Gym Free: Bodyweight Training by Mark Lauren – App Review

Hey peeps! If you’ve been looking for a sample of the Your Are Your Own Gym magic, but aren’t willing to shell out the three bucks to download the app, then “Gym Free: Bodyweight Training by Mark Lauren” just might be what you’re looking for.

This app, available for iPhone and iPad with Android support coming soon, provides you with two complete quick timed workouts at the Beginner and Intermediate levels. Simply choose the level at which you want to work out, choose the duration of your workout, then start working out. You’ll be taken through the paces of a typical YAYOG workout, with many of the classic Push, Pull, Legs and Core workouts that have earned this program the reputation it deserves.

Mark himself guides you through the workouts, and each exercise is accompanied by not only a full description of the steps in each exercise, but also a full HD video demonstrating the proper form and function of the exercise, as shown below:


It’s a great introduction to the fantastic workouts in the complete You Are Your Own Gym program. If you like what you see in “Gym Free: Bodyweight Training by Mark Lauren”, then I would suggest that it would be worth your while to download the full app, or even [amazon_link id=”0345528581″ target=”_blank” container=”” container_class=”” ]buy the book that started the YAYOG craze[/amazon_link] for further background on the program, the history of Mark Lauren’s approach to fitness, as well as nutrition and safe workout guidelines that you just don’t get in the app.

Have you tried “Gym Free: Bodyweight Training by Mark Lauren” already? Still not sure if you’d enjoy the full program? Leave a comment below – I love to chat with my readers!






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