So, you gained weight during quarantine and you want to start burning the calories. But the thing is, you’re still too scared to go to the gym or too cash-strapped to resurrect your membership. No problem: your new fitness trainer is at your fingertips… and it’s for free.
Trainers now upload their routines on YouTube, showing viewers how to stay fit without leaving their homes. No workout DVDs, just free streaming for your next great workout. Here we compiled the eight best YouTube channels for home workouts, depending on the type of exercise you wish to execute.
YOGA: YOGA WITH ADRIENE
She’s an international yoga teacher from Texas, USA on a mission to get the tools of yoga into homes. In 2015, Yoga with Adriene was recognized by Google as the most searched workout of the year. Fast forward to Quarantine 2020, Adriene’s calming voice has put more than 8 million of her subscribers at ease—doing savasanas and other positions in their own living rooms.
DANCE WORKOUT: THE FITNESS MARSHALL
Dubbed as YouTube’s Hottest Fitness Pop Star, the Fitness Marshall creates dance workouts to today’s hottest songs. Dance to the hottest hits from the likes of Dua Lipa, Cardi B, and Blackpink, while the Fitness Marshall sets different difficulty levels from Easy to Hard.
FULL BODY WORKOUT: ALLBLANCTV
Hooked on anything Hallyu? Workout routines from AllblancTV’s for you! Their challenge ranges from full-body home workouts to 6-pack beginner abs!
5-MINUTE WORKOUT: FITNESSBLENDER
Husband and wife Daniel and Kelli team up to run this channel that specializes workouts for busy people. They have over 500 workouts in their channel—most of which are designed to be quick depending on how busy you are.
Nate Bower is in your corner! He’s a boxing instructor, personal trainer, and competitive athlete from Canada. Bower’s channel offers “boxing workouts, heavy bag workouts, fitness and boxing classes, high-intensity interval training (HIIT), motivation, timed session workout routines, and more.”
WALKING: LESLIE SANSONE
You read it right: there’s a YouTube channel devoted for walking. It’s a low-impact exercise that almost anyone can do—most especially if you’re stuck at home. One ‘walking’ video even garnered over 38 million views. Perfect even if you don’t have a treadmill.
STRENGTH TRAINING: HASFIT (HEART & SOUL FIT)
The HASFit – or Heart and Soul Fit Channel – is useful if your main goal is to get strong and lean. The channel includes strength training workouts along with low and high-impact exercise routines.
Get your mat out: fitness instructor Cassey Ho’s widely popular channel focuses on POP Pilates, PIIT28 and BootCamp Sculpting. Ho’s friendly demeanor promises you to find joy in fitness.
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