No Equipment? No problem.
You don’t need a gym to get your fitness on — in most cases, all you need is WiFi and a bit of floor space. I used to be one of those people who thought I needed a gym membership to stay in shape. Really, all I needed was Wifi.
Want to get fit? Here are some of our favorite YouTube channels that show you how to get fit without using any equipment.
Before you get started, some things worth noting:
- Some of these people and brands occasionally use language that you might find offensive — like by talking about “bikini bodies,” for example. With that in mind, when compiling this list I looked for fitness brands that represented a range of ideals, to appeal to the widest range of people. All of these channels aren’t going to be for all people, but hopefully something here might speak to you.
- Along the same lines! Some people in these videos might make some ~claims~ about the workouts changing your body in X, Y, or Z ways (toning, tightening, and the like). The truth is that losing fat, building muscle, or making changes to how your body looks isn’t just a matter of working out — it’s way more complicated than that. Learn more about it here, if you’re interested.
- Before you get started on a new fitness regimen, you should check in with your doctor about what’s safe for you. That’s especially true if you’re pregnant, injured, or have limited mobility for whatever reason.
Example video (above): Crazy Six Pack Abs Workout
What else you’ll find: Mike Chang, owner of Six Pack Shortcuts, coaches you through tons of workouts (primarily focused on abs, of course).
Example video (above): The 4-Minute Lower Body Burpee Gauntlet Challenge Workout
What else you’ll find: Certified trainer Craig Ballantyne leads you through tons of metabolic resistance training workouts, no equipment needed. Includes full workouts, exercise tips, and workout descriptions.
Example video (above): POP Pilates for Beginners – Total Body Workout
Example video: Seated Exercise For Obesity and Limited Mobility
What Else You’ll Find: At-home workouts, low-impact workouts for people with limited mobility, exercises for kids, and more
Power Yoga with Adriene
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