With a plethora of fitness videos across the workout spectrum, we rounded up seven of the best fitness health gurus on YouTube to subscribe to for your daily dose of #Getsweat motivation.
Having just been named the Top Health & Fitness Influencer at the Influence Asia 2017 awards, it’s safe to say Joanna Soh is at the top of her fitness game. Even more impressive, this certified personal trainer is a one-man team when it comes to her YouTube channel which is filled with fitness tips, nutritional advice and workout tutorials that she shares with over 850,000 subscribers (and growing!) weekly. To think it all started simply because she noticed a lack in fitness-related content tailored for Asian lifestyles, and took it upon herself to get the ball rolling. Just goes to show what you can achieve if you simply start moving it.
The creator behind Miami’s Calisthenics Academy, Chris Heria adapts the balance, strength and control used in gymnastics to help his followers develop all round physical fitness. While most of his videos appear to be targeted at more advanced fitness buffs, the athlete has begun a “How To Start Calisthenics” series on his channel, allowing newbies to get into the game. Don’t fret if you can’t master it on the first few tries – Chris advocates taking things slow and steady. After all, it’s better to be a person who celebrates little achievements than one who takes a big leap (literally) and falls over and over again.
Working out is always better with a friend, and that community vibe is what these BFFs, Katrina Scott and Karena Dawn, aim to achieve with Tone It Up. Apart from pushing you through their killer workouts with boundless enthusiasm, these ladies serve to inspire and educate their viewers with fitness and nutrition plans, and lifestyle tips! Using their social media influence for good, they also started #TIUGirls on Instagram, building a platform for women to support each other through their fitness journeys. Way to spread female empowerment!
Known for being the bubbly radio jock on MIX FM, Linora Low is also slowly but surely cementing herself as another force to be reckoned within the regional fitness scene. While the Under Armour ambassador admits to struggling with her fitness journey in the beginning, she credits perseverance and unfailing support from people around her that helped her to where she is today. Coupling workout videos with fun vlogs on other aspects of her life, the spunky redhead feels more like a BFF than a fitness trainer –making exercising all the more enjoyable!
With a workout plan that transformed him from flabby to fit. Jordan Yeoh now wants to share his calorie-burning tips and tricks with anyone who wants to listen. No time to hit the gym? Then check out his popular “No Gym Full Body Workout” video – a four and a half minute routine you can do anywhere, which will have you working all the core aspects of your body. Bonus: the hunky 29-year-old also has his own fitness app, JY Fitness Timer , that will help you keep tabs on your fitness goals.
Best known for her pop Pilates videos and infectiously peppy demeanour, exercise guru Cassey Ho’s videos – which also include HIIT and dance workouts – will test your limits in the best way possible. If you are new to Cassey’s channel, check out her ‘Beginner Workout’ series where you’ll learn to perfect the basics before moving on to more advanced routines. Feeling hungry after your workout? Cassey’s ‘Cheap, Clean Eats’ playlist which features affordable and guilt-free recipes will have you sorted.
After watching Taylor Lautner rip it up in The Twilight Saga: New Moon with his phenomenal physique, Tony Do was inspired to get abs of his own. After mismatched workout routines that were useful but not effective, the 24-year-old soon found the solution in lifting – where he managed to obtain the solid lean frame he’d always wanted. And he’s now committed to helping others achieve their ideal physique – though you’ll have to hit your nearby gym regularly if you follow his programme because those weights are no joke!
Featured Image Credit: Pexels. This is an adaptation of an article published in the May 2017 issue of Teenage.