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These Are the Best Places to Find Kids Exercise Videos

These Are the Best Places to Find Kids Exercise Videos

Here are some virtual fitness classes and kids exercise videos to keep kids active and can act as a supplemental gym class.


Kids exercise videos are a great replacement for gym class for the many students who will opt for online learning in the fall due to the pandemic. The coronavirus crisis has also closed gyms and canceled interscholastic youth sports leagues. The extended time spent indoors due to social distancing can make it easy for kids to turn to screen time for their go-to activity. However, it is extremely important that kids get moderate physical activity each day, so here are some gyms offering virtual fitness classes and kids exercise videos that will keep kids active during social distancing and give you an opportunity to workout with your kids.

GoNoodle

Free
All ages
Movement and mindfulness videos and games that are created by child development experts aim to get kids moving to improve physical health, mental health, and behavior. GoNoodle games can be downloaded in the app store for free.
 

Les Mills

Free
All ages
"Born to Move" 20 or 40-minute virtual fitness classes incorporate dance, martial arts, and yoga into fun fitness moves and games to get kids up and moving while stuck inside. 

Beachbody Kids

Free to stream on Vimeo
Membership with full access $99-$160/year
Select Beachbody Kids exercise videos are available to stream for free on the Beachbody Vimeo page. Celebrity trainers Tony Horton, Shaun T, and Leandro Carvalho teach dances for kids, flexibility exercises for kids, and strength training for kids. For access to all of Beachbody Kids, you can create a membership on the Beachbody website.

Grassroots Fitness Project

Offered now through April 20
$20/class
Mondays and Wednesdays, 3:15pm, co-ed ages 6-8 
Mondays, 4:30pm, boys ages 11-13
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3:30pm, co-ed ages 9-11
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4:30pm, co-ed ages 12-15
This virtual kids fitness program just launched through Zoom and is a way to get kids active and connected to other youth while staying home. These kids exercise videos are 45-minutes, with 10-15 minutes of socializing and 30-35 minutes of body weight exercises, physical challenges, and Tabata circuits. 

Super Soccer Stars

$45-$55
Ages 2-12 (streams are age-specific)
The digital soccer curriculum is developed to keep kids practicing soccer while sports leagues and clinics are canceled. Kids will also socialize with coaches, classmates, and teammates. Coaches will work directly with players via screen sharing to offer one-on-one attention and players can ask questions and get individual instruction for improvement. Coaches will also assign activity sheets to keep kids practicing and thinking about soccer outside of classes.



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Obé

$27/month or $199/year (includes all programming)
Ages 3+
The at-home fitness platform just launched 14 kids exercise videos and will be adding to the category weekly. Workouts are strength or dance-based.

NEO Kids

30-day free trial, then $14.99/month
Ages 4-12
These 10-20 minute exercise videos reach high-energy, bodyweight workouts that you and your kids can do together. Classes are broken down into age groups.

Sworkit

The Sworkit app offers free exercise videos and other content for kids that doesn't require a membership. The app guides kids through strength, agility, flexibility, and balancing routines like crab walking, squatting, and side planking.

Down Dog

This at-home yoga app is offering all health and fitness programs (Down Dog for Beginners, HIIT, Barre, and 7 Minute Workout) for free to all students and teachers (K-12 and college) through July 1. All programs are offered to everyone else for free through May 1.

Fhitting Room FHITkids LIVE

Tuesdays at 4:15pm
$20/ class
Ages 9-12
Fhitting Room, an NYC HIIT and Strength fitness studio, just launched an interactive  workout platform that offers live kids exercise videos on Tuesdays. Classes will utilize bodyweight exercises and agility drills to help kids improve conditioning, endurance, and strength. Classes accommodate up to 24 participants. In addition, Fhitting Room will be offering private/ private group classes for virtual birthday parties.

Find Kids Exercise Videos on Youtube

Youtube is a great resource for all kinds of free fitness content and tons of kids exercise videos. Search for family-friendly workouts on Youtube like this Family Fun Cardio Workout on PopSugar Fitness, Baby Shark Zumba with Radha ThakkarMinions ZUMBA KIDS on Zumba with Dovydas, or Joe Wicks' (The Body Coach) Virtual P.E. Classes.

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