I’ve figured out that I’m the type of person who needs a quick but effective workout that I can do from my home, without expensive equipment (that takes up space I don’t have). So, my new obsession has been the free 8fit app (iOS and Android). It’s a collection of 10-minute full-body exercises that require no equipment.
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Once you’re in the app, you’ll customize your fitness goals — anything from “gain muscle mass” to “lose fat” — as well as setting your target weight and body fat. Then, the app organizes a series of exercise routines based on these goals, usually around 10 minutes each. I love that there’s no decision-making on my part; I just do the exercises it tells me, usually in the playroom with my kids, which is great accountability to go all out and stick to this new habit.
The sessions have been perfect for me, combining cardio (like high steps or modified burpees) between strength and toning exercise (like leg lifts, push ups or lunges). And each time you finish a workout, you click that it’s done then commit to the next time you’ll do one — whether it’s immediately, the next day or a few days from then.
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If you want to upgrade to the pro version, you can track meals and even get personal coaching. But even without these bonus features, I’ve been too sore to climb the stairs normally. Not only is this a good thing since (gulp) swimsuit season is coming soon, but it just makes me feel happier and healthier to get active a little bit each day.
The 8fit app is available in your app store for iOS and Android.
DONT DOWNLOAD THIS APP! This is a scam company. When you download the app everything is free. After 30 days they stole 84.50 dollars for 1 year subscription that I NEVER ordered. I canceled it the same day and ask for money back. Their Support first say OK but after a day I got a mail from “Head of Customer Support Cheryl”. She said ”I am really sorry that the agent wrote ‘OK’, since it does not matter if we confirm a refund or not”. Thanks a lot 8fit 🙁 Don’t let them fool you to!
Sorry you had a bad experience Ivo, but this isn’t a scam company. If you check the Terms of Service the financial agreement is pretty clear. https://8fit.com/terms-of-service/ They can’t “steal” money from you because you entered your credit card information and agreed to pay after the free trial period.
However it states that “to get your refund, you must send a request to firstname.lastname@example.org within 7 days of your subscription start date. Charges for renewals beyond the first purchase aren’t eligible for refunds.”
It also states that refunds purchased through Apple come from Apple, while Google Play subscription refunds come through the company https://8fit.com/support/
If you did send your request within 7 days and followed the instructions, you should elevate your request for refund by phone. Good luck!