Why, as businesswomen, it’s time to start sharing our lows
Why, as businesswomen, it’s time to start sharing our lows

Victoria Stokes

This inviting family home with considerable garden space in Co Meath is on the market for €280,000
This inviting family home with considerable garden space in Co Meath is on the market...

Sarah Finnan

From cottage to family home: 4 beautiful Irish properties on the market for €200,000 and under
From cottage to family home: 4 beautiful Irish properties on the market for €200,000 and...

Sarah Finnan

3 luxury tech trends to know
3 luxury tech trends to know

Jennifer McShane

Meet Ashley McDonnell, tech and luxury entrepreneur and podcaster
Meet Ashley McDonnell, tech and luxury entrepreneur and podcaster

Jennifer McShane

5 ways to help you fend off festive anxiety this year
5 ways to help you fend off festive anxiety this year

IMAGE

Supper Club: Try this super green falafel recipe
Supper Club: Try this super green falafel recipe

IMAGE

This Dublin 4 cottage has had a complete transformation thanks to its architect owner
This Dublin 4 cottage has had a complete transformation thanks to its architect owner

Orla Neligan

Set on a two acre site, this three-bedroom Kildare home is on the market for €389,950
Set on a two acre site, this three-bedroom Kildare home is on the market for...

Sarah Gill

The Sequins Edit: How to shine this festive season
The Sequins Edit: How to shine this festive season

Sarah Finnan

Image / Editorial

6 of the best YouTube fitness channels to use over the next two weeks


By Edaein OConnell
16th Mar 2020
6 of the best YouTube fitness channels to use over the next two weeks

Working from home or self-isolating? These are the best YouTube fitness channels to exercise with over the next two weeks


It has never been more important than now to exercise.

This is for many reasons. Firstly, gyms have shut down to help stop the spread of Covid-19. Secondly, most of us are staying indoors. And thirdly, this isolation can affect our mental health and general wellbeing.

Doctors and experts can’t stress enough the importance of daily physical activity for both physical and mental health purposes. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) say exercising regularly can ease stress during this time and help people to cope with the uncertainty.

Even 15 minutes of physical movement can help to clear the mind which is why we are taking a look at some of the best online workouts you can do from the comfort of your own home.

From yoga to more high-intensity sessions, there is something here for every fitness level and interest. So close the door, block out social media and the world, and get that body moving.

 

Flowstate

Even online it’s important to support Irish where ever we can. Flowstate began as a “Passion Project”, founded by three friends who were inspired by each other’s work and wanted to find a way for their worlds to collide. John Belton and Adrienne Murphy (some of the most trusted physical trainers in Dublin) collaborated with Al Maser (graffiti artist) to create The Flowstate Mat. Since then, the Flowstate team has created an engaging space for movement in Atelier Maser and built a community and environment free from stress, allowing you to go with the flow.

Yoga with Adriene

With 6.3 million subscribers, Yoga with Adriene is a household name. From yoga routines for beginners to more complicated flows, this will keep your practice evolving over the next few weeks.

Ballet Beautiful

Mary Helen Bowers is a professional ballerina based in US who posts challenging ballet workouts you can try at home. Think Pilates with a twist, however these are not easy so be prepared.

The Body Coach

Most will know The Body Coach aka Joe Wicks by now. The fitness coach shot to online fame with his easy to follow ‘Lean in 15’ meals and quickly moved this success to YouTube. His channel is filled with quick but certainly not easy HIIT workouts. These are perfect for those who want to break a sweat.

Boho Beautiful

Boho Beautiful has a range of quick Pilates workouts to keep those muscles in working order. The page is filled with beautiful yoga practices too, all of which are recorded outdoors in dreamy settings. Escapism at its finest and most welcome.

Fitness Blender

Fitness Blender is run by personal trainers Kelli and Daniel Segars and is a YouTube channel dedicated to all things fitness. Catering for both women and men, there are hundreds of videos and workouts to choose from. Cardio lovers will adore this.

 


Read more:  11 videos of dogs to distract yourself from Covid-19

Read more: Why did I delete social media over the weekend? Because of the Coronavirus

Read more: Do you suffer with ‘sleep anxiety’? Try these 5 things to beat the cycle