Best workout Videos on YouTube
This month Healthista is obsessing over free online workout channels. We love them. Here are ten of YouTube’s best
Why we love it: Top trainers mean we get the most from our workout every time.
The BeFiT channel from Lionsgate offers a new workout every single weekday. As well as these high-quality daily updates, they also offer a BeFiT in 90 days workout system as well as a number of 30 day systems including 30 day butt lift, 30 day six-pack abs and BeFiT in 30 extreme designed to shed extra pounds and target specific problem areas. The channel has a huge range of videos to suit any workout, including those looking to burn fat, sculpt muscle, tone up and slim down. They offer fun dance fitness sessions and even Pilates. BeFiT boasts a great bunch of top fitness trainers like Jillian Michaels, Denise Austin, Jane Fonda, Scott Herman, Kym Johnson and many more.
Why we love it: Cassey’s exuberant manner is infectious and can keep us going for hours.
Cassey Ho is the lively and peppy host of this workout channel. The POP Pilates instructor offers a wide range of fun and colourful videos which promise to get you fit while having fun. Uploaded once a week, her videos include “Hot Summer” POP Cardio Dance Workout, Flat Belly Fat Burner POP HIIT, Thigh Trimmer and Butt Lifter Workout and Slim Waist POP Pilates. The channel also includes videos on diet and nutrition including the best ways to lose weight and a range of ‘cheap clean eats’ uploads to make use of alongside your workout. A certified fitness instructor, Cassey’s talkative manner helps you keep your energy levels up and stay motivated throughout the programme: the animated hits playing in the background help too.
3. The Daily Hiit
Why we love it: Shorter videos make our daily HIIT squeezable into even the busiest of days.
With all the hype surrounding HIIT at the moment, this channel is bang on trend. Updated daily, they describe themselves as your ‘24 hour fitness training pal’ and offer high-intensity exercise videos aimed at a variety of different areas to help you achieve your personal body goals. Their workouts include HiitReps, HiitBody, HiitCore and even Yoga, and their trainers are all in great shape and made to motivate.
Why we love it: Simplicity and a friendly duo mean we don’t feel under any unnecessary pressure when following this workout.
Fitness Blender is a clean and easy to follow workout channel by husband and wife duo Daniel and Kelly. They offer over 300 full length workout routines with new videos uploaded every week. The channel covers a variety of areas including Pilates, bodyweight workouts, HIIT, strength training, cardio, kettlebell, yoga, circuit training and much more. Their workouts vary in terms of fitness level and difficulty and the team pride themselves on being able to offer something for everyone. If you are new to workout channels, the simplicity of Fitness Blender makes it a great place to start for an introduction into the mind-boggling world of online fitness.
5. Amanda Russell
Why we love it: Amanda understands our need to be bikini ready, making her the perfect go to girl for our Spring/Summer workouts.