Work(out) From Home With These 6 Online Fitness Classes

Earlier on in the year, some of us have set aside our resolutions for 2020. Some wanted to learn and hone a new skill, while others set their minds (and body) to a new goal of living a fitter and healthier lifestyle. But as with many aspects of life, the start of 2020 has caused many to hit the brakes with their routines.

With gyms, fitness studios, and other sports facilities closing their doors during these trying times, fitness junkies everywhere are resorting to online workouts to keep themselves fit while doing their part and staying at home.

So whether you’re here as a fitspo and you’re looking for some inspo to spruce up your routine, or you’re one who is looking to try something new and actually start working on your new year’s resolution of keeping fit, we’ve rounded up some workouts that you can tune into at the comfort of your home.

HIIT

Now that you’ve no excuses to not workout β€” because duh, you’ve nowhere else to go β€” it’s time to work up a sweat with a short (but intense) HIIT routine.

 

 

You see, the thing about working out at home is, many have no idea where to start. But thankfully enough, HIIT routines are usually a no-brainer, it’s totally easy to follow and doable on your own. For starters, you can find some of these HIIT routines online, on Instagram, or even on YouTube, where they will provide tutorials on the types of exercises to execute as well as the number of reps and sets you can do that will have you dripping in sweat in no time.

Not to mention, the best part about HIIT: you don’t have to use a single piece of workout equipment! All you need is a mat and you’re good to go.

HIIT WORKOUTS TO TRY:
β€” LISAFIITT
β€” BARRY’S SINGAPORE: BARRY’S AT HOME (LAUNCHING NEXT WEEK)
β€” GAINSBYBRAINS
β€” BYEVELINA

TABATA

Although there’s always a common misconception between the two, Tabata and HIIT workouts are both different in their own ways. Unlike HIIT, Tabata workouts are a form of HIIT that only takes four minutes of the same exercise whereas the latter is focused on incorporating a variety of exercises that include short bursts of powerful movement with short rest periods in between.

Basically, Tabata takes up less of your time but is more intense than your usual HIIT workout which is usually more spread out. Nevertheless, both exercises are perfect for those who are looking for a quick sweat to fit into their busy schedule.

OTHER TABATA WORKOUTS TO TRY:
β€” POPSUGAR FITNESS
β€” TABATA SONGS
β€” HEATHER ROBERTSON
β€” TABATA WITH KELLY LATIMER

YOGA

Find your inner zen at home by setting aside some time for some yoga. If you have yet to step into a yoga class and you’re still an amateur, well, this is the best time to try your hands at it at home.

Whether you’re pulling out that cute workout gear you haven’t touched in months or you’re looking to get your OM on at home, there are a ton of easy to follow, at-home workouts led by experienced trainers online for you to choose from.

OTHER YOGA WORKOUTS TO TRY:
β€” JYAN YOGA
β€” JASMINE (From the YOGA LAB)
β€” PURE YOGA SINGAPORE
β€” YOGA WITH ADRIENE

BARRE

For the unacquainted, Barre is an exercise inspired by a blend of other elements that include ballet, dance, pilates, strength as well as yoga. This hybrid workout usually involves plies and static stretches, alongside high reps of small range movements that work to improve your core strength while enhancing flexibility.

Though it may seem intimidating at first, Barre is actually a beginner-friendly exercise that you can start out with at home. These low-impact exercises require minimal equipment that can be done in your living room or even your bedroom (if space permits, that is), and it also helps tone your muscles and improves your posture.

OTHER BARRE WORKOUTS TO TRY:
β€” POPSUGAR FITNESS
β€” REBECCA LOUSIE
β€” HOLABIRD SPORTS

FUNCTIONAL TRAINING & BOXINGΒ 

Even with the “lockdown”, nothing can stop us from boxing. Yes, we might not have the right equipment at home, unlike the ones in your gyms, but with these online classes, you can still get your dose of functional training and boxing without heading out.

Not only is it a great way of letting out all your pent up anger, but a killer total-body workout is sure to pack a punch and get you back into shape while you break a sweat. With this workout, you can build your endurance as well as work on doing some cardio or yourself β€” which is perfect if you’re looking for a fat-burning workout.

OTHER FUNCTIONAL TRAINING & BOXING WORKOUTS TO TRY:
β€” BOOM SINGAPORE
β€” Sarahs Day
β€” Body Project

 


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