Free Fitness Resources
Fitness Training Plan Components: Overview of the basic components of a fitness training and their benefits.
My Office Stretches: Too much time on your computer? Try taking movement breaks every 20 minutes These stretches are perfect when you're stuck in your office.
Foam Rolling Tutorial
My Office Strength Exercises: These strength training moves are great when you really can't get out of the office and to the gym.
My Post-Exercise Stretching Plan
ExRx.net: While this website has been around for quite some time, it remains one of the most comprehensive exercise resources on the web. ExRx.net includes an extensive exercise library of over 1600 exercises as well as fitness calculators, weight management tools and more.
Physical Activity Recommendations for Adults: The World Health Organization's Physical Activity Recommendations for 18 - 64 year olds.
Physical Activity Recommendations for Children: The World Health Organization's Physical Activity Recommendations for 5 - 17 year olds.
5 Exercises to Combat the Negative Effects of Poor Posture
Osteoporosis Exercise Plan: Tutorials and exercise videos by Physiotherapist/Physical Therapist Margaret Martin (this website also includes information on nutrition, supplementation and more)
Free Video Resources
ABE For Fitness Video Library: Activity Bursts Everywhere (ABE) for Fitness Program offers a free video library of 3-8 minute activity bursts which you can perform at home, office, or anywhere.
XPT Life (Extreme Performance Training): Founders Gabby Reece, Laird Hamilton & Brian Mackenzie offer a website full of free fitness workouts (including instructional videos), recipes and lifestyle tips.
Live Strong Woman: a YouTube channel featuring free core and strength training videos as well as an "essentials" section with short video clips of specific strength training exercises
Jessica Smith TV: a YouTube channel featuring a large collection of exercise videos, including "5-Minute Fix" workouts and "No Equipment Needed" Routines. Here are a variety of her 30 minute workouts: Total Body Strength, Total Body Strength Circuit, No Equipment Indoor Cardio, HIIT Cardio + Abs, Stretch & Flexibility.
Subscription-based Streaming Class Websites with Free Trials:
Daily Burn: Although www.dailyburn.com is a pay-by-the-month streaming class website, they offer a free 30-day trial to new customers.
Physique 57: Although www.physique57.com is a pay-by-the-month streaming class website, they offer a free 30-day trial to new customers.
Pilatesology: Although www.pilatesology.com is a pay-by-the-month streaming pilates class website, they offer a free trial (12 classes for 2 weeks, no credit card required).
Check out my Older Adult Strength & Balance Workout on YouTube. Here's a printable version of the workout.
The Standing Strong Program: A Program to Improve Strength and Balance in Older Adults. This is one of the best strength and balance programs that I have seen. Be sure to scroll down to view the photos and descriptions of the exercises.
Physical Activity Recommendations for Older Adults: The World Health Organization's Physical Activity Recommendations for older adults (65+).