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In lockdown: Get fit with the best online workouts

Across the country, people are using their time at home to get fit by doing online workouts in their living rooms. But with so many options to choose from, it’s hard to know where to start!

We've rounded up the best fitness classes around and asked Alice Beer to put them to the test, from training with heavyweight champion Tyson Fury, to a gentle yoga workout.

NHS 10-minute workouts

The NHS illustrates its workouts with a series of photos and clear explanations. The exercises add up to a 10-minute routine.

They also have a series of videos - including a belly dancing class.

Jo Tuffrey Pilates online

Jo (whom you've seen on This Morning) is trained in PT, pilates and yoga and her online workouts incorporate all pilates-based disciplines.

You can find Jo on Instagram and on her website. Joining Jo's classes cost £9.99 a month or £99 a year.

Yoga Studio app

Yoga Studio videos are accessible through an app and their 190+ ready-made yoga and meditation videos are good for beginners and experts alike.

Tyson Fury on Instagram TV

Boxer Tyson Fury holds 9am fitness classes every day together with his wife Paris via Instagram Live from their Morecambe home. The high-intensity workout lasts around 40 minutes.

FITT online

FITT offers over 70 classes of HIIT, Pilates, yoga, weights and combat led by 'the most in-demand trainers', four different training plans and caters for every level, from entry to advanced.

FIIT offers a 14-day free trial before you decide to commit premium membership costs from £10 per month.

Les Mills Releases App

Les Mills set up a small family gym in Auckland in 1968, and over 50 years later the fitness firm works with 20,000 clubs offering Les Mills 'life-changing fitness experiences' around the world!

You can sign up for a 10-day free app trial and then the app costs £9.95 per month - so you can test before committing.

The Home Genie's handy lockdown DIY hacks

We're spending more time than ever indoors, so we want to make our home a happy place to be. And for those of us who love a bit of DIY, there's no better time to do it.

Home Genie Georgina Burnett is here to teach us some easy home improvements, that even the most novice 'fixer' can do!

Sophie Prescott's cracking Easter crafts!

Easter is just around the corner, and while we may be stuck at home there’s no better time to get creative.

Crafting Queen Sophie Prescott is here to help us keep busy with some homemade decorations the family can get involved with, using everything we already have in the house!

How to protect your home against coronavirus

Coronavirus may remain viable for days on our surfaces and clothes, but are we using the best techniques and products to kill it?

Do you know the difference between cleaning and disinfecting? What temperature should you wash your clothes on? Should you be wearing gloves?

Our Queen of Clean Lynsey Crombie joins us with her top tips for cleaning yourself, your home, clothes and even your mobile phone in order to stop the spread of the virus.

Are your smart devices spying on you?

Could hackers be spying on you through your baby monitors? And is your Alexa logging every conversation you have? As the National Cyber Security Centre warns that home baby monitors and smart cameras could be accessed by cybercriminals - Alice Beer is here with the advice you need to shut them out.

Here are the top three interior trends of 2020

With the cold days and dark nights mostly spent indoors, now’s the time to give your home a well-deserved makeover. And with one in two of us crediting the act of redecorating to boosting our mood - there’s no better time to revamp that living room!

From the hottest colours to this years must-have furnishings Georgina Burnett is here to talk us through the top three interior designs we’ll be seeing everywhere.