One of the most popular New Year’s Resolutions that people make are to get into shape and lose weight. Since January is the biggest month for gym sign-ups, if you’re still reeling from going over-board on holiday shopping, and you want to get your budget into shape (just as much as you want to tone up), then it’s time to think out of the box (or should we say, gym?!), and go online.
5 Free Online Exercise Classes
To help you get into shape this year, here are 5 free online exercise classes (including energizing workout videos and dietary guidelines) that you can do anywhere (even the beach!). From 2-week jump-start challenges that are easy to follow to on-going online exercise videos (like yoga, pilates, and cardio training), these free online exercise classes will whip your body into shape in no time.
Plus, the freedom and flexibility to workout anywhere makes these online exercise classes even more motivating to stick with. Not to mention – you’ll be helping yourself reach your financial goals by not spending a dime on these exercise programs. Talk about a win-win!
Popsugar January Jump-Start Challenge: This plan will jump-start your healthy-eating and fitness goals, setting you up for success for the rest of the year. With daily recipes and weekly shopping lists, you’ll find cooking clean isn’t a chore, and our daily workouts can all be done at home — cardio included. Plus, you have the added benefit of being a part of an active online community of women who are participating in this online exercise program. Just go on social media and look up the hashtag #PSJumpstart to see how other gals are staying motivated in getting fit.
Blogilates: From a series of body-sculpting 6-minute videos that help you shape ‘Sexy Abs’ and ‘Sexy Thighs’ to the must-see ‘Swimsuit Slimdown Series’ , fitness expert and social media maven, Cassey Ho, is a fun and energetic personality that will help you stay motivated while getting in shape. Plus, her girl-next-door, affable persona makes you feel like you’re working out with your best friend. In addition to her free online exercise classes, her website also offers meal plans, printables, and body-shaping challenges.
Sweaty Betty: In addition to their figure-flattering exercise apparel, fitness brand Sweaty Betty also offers free online exercise classes, including easy-to-follow fitness videos. From lengthening and toning yoga videos to ballet boot-camp exercises, their workout videos are great for everyone who want to lose weight, tone up, and get fit. Whether you have 30 minutes to workout or are short on time, you can search their video archives to find the type of workout program and time frame that meet your needs.
Fitness Blender: Designed for all types of fitness levels – from beginners to advanced levels, Fitness Blender makes their free online exercise classes available to you, no matter where you are. The site offers hundreds of free, full-length workout videos, the most affordable and effective workout programs on the web, delicious whole food meal plans, and helpful health, nutrition and fitness information.
Tone It Up: You might have seen these two fitness experts and real-life best friends, Karena and Katrina of Tone It Up on their Bravo-TV show, Toned Up. These affable, fun-loving gals not only offer free online exercise classes, their growing community of fitness enthusiasts and women who just want to get in shape help you stay motivated and inspired. From booty-shaping workouts to total-body conditioning exercises, their online exercise classes will help you get into shape and have fun along the way.
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