Free Fitness Resources
Free Fitness Guides
Fitness 101 Guide: My online fitness tutorial. Includes 1) benefits, 2) components, 3) general guidelines and 4) how to evaluate your physical fitness.
Foam Rolling Tutorial
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.
WHO's Physical Activity Recommendations The World Health Organization's Physical Activity Recommendations for children and adults.
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.
FitnessBlender: You can access FitnessBlender through their website (which allows you to search by difficulty, time, body focus, training type, and more) and their YouTube channel.
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.
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.
POPSUGAR Fitness: PopSugar's YouTube channel features a wide variety of workout videos including the latest trends.
Trifecta Pilates: This YouTube channel features at-home Pilates workouts that don't require a Reformer or other expensive equipment.
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.
Subscription-based Streaming Class Websites with Free Trials:
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+).