At the Y, we are dedicated to keeping our Y community healthy and active during this closure. If you find yourself at home searching for ways to stay committed to your exercise routine, check out these easy at-home workouts:
Staying active at home can be easy when you focus on basic exercises, including planks, push-ups, bicycles, and burpees, among others. Any activity to keep you moving is great!
Yoga is the perfect mind-body workout that helps to improve flexibility, strength, and energy. And, during stressful times, yoga can help to soothe your worries.
Give yourself a great high-intensity workout in the comfort of your home. HIIT exercises are an excellent way to get a fast and efficient workout. For an excellent HIIT workout, check out this great article, that will walk you through a HIIT routine.
Virtual Fitness Classes
Online fitness classes are a great way to stay active and keep a sense of community, which is why the Greater Joliet Area YMCA is excited to offer virtual fitness classes via Facebook live. On select days throughout the week, the Y will offer different fitness classes that you can do in the comforts of your own home. Be sure to follow our Facebook pages and visit our website often for updates regarding upcoming Facebook Live events.
You can also participate in free online group exercise classes via Y360. These free online classes will be available via YouTube for the duration of our COVID-19-related closure. To get started, click here.
Greater Joliet Area YMCA Facebook Pages:
If you’re looking for more ideas on how to stay active at home, be sure to head over to the Y’s Pinterest page.