The Best At-Home Workouts to Try in Social Isolation – Observer

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As the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread, people are spending a whole lot of time at home. Everyones daily routine is changing as those who are lucky enough to be able to stay inside adjust to the WFH lifestyle. That also means a change in your workout routine, but with all this time within the confines of your abode, theres never been a better time to try out new fitness classes.

Tons of instructors and studios are offering virtual classes on apps, streaming platforms and Instagram. All you really need is a mat (or a towel) and weights (or two water bottles). Whether youre looking to add on a new monthly yoga subscription service to your repertoire or you want to join a free (!!) dance cardio class on Instagram every week, these are the instructors and studios to workout with at home right now.

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For a full-body yoga session thatll make you sweat, try Corepower. You can choose from C1, C2, Yoga Sculpt and Hot Power Fusion classes offered on-demand, which vary from 30 minutes to an hour. A selection of the workouts are free of charge.$19.99 a month for full access.

Kelly Ripa is a fan of this fitness platform, which offers its 28-minute workouts though its app and online, with at least 14 live classes per day plus a library of more than 4,000 sessions. You can choose from sculpt, dance, pilates, yoga, barre, boxing and other options. $27 a month after seven-day free trial.

The Class combines cardio, calisthenics and plyometrics with a spiritual edge. The new digital studio live-streams classes seven days a week. $40 a month after 14-day free trial.

The strength training and HIIT studio recently launched Fhitting Room LIVE. Its a two-way class, so you can see and interact with the instructor. Its offered every day of the week during scheduled slots; youll need to sign up beforehand, and then you get a link to join the virtual class 20 minutes before the start time. If the timing doesnt work for you, try Fhitting Room On Demand, for a curated selection of workouts. Fhitting Room LIVE: $20 a class, Fhitting Room on Demand: $9.99 a month after 30-day free trial.

The NYC wellness studio is now offering its signature trampoline and sculpting classes online, so you can bounce in the safety of your own home. Theyre also holding weekly IG Live classes. $39.99 after three-day free trial.

This workout is based on physical therapy and functional movement, and you can try out sessions on the online streaming platform. Theyre also hosting free Instagram Live workouts three times a day.$19.99 a month, use promo code ONEPVOLVE for a 30-day free trial.

Megan Roups digital streaming app offers dance, cardio and body sculpting classes, with new additions each week. Theyre also posting IG Live free classes. $19.99 a month after two-week free trial.

The interactive home gym offers dance, cardio, boxing and yoga content to use on the Mirror device.$1,495 to purchase Mirror.

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Peloton Yoga Instructor @annagreenberg wants you to find your purpose in this week's Friday fitness tip: "In the midst of rapid change and uncertainty, doing things intentionally helps to keep me sane and grounded. When we do things with a sense of purpose, even just the purpose of doing the thing itself, theres a satisfying feeling of ownership. It makes us active players in our lives instead of sitting on the sidelines just watching things happen. Yoga gave me the gift of understanding how empowering and uplifting intentional movement can be. A brief practice can put things into perspective even when they feel overwhelming or out of control. Its not just yoga that does this though, any creative, physical, mindful, intentional practice like running, cycling, meditating, strength training, journaling, art-making, cooking, and more can give a much-needed sense of control & direction to our lives as well as filling them with a little bit more joy." #onepeloton

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Even if you havent splurged on the pricey bike, you can still try out the brands on-demand fitness classes on the app, including dance cardio and strength options.$12.99 a month after 90-day free trial.

The celebrity Pilates instructor, who counts Olivia Wilde and Kerry Washington as clients, is offering personalized, virtual one-on-one sessions at 20 percent off the usual studio price, as well as complimentary twice-a-week IGTV classes. Personal sessions from $128.

The athleisure and wellness brand is partnering up with instructors like Amanda Kloots and Megan Roup for 30-minute workout sessions on Instagram Live every single day at 4 pm.

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Happy Noon on Monday, Soul Fam! Heres our lineup for this week (but always stay tuned for more!) Today, well be starting our week off with some motivating words from Master Instructor @melaniegriffithnyc Tomorrow, well be keeping active with NYC Instructor @jrlkennedy over on his Instagram Live at 5:30pm EST! On Wednesday We couldnt let Aries season go by without celebrating our Aries fam (a belated birthday ride is in order) Thursday, well be doing yoga with LA Master Instructor @purposefulpixie on her Instagram Live. Wed love for you to join us! Friday, well be making our final Soul Appreciation Sale purchases. You can never have too many matching sweatsuits, right? Saturday, well be keeping active with Senior SF Instructor @chrislayda on his Instagram Live. Perfect way to kickstart our weekends (even at home). Sunday, well be spending some time doing self-carethis week through gratitude, led by Senior NYC Instructor @noashaw26.

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The spin studios new Off The Bike program launched last week, with at-home workouts that require zero equipment offered by instructors three times a week. The classes are streamed via Instagram Live on the rotating schedule of instructors personal feeds, so check SoulCycles Instagram every Monday at noon for the weekly schedule.

The fitness instructor teaches at least two dance cardio classes a week, which he streams poolside from Miami.

This fitness brands in-person classes combine cycling, bootcamps, circuit lifting and stretching, and theyve modified it for an at-home experience. AARMY is offering multiple free daily classes via Instagram Live, and theyre partnering with a few of their celeb clients, including Karlie Kloss and Ashley Graham.

The personal trainer, who has taught at ModelFit and Equinox, offers dance tone classes twice a week on Instagram Live.

Variis recently launched a Social Fitness-ing series, with workouts ranging from yoga, HIIT and meditation from brands like Equinox, Pure Yoga and HeadStrong. There are seven classes available on the brands IGTV, and new classes are posted each day.

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We miss our fit fam! Now, more than ever, its important to band together, support one another, keep our bodies moving, and stay connected. Tune in live @barrys twice tomorrow: once at 9am PDT as Barrys CEO, Joey Gonzalez, and again at 12pm PDT as VP of Curriculum, Chris Hudson, lead us through 20 minute total body workouts. Bodyweight only. No equipment needed. 9am: Joey Gonzalez 12pm: Chris Hudson

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The intense cult-favorite fitness class is offering free daily workouts on Instagram Live twice a day.

The New York-based fitness studio is holding free daily classes via Instagram Live, with no home equipment required.

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