15 Best Online Weight Loss and Fitness Programs for Busy Mums

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15 Best Online Weight Loss and Fitness Programs for Busy Mums

For busy and uber tired mums, going to the gym could be the last thing on their minds. So lets checkout what online fitness programs there are…

Some mums find it hard to take care of themselves when they’re taking care of the more important people in their lives — family. But sometimes, despite all the hard work, mums must also find time to take care of themselves. And one of which is finding time to exercise.

With all the things needed to be done at home, it would seem nearly impossible to go to the gym for some overall workout. Thank God for the internet, there are websites offering online fitness exercises that can easily be done at home.

Here are the 15 Best Online Weight Loss and Fitness Programs for Busy Mums. Enjoy!

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1. CSIRO Total Wellbeing Diet

CSIRO produced the best-selling book ‘The CSIRO Total Wellbeing Diet’ a few years ago, and now they have released their online program which is designed to make it easier for mums to lose weight. It combined their science-based healthy eating plan with easy online tools to keep your weight loss on track.

Plus they currently have an offer where they will refund your membership when you complete the program!

They also have a special edition to help people with prediabetes and type 2 diabetes manage and prevent complications by losing weight and following a healthy diet and exercise.

Each week, the CSIRO sends you:

  • A Protein Balance Meal Plan with meals suitable for the whole family.
  • A weight loss guide that is personalised to your diet type.
  • Printable shopping lists.
  • Connect to Woolworths Online for easy grocery shopping.
  • Practical exercises to do at home
  • Reminders and tracking tools online to keep you in check.
  • Scientifically formulated weight loss guides.
  • Access to a caring community that keeps you motivated.

Best of all – you get get a refund on your initial $199 membership fee when you successfully complete the 12-week program when you meet certain criteria. 

Find out more here >

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2. WW – The New Weight Watchers

Watching your weight while there’s no off limits to the type of food you will eat is just awesome! This is what the New WW Your Way+TM program offers. Plus you don’t have to track, just choose from more than 200 zero Points® foods, although they have over 4,500 healthy and delicious recipes in the program. They have well-balanced meal plans, recipe builders and eating out guides to help you sustain your weight loss journey. They also have more than 50 workout and fitness challenges that will surely get you going. Plus some inspirational stories to motivate you to reach your goals.

Pricing starts at AU$39.50 per month (and you can buy as little as one month).

Current Promotions:

Claim: Get the first 30 days for only $10

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3. Jenny Craig

Jenny Craig is all about the support of women (and men) in their weight loss journey.  As we all know, losing weight is sooo hard… so when you have a support person that keeps you accountable, you are more likely to form good eating and exercise habits that will hopefully last a lifetime.

Every member is assigned a personal consultant who works one-on-one with you to design a menu plan, finding the right activities you love to get you moving and will help you achieve your health goals based on your lifestyle.

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4. Zotrim Hunger Suppressant

Okay so this isn’t exactly a Weight Loss Shake – but it does go hand-in-hand with weight loss and is a great way to minimise over-eating. Because sometimes you really do get hungry on the shake diets (and one of the fella’s in our office who does Keto also takes this and highly recommends this product!).

Zotrim has been developed by an international team of medical researchers and is a world-renown powerful weight loss formula. As the patent for this product is protected, you can only buy it directly from the manufacturer.

It contains natural ingredients and has zero side effects.

Find out more >

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5. Off the Track Training

Joy McClymont is a rural Queenslander that runs an online fitness program aimed at anyone – anywhere!  I got to meet Joy in person at one of the Agforce Meetings and she is so LOVELY – you will instantly fall in love with her natural and easy way. She runs her global empire from her family’s remote western Queensland sheep and cattle station and has a fun, informative style that is very natural and un-threatening.

Joy has a series of fitness programs available online anywhere!  Tell her I sent you!

Pricing: 30 Days Subscription is $47.00

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6. The Healthy Mummy

I’ve known Rhian Allen (no relation) for years as we started our businesses online around the same time.  She has really done well and The Healthy Mummy is now a juggernaut.  The Healthy Mummy has loads of ways for Mum’s to get healthy and fit (even when pregnant or if they are breastfeeding). They offer Apps, recipes, smoothies, cookbooks and online challenges.

They currently have a 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge to join too.


  • The Healthy Mummy App is $45 per month or $229 every two years.
  • The Smoothies are $56.95 each
  • They also offer Starter Boxes ($276.75)

They now offer After Pay.

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7. Ashy Bines Bikini Body Challenge

Gold Coast fitness instructor Ashy Bines offers online workout plans that helps inspire women to meet their body goals. She has a Squad project that lets you join five ladies on their journey to not just weight loss but a life-changing transformation as well.

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She also offers products that will make your workout plan even better with tops and bottoms that will help make your weight loss journey more comfortable. She also has some supplements that will help boost and optimise your diet plan, and some treats and smoothies to satisfy your taste buds.

She also has a Food Club that delivers lunches and dinners freshly cooked for you. Yes, no cooking required here. Just choose from her collection of 40 high-protein, low-sugar meals, and offers free delivery Australia-wide.

Click here to check out the meals from Ashy Bines Food Club.

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8.  Bodyrock Bootcamp

Bodyrock Bootcamp is an online Bootcamp that offers exercise equipment, and online workouts for every fitness level.  They have thousands of workouts available an you can join free for 30 days to try it out (after then it is $19.99 per month).

Check out the Bodyrock Program Pricing here >

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9. Kayla Itsines

Influential Australian personal trainer Kayla Itsines has come up with her Bikini Body Guides (BBG) workouts not only to help you get fit and strong, it helps you become more confident with your body.

She has 28-Minute online workout plans that let you choose how you want to train either at home or in the gym. You can also workout with weights which is her new program designed for those who want to build their muscle.

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Her ebooks also guide you to be in your best shape with her Bikini Body Workouts Guide and H.E.L.P Nutrition Guide.

She has a collection of delicious and healthy recipes that will optimise your weight loss journey.

Click here for Kayla Itsines’ nutritious recipes.

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10. Body By Finch

Want to get your body looking like Australian TV host, model, and beauty queen Rachel Finch? Her fitness routines and workout plans are all you need to live life to the fullest.

Her Stretch and Tone program is about loving your body through yoga & Pilates inspired toning sessions to help with your flexibility, balance and total body strength, as well as calm the mind. Her Cardio workouts will get your body moving to improve your endurance and cardiovascular health. Her Strength program will power you up with their HIIT circuits, for a total body workout in under 30 minutes, with no equipment needed.

By being a member, you will also be helping raise funds for the Starlight Children’s Foundation programs including Make A Wish.

Her meal plans include regular vegetarian/Paleo and low carb options designed and developed by the best nutritionists in the country. Your family will even love it!

Here is what Body By Finch offers in their meal plan (click here!).

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The Biggest Loser’s Tiff Hall got some tips to burn fat, get strong, be motivated, and be satisfied with your healthy meals with her online fitness program that will boost your overall confidence.

She has 20-minute workouts that will help you burn fat and tone your arms, strengthen your core and butt, using a unique Tabata style to supercharge fitness. The workout is suitable for all levels and ages and guaranteed to make you strong and energetic in four weeks with daily workout.

She also has meditations for a stress-free living, weekly podcast with resident psychologist, do Poomsae which is like Tai-chi, but much better and access to their community 24/7.

Her meal plans are budget friendly, quick and easy to prepare and have gluten free and vegetarian plans available — all approved by her nutrition team — and taste amazing even kids and fussy eaters will love it. She also has a library of swaps and shopping list.

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12. Fresh Body Fit Mind by Amanda Bisk

Former Australian Pole Vaulter Amanda Bisk is here to help you with your fitness goals. With her online fitness and flexibility programs, you can never go wrong.

She has a 12-week 20-minute online whole body workout program that needs no equipment and are based on the latest modern training science to tone muscle while burning fat during and after your workouts. It targets fats and burns it while toning your muscles.

She also has Stretch Guide & 5 Class Yoga Series to feel refreshed and be flexible and stress-free.


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13. Workouts on Demand

If you want convenient, complete and cheap access to exercise videos, Workouts on Demand has it for you.

You can find the perfect workout plan for you with its Exercise Video Calculator that will recommend the best workout routine based on your needs and fitness level, and it has over 210 videos to choose from.

You can plan your own workout schedule with workout routines ranging from 5 minutes to 45 minutes.

You can try these workouts at the comforts of your own home:

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14. Commando Steve

Fitness coach and former Team Commander with the Australian Special Forces Steve Willis will let you in on his world of training through Commando Steve. Steve has become popular with his signature dark sunglasses, black T-shirt and combat fatigues as he puts contestants through their paces as a trainer on Channel Ten’s ‘Australia’s Biggest Loser‘.

He has put together different programs that will take you to the overall fitness that you want. He offers fitness training sessions (either one on one or in groups), mentoring and Commando Fit Training Camps.

He also has training products to keep you going with your workout plan.

If you don’t want to sign up to the online fitness program, Commando Steveir?t=thestayathome 22&l=ur2&o=36 | Stay at Home Mum.com.au also offers a range of books available on Kindle or Paperback.

15. The Super Fast Diet

The The Superfast Dietir?t=thestayathome 22&l=ur2&o=36 | Stay at Home Mum.com.au is an online diet platform that helps you cut your calories (fasting) for a few days per week.  The idea is much like the 5:7 Program where women eat their normal daily calorie allowance of 2000 calories, but two to three days per week those calories are restricted to only 500.  The Super Fast Diet has three different levels of weight loss methods, two day a week, three days per week and a part-day fast).

Plans start from $39 per month (1 month) up to $199 (12 months)

If you don’t want to sign up to their online program, they also have a book available.

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Jody is the founder and essence of Stay at Home Mum. An insatiable appetite for reading from a very young age had Jody harbouring dreams of being a pu...Read Moreblished author since primary school. That deep-seeded need to write found its way to the public eye in 2011 with the launch of SAHM. Fast forward 4 years and a few thousand articles Jody has fulfilled her dream of being published in print. With the 2014 launch of Once a Month Cooking and 2015's Live Well on Less, thanks to Penguin Random House, Jody shows no signs of slowing down. The master of true native content, Jody lives and experiences first hand every word of advertorial she pens. Mum to two magnificent boys and wife to her beloved Brendan; Jody's voice is a sure fire winner when you need to talk to Mums. Read Less

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