Stay safe and stay active: fitness coaches to keep you working out during lockdown

Last lockdown saw a rise in popularity of 30-day fitness challenges. With the start of Lockdown 2.0, there are many challenges out there to keep you fit and active during this period.

Online fitness coaches have become the new trend since the beginning of the lockdown. Social media users have been taking to sites such as YouTube, watching vids instructed by fitness coaches as a means to keep fit. One of the most popular coaches during this time was British “The Body Coach”, Joe Wicks.

With lockdown forcing more people than ever to be home-bound, it is necessary that you stay active and moving during this period. To help you with that, here are 3 fitness workouts from 3 different fitness coaches to keep you active this lockdown.

1. Joe Wicks

Joseph Trevor Wicks MBE, also known as “The Body Coach”, is a British fitness instructor. His fitness method uses short High-Intensity Interval Training workouts, showing great results in burning fat. Wicks rose in popularity during the first lockdown with his easily accessible workouts encouraging families and kids to get involved. With daily uploads to encourage consistency, his workouts sat no. 1 on YouTube trending.



2.Chloe Ting

Chloe Ting is an Australian YouTuber and fitness personality with a large following of 15 million subscribers on YouTube. Ting experienced a large growth during the previous lockdown with many people taking to social media to talk about her “2-week ab challenges”. With a large amount of free material and challenges available at disposal, her content is sure to get you off your bed every morning.



3.Pamela Reif

Pamela Reif is a German-born fitness model and social media star. Her rise to success began at the age of 16 when she started posting pictures of her lifestyle online. In the previous lockdown, she experienced a growth in popularity due to the rise of home workouts. Her quick, no talking, no nonsense workouts have been proven to work for many, keeping them fit and healthy during the lockdown. Her most popular videos coming in the form of 10-minute workouts are quick, effective and sure to keep you focused.



So what else can you do to keep fit and healthy while heeding the new advice about staying at home?

If you don’t like to feel confined to the walls of your home, you can always throw on your gear and take yourself outside. Public parks are open to those who are partaking in exercise and the roads are always open for you to go on a little run. If you are heading out, make sure to bring a mask with you depending on how busy is the area you are travelling through.

Stay safe and stay active!

Photo credit: Sebastian Pociecha

Words: Michael Patcha I Subbing: Karolina Pracht

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