The government has introduced stricter measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. With all of us spending more time in our homes to reduce our contact with other people, how we stay active is likely to change. As group exercise classes and gyms are no longer available to us, classfinder has created a list of online alternatives to keep you active in your home during this period.
Always Moving Forward
If you like a challenge, then add Always Moving Forward’s 30-day home workout to your daily routine. The YouTube sessions are a great way to exercise your postural muscles as well as improve the tone and function of your glutes, core & mid-back.
If you are looking to introduce a little zen to your home, you can join Broga’s daily lunchtime and evening yoga classes. Watch their 1pm and 6pm daily live streams on Broga’s Instagram page.
Your guilt free night out can now be your active night in! Clubbercise, the dance fitness class with signature glowsticks, is now available in your home. Just contact your local instructor to arrange your online session and find a dancefloor in your house (even if it is the kitchen tiles).
The founder of Energy Flow is live streaming classes for as little as £7 a week. You can also access a library of yoga, Triggerpoint Pilates, Pilates, Kettlebells, Gold Fitness (gentle) and dance fitness classes for £25 per month. This package includes access to the live streamed sessions as well as on demand access. Click here to sign up.
Pose Fitness offers a range of both dance and core-based fitness classes to support all stages of life and all abilities. PoseFit has also now adapted their classes for MumFit. Find a class that works for you and book online now.
Methodology X (created by Hollywood A-list trainer Dan Roberts) combines Pilates, yoga, athletics, ballet, commercial dance and strength training. You can access online classes from £6.49 a week or purchase lifetime access for £338. Find out more here.
Move It or Lose It
Move It or Lose It provide specially designed exercise programmes for older people. Created to include flexibility, aerobics, balance and strength exercises (FABS) it’s a great way to stay active. Online classes are now available daily at 2.30pm. Go to their Facebook page and like, follow and turn on your notifications to access their classes.
Mash It Up!
Mash It Up! specialise in dance fitness for those that love Dancehall. You can donate between £2-£5 this month and in exchange you’ll gain access to classes. You’ll also be able to communicate with the Mash It Up! community. Click here to find out more.
RumPum dance fitness
RumPum combines dance and combat moves to create a whole-body workout for all levels of fitness. There are daily live streams available on Facebook at 6pm (RumPum) and 7.30pm (FightinFit). You can sign up by sending a direct message to the team via Facebook. Click here for more information.
This dance cardio class uses energetic Charleston, gospel, hot jazz and electro-swing music to create a total body exercise class for all fitness levels. Many SwingTrain instructors are offering live classes so find out how to book by visiting their Facebook page. There are also 30-minute Vimeo videos to keep everyone dancing until all their classes are available online. Click here to watch.
If you’re looking for an energetic dance fitness class, then this could be the one for you. Set to popular and current Punjabi music, Pungra is a fun way to stay active. They have lots of free to access YouTube classes that can get you dancing along at home.
Sam James, founder of Inclusfit, has moved her RockBox and Clubbercise classes online to ensure that everyone, no matter what their ability, can stay active during social isolation. Find more information about her classes and book today.
It’s important to stay active during perimenopause and menopause. Not only can it reduce some of the negative symptoms many women experience, it can improve your mood and keep you fit. Join menopause fitness expert Julie for a free fitness routine. Click here to download and exercise in the comfort of your own home.
Based on physical exercise, yoga and movement, FLexercise helps to improve posture, balance, strength and increase energy levels. You can now live stream classes on Facebook at 10am daily. Consisting of 10 minutes of chat as a community and morning stretches. You can also joint hem for an afternoon session, me@3, Tuesday's at 3pm. To find out more about staying active with FLexercise, click here.
If you want an online class that is a little different, why not try HulaFit? The fun fitness classes help to burn calories, tone your abs and provide a full body workout. You’ll need a weighted hoop (available from their online store if you don’t have your own) and lots of energy! Click here to find an online session.
If you like Korean pop music, then this is the home exercise class for you. With routines of between 12-13 songs over a 50-minute period, you’ll get an upbeat workout and learn some great new moves. Click here to find out more.
If you want to rock your front room, RockBox is the class for you. Become a lean, mean rock box machine by signing up to their daily online classes. Classes are live between Monday and Friday (6pm) or Saturdays and Sundays (11am). Find out more on their Facebook page.
Make use of your Boogie Bounce mini trampoline with free online workouts. If you haven’t already, download their app from the app store and you’ll have access to HIIT, strength and conditioning and general fitness classes online. Classes are range between 5 and 30 minutes long. Don’t have a mini trampoline? You can purchase one for your home from the Boogie Bounce shop.
Want to make sure you’re fighting fit? Then Boxercise has in home workouts tailored to you. Subscribe to their YouTube channel for videos that work for you. Try their footwork training system and their calorie cruncher to ease you in.
Do you want a dance fitness class which will see you twerking whilst your home working? TwerkFit® classes combine cardiovascular exercise, which raises general fitness levels with working the lower body, legs, and core to improve muscle tone. Join their free online classes by contacting the team via Facebook.
Want to stay fit OnDemand? Total Boxer has a range of online classes that you can access. The workouts are great for all fitness levels and don’t require any equipment or experience, you’ll find videos ranging from 5 minutes up to an hour to keep you active in your home.
Fit4Tap combines tap dance and dance fitness to create a class that can be enjoyed by experienced and novice dancers. Don’t worry, you won’t need tap shoes to take part. If you’ve never tried a Fit4Tap class before, book one of their online ‘signature’ classes today. You can use their timetable to find a class that works for you.
Drum n Bounce
If you love drum and bass music, this is the class for you. The high energy, uplifting dance fitness class is a great way to get active at home. You can kickstart your week with a 10am Monday class. If you prefer an evening class, try either Wednesday’s 7pm session to bounce you over hump day, or Friday’s 6pm to start the weekend in style sessions. Find out more about the live streamed classes on their Facebook page.