Oh January, you fickle month. You bring on the cold, but also all the pressure to work out and get into shape. But we think we have you figured out.
If your intention this month is to make exercise a regular part of your life — or if you're already in great shape and want to keep it up — we might just have come up with the perfect solution: online bootcamps.
Of course, online fitness videos are nothing new — we rounded up a selection of great free online workouts last year — but for the winter months, it helps to have a little more, well, inspiration. That's why we've put together this selection of seriously kickass fitness gurus who tend to put together challenges that will make you hate them and love them at the same time.
Take a look at our picks and let us know — do you have someone online who makes you get your butt moving every day? We want to hear about them.
Base Body Babes
B A S E B O D Y S A L E Jump on our website now (link in bio) to save $80 off our BBB Workout & Eatwell Package. It's now only AUD$100. SALE ENDS in 24hours. 🙌🏻 Enter code "bbbnewyearsale" on checkout to receive our discount. Try this lower body workout and let us teach you more!!! It's a tough one, so have fun👊🏻👊🏻👊🏻 Tag a gym buddy that you could try this with👯 A1 10 x Good Mornings A2 10 x Leg Press A3 10 x Box Jumps A4 10 x 45' Back Extensions A5 20 x Kettlebell Swings Perform A1-A5 back to back and rest at the end of A5 for 2-3mins and repeat circuit again 3-4 times. Remember babes, these circuits aren't all you need to do to #buildabasebody, you can't do the same thing everyday, you need variation, strength days and progression. We ALWAYS include STRENGTH TRAINING, so get on our program so we can teach you how to lift safely, correctly and efficiently to get the best results💪🏻💪🏻💪🏻 Smart programming is the key 🙌🏻🙌🏻🙌🏻 Let us be your online trainers, so we can help you #buildyourbasebody 🙌🏻 #basebodybabslove #liftweights #gym #basegym #gymbuddies #fitness #fitnessmotivation #australianstrengthcoach #strengthsystem #followthesystem #workoutvideo #basebodybabes #happy #healthy #fit #strong #body #personaltrainers #basebodyfitness #buildabasebody
What's on offer: For $150 Australian, you get a customized weight training program and online support.
The hashtag to follow: #basebodybabes
Body Rock TV
Get ready for one of @bodyrocktv_jacquilight favorite upper body focused workouts! Today's HIIT is full of plyometrics that will get you sweaty in no time as well as upper body sculpting exercises! You'll see why this one was one of my faves! You want your workout buddy to show up in your inbox?! Just sign up for the workouts at http://www.bodyrock.tv/get-started/bodyrock-by-email/ and check the workouts box! #fitness #fitfam #womenwholift #BodyRock #tdh #thedailyhiitshow #bodyrocker #dailyshow #free #fatburn #homegym #personaltraining #dailyhiit #hiitit #fitspo #gymaddict #fitnessvideo #workoutvideo #girlswithmuscle #fitgirl #healthybody #motivation #intervals #determination #strong
What's on offer: YouTube workouts that range from quick hits to full cardio routines, working on different muscles and skills. The community element of support is huge, and bootcamps are offered constantly, like the free intermediate one that's currently up for grabs.
The hashtag to follow: #BodyRock
Tone It Up
NEW #ToneItUpTuesday Workout Video on #ToneItUp.com! Total Body Tone Up! 🙌 For all of you that have never done one of our workouts before... you're going to love it!! Go to ToneItUp.com for your video & gym printable! Check in with us and let us know how amazing you feel!!! 💪#TIUchallenge xx @KarenaKatrina
What's on offer: Currently in the midst of a January challenge, the site offers everything from workouts to recipes to exercise planning tips (i.e. how the hell to fit all of this into your day). There's also premium information available for those who pay the big bucks.
The hashtags to follow: #TIUChallenge #TIUTeam
The ✨ULTIMATE 2016 Ab Workout! 👊 Do this now if you want the perfect start to the new year. This one is KILLER! 1. Scissors Kicks x 20 2. Ballerina Situp x 16 3. Corkscrew x 20 4. Ballerina Situp x 16 5. Cha Cha Abs x 20 6. Ballerina Situp x 16 7. Double Leg Lifts x 20 8. Ballerina Situp x 16 9. Teaser x 20 sec 10. Ballerina Situp x 16 If you want a video to follow, just click on the link in my bio or go to YouTube.com/Blogilates! Have fun! 💪
The hashtag to follow: #blogilates
What's on offer: Kayla and her "BBG" (bikini body guides) have a cult following, and it's easy to see why. You can buy her 12-week program, or follow along on her app, which includes plenty of ever-changing challenges.
The hashtags to follow: #bbg #bbgcommunity
What's on offer: E-books with fitness challenges — though their Instagram collects great inspiration from around the web in and of itself.
The hashtags to follow: #fitchallenges
Power Girls Fitness
Double The Fun!!👭 💕 Tag Someone You Want To Train With!👊🏼💥 #fitgirlvideos #doubletrouble #igfitfam #trainingvideos #exercisevideos #swolemates #beasties #partnerworkout #girlswithmuscles #doyoueven #yogagirls #cielostudios #fitco #fitcoteam #howtoburncalories #squatguide #squatadvice #gymadvice #fitgirls_inspire #fitgirls_united #abguide #buttguide #gym_videos #igfitness #Instafitvidz #femalecalisthenics
What's on offer: Lots of mini clips of workouts, both on Instagram and YouTube, that show the power of working out with a partner.
The hashtags to follow: #fitgirlsunited #fitgirlvideos (though of course, not confined to them)
Also on: Facebook
Thousands of people woke up yesterday to press play on their healthiest year ever with our #CommitToFit Workout program! 👊🏼 Here's one of my favorite moves from Total Body Training Workout 1! 💪🏼👊🏼 If you've already started, let's dial it up for Day 2. 🔥 Just joining? Clickable link in bio! #CommitToFit #C9atTarget
What's on offer: His Instagram account is currently posting a workout a day alongside fellow Instagram star Idalis Velazquez with useful instructional videos with moves you may have never seen before.
The hashtags to follow: Currently #committofit, a sponsored program with Target, but his hashtags tend to be inspirational, like #DustYourselfOffAndTryAgain
4 minutes! Workout @nataliejilldvds style 💪🏻😊 The point of my short workouts are not for them to be EASY, but to give you the opportunity to KICK UP THE INTENSITY for a short period of time and CHANGE your body! Here is the plan: Side Plank Walks (30 seconds each side) Side Plank Knee to Elbow (30 seconds each side) Reverse bridge One Leg Rocks (1 minute each side) Are you IN!? --------------------------------------------------------- 💕💕Get the best of my Bodyweight workouts with my DVDs! www.nataliejillfitness.com/DVDs @nataliejilldvds ------------------------------------------------------- Want more help from me? 🙋🏻 🍎Download my super easy to follow nutrition program - the PLAN in the bio link of @7dayjumpstart 💪🏻Download my newest "STRONGER"program at the bio link of @strongerbynataliejill 📲Download my workout app at the bio link of @nataliejilltonedapp ➡️Download my guilt free recipes at the bio link of @unprocessyourdiet
What's on offer: Quickie workouts that Jill says are meant to up the intensity of your exercise, but it's really her DVDs that she wants to sell you on. But there are great tips to be found in her Instagram posts, like this one on foam rolling.
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