over the years. She actively communicates tips for healthy living through her social media platforms as well.

The health coach, lifestyle consultant and certified nutritionist shares ways in which you can determine how healthy and fit you are in a more meaningful manner. Fitness isn’t just about the inches on your measuring tape or the number on your weighing machine. Here are some simple at-home fitness tests that can reveal your true strength and flexibility levels.

5 Ways To Assess Your Own Fitness At Home

5 Fitness Apps To Keep Up Your Fitness Regime

With your fitness assessment done, it’s time to workout. But working out without a plan or blindly following trends can lead to zero results or even injuries. Fitness apps can help you change all that and work out at home with little-to-no equipment. These have varying levels for beginners and pros, making your workout routine customisable. Download the app that you like from the Google Play Store or Apple App Store and get, set, go!

1. Cure.fit

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This app has a holistic approach to physical and mental well-being. It features formats like Zumba, yoga, kickboxing, bodyweight training, Bollywood dance classes, among other workout routines. Get free classes from fitness experts and athletes like Yasmine Karachiwala, Vijender Singh, and Mary Kom. What’s better, you can exercise at home with the exclusive guided DIY workout sessions at cult.fit. Complement cult.fit with eat.fit, their healthy meal service, and mind.fit, their guided meditation section.

2. Fitify

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Are you on the search for a fitness app that will help you burn fat? Then this app is the right fit. You can workout using only bodyweight training (no equipment!). It is a great full-body workout app to lose weight, burn fat, and build muscle and strength. It offers personalised workout plans, 850+ bodyweight exercises and 20+ pre-built workouts. This app works offline as well, making it possible to stick to your workout regime without worry.

3. 30 Day Fitness Challenge

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This app has a variety of different 30-day workout challenges. You can choose the one that best suits your fitness needs. There are three difficulty levels for each challenge, from beginner to pro. It has niche sections as well, like short workouts and weight loss tracking along with specific challenges. Some of them include ‘30 day abs challenge’ and ‘30 day butt challenge’. The app is designed in such a manner that the intensity of the workout increases step by step, making it easier to follow.

4. Fitbit Coach

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It isn’t necessary to own a Fitbit product to use this app. A unique feature of this fitness app is that it has an 8-minute fitness test at the very beginning. Some of its aspects include adaptive workouts, customised coaching and personalised workout recommendations. There are a range of programs designed with distinct goals to choose from. The app states that its dynamic workouts change frequently based on your feedback, goals and capabilities.

5. Nike Training Club

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With 185+ workout training videos, this app helps you gain more strength, endurance, mobility, and improve flexibility. Featuring world-class Nike Master Trainers, the app is apt for beginners as well as seasoned athletes. Get access to 4-6 week training plans with sessions ranging from 15-45 minutes. It includes body-part focused training, has different levels as per capabilities, and also has boxing, yoga and bodyweight workouts along with light and full equipment exercises.

Srushti Pathak
Srushti Pathak

A blogger, aspiring author and old soul at heart, Srushti Pathak believes in writing stories that touch the heart. She maintains that curiosity defines her zeal for writing and creativity in all spheres of life motivates her.

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