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9 Online Exercise Classes You Need To Know About

For me, online exercise classes are essential fitness motivation. If I’ve got classes in the calendar and I’ve paid for them, I’m definitely going to attend! I love exercise videos on Youtube but there’s something nice about being part of a live class too — maybe it’s having someone watching so you don’t skip the hard bits, ha! I wanted to curate a list of the online workout classes, fitness apps and yoga sessions that I’ve been using throughout lockdown to stay on top of things physically and mentally, so here you go!

Online Yin & Power Yoga sessions with Jo Arthur

Join Jo Arthur on the mat for some fantastic virtual yoga classes. The health coach and yoga teacher offers dynamic Power Yoga, a form of Ashtanga, and slow Yin Yoga which works into deep connective tissues and helps you to relax.

Time: Yin yoga — Tuesday evenings and Friday mornings, Power yoga — Morning evening

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Zoom classes from Balance: The Countryside Gym

Balance has opened its virtual gym and studio by taking all of its classes online. Get involved in Balance Burn, Bounce Fit Body, Cardio Yoga, Pilates, Sculpt & Tone classes and many more. Classes are running every day. All you need to do is sign up for a membership.

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Circuit training with Caroline’s Circuits

It’s 30 minutes of fitness classes three mornings a week — that’s not too much of a commitment, is it? Join Caroline in her online exercise classes that will help you incorporate regular exercise into your routine without it taking a chunk out of your day. The class options are Full Body Workout which works out all the muscle groups and Lower Body Sculpt which works on toning legs and tummies.

Time: Full Body Workout on Monday and Fridays, Lower Body Sculpt on Wednesdays

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Beginner to experienced yoga classes from The Yoga Studio Hartley Wintney

For yoga, pilates and meditation, I recommend The Yoga Studio. The Hartley Wintney-based fitness studio has a huge range of online exercise classes to choose from, including Clubbercise, Chakra Balancing Sound, HIIT Yoga, Tai Chi Meditation, Candlelit Flow and loads more. Pick up a 30 or 7-day pass to make the most out of the classes.

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Find something local on Gymcatch

Download the Gymcatch app and locate an exercise class near you. Obviously, everything is online at the moment, so you’ll be able to have your pick of everything on the app but when restrictions start loosening, it’ll be handy to know what’s happening near you too. Gymcatch offers plenty of options to sign up for monthly packages and deals both online and offline.

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The Body Coach on Youtube and on the app

Where would we be without Joe Wicks? He really does offer something for everyone, whatever level fitness you’re at. Check out The Body Coach Youtube channel to get a flavour for the classes that Joe offers or download the app for live online exercise classes. The app offers dietary advice too.

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Get fit with the Peloton app

You no longer need the bike to exercise along with Peloton. The fitness brand now offers a huge range (over 1000 classes!) that you can stream on-demand. The app will guide you in strength, yoga, running, stretching, cycling, bootcamp and meditation. You’ll need to sign up for a digital membership to access the library via your phone, tablet, TV or web browser.

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Fitness and nutrition with Gemma Carnegie

Stay motivated and meet your fitness goals with personal trainer and nutrition coach Gemma Carnegie. Gemma offers a range of classes including Total Body, Quick Cardio Blast, Glutes, Legs & Arms, and Abs & Cardio. It’s simple to book through her website and there are classes running most days.

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The 7-Minute workout app

Ease yourself back into exercise with these brilliant 7-minute routines. Every minute counts, right? Designed by Johnson & Johnson, the app features a trainer who will take you through each movement, a timer to tot up your seven minutes and a tracker to measure your progress. Get started now!

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Quiqup : Shop, Pick Up & Drop Whatever You Need

When it comes to new technology, I am slightly adverse to trying anything new as I am aware that it may become another thing to distract me from my day job (being a ‘good’ Mummy).  However, Quiqup will actually help you to be a more productive and subsequently happier Mum, as it will free up more time for the enjoyable things in life.

The beauty of Quiqup is that once you have downloaded it on your phone (IOS and Android) and entered your details there is no subscription – you only pay when you need it.

Not only is it perfect for a busy mum who can’t just nip to the local florist for the dinner parties flowers in 4 hours time or has no time for a ‘proper’ cafe in the local cafe, get it delivered to you!

These are all the different options.


After getting the bank this morning I realised my cards with my husband over in the city, so I simply booked ‘my own personal courier’ to go and collect them and bring them home.

Then I got slightly carried away with the ease and reasonable price of the service and ordered some donuts for pudding this evening!!


I don’t want to wax lyrical to anyone who has just had a baby or is about to have a baby or for those of you who are poorly – you need this now!!! A Mocha frappacino light with less ice? Yup, coming straight up quicker than you can get to the front door to receive it!



Basically the whole of London but could be coming to a county near you soon…



They can’t put a price on time, so they simply charge for distance travelled.

My Credit card being collected from St Pauls and back to Fulham was £11.50 and the donuts were £7.50. Not bad eh?

Click here is more detail on pricing but these are worth their weight in gold surely?




Still not sure whether it is for you? Take a look at the little video I put together of my experience using Quikup!


Have a lovely day!


This post is a collaboration with Quiqup, however all options are my own. 




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12 Apps For An Easier 2017

And a very Happy New Year to you all! There was a fleeting moment when I thought my first post of the year would be my resolutions/goals for 2017. However, not being self deprecating – I discarded it pretty quickly as thought it wouldn’t particularly benefit you (less sugar, more walking – yawn yawn yawn) and my ultimate goal is to inform you, not bore you! Instead, I thought a list of my favourite apps would be a great way to kick start the year!!

12 Apps



This app ‘made me’ say goodbye to my trusted Filofax as I could no longer read what I had written. Husband to Diddi Dance and (2yr old) in Japan. Just no. You get the picture.

With Cozi, everyone has the app (our au pair does too) and each person is assigned a colour. Anyone can enter an appointment or holiday and it updates on everyone else’s app. There is also an area for to do lists and shopping lists. I LOVE IT.


Task Rabbit

This is great if you have a one-off small job i.e looking for waitresses, someone to walk the dog or a patient person to build you your Ikea shelves. Book them in (they can come within the hour) and per them per hour. Super duper.


Amazon Alexa

We have just kindly been given the Amazon Dot which is ‘dot’ that you have in the kitchen – connected to your phone and the wifi – and you can ask it questions, play music and rather dangerously order things (you have to have an Amazon Prime account) It is such fun too and a great way to bribe the kids. ‘The first one to finish your broccoli gets to ask Alexa a question…’ (They love ‘Alexa – tell us a joke!’)



One of my friends asked me jokingly the other day ‘have you forgotten how to write?’ as she received another thank you letter from me using Touchnote. Basically, you buy credits, upload a photo, enter the recipients address, write your blurb and press send. I do think it is as personal as a hand written thank you as you get a personalised photo! (Justify justify…)



I have lost my phone and the subsequent photos one too many times to make the misatke of not printing out my photos.

With Photobox, you upload your photos from your phone directly onto the Photobox app, order them and they will arrive within 48hrs.  You can also order personalised presents.



Why was I using a separate Sat Nav for so long when this beauty was around? Move over Google maps (and trad maps for that matter). Simply put in your destination postcode and it will navigate you to the place you are going to, whilst avoiding any heavy traffic along the way. (You can even choose Sue Perkins as the voice!)



If you haven’t downloaded Uber yet, what have you been doing? No, seriously, it is a fantastic way to get from a – b for a reasonable price. I have a discount code to give you £15 off your first ride TLMUBER if you are a newbie (My pleasure)



Perhaps I shouldn’t mention this at the start of the year when most people have healthy intentions BUT you really should have this app if you like a variety of takeaways (Carluccio’s take away? win!) With a minimum order of something ridiculous like £10 it is a great option if you are home alone too. #snoutfest


My Fitness Pal

Leading on from the above, if you want to watch what you eat, My Fitness Pal is a great calorie counter.  Enter your goal weight, how much you exercise and it will give you your calorie limit for the day. Then simply enter your food – they even have specific meals from restaurants – drink and exercise each time something passes your mouth and you will see how many calorie allowance you have left (for that glass of wine at the end of the say!)



I have written about the fantastic Hoop before here. If you are ever at a loose end with your kids, enter your postcode and it will show you what’s on around you. Genius.



If you have just had a baby or moved to a new area and are looking for some like-minded mum pals, Mush ‘the tinder for Mum’s’ has made this app a perfectly acceptable and practical way for meeting other mums in your area.



Schedule your washing to be collected and dropped off at a specific time. Can also do your dry cleaning! I have only used this when our washing machine packed in but could easily get used to it!


I hope you have found this useful. For more Apps & Services, please have a look at The Ultimate Directory. I always love to hear what makes your life easier (and if I am missing a trick!) so drop me an email hello@thelondonmummy and say hi (or if you receive my emails, simply reply!)  xx