At-home fitness streaming apps are popular for a reason — they offer the intensity of in-person classes without the trip to the gym, making it super easy to fit a workout into your schedule. But with so many different fitness apps available, it can be hard to figure out which ones are worth the download.
That’s why the experts at the Good Housekeeping Institute’s Wellness Lab rounded up the best workout apps. Each one offers a variety of workouts, teaching styles, and instructors to help you reach your goals. Try one (or a few!) to figure out your favorite. Most of these fitness apps offer free trials (just don’t forget to cancel before the trial ends if you don’t want to sign up).
1. Best Overall: Beachbody On Demand
2. Best for Boutique Fitness: Peloton Digital
If you love the energy of group classes, Peloton Digital can’t be beat. Join more than 20 live workouts a day in the app on your phone, which offers options from boot camp to yoga. You can even enjoy the classic cycling and treadmill classes, without needing the Peloton equipment. Consumers were wowed by the feeling that they were right in the studio — some teachers even spoke to them by name!
3. Best for Yoga: Glo
Whether you’re a dedicated yogi or a downward dog beginner, Glo’s 3,500 classes (and counting!) make it the ultimate pick for practitioners at every level. Download the app and take a quiz to get personalized recs, then search for and follow your favorite teachers. We especially love that you can download sessions to do later — even if you don’t have wifi!
4. Best for Free Workouts: Nike Training Club
The Nike Training Club app has great classes and is totally free! With an easy-to-use interface, you can browse routines by workout type or muscle group. Stream pre-recorded workouts across all categories, from strength and endurance training to yoga, or join live, 5-minute sessions to help you warm up for your workout.
5. Best for Overall Wellness: Grokker
In addition to classes for yoga, HIIT, and pilates, Grokker takes a holistic wellness approach by also offering courses on cooking, stress-relief, financial wellness, and more. Plus, if you’re the type who likes to work toward goals, the app offers over 80 programs like the “21-Day Happy Yoga Challenge” and “Weight Management Jumpstart.”