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The 7 Best Free Streaming Workouts

Going stir-crazy? Release pent-up energy without leaving the house with these free online workouts.


You don’t need a bike to utilize Peloton’s app. The fitness company offers live and on-demand streaming classes in strength training, running, cycling, yoga, meditation, walking, cardio, and more—and it’s currently offering a free 90-day trial to new members.

No equipment beyond a mat is necessary for most classes, but some of the strength training workouts require a set of weights or resistance bands.

Planet Fitness

Planet Fitness is now offering a daily online workout class that’s free for everyone (no gym membership required). These workouts will be streamed on Facebook Live every night at 7pm ET, and also saved for later viewing.

The classes will be 20 minutes or less, and might even feature a celebrity guest or two.

Core Power

With Core Power studios closed temporarily, the company is giving everyone (including non-members) free access to a collection of online classes. New classes will be added every week, and include a variety of practices.

A yoga mat is all you’ll need for most classes, but there are options for those who have weights and blocks as well. 

Daily Burn

Participate in group workouts or one-on-one training on your own schedule with Daily Burn’s wide variety of classes. Sign up and take a quick quiz, and Daily Burn will customize a program for you (including which workouts to do and nutrition plans to follow), or you can choose from the library of classes yourself.

Classes are available for all levels and include strength training, Pilates, cardio kickboxing, stretching, and more. Click here to sign up for a 30-day free trial.

Some classes can be done equipment-free, while others require an aerobic step, kettlebell, medicine ball, pilates ring, plyo box, yoga block, yoga mat, or dumbbells.


Sign up for Barre3’s free 15-day trial and you’ll get unlimited access to hundreds of streaming workouts. These full-body workouts can be done without any equipment, but props such as a core ball, core sliders, and a resistance band are recommended.

Yoga With Adriene

Yoga instructor Adriene Mishler has a cult-like following, with over six million subscribers to her YouTube channel. Here, you’ll find tons of free videos to stream. Classes are easily sorted by length or goal (such as weight loss or to relieve back pain) and can be done with just a yoga mat.

Want more? Yoga With Adriene’s Find What Feels Good Membership offers classes without ads, plus monthly membership vlogs from Adriene—and you can get a 7-day free trial here.

The Dailey Method

The Dailey Method, a barre/core conditioning type workout, is currently giving away free 14-day trials to access its extensive library of online classes. Modifications are available to do the exercises without any equipment, although balls and resistance bands are recommended.

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Caroline joined Boston-based SmarterTravel in 2011 after living in Ireland, London, and Manhattan. She's traveled to all seven continents, jumped out of planes, and bungeed off bridges in the pursuit of a good story. She loves exploring off-the-beaten path destinations, anything outdoorsy, and all things adventure.

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