Keep Busy at Home | The best free trials to take advantage of while you’re self-isolating
From fitness to music, we’re rounding up the best free trials that are currently being offered to keep you busy and healthy indoors.
Whether you’re home alone or home with the family, everyone is currently looking for ways to stay busy and entertained without compromising their health. Countless apps and streaming services are currently offering free trials to new users to help them pass the time and stick to as normal a schedule as possible during this time of uncertainty. The Leverage team has rounded up some of our favorite free-trials that we will be taking advantage of while staying isolated.
While gyms around the world are temporarily closing their doors, it’s important to stay healthy and active now more than ever. Now, fitness brands are offering free trials to help promote healthy living from the comfort of your own home. Calling all yogis - Core Power Yoga offers free on demand classes to help you keep up your practice from home. Each sessions is about an hour long - the perfect amount of time to squeeze in during your lunch break. To get a work out program specifically designed for you, try out Daily Burn for a free 90 days of classes. As featured in New York Times, The View, and Good Morning America, many users have seen great results from this program.
If you’re looking for a one-stop-shop to all things fitness, Peloton is now offering a 90-day free trial to stream workout classes. The app includes a mixture of yoga, meditation, strength training, cylcing, running, and more.
Make sure your mind gets the exercise it deserves, as well, by staying caught up on your personal reading list. Free for the first 30 days, Scribd offers a countless selection of books, magazines, audiobooks, and documents.
Television & Movies
While streaming television and movies is nothing new to us, there’s no denying that streaming services provide hours of entertainment. Right now, Netflix and Hulu are offering 30-days of free streaming. Home to many of the Award Season’s biggest winners, HBO offers a week-long free trial. For family-friendly and nostalgic viewers, the new Disney+ now offeres 7 days of streaming for free.
Music & Podcasts
If you’re looking to find new music to help you pass the time, entertain you while you exercise, or keep you productive while working from home, Spotify is offering one month of Premium membership for free. With premium, you can play any song, get unlimited downloads, skip unlimited songs, and get no ad interuptions. When you burn through your playlists, Spotify is also home to over 500K of podcasts (including family-friendly podcasts) that you can listen to and download.
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