Working out can be stressful at times, especially when you need help staying motivated. Sometimes you need a little help getting started. YouTube is a great place to find new exercises to switch up your fitness routine. From yoga to dance classes, these fitness gurus offer tons of options all at the click of a button. For extra fun, grab a few friends and hook up YouTube to your TV for an at-home fitness class.
KUKUWA® African Dance Workout is not only a workout, it’s an education and journey. It will take you on an exotic African Expedition pumping FUN through your veins, burning crazy calories, and sweating buckets! The videos are led by 2-3 instructors allowing them to show modifications and different dance styles.
2. Keaira Lashae
Tampa-born fitness guru Keaira Lashae is a singer, dancer, and professional fitness trainer at the helm of MOVE Fitness. Keaira’s videos include HIIT, kickboxing, step, dance, yoga, and more for high-energy impactful workouts.
Toni Mitchell is a vegan health and wellness content creator. Her videos range from quick 10-15 minute stretches and exercises to motivation and meal prep tips. Toni combines the two important keys to healthy weight management – mindful eating and daily exercise.
Whether you’re a beginner or a pro at yoga, you should follow certified yoga instructor Arianna Elizabeth. Elizabeth teaches breathwork, meditation, and yoga. What I find most helpful about her videos is the ability to select what’s needed for your body that day whether it’s chair yoga for pain relief or meditation for focus.
5. Britain Snow
Britain Snow is one of few fitness gurus focused on Fitness with THICKNESS! For many black women, everyday fitness routines don’t take into account their curves and fitness goals. Britain’s videos celebrate thick bodies while sharing how to be healthy and happy.
6. Trap Cardio
Get your Shazam ready because your workout playlist is about to be popping! Trap Cardio is a dance fitness class that mixes strength training with cardio to the hottest hip hop, Afrobeat, and Caribbean tunes. The fun and energetic classes have gone viral again and again because of the playful vibes and excellent playlist.
Which fitness gurus help keep you motivated to be fit?
This article was written by Shannon Taylor and adapted by Felicia Kebreau.