Miss working out? Us too.
Gyms are indoors though, right? Well, so are you. And while you might not have access to all the same equipment you normally would at your local fitness facility, we're all getting pretty good at improvising these days. Many Chicago-area gyms and yoga studios are adapting to the times and moving to online classes. Find out how you can still get sweaty at home.
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CAC has teamed up with LesMills to offer members access to online courses in cardio, strength training and more. The multi-location Chicago fitness team has also created a free four-week program you can complete even from the cramped quarters of your home! See all digital options here.
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Follow Brooklyn Boulders and its studio fitness offshoot BKBX for free trainer and coach-led courses daily on Instagram live. Tune into Brooklyn Boulders at 5 p.m. on weekdays for classes like High Intensity Body Weight, Yoga, Climber's Workout, Workout with Household Objects and Saturday mornings at 10:30 a.m. for yoga. BKBX is hosting 60-minute sessions at 4 p.m. on weekdays with strength and cardio classes. Who knows what else the cabin-fever-ridden trainers will contribute? A quick juggling demo? Pop culture commentary? Time will tell!
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Now is the perfect time to sign up for a free 14-day trial of FFC On Demand, virtual fitness, nutrition and lifestyle classes. You can also check the club's Facebook for daily live stream courses.
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Zen Yoga Garage isn't letting a little social distancing slow down their flow! Access daily online courses here (free for members, prices vary for non-members).
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East Bank Club is currently uploading full workouts to its Vimeo channel for you to access for free!
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[email protected] Fitness instructors design brand new HIIT workouts every day, so if you’re tired of rewatching the same youtube video for the 50th time, this might be just what you’re looking for. There are two different online memberships available that offer various HIIT-based home workouts. Email [email protected] for more info.
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Live stream (free) yoga classes from Big Shoulders' Instagram page. Classes are being offered frequently! Stay tuned for updates.
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CorePower encourages you to "Keep Up Your Practice" while at home with this free video series!
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We miss bike time with our besties, too, but you can still keep your appointment by tuning into Planet Fitness's free nightly live streams on Facebook (6 p.m. Central Time).
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Orangetheory will be uploading daily 30-minute workouts from their own instructors around the world. No special equipment required, though you may have to get creative with some household items!
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No bike? No Problem! With the introduction of their Off the Bike movement, SoulCycle is highlighting their incredible cast of instructors who are all doing various workouts and routines from home on various social media platforms. Just pick one, tune in and get sweating!
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First Ascent Anywhere aims to keep us all moving while the current circumstances keep us away from the gym. Classes feature yoga, fitness and climbing training. There will be live classes, but you can also view all old classes, as well as the schedules each week, on their Facebook.
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XSport members can access the XSport app that gives them access to home workouts, nutritional guidance and more! Not a member? Sign up now for a 7-day free trial.
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CrossTown Fitness will be sharing daily workout videos to their YouTube channel and workout routines on Facebook. Tune in and break a sweat with their amazing trainers!
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Stay fit with free CrossFit classes from South Loop Strength & Conditioning. Classes happen three times a day (7 a.m./12 p.m./5:30 p.m.), every day. Get more info here.
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The barre workout only requires the use of your body weight and some sturdy props that you can easily find around the house, making it a great home workout! The Bar Method is offering access to live classes as well as past resources for only $39 a week or $99 a month. Sign up here.
This Chicago-based fitness and lifestyle events company has shifted its focus to the digital space during the COVID-19 outbreak to help Chicagoans keep their healthy habits in check. Tune in for yoga, cardio, boxing and more donation-based classes (minimum $1). All proceeds will benefit struggling small businesses. Check the schedule and reserve your spot here.