This Fitness App Gives You The Ultimate Home Gym Experience
While the fitness industry has made some major strides over the past few years, the scene still isn’t suitable for everyone. Boutique classes and studios (and even some standard gym chains) are still expensive AF, and our time for ourselves continues to shrink as to-do lists grow longer and we become even busier. Plenty of innovators have picked up on these challenges, taking to the digital space to revolutionize our accessibility to personal health and wellness tools. But one stands out from the rest to us, and that’s NEOU.
NEOU is a unique platform that curates top fitness influencers and brands and presents their workout classes to one larger audience. The company recently launched its app, which grants you access to both live and on-demand fitness classes no matter where you are, and it already has 70,000+ downloads. So we decided to give it a try for ourselves and see what all the fuss is about.
Because the app is currently in its beta phase, it’s free to download, meaning you can access its entire database of professionally produced workout videos and participate alongside live video feeds whenever you want without paying a cent. And friends, these classes are legit.
NEOU offers everything from boot camp and boxing to cardio dance and meditation. The professional instructors offer a series of their own workouts within the app so you can stick by the trainers you like most. Plenty of the workouts don’t require any equipment at all, but you can also filter video options by the equipment you do have at home (like a set of dumbbells) to diversify your fitness options even more. And since time is a constraint for pretty much all of us, NEOU hosts classes that are as short as five minutes and as long as 90 minutes so you’ll always be able to find something that works for you.
One of the main facets of NEOU that we love is that it’s a paid platform for all of the influencers and brands it hosts. That means they can finally branch off from the YouTube subscription model, share their expert skills with people who really want them and get compensated fairly for work. It also means that the fitness space is becoming more democratized than ever, and boutique studios that thrive off of an exclusivity mentality should probably watch their backs.
When it comes to device compatibility, NEOU is tops. The platform is functional with Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire Stick and now both Android and iOS mobile devices. If we were you, we’d give this platform a try while it’s still free. (You don’t input credit card information or anything when signing up, so you won’t automatically be charged later when the app reaches its full debut status, date TBD.) Future pricing for platform access has yet to be disclosed, but we’ll keep you updated as we learn more.
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