7 Online Fitness Classes to Keep You Active

As you continue to stay indoors to help ensure your own health, and the health of others around you, it’s important not to let COVID-19 get in the way of your regular exercise routine. While it may not align with your normal routine, there are many alternatives to going to the gym or participating in fitness classes.

Thankfully gyms and fitness studios across the US and the rest of the world are learning to adapt to the needs of their members. Studios are offering convenient access to online classes and regimens to keep you active. Some services are free and others are included with gym memberships, so determine which is right for you and get started.

Keep reading to discover several fitness options you can try in the comfort of your own home!

Orange Theory

You’ll find 30-minute exercise videos released daily from this endurance-focused gym. You won’t need any special equipment since using other household objects as weights are perfectly acceptable.


This boxing studio has taken to Instagram Live to bring you cardio and body workouts every day.

305 Fitness

If you prefer dancing to get your blood flowing, then check out this cardio workout and find out what has been all the rage in NYC. You’ll find twice-a-day workouts live on Youtube at 12:00 PM and 6:00 PM EST.

CorePower Yoga

If yoga is your preferred workout, then look out for CorePower Yoga’s YouTube live streams and get your stretches in. See their channel and find out what they have scheduled for the days ahead.


Don’t have a stationary bike? Don’t worry! Peloton is offering a free 90-day trial, which includes so much more than pedaling. Their streaming app brings you meditation, yoga, running, cycling, and strength training. You don’t need any of their branded gear or equipment to join in.


It’s fun to stay at the Y-M-C-A, and with online access to their free online community program, it’s fun to stay at home now too. With YMCA 360, you’ll have access to some of the Y’s popular group classes like Bootcamp and Yoga. There’s even a section for kid-friendly exercise so the whole family can benefit.

24 Hour Fitness

Good news for members and non-members: Anyone can access the 24 Hour Fitness app and take advantage of premium content for free at this time. If you’re already a paying member, then your membership will be extended for as long as your gym is closed. Don’t want to download their app? Join their live community workout experiences on YouTube.

There are plenty of options out there for in-home workouts, so find one that works for you. As always, be mindful of the hours you schedule your workouts so your neighbors aren’t disrupted from their own routines, or woken up by loud noises during your workout.