Exercising at Home

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Exercising at Home

There are so many amazing options for virtual fitness training, it can actually be overwhelming to determine which one will work best for you and your lifestyle! Furthermore, many top virtual fitness programs vary dramatically in format and cost. In this article, we will give an overview of a few of the leading virtual workout programs so that you can determine which one might work best for you and your fitness journey!

SWEAT by Kayla: This program is available as an App marketed towards women of all fitness levels. You can select a trainer and embark on a week-long program aimed at achieving maximum results. The workouts vary in length but stay around 30 minutes/day with some rest days built-in. SWEAT is also designed to be a social network where you can post before and after pictures and document your journey alongside other women.  You can get the “Sweat with Kayla” app free for a week. After that, it’s $19.99 (U.S.) a month.

Daily Burn: This is essentially a workout website that serves as a database of many different workouts and programs with a variety of different trainers. All of the workout programs are available within the website and last anywhere from 2 to 8 weeks. You can stop and switch programs anytime and you can discover new programs based on your interests (yoga, HIIT, etc.), fitness level, time availability, etc. Then benefit of this website is the sheer variety of workouts available; however, it can be a little overwhelming if you are just trying to get started and need some direction. Try it free for 30 days and then pay $19.95 per month.

Beachbody on Demand: This website is similar to Daily Burn in that it offers a huge selection of programs – you can definitely find something to meet your needs and fitness level. It’s also home to some of the more famous at-home workouts that you may have heard of: P90X, 21-Day Fix, Insanity, etc.   They also have options for pre and post-natal workouts. The pricing structure is a little different than your typical program: $99/year, $59/6months, or $38.87/Quarter. Considering its long-lasting popularity over the years – it’s definitely worth exploring!    

Glo: This program is exclusively geared towards yoga, Pilates, and meditation. Instead of beginning a week-long program, you can select single classes a-la-carte based on how much time or energy you have on a given day. There are over 4,000 classes available. The membership fee is $18 a month, which gives you unlimited access to new classes and their extensive archive. If you are interested in yoga, Pilates, etc. this is definitely a great option for you!

YouTube: It would be a mistake to only review the fitness options that you have to pay for! There are SO many great fitness resources available on YouTube that will not cost you a single penny. Check out these popular channels: Fitness Blender, Chloe Ting, HASfit, Blogilates, etc. If you are just getting started on your fitness journey, take time to explore different workout options, and find what you really enjoy doing!

There are so many great virtual options, it’s impossible to review all of them! Do you have an online workout that you particularly enjoy? Leave us a message on Facebook and let us know!


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