Does staying home have you feeling restless? With fitness studios closed to promote social distancing and help flatten the curve, getting a workout in isn’t just a matter of hopping in the car to get to your favourite facility. Incorporating exercise into your daily routine is important for your overall wellbeing; physically and mentally, that’s why many gyms and fitness pros have come together and are offering several free resources to get your sweat on.
We’ve rounded up some of the top 10 workout resources for you to help you with getting some much-needed physical release during your time at home:
Oxygen Yoga and Fitness
Unwind in savasana or sweat to the beat with a variety of classes from relaxation to HIIT workouts, with live classes streamed live daily on Instagram or access their resource of previously streamed content on their Oxygen Everywhere Facebook group. Classes range from 10-30-60 minute intervals.
Core Power Yoga
Get your flow on with their free live YouTube online streaming classes or access to their free limited collection of online classes available weekly. Get your heart beating with their Cardio Blast or take it down a notch with a Sleep Therapy class with class times ranging from 20-60 minute intervals.
HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) Classes
Orange Theory Fitness
A popular endurance class focused on intervals and aiming certain heart rate zones. They offer 30-minute at home workout routines daily that don’t require any special equipment other than utilizing objects you can find around your home like soup cans in lieu of weights.
A modern-day boxing studio hosting daily Instagram live videos featuring cardio and body weight workouts everyday. Class schedules are posted daily on their IG feed.
Workout like the Stars
Celebrity personal trainer known for training Blake Lively, is offering a free 4-week bodyweight training program that can be done without any equipment from the comfort of your home. He also provides daily coaching on his Instagram platform to coach you through the 20-30 minute sessions.
A little of Everything Else
Offers high-intensity interval training, strength training, core, prenatal classes and more targeted towards keeping women fit. You can see all their on-demand classes here.
Body Barre Fitness & Training Studio
Geared to keeping women fit using Barre, Pilates, Yoga, HIIT training and more. The owner Tina DiLeo is posting workouts daily on Instagram. This is a great resource for people familiar with the moves and need a workout plan to get motivated. Workouts are posted in the feed and demos are posted in the live content.
On demand classes and digital coaching is now available through, YMCA 360, which includes some of the Y’s most popular group exercise classes like boot camp, barre, yoga, and low impact programs for seniors.
Their mantra of a “judgement free zone” has extended to their “Home Work-Ins” series suited for classes for everyone – streamed live daily on their Facebook story, if you can’t catch them live they are available on their Facebook and Youtube channel after the broadcast is over for those unable to take the classes live. Instructed by certified trainers and sometimes include specials guests like Erica Lugo a coach and fitness trainer from “The Biggest Loser”. These workouts are just what you need to get started on your fitness regime.
Fit Squad Training
Top-notch training centre known for group classes and space for weightlifters of all levels, offered through their IG live they are offering daily classes 45-60 minutes in length focused on strength, core and conditioning with little to no equipment required.