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NO MORE EXCUSES! ONLINE FITNESS PROGRAMS THAT BRING THE GYM TO YOU

Jan 16, 2014

No More Excuses! Online Fitness Programs that Bring the Gym to You

 

It’s no secret that embracing an active lifestyle leads to happy and healthy living. Choosing foods that benefit your body and, of course, working out for at least fifteen minutes a day increases your quality of life. Despite knowing these facts, sometimes going to the gym is the easiest task to cut out from your daily schedule.

Fortunately, technology has made getting in shape more convenient for you through online exercise videos that bring knowledgeable trainers and workouts into your home or office.

If your jog just isn’t cutting it anymore and you need a break from your regular at-home workout routine these online programs offer twenty to forty minute workouts that will challenge you and leave you glowing as much as live classes do. Remember to get the most out of your workout by stretching before you begin and hydrating throughout.

FitnessGlo
Choose from a vault of simple, easy-to-follow workouts led by enthusiastic instructors that are trained in areas such as dance performance and flow-yoga. ($12/month)

YogaGlo
These workouts aim to improve both your mental and physical self, so turn up the Enya and get ready for a full body change ($18/month)

Pilatesology
Control. Center. Flow. Increase your flexibility and the connection to your body through demanding workouts that have undeniable results. ($19/month)

BeFit on YouTube
This fitness channel serves up free workouts from celebrity trainers. Be warned--these trainers won’t take it easy on you.

FitnessBlender
Another free site that focuses on burning fat, building strength and muscle, and tightening your core. 

Want more ways to burn calories at home? Try these fitness apps to make working out as easy as whipping out your smartphone!

By Carla Cain-Walther

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