4 Free Workouts to Change up Your Routine | Victoria Jiju

Fitness is phenomenally helpful not only for your mental health but also for your physical health. I personally am not the fittest at all and have only recently began my fitness journey (click here to see how I got into it). When we exercise, we increase our serotonin levels which is one of the hormones that affects mood. Therefore the more regularly we participate in healthy amounts of exercise, the more chance we will have of improving our mental health. Some research has even gone as far to say that exercising regularly can often be just as effective as some anti-depressant medication.

Knowing that lock down may cause my depression to rear it's ugly head, I began to regularly exercise to try minimize the chances of those dark thoughts creeping in. However, now being 10-12 weeks in, I've found myself getting bored of the same types of exercise. As a result I have listed 4 FREE workouts you can checkout to boost your physical and mental health in a variety of ways.

Disclaimer: I have noted the amount of calories I have burned for each workout to give you a guide of the workouts intensity. I am not claiming this to be exact rather, it is based on my body movement and yours may vary considerably.

1. Latin Dance Workout with Pop Sugar Fitness

How long is it?: 30 Minutes
How many calories did I burn?: 402 calories
Are there other videos?: Yes, explore lots of dance workout from Pop Sugar Fitness

2. P.E Lessons with Joe Wicks

How long is it?:25 Minutes
How many calories did I burn?: 390-425 Calories
Are there other videos?: Yes, Joe has an entire library of free workouts.

3. Yoga With Adrienne

How long is it?: 20 Minutes
How many calories did I burn?: 96 Calories 
Are there other videos?: Yes, Adrienne as all sorts or yoga for beginners all the way up-to advanced.

4. 2000's Dance workout with Mad Fit 

How long is it?:15 Minutes
How many calories did I burn?: 241 Calories
Are there other videos?: Madfit has an entire library of videos with music from different era's including a Tik Tok workout.

I hope these ideas help you change up your fitness routine. If your going to try one let me know in the comments below.

Thanks for reading,


  1. These are great ideas. I have used pop sugar fitness and Jow Wicks before for my class. Will try the other 2. Thanks!

    1. The MadFit one is soo good, I think you'll enjoy it if you like the POP Sugar workout. Thank-you for spending your time reading this blog :)

  2. Love it, keep up the great content!!

    -The Blogging 'Zoomer'


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