Many of us have been stuck inside for a few weeks now because of the coronavirus pandemic and might be in the need of exercise.
We asked our friends around town to share how they exercise at home, including Ryan Worley from The Chippendales, Katie Austin (daughter of fitness expert Denise Austin), Clare Roberts from Las Vegas Pilates, Natalia and Alona from the show “Extravaganza" at Bally’s, the Nistorov family from the cast of “Wow” at the Rio, Vivian Whitman with Redemption Fitness Summerlin who demonstrated core exercises, and Renato Fernandes, a single dad and trapeze flyer who gets a little help with his workouts from his twin daughters.
And if the videos above didn’t inspire you, here are 13 suggestions of how you can work out at home.
1. Go for a walk. The benefits of just walking are well documented. It can help reduce heart disease and strengthen your bones and muscles. Of course, make sure you practice social distancing and wear a mask if you are walking in a crowded area. Here are some tips for staying safe while walking (or running).
2. There are many bodyweight workouts that you can do in your home without the need of any equipment or apps. Exercises include the inchworm, tuck jumps, stair climb with biceps curl, burp, plank to push up, clock lunge and many more. Click here for 50 exercises.
3. There are also multiple exercises that you can do with things you may already have in your house like water jugs, wine bottles, bulk-size condiments, a backpack full of books or a paint can. Exercises include the BBQ sauce shoulder press, wine bottle shoulder circuit or water jug bicep curls. Click here for demonstrations and more suggestions.
4. Dancing is a good way to get your body moving and burn some calories. You can simply turn on some music and dance around your living room or join a Zoom dance party. Check out the Social Distance Party on Instagram.
5. Obe Fitness offers live and on-demand streaming dance cardio, yoga and strength workouts. They are free for one month if you use the code ATHOME. After the free trial, it is $27 per month.
6. Planet Fitness streams 20 minute at-home, full-body workouts on its Facebook page every Monday through Friday.
7. Yoga with Adriene features dozens of yoga workouts for all levels. The workouts last from 5 to 40 minutes long.
8. Yoga for Beginners is an app that offers free 10-minute workouts that can boost energy and help with flexibility and toning.
9. PopSugar Fitness offers dozens of high-intensity workout videos between 5 and 35 minutes each. Just check out their YouTube channel.
10. Club Pilates is offering free live-stream pilates classes on its Facebook page. Or, you can just learn from Clare Roberts from Las Vegas Pilates below.
11. Jennifer Lawrence’s trainer Kit Rich offers workouts on her YouTube channel. You can find cardio, strength and pilates workouts with modifications for all fitness levels.
12. The Tone It Up app by social media fitness influencers Karena Dawn and Katrina Scott offers weight training, cardio, barre and boxing workouts for free through mid-April. It also has healthy recipes.
13. Trainer Ashely Borden has worked with people like Khloe Kardashian. Her YouTube channel has hundreds of exercise, including air squats, lateral bounds, the bear crawl, elbow planks and more.
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