All Of The Best Free Mental Health Mindfulness Apps To Keep You Sane While At Home Home
Updated May 19, 2020.
Hoping to stay positive and healthy while self-quarantining? You’re in luck! Particularly if you have a smartphone on hand. Fortunately, there are plenty of free workout apps available that can help you to stay active, in shape and mentally healthy from the safety of your home.
Check them out below!
The L.A.-based app offers guided meditations for anyone dealing with sleep, anxiety, or stress. The app also offers hundreds of articles and podcasts to help with relaxation, healthy eating, and exercise. Currently, during the pandemic, the app is also providing all unemployed U.S. workers with the opportunity to receive a one-year full subscription free.
Check out the site here.
Aura is the smart app offering three-minute guided meditation sessions and plenty of opportunities for you to level up as you progress. The mental health app also allows for daily check-ins and mood tracking to help you journal things to keep grateful for and positive about. The best part? It’s 30-second “mindful breathers” give you a great chance to reset and breathe.
Aura is Available on iOS and Android for free.
Start off with Yoga for Beginners
Take control of your health and fitness and practice yoga with this app by using it every day. The app utilizes handcrafted workouts to get you started on your yoga journey and features a soothing voice guidance that will help clear your mind.
Build up to Adidas Training by Runtastic
Dust off your adidas x Ivy Park gear and get ready to sweat with Adidas’ fitness app. From 30 free workouts for all levels to access to four training plans, you can complete your sweat sessions by yourself or participate in collective active challenges with friends who also have the app on their phones.
Or Opt for the simple 7 Minute Workout
According to the Appstore, the 7 Minute Workout app is the #1 fitness app in 127 countries. With the help of the app you can become your own personal trainer, lose weight and get fit with fast. Don’t be fooled though, it’s 7 min of quite a bit of intensity!
Level up with Lotus Yoga & Workout
If you’ve already become a master of the Yoga for Beginners app, the Lotus Yoga & Workout app is probably right up your alley. According to the Apple store, “Lotus has the LARGEST yoga library in App Store with hundreds of Yoga workouts & meditation classes and 450+ Instructed poses for all levels.”
Keep things simple with Nike Training Club
With the Nike Training Club, you can find lessons for all levels. The workout library includes body-part focused workouts targeting your abs, arms, shoulders, glutes, and legs. It also features strength, endurance, yoga, and mobility workouts.
Keep an eye on your goals with JEFIT
Get your hands on the JEFIT app and you won’t be disappointed. Fill out a survey to figure out what level you should start at and then get to work. According to Google play, “you can track workout training routines using JEFIT gym log is easy. Programs from bodybuilding, 3 day splits, 5×5 & strength plans to home exercises & body weight lifting.”
Available on iOS.
Go for some Yoga Down Dog
With more than 30,000 different workout configurations this app sure lives up to their tagline: “Never the same class twice.” Select your time, level, focus, voice, and music, and Down Dog creates a unique, personalized yoga practice every time!
And don’t forget about J&J Official 7-Minute Workout
This app from pharmaceutical company Johnson & Johnson provides 72 different exercises and 22 workouts that range from 7 to 32 minutes. According to the app’s site, “You can do one, two or three circuits. You can watch the clock, the trainer, or listen to and control music during your workout. You can even swap out workouts to keep things interesting. Of course, you can also stick with the original 7 Minute Workout.”