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Avoiding cabin fever during this quarantine? Here are some Youtube channels that won't make you miss the gym just yet!

With all the worrying news at home and abroad, many people have been sequestered in their homes to better protect themselves from the growing COVID pandemic. The Centres of Disease Control and Prevention or CDC advises that to avert the further spread of the virus, it's best to avoid close contact with many people. So for those who are used to keeping an active lifestyle, a home-based routine might be a bit jarring. Still, among the many workout alternatives one can do at home, following a Youtube workout routine might be the easiest! 

Whether you're trying to maintain a fit lifestyle, looking to try new exercise routines, or simply pass the time, scroll through our list below to find out which Youtube channels you should check out now:


Above Creator of Boxing & Bubbles Christa DiPaolo is back with her signature class, Sweat Box.

Subscribers: 3.63M

With millions of faithful subscribers, POPSUGAR Fitness has long been at the top of the Youtube algorithm whenever one searches for a workout to follow at home. With a variety of exercises and practices like yoga, kickboxing, strength training, and even hip-hop dances, there's a lot to explore in this channel. They even have several playlists that dive into healthy recipes to emulate at home. 

Pamela Reif

Above A full body workout - only using a chair or bench!

Subscribers: 1.78M

Pamela Reif's 15-minute workouts have gained popularity across time. With high-intensity exercises under a few minutes, her tutorials are easy additions to anyone's day. For those stuck at home, a combination of two or three of Pamela's quick routines will surely help your journey towards a fitter, healthier you. 


Subscribers: 4.85M

With an audience of five million subscribers, workout guru Cassey Ho dominates the online fitness market. Since her first "POP Pilates" video in 2009, Cassey paved the way for many video workout instructors to come. 11 years ago, she broke into the Youtube scene by choreographing pop music with pilates and strength training techniques. Forward to today, her videos enjoy millions of views on Youtube and Instagram alike. If you're looking for an approachable yet challenging routine to try out, Blogilates will prove to be your next online obsession.

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Yoga with Adrienne

Above Join Adriene on Day 1 of The 30 Days of Yoga journey! Ease into your 30 day experience with an open mind, kindness and curiosity.

Subscribers: 6.24M

Your yoga studio closed? Enjoy and grow your personal practice at home with this youtube channel. With an array of levels and themes, Yoga with Adrienne allows beginners and experienced yogis to learn and participate with varying routines. You might want to try her latest series, 30 Days of Yoga, to encourage a home habit during this quarantine. Not to mention, the extra benefit of meditation yoga brings might just help you feel centred amidst the chaos. 


Subscribers: 5.94M

If you're looking for a more instruction-forward or user-friendly routine, Fitness Blender is a great choice for you. They incorporate graphics and timers on their workout videos which makes it quite easy to follow when you're emulating tricky and challenging exercises at home. Their workouts aren't embedded with background music so you can blast your own playlist while trying out their workouts! For those who can be quite detailed when it comes to their fitness journey, you'll be glad to know that FitnessBlender often includes a calorie burn count for each video.