One of the great side effects of COVID is that home workouts have become more available to people who have been social distancing. I know that my kids PE teachers have done a lot of things online, so I went in search of some great workouts for kids. These workouts are great for staying healthy or just taking up some time on a rainy day!
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This post includes workouts in these categories. They are for all ages. EVEN MOMMES!
- “Weight” Workouts
- HIIT Workouts
The warmup is an important part of your workout routine and shouldn’t be ignored. Benefits of warming up are:
- They help to increase body and muscle temperature
- You’ll reduce your risk of injury
- They can help you to mentally prepare
- You’ll increase your flexibility, which will help with other exercise
- You’ll be ready to tackle the heavy-duty machines at the gym
The Daily Warmup Video for Virtual PE Class is done by a PE teacher who definitely has your kids in mind when he’s doing this warmup.
Another great warmup from a sports coach:
Most kids like to dance. It’s hard to stand still when some great music starts to play.
The post from healthline.com boats: Benefits of Dance: 8 Benefits for Adults and Kids (healthline.com) :
- Improves cardiovascular health
- Improves balance and strength
- Gentle on your body
- Boosts cognitive performance
- Challenges your brain
- Is inclusive
- Can be a social activity
- Helps boost your mood
Disney pretty much is universally known for it’s catchy songs. This workout goes through a variety of them while moving the kids through some great dance moves:
While I think of Zumba as a more MomMe friendly type of exercise, here is a great little workout for kids that only lasts two minutes, but will get them moving.
Minions and Despicable Me themed workout:
Freeze Dance workout for littles:
Ballet is more than just tutu and toes shoes.
The benefits of ballet according to Health Fitness Revolution are:
- Better Posture
- Boosts Confidence
- Improves Flexibility
- Builds Muscles and Agility
- Burns Calories
- Nutritional Consciousness
- Improves Sensorimotor Performance
- Sharpens Cognitive Function
- Relieves Stress
- Builds Social Connections
Another great little workout with a Frozen Theme:
Barre workouts are ballet inspired workouts that are great for kids and parents. You can see how this one might be a little more challenging than the first one I listed:
Most little kids love gymnastics. Here are some gymnastics inspired workouts for your little ones…
This is a great one led by a little girl who clearly has taken lessons and helps little ones learn stretches.
The second is a coach led workout for little ones that don’t include any real gymnastics moves but help with flexibility and conditioning.
According to verywellfit.com and webmd.com
- Builds Strength
- Reduces Stress
- Improves Flexibility
- Increases Muscle Tone and Definition
- Improves Balance
Nick Jr shows basic poses using it’s most popular characters to help you learn…
For a more advanced routine, check out Sophia Khan’s half hour routine that’s great for parents and kids.
You might have heard of it, but do you know what it is?
Tabata training is one of the most popular forms of high-intensity interval training (HIIT). It consists of eight rounds of ultra-high-intensity exercises in a specific 20-seconds-on, 10-seconds-off interval. Ask The Ripped Dude: What The Heck Is Tabata Training?
The Avengers Characters take kids through a workout. Be aware that there isn’t a warm up on this one.
Conditioning training typically refers to being conditioned for a sport. For most people it means working on your endurance and agility that will help you play the sports you’re involved in easier.
This is a great full workout with warmup that is soccer inspired.
While this isn’t specifically for conditioning, this Line Jump Workout gets you a great cardio workout without much effort.
Using what is around you is a great way to do a workout. For someone who onl might have a backpack with them checkout this backpack workout!
If you’re worried about working with weights, here is a body weight workout that will get your kids stronger…
HIIT, or high-intensity interval training, is a training technique in which you give all-out, one hundred percent effort through quick, intense bursts of exercise, followed by short, sometimes active, recovery periods.HIIT Workout: What It Is and Why It Works – Life by Daily Burn
If your boys are needing some inspiration, this workout features two boys working out with an instructor.
Kid Fit Go has a great group of videos…
Warming Up and Cooling down are really important for when you workout.
Enjoy this five minute cooldown that will be great for your kids to do at the end of their daily workouts.
If you want to try another workout cooldown have your kids work on this one:
I hope these videos keep you and your little ones busy for hours.
Be sure to click over and save the 365MomMe Kids Workouts playlist which includes all 21 workouts in one place: