Apps to Encourage Wellbeing While at Working Remote

March 18, 2020

A commonly asked question in response to the COVID-19 pandemic is, how can we encourage our employees who are working remotely to stay physically AND mentally well while at home?

Many companies are currently offering free access to their wellbeing apps and content during the COVID-19 outbreak. Take advantage of the apps below to give your health a boost!

Peloton App – Peloton has extended its free trial membership to 90 days.  As a Peloton rider myself, I can tell you this app is amazing!  Best part? You don't have to own a Peloton bike. You can enjoy resources on cycling, outdoor running, treadmill runs, strength training, HIIT classes, yoga classes, boot camp, meditation, strength training and stretching.  You can find more information here

Grokker – Grokker is known for their high-end video content and wellbeing programs.  This includes fitness classes, yoga classes, nutrition and cooking classes for your physical wellbeing.  The app also includes stress reduction, meditation and sleep programs that can support you with your mental health.  Access your free trial here.

Headspace – Headspace is known for its app for mindfulness and meditation.  During the COVID-19 outbreak, they are offering a limited subset of content completely free to all.  This content can be accessed online or on the app.  Click here for details. 

Down Dog – This is a collection of apps including Yoga, Yoga for Beginners, HITT, Barre, and 7 Minute Workout.  These apps are all free through April 1st.  Start your class here.

Additionally, there are a variety of other apps that aren’t offering specials but do have their usual free trials available for first-time users!


About the Author

Andrea Davis, Director of Wellbeing

Andrea joined CBP, an Alera Group company, in July 2013, bringing over 15 years of experience in management consulting and strategic solutions. As the Director of Wellbeing, she is responsible for assisting with the development, implementation and evaluation of comprehensive wellness strategies for existing and prospective CBP clients. She provides assistance and support to CBP clients by developing personalized programs that fit clients’ unique health management needs, wellness program implementation, committee development, promotion and marketing of their programs to encourage participation. In addition, Andrea conducts program analysis and generates reports related to program participation, health assessment and client utilization. She interfaces with CBP’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Terrence Fitzgerald, to leverage clinical and analytic data in support of CBP’s health management solutions.

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