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Openfit Reviews: Your home workout solution?

Find out it Openfit’s combination of fitness programs, trainer feedback, and nutritional guidance provides a good value for you.

Last Updated: Feb 24, 2022
Openfit Reviews

At-home workouts have exploded in popularity since the COVID-19 pandemic began. Getting fit at home has never been more possible.

In fact, in a recent survey conducted by Wakefield Research, around 85% of 1,000 people surveyed said they prefer to continue working out at home instead of returning to a gym. At-home workouts offer convenience and accessibility that you can’t get anywhere else.

Companies like Openfit responded to this demand by offering all-in-one platforms that assist with workouts, nutrition, supplements, and athletic training all from the comfort of your home. But, can Openfit replace the gym? Read this review to find out what Openfit offers, how much you’ll pay, and how to get started.

Review Summary

Pros

  • Stream live and on-demand fitness classes
  • Nutrition help – personalized meal plan, recipes, calorie log
  • Get live feedback from trainers and expert advice on wellness
  • 30-day money-back guarantee – cancel your subscription for a full refund
  • Connect with other members via a teammate Facebook group
  • 14-day free trial when you sign up on the Openfit website

Cons

  • Student discount link is currently broken
  • Many nutritional plans include supplements, which cost extra
  • Customer support only available via email

Bottom line

Openfit offers a convenient, at-home alternative to going to the gym. With a membership, watch on-demand videos, take live fitness classes, and use nutrition tools to get fit and healthy. Stream the videos on just about any device, get live feedback from trainers, and receive expert advice about wellness. Subscription plans are affordable, and you can try out the service for free for 14 days.

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How Openfit works

Openfit is an at-home fitness and nutrition platform that allows you to stream live and on-demand fitness classes and get assistance with meal prep and healthy eating. Subscribers to the platform can enjoy:

  • On-demand fitness programs
  • Live, interactive classes with certified trainers
  • Personalized daily meal plans and nutrition tracking
  • Expert advice and guidance from trainers

Openfit launched in 2019 and is operated by Beachbody, a well-known fitness company. The Beachbody family of fitness platforms has over 3 million subscribers who have access to over 80 programs, more than 2,700 on-demand videos, and 440+ livestream workouts.

Privacy

Openfit protects your personal information. Other members won’t see your details, but trainers in live classes can see your name, email, mobile number, and location. You can also choose to turn off your screen or microphone and block members from messaging you.

What types of products and services are available?

Openfit offers a variety of products and services that help you achieve a healthier lifestyle. The company’s at-home fitness platform is convenient, including a mobile phone app and streaming options.

Fitness classes can stream to almost any device, including:

  • iOS and Android mobile phones
  • Roku
  • Apple TV
  • FireTV
  • Chromecast
  • Samsung SmartTV

On-demand classes

Openfit’s fitness classes include yoga, barre, HIIT, strength training, and more. The workout programs include:

  • Tough Mudder T-30
  • Xtend Barre
  • 600 Seconds
  • Yoga52
  • Rough Around the Edges
  • Xtend Pilates
  • Sound Meditation

You’ll also see classes that focus on cardio, boxing, martial arts, resistance training, and many others. None of these classes require equipment, but Openfit suggests having an exercise mat, weights, and resistance bands if necessary.

Live classes

The live classes include small groups, and you can interact with your trainer using your phone’s camera. Your trainer provides live feedback to help you with your workout. You can also chat with a classmate by tapping their profile picture and typing a message.

  • The classes are 15-45 minutes long.
  • You can opt for either a group class or an individual class.
  • If you frequently attend the same class, you can get to know your trainer and classmates and develop relationships that can help motivate you to meet fitness goals.

Check out the live class schedule before subscribing if you want to get a taste of what’s offered. For each class, see the users who have signed up and a star rating. Classes run 7 days a week.

A quick survey of the live class schedule at the time of this writing shows classes in a variety of areas, including:

  • Vinyasa yoga
  • Intervals walking
  • 10-minute upper body weight training
  • Total body strength training
  • Cardio kickboxing
  • Pilates

Nutrition

Your nutrition plan is personalized to you and your fitness goals. It can help you lose weight, gain energy, or get rid of cravings. Use the One Minute Meal Plan tool to figure out your dietary needs.

  • Answer a few questions about your nutrition goals and food preferences.
  • The tool provides you with recipes for breakfast, lunch, and dinner that you can prepare in less than 30 minutes.
  • Use the tool to create grocery shopping lists.
  • Track your meals and weight loss.

The Openfit app also includes a meal scanner. Use this tool to take pictures of your meals and snacks. The scanner logs the calorie count of your food to help you stay on track.

MYX Bike

Openfit offers a workout bike with a screen that you can use to stream fitness classes. With the MYX Bike, you can work on endurance and resistance training or rotate the screen to stream videos and exercise off-bike. The MYX Bike costs $1,399. You can bundle the bike with a set of weights and kettlebells for $1,599.

Supplements

Enhance your workout and nutrition using Ladder supplements. Openfit sells the following supplements in either a full package or a sample size:

  • Plant-based nutrition shake
  • Pre-workout
  • Plant protein
  • Superfood greens
  • Hydration
  • Whey protein

Also, choose from several supplement bundles ranging in price from $100.95-$156.95. Opt for a subscription that delivers your supplement or bundle every 30, 45, or 60 days.

Other features

Openfit includes informational and community-based resources to support you in your health journey. These resources include:

  • Articles – written by experts about fitness, training, nutrition, and overall wellness
  • Community – join the Openfit Teammates Facebook Group to connect with other members

How much does Openfit cost?

The price for your Openfit membership depends on how you access your services. Prices are slightly different on the website versus the app.

On the web, you have the option of a 14-day free trial. This offer does not exist on the app. Here is the price breakdown if you sign up on the web:

  • $19/month billed every 3 months at $57
  • $13/month billed every 6 months at $78
  • $8/month billed every 12 months at $96

If you choose the 14-day free trial, you’re automatically enrolled in the 3-month plan and will be charged $57 once the trial period ends.

The app is basically the same price, but the amounts are listed differently:

  • 3-month plan for $56.99
  • 6-month plan for $77.99
  • 12-month plan for $95.99

All subscription plans include a 30-day money-back guarantee. If you cancel within 30 days, you receive a full refund. Your subscription automatically renews for the same amount and term unless you cancel it.

Getting started

To sign up for Openfit, provide information about your fitness regime and choose your plan. You can get started either by downloading the app or creating an account on the Openfit website. The process varies slightly depending upon which method you choose.

To get started on the website:

  1. Take the fitness quiz. Answer a few questions about your fitness goals, current workout schedule, average workout length, favorite types of workouts, and current supplements.

  2. Provide name, email, and password.

  3. Choose your plan. You can either choose a paid plan or start with a free trial.

  4. Select the paid plan option. Choose to pay $8/month charged yearly, a total of $96. Or choose to pay $13/month charged every 6 months, a total of $78.

  5. Select the free trial option. If you choose the free trial option, you won’t be charged until after your trial ends. Then you will be charged $19/month billed every 3 months, for a total of $57. Openfit will send a reminder before charging you, and you can cancel anytime.

  6. Pay for your plan. You can pay using a debit or credit card. If you select the free plan, Openfit provides the date your free trial expires so you know when you’ll be charged. All plans offer a 30-day money-back guarantee. Cancel before the date provided to receive a full refund.

To get started on the app:

  1. Download the app. You can download it for free, but you’ll need a paid subscription to access any services.

  2. Sign up. You can sign up using Google, Facebook, or Apple. Or you can create an account using your email address and password.

  3. Enter personal details. Answer some questions about your current fitness and nutrition and your preferences for workouts. You also have the option to provide your birthdate, height, current weight, and goal weight.

  4. Choose your plan. Choose the 12-month plan for $95.99, the 6-month plan for $77.99, or the 3-month plan for $56.99. All plans offer a 30-day money-back guarantee. Cancel before the date provided to receive a full refund.

  5. Pay for your plan. Use the payment method stored on your mobile phone.

How we evaluate products and services

At Innerbody Research, we customize our evaluation criteria depending on the type and nature of the service or product. For Openfit, we have five areas that we use for our evaluation, including:

Quality: How well does the company deliver its core service(s) to the customer? Is the quality of the service high enough that we would recommend it to loved ones without hesitation?

Value: Are you getting your money’s worth? Are there any hidden costs or charges? Does the company offer discounts or free services to our readers?

Customer Support: How well does the company provide information about its product or service? How clearly are options presented?

Privacy: Will your data be stored securely? Could your data ever be shared without your permission?

Speed: How quickly will you be able to access the service from the moment you sign up?