Staying Home: Online Workouts
Fitness clubs, yoga studios and YouTubers can bring the gym to you.
Virtual workouts are closing the distance between our ability to stay in shape and remain connected with a community of fellow fitness fanatics. The resources below are free for members and non-members, with a variety of workouts for different ages, interests and fitness levels.
Orlando Power Yoga offers 60-minute sessions daily at 9 a.m., noon and 6 p.m. featuring different instructors on Facebook Live and YouTube. Classes in power vinyasa, yin, guided meditations and breath work are available at all levels.
The Bar Method has free body sculpting classes via Facebook Live at 11:30 a.m. daily. Students use their own body weight and household objects, such as a chair, to strengthen and tone. Exercises can be adapted for varying fitness levels or modified for pregnant moms.
Wholistic Journey yoga studio of Celebration offers donation-based video workouts three times weekly on its Facebook page and a weekly yoga or meditation video on its YouTube channel. Sessions are described as “slow flow” for middle-aged and older students.
Planet Fitness streams 20-minute “work-ins” daily at 7 p.m. via Facebook Live featuring trainers and occasional celebrity guests. Additional free work-ins can be found on the Planet Fitness app, available on the App Store and Google Play.
24 Hour Fitness’ free 24GO app helps you customize workouts to achieve your goals with more than 1,000 in-club and at-home workouts. You can also participate virtually in on-demand group exercise videos. The app also allows users to track their progress and is available on the App Store and Google Play.
Orangetheory Fitness is posting daily 30-minute workouts on YouTube designed to alleviate stress and elevate mood. The workouts, featuring popular coaches, can be done using household objects and include interval training.
TITLE Boxing Club offers 30 days of free workouts that can be streamed from any device. The sessions are designed by TITLE trainers and suitable for all fitness levels. Check them out at titleboxingclubondemand.com
The YMCA is offering virtual classes including boot camp, barre, yoga and low-impact classes for seniors. Plus it has partnered with Les Mills for BODYPUMP, Yoga Flow, and classes for kids ages 2 to 16. In addition, Y instructors are leading yoga, cardio, strength, and high-intensity interval training classes via Facebook Live. Find classes at YMCA360.org, lesmillsondemand.com and on Facebook.
Fitness Blender, a longtime YouTube favorite, offers more than 500 free workouts including high-intensity interval training, body weight cardio programs, targeted workouts, pilates and core conditioning. Workouts vary in length and can be modified to accommodate different fitness levels.
Leslie Sansone’s Walk at Home program, another YouTube fave with more than 1 million subscribers, takes walking to the next level by using every muscle group to maximize caloric burn. Programs range from five minutes to a 5K walk. Floor strengthening and toning exercises are also included in the mix.
Gold’s Gym is offering more than 600 free audio and video workouts plus workout mixes through May 31 via its Gold’s AMP app. Learn more at goldsgym.com/anywhere.
Retro Fitness is offering free home workout sessions daily at 6 p.m. via Facebook Live. Do circuit training using household objects, or go all-out for a high-intensity interval training session.
Yoga With Adriene, another popular YouTube channel, offers yoga for beginners; for weight loss and toning; and for easing of back, neck and shoulder pain. Programs range in length from five minutes to an hour.