Getting to the gym can be hard, especially when the city’s shut down thanks to a blizzard or it’s dark until 7:20 in the morning. But getting in a workout isn’t.
Fortunately 21st-century technology has gifted us the ability to get sweaty at home (or in our cubicles) in ways that are way more exciting than holding plank or dusting off your DVD collection.
Here are online classes we’ve covered that you can do right now—from yoga with weights to barre and dance cardio—plus news on the up-coming era of indoor cycling at home.
1. 6 online gyms that make motivation a moot point
If the thought of getting to the gym used to hold you back from working out, now you really don’t have an excuse.
2. Barre3 launches a fitness and lifestyle app
The white-hot barre brand debuts an app with 10-minute workouts, healthy recipes, and a grocery list generator.
3. Australia’s top trainer wants to whip you into shape
Michelle Bridges, the straight-talking trainer from Australia’s The Biggest Loser, wants Americans to tune in to her online fitness program.
4. Crunch debuts online fitness classes
Now, with Crunch Live, the first major online fitness platform of a national gym brand, anyone with internet service can take the chain’s funky fitness classes.
5. Dirty Yoga expands its online class offerings—and adds weights
The hip Brooklyn-based company is rolling out smart new online classes for your living-room yoga sessions.
6. Body By Simone launches BBS TV
Dance cardio queen Simone De La Rue just devised a way to extend face time with her via her new series of streaming videos.
7. Physique 57 debuts online classes
Physique 57 co-founder Tanya Becker dishes on the barre brand’s new online workouts.
8. SoulCycle hints at a major digital debut
SoulCycle is hard at work on a “digital revamp,” including a speedy booking app and the possibility of streaming workouts.
9. How Peloton plans to revolutionize spinning—at home
Will fitness aficionados skip classes at their favorite boutique studio in favor of spinning at home? A new company called Peloton is testing the theory.