A home workout is the best way for us to keep moving without leaving our homes. The key is have FUN to stay motivated. Find the mix of exercises and instructors that are right for you. Don’t forget exercise is more than keeping in shape. It helps with your emotional and mental health. Personally, working out has helped my clients and myself with our self-esteem too! “In general, people who are active have less anxiety, depression, and stress than people who are not active.” (Source: Get Regular Exercise for Mental Health, HealthLinkBC.ca). Here is a roundup of some of the best home workout videos to match your mood and adventure! Don’t wait, time to get moving for your physical and mental well-being!
Start Simple with this 20 Minute Walk At Home Workout
Walking has health benefits for heart health, including lowering the risk of heart attack and stroke. “From multiple well-done studies, researchers found that walking reduced the risk of cardiovascular events by 31% cut the risk of dying by 32%.” (Source: Walking: Your steps to Health, Harvard Health Publishing). Start with this and work your way up to longer walks outside in no time!
Low Impact Moves can Burn Fat!
This fun, accessible workout is from Team Body Project. Their mantra is to provide achievable, sustainable and realistic workout plans for every BODY! Don’t expect your teachers to be fitness models who can afford to exercise for 2 or 3 hours a day. It is all about real workouts for real people that deliver real results. Time to get inspired for real!
More Low Impact for Total Body Toning Home Workout!
Say goodbye to the old fashion of notion that only high-impact workouts can get you fit and toned. This low-impact no-nonsense 30-minute class from Fitness Blender is done in a fun, supportive way to keep you going. Best of all, this a great example of a highly effective low-impact workout. Be kind to your joints, get your heart rate up and still break a sweat!
Full Body Workout with Options + Celebrity Trainer
This is a high-energy 30-minute full-body cardio & toning workout with celeb trainer Lacey Stone. It has been designed for all levels of fitness with options with the co-presenters. The classic exercises are easy to follow if you’re a beginner. The video includes cues to level up with modifications. Additionally, this workout requires no equipment making it perfect for the home workout.
Pilates 101 for Your Next Home Workout
For those been wanting to try Pilates, this is a calm & informative 40-minute class from Rachel Lawrence, The Girl on the Mat. Discover all the pilates’ basics in this 40-minute full-body workout with modifications to match your current physical strength. Pilates is especially great for tight hamstrings and lower back muscles!
Channel Your Inner Barre Belle!
This fun 30-minute barre workout focuses on sculpting with the creator of Barre Belle, Marnie Alton. Her clients include Kate Hudson and Jennifer Aniston. The Barre Belle program is inspired by dance training combining strength and cardio sequences designed to make you SWEAT and BURN calories. Get ready for a fun workout best described by their hashtag, #SweatObsessed!
Seriously Easy to Get Moving with Salsa, Samba+!
We love this workout as the view is from the back, making it super easy to follow. Say goodbye to keeping in step with the dance fit instructor. The most exciting part of this dance workout video is the set-up. It will let you switch effortlessly between different dance moves from the hustle to meringue and more. Let get your cha-chas ready for this 30-minute fun class! Ariba, my lovelies!
Cardio Dance Party even if You are Rhythmically Challenged!
If you love to dance and haven’t tried a 305 fitness class before, click this video immediately. This isn’t a workout—it’s a dance party. 305 is an addictively fun dance cardio class that works you head to toe. Drop it low, tone it up, and shake it out in this nightclub-inspired video! We love the non-stop 30-minute format. It incorporates jumping jacks and simple dance moves that will get even the most rhythmically challenged person believing they can be a Beyoncé backup dancer. The great music and instructor will hype you up the entire time. You won’t have more fun doing anything else!
Level Up & Get Technical with Orange Theory!
Orange Theory is a fitness chain that offers a total-body group workout that combines science, coaching and technology for maximum results from the inside out. Their workouts are broken up into intervals of cardiovascular and strength training. This workout is intense but in the best way possible. Experience their approach with this 45-minute class on YouTube. This class is focused on building your upper body strength and have your core feeling stronger. Orange Theory levels you up perfectly if you are looking to up your fitness game.
Shadow Box to De-Stress with Toronto’s Finest
Boxing is an incredible workout, break a sweat & release pent-up stress. I have attended a couple of Nate’s classes in person, and this video is close to the real thing! Based in Toronto, Nate Bower is a certified personal trainer, boxing coach, YouTuber, and creator of multiple online training programs. This video is the perfect way to get loose and let it all out!
Find the Right Home Workout to Match Your Level & Mood
Here are our recommended home workouts that are fun and will get you moving. Exercising regularly will improve your physical and mental health. You can find a lot of exercise videos on YouTube for your free home workout. If you are also wondering about yoga, check out our recommendations in Four Online Beginner Yoga Classes For You! and Four Beginner Yoga Classes, No Handstands Required!