Bodyweight: Your Own Gym

Bodyweight: Your Own Gym

By Hard Coded Fitness, LLC

App Ratings: 5
5
Based on 3,602 Reviews

Bodyweight: Your Own Gym App Description

Get into the best shape of your life without stepping foot into a gym! Exercise at home using the same techniques used by Special Forces as taught by fitness instructor and best selling author Mark Lauren. Join the bodyweight fitness revolution today! Use the body you HAVE to build the body you WANT following best selling author Mark Lauren's workout plans! ***** App Highlights ***** * No gym required * Over 200 effective exercises using nothing but your body and items you can find around the house! * Quick workouts * Quick results! * Healthkit integration allows saved workouts to be tracked in Apple's Health app! * Easy to follow program * Great for all fitness levels * Workout in your own home or while traveling * Workout in as little as 2 minutes and no more than 36 minutes a day. * Our 10-week fitness programs will guide you to a new physique and are perfect for any fitness level. * Quick workouts that you can use to fit any schedule with as little as 2 minutes a day. These require nothing but a floor and are great for exercising anywhere! * Let our app guide you through each workout. Voice prompts and on screen video instruct you on exactly what to do. * This app is for everyone: men, women, beginners, experts, busy professionals, travelers, athletes, functional fitness fans... ***** Recognitions ***** * #1 in the app paid category in 10 countries. * #1 for iPhone/iPad in Heath and Fitness Paid * App store features including "Get in Shape", "New Year New You", "New and Noteworthy", "What's Hot" and more * 5 star average rating across all versions WARNING: This app will remove your current fitness excuses and change your life. ***** App Origins ***** This app is based on the best selling book by Mark Lauren "You Are Your Own Gym". The bodyweight exercises in this app have been used to create society’s leanest, strongest, most confident people. He honed his program for a decade while preparing nearly a thousand soldiers for the extreme demands of the most elite levels of the U.S. Special Operations. ***** Interactive Workout Timers ***** Let Mark Lauren guide you through workouts and tell you exactly when to workout and when to rest all while giving you instructions for each exercise with detailed text and numerous images. Use these timers to follow each workout in the 10 week rapid results program or create your own custom workout routines from any exercise in the app. ***** Workout Types ***** - Tabatas - Supersets - Stappers - Interval Sets - Ladders. ***** Keep Sending Us Feedback! ***** * We listen and we respond to emails * We update our app often

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App Reviews

  • Great training, incredible bargain

    5
    By CHJO
    I used the book for a couple of years - then app came out - $0.99 for great exercise programs with clear written and video guidance - what more can you ask for? Great for travelers like me.
  • Basically your own Personal Trainer

    5
    By vinbarnes
    Have had continued success using the app for years now. I do the exercises at home, in a gym, even on the road in a hotel or airbnb - that’s part of the fun, being creative. Set a 10-week objective, get after it, reap the rewards.
  • Amazing Program Changed my Life

    5
    By ol' Bruce
    I started on this about 18 months ago after being recommended for my son. At 62 years old, I was experiencing a number of pain issues rooted in lack of flexibility and core strength. Within 90days of YAYOG, I experienced not just a reduction, but elimination of sciatica and lower back pain. The FUNCTIONAL strength this program produces is amazing. I generally do 2 workouts per week, and one 1-2 hour mountain bike ride on weekend. I feel great, flexibility is much, much greater, and best of all, NO MORE PAIN. Highly recommended.
  • Best warmup and cool down exercises.

    4
    By momofsome
    Bought this app a few years ago. The basic workout was too intense for me. But I have not found better warmup or cooldown exercises. I use them for biking, running and swimming warmups as well as body weight resistance. Great app.
  • 64 yr old retired female

    5
    By fububgjdnfubunfudhudbybhhun
    I love these quick workouts. I’m not a gym person so this is a great at home workout. I’ve been doing them for about 2 years and look forward to them. I’m in a size 4 and get compliments all the time on how I look. Thanks Mark
  • Take anywhere exercise

    5
    By Otis20111
    Excellent functional workout. Although a bit redundant, the workouts are functional and work anywhere you have space.
  • Physiologically Balanced

    5
    By Neurologixian
    I have been using this app, specifically the EFX program, for approximately 4 years now. I am a big fan of body weight exercises as I believe they train the nervous system in coordinated activation of muscle groups. The EFX program seems to balance activation of both the anterior chain as well as the posterior chain of muscle groups with some creative exercises, especially for the posterior chain group. The body weight exercises are done in sets and supersets that combine cardiovascular as well as strength training for a well rounded training routine. Mark Lauren tries to teach proper movement mechanics with brief instructions. Keeping proper posture is absolutely key to obtaining maximum benefit from body weight exercises. A working understanding of Alexander Technique can be helpful in understanding some of the brief body mechanics instructions that he gives. Implementation of proper posture can improve activation of abdominal musculature during plank and squat movements; however, this is not obvious from the program as it is. This is one area that could stand some improvement/tweaking. I would love to see more progressions of the exercises in the future. Overall, I love this program and highly recommend it.
  • Awesomely done!

    5
    By Chuck Barry
    I’ve been doing YAYOG for quite a few years now and it never gets old. I get compliments all the time! Not only that but I’m in the best shape of my life. It’s fully customizable, it can be made easier or harder. I mean there’s literally 50 weeks of training from beginner up to expert. And It’s perfectly okay to stay at a level where you’re comfortable. For the price, you can’t beat that! With a good diet and great exercise program you’ll be in great shape in no time.
  • Love the variety and the gradual but challenging increase

    4
    By jake_the_snake
    Almost finished with level 2 and loving it. No need to buy any extra videos, at least initially, as the pack that comes with it is great. The difficulty increases steadily but gradually, allowing for the body to grow with the challenge. Other workouts try to hammer your body for "quick and instant results". I much prefer this method. I highly recommend it. The app has its idiosyncrasies, but the more you use it, the better you learn to interpret it. Edit: I lowered my rating by a star. I think the built in workouts are too dependent on accessories. For example, I live in an old house with thick walls. The frame is too fragile to put up a pull-up bar and the walls too thick for the bar which uses physics to keep it up. This is frustrating. I really want to continue with this but a significant part of the exercise I simply can not do. It would be great if the app suggested comparable alternatives when you edit the workouts, or of you could replace a workout throughout a program, so you didn’t have to adjust every time. Update: I repeat, this exercise program needs a setting where you can turn off the need for equipment or walls.
  • You Are Your Own Gym

    5
    By AJDestin
    Several years ago, I bought Mark Lauren’s You Are Your Own Gym book, and it helped me to get into the best shape of my life. Then life got entirely too busy and, well you know the story. Now that I’m ready to get back into shape again, I’ve found that the basic workouts in that book are a bit out of reach unless I want to be REALLY sore. I found this app and have been very impressed. Not only are there multiple programs available for your specific level of fitness (Basic through Elite), but there are also smaller workouts at those same levels and you can adjust the time from 2 to 40 minutes, making your own little program. I’ve found this very useful and also really like that it stores my history and exports to the Apple Health App. If you really want to get into shape, get this now. The warmups, workouts, and cool downs are all well designed and the app works great.

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