Get Fit Quick: The Best YouTube Fitness Channels

YouTube fitness channels are great for free workout videos that allow you to exercise at home. We've listed a few you should subscribe to

It’s tough shifting that extra weight you put on over the Christmas holidays.

For many it’s a question of motivation, lack of know-how regarding workouts or dieting and expense. Joining a gym can be pricey, especially in January when a lot of people are broke after the holidays.

If you’re looking for some extra help getting into shape or don’t want to spend a fortune then we have the perfect solution for you! In fact, you can start burning that fat in the comfort of your own home. All you’ll need is a little floor space, a wi-fi connection and maybe a gym mat.

YouTube is a great place to locate some free workout videos to help get you into shape. We’ve listed a few of our favourite YouTube fitness channels below that you might want to subscribe to if you want workouts, tips on dieting and well-being or just plain motivation to turn you from a couch potato into a true fitness fanatic.

1. Steve Cook

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Steve Cook is without doubt the world’s number one fitness model who’s inspired millions to get into the best shape of their lives.

He has more than 1.2 million Instagram followers, 600,000 subscribers to his YouTube fitness channel and every event he attends – whether it’s the world’s biggest fitness show or an informal weekend meet-up – brings people from miles around for the chance to speak to their idol.

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We love Steve Cook’s videos as they provide great tips on workouts, dieting and general well-being. We also love his simple ethos: to be healthy, you have to be happy.

To exercise more effectively you have to enjoy it. According to Cook, what’s the point of having a rock-hard six-pack if you go to bed every night starving, miserable and dreading the 6am alarm to go to the gym?

2. POPSUGAR Fitness

POPSUGAR Fitness is one of the most popular workout channels on YouTube with more than 1 million subscribers.

The channel offers plenty of fitness tutorials workouts, and exercises that will help you on your road to healthy living, weight loss and stress relief.

3. FitnessBlender

FitnessBlender was created by husband and wife team Daniel and Kelli Segars, whose goal is to make health and fitness attainable, affordable and approachable. They strongly endorse eating unprocessed whole foods and working out for a strong, healthy body.

There are over 500 free workout videos available for all fitness levels released every week. Workouts range from 10-85 minutes long, from beginner level to elite athlete, from HIIT to Pilates, and strength training to bodyweight-only workouts that people can do in their own living rooms.

4. Yoga With Adriene

Yoga With Adriene welcomes people of all fitness levels. It’s all about working up a sweat in the comfort of your own home.

Not only will the videos help you get toned and trim, but Yoga With Adriene is a channel that’s also keen to promote well-being. They’ll help bring about a calmer you and relieve a tired mind and body.

5. Six Pack Shortcuts

Six Pack Shortcuts is the fastest way to get a ripped body and six pack abs.

They regularly upload videos twice a week that show you how to lose your belly fat, gain muscle and get defined abs.

Six Pack Shortcuts is led by head trainers Clark Shao, Jonny Catanzano, and Henry Tran. They’re the No.1 most subscribed trainers on YouTube, and once you check out their videos out you’ll see why.

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