Working out at home is perfect for busy schedules that don't allow time for a daily run to the gym. YouTube offers hundreds – maybe thousands – of workout channels, and many of them are free!
The top fitness influencer on YouTube, with over 500 free full-length workout videos, plus new workouts every week. Detailed, day-by-day workout programs and more. (See video below.)
BodyRock is your 24-hour fitness coach and workout pal, offering high-intensity interval training exercises to help you reach your goals.
The World of Blogilates
Blogilates is more than just workouts... it's a COMMUNITY of POPsters who live and breathe POP Pilates. Blogilates is ranked the #1 female fitness channel on YouTube, and led by certified fitness instructor, entrepreneur, creator of POP Pilates and best-selling author Cassey Ho.
Step aerobic workouts for anyone short on time but really wanting to get their heart rate up. Videos are also available for sale.
Tone It Up
Yoga, sculpt, HIIT, toning, stretch – you name it, Katrina and Karena have a workout for you, usually set on a gorgeous California beach. There are also videos on how to make smoothies, health tips, nutrition and more.
From the popular LiveStrong.com series, LiveStrongWoman features yoga, HIIT, plyo, and core workouts, plus workout challenges and educational health videos.
Yoga workouts that focus on building total-body strength and stress management, from beginner to expert levels.
7-10 minute workouts to burn fat and tone up. Subscriptions available for full-length workouts.
Full-length and mini workouts for yoga, pilates, cardio, strength training, weight management and stress relief. They feature the most buzzed-about workout classes and trends, including the Victoria's Secret workout, Tabata, P90X, and Bar Method.
Short, fast, introductory videos to tone up and try new workouts. Also videos on health, nutrition, weight loss, sex and relationships, beauty, style, career and everything in between.
Jessica Valant Pilates
Full-length pilates videos to lengthen and tone your whole body from a licensed physical therapist and certified Pilates instructor, plus healthy living videos.
Full-length workouts from celebrity fitness trainers like Jillian Michaels, Denise Austin and Billy Blanks covering core, pilates, strength training, cardio and more.
Krav Maga Girl
Cardio and warmup exercises followed by punching and kicking drills from a Krav Maga expert and self-defense instructor.
Short (3-5 minutes) cardio dance workouts, with dance step tutorials on The Star Factory.
Cross-fit training to do at home with pilates, yoga, strength training, toning and many more.
Four Tips for Home Workouts: Video
Kelli and Daniel Segars, co-founders of Fitness Blender – one of the top fitness channel on YouTube – share their tips for getting the most out of working out.
Note: My personal favorite YouTube workout channels are Tone It Up and Fitness Blender. (And I discovered Jessica Valant Pilates, which I plan to start soon!) Most of the above descriptions are taken from the channel's About section.
Catherine Russell is Būband's Content Manager