Stretch it: our edit of low-impact home workouts

6/11/2020 2:55:00 PM

Stretch it: our edit of low-impact home workouts

Stretch it: our edit of low-impact home workouts

Given that exercise studios and gyms are still likely to take some time before they open their doors, we\u2019ve rounded up some low-impact work-outs and therapeutic essentials that will help to boost mental and physical strength.\u00a0\nSky Ting TV\n\n\n\n \n\n\nThe New York yoga studio Sky Ting, beloved by downtown...

From pilates apps to meditation cushions, we work out the best tools for recharging mind and body from home Clothing by Prism.’s sharp and glamorous aesthetic, the mat is available as a textured all-black version or in a extroverted leopard print to provide the perfect foundation for your exercising needs.Wattbike saw sales of its at-home bike, Atom, rise by 113 per cent in March alone, suggesting that the spin bike is fast-becoming a crucial piece of at-home fitness equipment.Back when Covid-19 first took hold, I experienced a small, personal revolution: I stopped wearing make-up.

Photography: Romain Duquesne.As featured in the February 2020 issue of Wallpaper* Given that exercise studios and gyms are still likely to take some time before they open their doors, we’ve rounded up some low-impact work-outs and therapeutic essentials that will help to boost mental and physical strength.Drawing from the principles and practices of professional sports training, Aarmy’s method incorporates four areas – high intensity cycling for endurance and cardio, bootcamp classes for conditioning, team lifting circuit classes for strength training and stretch programmes for recovery.Sky Ting TV The New York yoga studio Sky Ting, beloved by downtown New Yorkers and Brooklynites alike, has just launched their long-awaited Sky Ting TV.The Atom bike is the brand’s at-home option, better suited to the amateurs among us, with a lower level of resistance than its Pro bikes.A $20 per month subscription fee gives members access to the stylish studio’s library of pre-recorded classes as well as its past live stream classes, which have been taking place daily.Equipt weights U-barre weights by Equipt The Los Angeles-based fitness company Equipt is behind a collection of hand weights that are worthy of being given pride of place in your home, rather than hidden secretly in a corner.Whether it’s a seasonal spring class, a series targeting back and neck tension, or a class that’s been designed specifically to improve sleep, Sky Ting’s popular approach to yoga is now available at your fingertips.Finally left alone, my eyebrows are in their natural state for the first time since I was 13 years old.

Alo Moves visual meditation For those who are just starting to dabble in meditation, Alo Moves – an on-demand yoga, fitness, and mindfulness platform – offers several guided meditation classes that are bolstered by sweeping visuals to help calm, expand, or deepen your consciousness.Available in several sophisticated colours and four different weights (4lb, 8lb, 12lb and 16lb), the U-barre purposefully cuts a sculptural figure in order to motivate users to keep it close to hand.Membership, which costs £12.No psychedelic spacescapes or hypnotic patterns here; choose from sweeping views of Pacific Northwestern forests and rivers, the serene yet dramatic valleys and glaciers of Iceland, the splendor of a lush tropical rainforest, or the solitude of seeing snow falling around you.Outer Reach stretching Outer Reach, a stretching studio based in New York’s Tribeca district, is all about engaged bodywork that activates your muscles through stability and balance.Broadcast over Instagram Live and also available to non-members, the routines include lower body sessions, boxing conditioning, HIIT workouts and yoga.From strengthening core engagement to encouraging muscle growth, its method of creating heightened body awareness is now available through virtual private sessions, live remote group classes, and quick tip videos.It looks just like the kind of spin bike you’d see in a spin studio, and you can pimp your ride with Peloton’s range of accessories.Sefte Living meditation cushion What better way to build up a meditation practice than with a stylish seat to rest on? Sefte Living’s meditation cushion is as good as it gets for gently drifting away.Nike Super Rep Go trainer Super Rep Go trainers, by Nike Nike brings the outdoors in with its recently launched Super Rep Go trainers that have been specifically designed with circuit-based fitness classes and streaming workouts in mind.Self-esteem is something I have long struggled with and one of the ways this manifests is as a perfectionism in matters of personal grooming – every stray hair must be plucked, every nail perfectly polished, or my body begins to feel very difficult to exist in.

Made from 100 per cent baby alpaca and crocheted by Peruvian artisans using traditional techniques, each piece is infused with a folkloric quality and provides a comforting amount of support.Apparatus incense holder.§.It’s also very quiet and easy to use, thanks to quick adjustments and resistance settings.

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Game changing equipment for home workoutsFrom investing in game-changing equipment to following along with formerly exclusive studios that are now throwing the doors open to all, we\u2019ve rounded up several worthy options to tide us over until we can all step into a gym again.\nForme mirror\u00a0\n\n\n\n \n\n\n\nForme by Yves B\u00e9har, photographed by\u00a0Peter Belanger\n\nLeave...

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Switch from public transport could put 1m more cars on English and Welsh roadsResearch warns of impact of physical distancing unless councils boost cycling Parking spaces? I agree cycling should be encouraged and made safer. I also think all cyclists should be made identifiable, required to sit a theory and hazard perception test and have insurance 👍 I very much doubt it - rush hour will be a thing of the past and home working the new norm. If I was renting office space in London i’d be very worried right now.

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