With busy schedules and crazy travel itineraries, sometimes it's hard to actually make it to the gym. Yes, you can throw in a workout DVD which is effective, but if you need that extra motivation, how about using technology to get your workout in. As part of OK!'s 12 Week Countdown To Summer we're checking out the new rage of Skypercise!
Kate Beckinsale uses Skype to workout with trainer Mandy Ingber when she's traveling
Actress Kate Beckinsale works with her trainer Mandy Ingber every day no matter what she's doing or where in the world she is. Mandy is also responsible for keeping Jennifer Aniston's body in such great shape.
Friends can use the same trainer and Skype in from different parts of the country to share the cost
Some people now not only Skype in their trainers but also a few friends too so they can a) share the cost of an instructor and b) get to still workout together even if they're not in the same room. Skype premium allows group video calling with up to 9 people.
Trainers and new fitness programs are increasingly turning to Skype and other video chat services to bring exercise to clients' homes, offices or hotel rooms—so there's never an excuse not to work up a sweat!
Mandy Ingber is also responsible for keeping Jennifer Aniston's body in such great shape
Pilates coach Denise Posnak says after she moved to New York from Georgia she still wanted to continue to train her clients she "decided to teach via Skype and have found it to be just as effective."
Would you use Skype to do an exercise class? Let us know what you think below or tweet us @OKMagazine!