Winter is coming! It’s that time of year when working out outside can be very challenging due to cold weather. There may even be times when getting to the gym is a perilous task due to snowy and icy roads. What do you do when you have limited equipment at home but you want to get in a serious, calorie burning workout? You turn to Youtube for free workout videos. Whether you are a beginner or looking to get your BEAST on… there is a workout channel for you. Here are some of our top choices for YouTube fitness channels that will help you get in shape in your living room.
Note: Many of these channels give weight loss and healthy advice. There are so many opposing opinions when it comes to weight loss, wellness and fitness that you have to do your own research. Workout at your own pace and know your limits.
“LIVEexercise is your new workout partner. All of our workouts are filmed LIVE, so they are raw and real. No rehearsed routines and pauses for make up etc.. We really become your workout partners.”
I like this channel because it’s not edited down. You can see when the trainers are struggling or are out of breath. This is very motivating because it’s human. I feel like they are really having the same challenges that I am. I also love that they have a whole series of videos for people with limited mobility.
Keira LaShae is a singer, dancer and fitness trainer who has built an awesome brand. Her dance workouts are fun, but make no mistake… they will really make you sweat. She shares lots of advice and tips as well.
Jessamyn Stanley is a yoga teacher, body positive advocate and writer based in Durham, North Carolina. You’ve likely seen her story go viral in the last few years. Check out her yoga videos.
“Search over 500 free workouts by length, difficulty, training type, muscles used, calorie burn and more.”
This channel is great for beginners or those who are more advanced. They offer how to videos, challenge videos and a wide variety of workout methods, including Tabata, HIIT, Kickboxing and Yoga. There is something for everyone on this channel. I also love that it’s run by a husband and wife.
This HIIT focused channel because it provides short, effective, intense workouts that you can do at home or in the gym. The founder of this channel has a great energy and he is all about getting lean and staying lean.
“Get hundreds of high-quality workouts that are sure to keep you looking and feeling your best on BeFiT! Re-shape your body, burn fat, and sculpt lean muscle as you work out with top fitness trainers like Jillian Michaels, Denise Austin, Jane Fonda, Billy Blanks Jr.,…”
This channel is great for anyone who is a fan of workout DVDs and wants to use workouts from their favorite exercise celebrities. You may never buy another workout DVD. They have over 1700 videos.
BodyRock.Tv is your 24 hour fitness training pal, offering free, daily, high intensity interval training (Hiit) exercises to help you reach your fitness goals.
BodyRock is one of the first channels where I saw women doing hardcore HIIT workouts. This is definitely a great choice for anyone looking for advanced workouts that can be done at home.
You may already be familiar with the Spark People brand, the app and all of the great information they provide online. Their Youtube channel provides workouts that fun and effective. Great for beginners.
XHIT is great for quick, effective interval style workouts that you can do at home. From CrossFit to Ab work to HIIT, they have a good variety of videos to keep workout boredom away.