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The 8 Best Online Workout Subscriptions of 2020

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If you're looking to get in shape from the privacy of your own home, online workouts might be ideal for you. The best ones offer sessions that make you feel like you’re actually in a class, and they'll have you wanting to log on time and again. The beauty of working out with an online course is that you can feel like you’re getting a private training session even if it’s in a class format. 

Just make space in your living room or in your backyard if you have one to enjoy the beauty of exercising whenever you please. One of the perks of online workouts is that many companies even grant free trial periods, so you can figure out if the workouts are right for you.

Whether you love to box, dance, stretch, or sweat, we have rounded up the best online workout subscriptions, so you can get a session done without having to leave the house. 

Best Overall: Daily Burn

Daily Burn

 Daily Burn

If you get bored easily during your workout routine, Daily Burn is an ideal option.

After a lengthy 30-day free trial, the membership will cost you around $19 per month. And, since it launched in 2007, it has a vast back catalog of workouts, ranging from full-body group courses and yoga basics to cardio kickboxing and muscle building.

The company has its name for a reason, too. Every day at 9 a.m. EST, a new workout is streamed live so you can get a daily dose of sweat before the stress of the day begins.

If you miss a Daily Burn workout, you can catch it later that day. And, you can easily stick to your fitness goals: Your membership includes an online tool so you can track your progress, too. The fitness app is available on iOS, Android, the web, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, and Roku.

Best for Live Classes: Obé Fitness

Obé Fitness

Obé Fitness

Obé Fitness has over 4000 workouts in its library and offers 100 live classes per week, so you can get that real-time energy.

You can schedule the live classes and sync them with your calendar as you would an in-person session. Courses start from as short as 10 minutes—if you're looking for a brief sweat session—so there’s no excuse not to fit a workout, however, time-crunched you are.

Choose from workouts like dance HIIT, barre, and strength, where you can level up with bands or dumbbells. There are pre- and postnatal videos, fun talks with instructors, meditations, and even classes for kids. You can also try one of the programs offered like 7-Day Arms or Obé for Runners.

A monthly subscription costs around $27 per month and an annual subscription is approximately $199.

Obé Fitness is available on the web, iOS, Chromecast, Apple TV, Roku, Fire Stick or Fire TV.

Best for Yoga: Glo

Glo

Glo

For about $18 per month, subscribe to Glo, and you’ll get access to over 4000 on-demand classes.

You can choose from courses spanning yoga of all different styles, mat Pilates, and meditation (with audio-only options, too). There's also a section dedicated to beginners and another that’s focused on strength and conditioning, if you're looking to break a sweat.

Want to progress your practice? There are various courses, for an additional fee, that you can purchase to supplement your subscription. If you're considering training to become a yoga teacher, there are several offerings for that, too.

If you're not sure whether Glo is for you, you can sign up for the 15-day trial period, and give it a go.

Glo is available on the web, Apple TV, iPad, and iPhone.

Best for Pre- and Postnatal: Studio Bloom

Studio Bloom

Studio Bloom

Whether you’re trying to conceive, or you’re pre- or postnatal, Studio Bloom and its team of trainers will allow you to exercise safely at home.

Going beyond just keeping you fit and healthy, the workouts are designed to give you valuable tools to help you during birth, as well as providing support for you to recover and heal from any pregnancy-related injuries.

Once you’re a member, you can access more than 100 fitness videos, meditations, nutrition advice, and recipes. There is also the Bloom community, a private Facebook group, where you can get support and ask the coaches or other members questions.

A free trial gets you three classes, then the monthly membership costs approximately $29, or you can pay for an annual pass that’s approximately $195.

Want to gift a Studio Bloom subscription? You can choose from 90-day access for pregnant women or a Corehab Program for mamas. Studio Bloom is available on iPhone, Android, Apple TV, Android TV, Amazon Fire TV, Roku, and Kindle Fire.

Best for Barre: Barre3

Barre3

Barre3

The Barre3 method involves a mixture of isometric holds to get your muscles firing. With small movements to target muscles deep down and larger, functional moves to get your heart rate going, you'll break a sweat.

It’s a great workout for mind and body that helps you sculpt your body and improve your posture. You can filter out the workouts by teacher, ability, and class length, plus, you can use the online tool to track your progress.

Want to advance your Barre3 sessions? The company sells props like core balls, sliders, and bands, so you can push the intensity. Try the 15-day free trial, then subscribe for about $29 per month. And, if the Barre3 method isn't right for you: You can cancel at any time.

The Barre3 method is available on mobile, tablet, desktop, Chromecast, and Apple TV.

Best for Dancers: TA Tracy Anderson Method Online Studio

TA Online Studio

TA Online Studio

Tracy Anderson has an impressive celebrity fan base, including Gwyneth Paltrow and Victoria Beckham, so her studio has quite a reputation.

If you can follow dance moves, Tracy Anderson’s method is a fun way to keep fit. The online subscription costs around $90 per month with a 14-day free trial, boasting a new workout for beginners, intermediate, and advanced fitness levels each week. Plus, you can access a library of classes anytime, anywhere.

Want a complete overhaul? There is the one year PER4MANCE Program for Tracy Anderson devotees to supplement the online workouts for about $40 per month or for approximately $440 for the year.

Each quarter, you’ll receive “coursework”, access to a series of videos that cover everything from nutrition and goal setting, to mindfulness and beauty from world-renowned experts. 

Tracey Anderson's classes are available on Chrome, Safari, Firefox, and Edge.

Best for Boxing Fans: The Boxx Method

The Boxx Method

The Boxx Method

Love boxing? Then The Boxx Method will be the ideal subscription service for you.

You can choose from boxing basics, HIIT workouts, kickboxing, and yoga classes that sit under four categories: Boxx, Sweat, Flex, and Flow. You don’t need a special kit since you’ll be shadow boxing, but if you want to ramp up the results you can add a pair of dumbbells into the mix.

Once you join, you can select sessions depending on your mood or specific goals. With The Boxx Method, there is a 14-day trial, so you don't need to commit if it's not the right fitness program for you.

Want to subscribe? It will cost you around $12 per month or about $42 annually. 

The Boxx Method is available on iOS and Android. 

Best for Sculpting: P.Volve

P.Volve

P.Volve

Designed for people who want to strengthen their muscles and sculpt their body, P.Volve's low-intensity workouts lead to high impact results.

With a video library of over 200 classes, you can create a plan based on your goals. And, as you go through your workouts, you can keep track of your progress.

P.Volve also offers nutritional advice to help you get the most out of your courses, by fueling up on the right foods. There are bundle-free classes to try, but also different pieces of the workouts you can add to your arsenal. For instance, there's the P.Ball for about $57, a ball with elastic bands, that threads around your thighs, designed to work your glutes and core.

Or, you can buy the Ultimate P.Volve Bundle for approximately $185, which has everything you need. Access to the online workout program is about $19 per month or around $170 for a year. If you're not sure if you'd enjoy the service, not to worry: You can kick things off with the 14-day trial.

P.Volve is available on the web, iOS, and Android.

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