The most fun at-home aerobics classes to rock on quarantine
Not exactly a fitness aficionado? Struggling to find the time to work out between Zooms & homeschooling your brood? Luckily for you, there’s a cornucopia of fun & mostly free workouts online just waiting to help you sweat your face off – and hopefully your butt, too.
A little something for everyone
Nike Training Club
This free app claims to be the “ultimate personal trainer”. Nike Training Club has 185+ workouts & personalized recommendations as you use it. It offers strength & endurance to yoga & everything in between.
Have you ever dreamed of having a personal trainer to the stars help you get fit? FitOn is the way to do just that. Trainers who have worked with hit artists Pink, Alicia Keys, and many more offer cardio, strength, HIIT, dance, yoga, pilates, barre, and much more on this free app.
One of the most well known inclusive fitness centers, Planet Fitness is offering free 30-minute workouts on their Facebook page weekdays at 7 pm ET. If you can’t make it at that time, check out their YouTube channel for on-demand classes.
HASfit stands for Heart and Soul fitness; they believe every soul deserves to be fit. This fitness website offers over 1,000 workout videos and 30- to 90-day nutrition & fitness plans with adjustments for ability levels & dietary restrictions for free.
This YouTube channel is well organized, great for all levels of fitness. Jessicasmithtv offers variations for all mobility levels & occasionally a cameo by her adorable pooch.
We can’t talk about quarantine exercise without talking about Blogilates’s 14-day quarantine workout or their decade of free 20-minute Pilates videos. You can check them out on their website or YouTube.
When you just don’t have the time
Adidas Training by Runtastic
This free app offers your choice of 180+ standalone exercises or 7- to 45-minute workouts. With Adidas Training by Runtastic, you can customize these into as much or little time as you have to burn some calories.
Daily Workouts Fitness Trainer
Daily Workouts Fitness Trainer is a great free app that offers 100+ simple 5- to 10-minute targeted workouts or 10- to 30-minute random full body workouts.
Seven is a free, highly rated app that offers 7-minute targeted workouts to get the most bang for your buck.
Daily Yoga: Workout & Fitness
This free app is appropriate for newbies all the way up to advanced practitioners. Daily Yoga offers 50+ class plans & workouts. You can try or combine over 500 poses or 200+ classes with videos ranging from 5-70 minutes.
Yoga for Beginners
Yoga for Beginners is a free app specifically designed for newbies. It offers basic poses and quick, simple workouts.
This yoga powerhouse is offering select free classes on its website while the studios are closed. If you want special live streaming classes, you can subscribe to their membership for $19.95 a month.
Yoga Down Dog
Down Dog is waiving its monthly membership until June 1st for all new members and until July 1st for all students & teachers when you register your school. They offer yoga for beginners, HIIT, barre, and 7-minute workouts.
Most enjoyable workouts
If you love big hair & bright clothes, Retrosweat is the workout website for you. These 80s-inspired, high-energy (and even higher-haired) videos will have you sweating & smiling in no time.
Zombies, Run! is an interactive exercise video game. The idea is as brilliant as it is simple. You walk, run, or jog around your neighborhood and when you hear zombie music, you speed up. Collect rewards as you advance.
Hunting Pokemon isn’t a bad way to get in some steps & some fresh air. Download the Pokemon Go app & try to catch them all like it’s the innocent days of 2016 again.