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Workout resources

Resources for you, whether you're just beginning to include more physical activity into your life, or if you're already regularly physically active and are looking for more.

Home workout

General resources

  • CU AT HOME Workouts: Stay active at home with Concordia Recreation. Free High Intensity and Fitness & Relaxation workouts.
  • Fitness Blender: Provides hundreds of home workouts to pick and choose from.  Routines are organized by duration, type of exercise (e.g. High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) and strength training), difficulty, body focus, and approximate calories burned. Trainers provide clear explanation of proper posture as they go through the exercise with you. With a subscription you can access even more workouts, and get programs that lasts from 2 to 8 weeks.
  • Heart and Soul Fitness: HASFIT offers hundreds of follow-along workout routines for all fitness levels. Modifications are offered to customize the routine for your specific needs. Watch the routines online or download the app.
  • Livestrong.com's STRONGER Challenge: 10 free, no-equipment workout videos (lasting 30-40 min. each) and a suggested workout calendar. Lots of modifications suggested to make it easier, harder, or low-impact.
  • YouTube offers many free workouts: 
    • Concordia Stingers' strength and conditioning coach, Lisa-Marie Breton-Lebreux, has a YouTube channel with many videos designed to keep us moving and in shape.
    • Pahla Bowers is an online trainer who offers a large range of intensities, lengths, and styles, but focuses on standing, moderate-intensity workouts that are appropriate for beginners. 
    • Explore YouTube and find online workouts you enjoy!
  • Concordia Recreation offers online fitness classes at affordable prices for Concordians.

 

Aerobic activities

 

Strength training activities

 

Flexibility activities

  • A Guide to Basic Stretches from Mayo Clinic
  • Yoga with Adriene is a YouTube channel that allows you to practice yoga in the comfort of your own home. Classes vary in length from 15 minutes to 1 hour and welcome all levels. There are programs to work up a sweat or to calm and relax.
  • Arriana Elizabeth's yoga channel similar to Yoga With Adriene, but she focuses on accessible and beginner-friendly workouts, with special attention and space for BIPOC yogis.

 

Local run clubs

Concordia Exercise Science & Psychology student Jo assembled this list of local running clubs that offer FREE running groups. Explore the list and find one that is convenient for you! And OF COURSE, during the pandemic, check to confirm that the event is still on.





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