Whether you don’t have the money for a personal trainer, don’t have time to go to the gym or are working from home most of the time, you can still get fit in the comfort of your own home.
There are a lot of free resources to help you get started, no matter the intensity level and many of them don’t require any equipment. And you don’t need a gym pass either. You don’t need fancy equipment, you don’t need a lot of space, you just need the determination to get started and keep going.
Choose a channel that matches your personality and lifestyle, choose videos that match your fitness level and interest (to vary the types of workouts: cardio, fitness, yoga and more).
YouTube is a useful video platform that provides thousands of free exercise videos to help you stay in shape.
Here are some of the best!
Tone It Up
Enjoy unlimited access to 550+ workouts for every fitness level. The majority of the workouts focus on toning and sculpting the body, using light weights and resistance bands. The workouts are varied and you can enjoy the workouts on the YouTube channel, as well as on their Tone It Up app.
Ultimate Jump Rope Cardio Workout
Yoga With Adriene
Adriene is a skilled international yoga teacher and offers a wide variety of yoga classes on her YouTube Channel. Based on how much time you have, you can pick a quick video (under 10 minutes) or a longer one. With nearly 8 million YouTube subscribers, she is a very popular YouTube presence and inspires good exercise practices.
Detox and Reset | Yoga with Adriene
Pamela Reif’s YouTube Channel features some killer ab and booty workouts to help you sculpt and tone your body. The workouts are effective and she even has a few celebrity guests on her channel.
20 MIN FULL BODY WORKOUT // No Equipment
POPSUGAR Fitness is for people who like to try new workouts every day, they have a pretty impressive amount of exercises, instructors and even celebrity trainers. They feature anything from Zumba, HIIT (high-intensity interval training), kickboxing and even hip-hop dance. They also feature workouts with special guest Celebrity Trainers like Kayla Itsines and Megan Roup.
Victoria’s Secret Model Workout: 10-Minute Fat-Blasting Circuit
With over 12 million YouTube subscribers, Chloe Ting is a popular YouTube presence, listed as one of 2020’s Top Creators on the platform.
Her August 2019 video “Get Abs in Two Weeks” went viral. As of September 2021, that video has 390 million views.
During summer 2020 in quarantine due to Coronavirus, Chloe’s “Two Week Shred Challenge” rose in popularity on TikTok.
Usually, her workouts are quite physically intense, but she packs them as challenges – as for example this viral video:
Get Abs in 2 WEEKS | Abs Workout Challenge
Leslie Sansone’s Walk at Home
30 minutes of fast walking every day is so HEALTHY! Especially if it’s more alert and accompanied by music.
Walk at Home is the world’s leading fitness walking brand. Created by Leslie Sansone, Walk at Home’s popular YouTube channel has over 2 million subscribers and is ranked as one of the TOP FITNESS CHANNELS on YouTube.
Designed for all fitness levels, the Walk at Home App is an easy and fun way to get fit. It features a special monthly calendar and regular new workouts. The app includes low impact cardio workouts, HIIT workouts, strength workouts, dumbbell workouts, flexibility workouts for all fitness levels!
FAST Walking in 30 Minutes | Fitness Videos
Known for her short, effective workouts, typically around 5-15 minutes. Ideal for busy people looking to tone and strengthen their bodies and muscles in no time.
5 Minutes Fat Burn #130 – Foam Roller Exercises
Cirque du Soleil
The artists from Cirque du Soleil feature a workouts playlist on their channel. The exercises range from beginner to advanced and target different parts of the body such as abs, legs and hands. Check the YouTube Playlist: 💪 GET IN SHAPE 💪 PRO Workouts by Cirque du Soleil Artists on their Youtube channel.
Beginner Back Workout for Stronger Core and Better Posture – No Equipment at Home
Famous sports brands like Nike are also offering a lot of workouts on their platform. Learn from their master trainers and practice the exercises designed for all fitness levels.
Nike Trainer Club
Nike strives to bring innovation and inspiration to every athlete* in the world. (* If you have a body, you are an athlete.) Nike’s challenge consists of new ways to change up your routine using a classic exercise or piece of equipment. In this Youtube video, perform your workout at home by learning how to use a stability ball with Nike Master Trainer, Kirsty Godso.
5 Moves to Do with a Stability Ball at Home with Kirsty Godso
Play the exercises at home ideally on a big TV for a more dynamic experience.
Most exercises require minimum equipment, usually a yoga mat and fitness clothing.
With so many fitness options right from the comfort of your own home, you just need to get started. Use the television in a more productive way and kickstart your wellness routine TODAY! Your tomorrow self will thank you for!