Virtual Fit 100 Challenge: K-State Recreational Services is hosting the Virtual Fit 100 Challenge April 16 through May 9. Complete various fitness activities and earn points each week. Accumulate points over the course of four weeks and earn prizes based on the tier point levels.
Zoom fitness classes with Recreational Services: Online group fitness classes start Friday, April 3. Zoom fitness classes will be available Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Visit their website for the complete class schedule.
At home workouts from Recreational Services: Staying active is a key part to maintaining a routine, staying healthy and sustaining our mental health during this challenging time. This 30 minute workout only requires a few household items: a towel and partner/couch/bed frame. Find more fitness tips and tricks from the Recreational Services fitness blog.
Online at-home workouts with K-State CrossFit: Looking for a way to stay fit at home? K-State CrossFit has you covered. Coaches have adapted programming for a variety of at-home workouts to keep you in shape and no equipment is necessary to join.
YMCA 360 health & fitness videos: You can take group exercise classes for all ages right in your own home at no charge for a limited time! There are also sports classes and more for young people. There is a wide variety of video categories available, including kid's activities, bootcamp, barre, active older adults, dance fitness, Tai Chi and more.
STRONG Nation YouTube: Browse through this channel's 30-minute STRONG by Zumba classes or 7 Minutes to Stronger classes that focus on different body areas.
Fitness Blender free workout videos: Browse a selection of free workout videos, with convenient filters to sort by duration, difficulty, body focus workout type and whether or not you have fitness equipment at home.
Les Mills on Demand: This temporary site allows free access to 100+ workouts during the COVID-19 disruptions. There is something for everyone, from high intensity interval training designed to improve strength and fitness fast, dance fitness workouts, the martial arts inspired BODYCOMBAT Invincible program through to mindfulness practices to slow the stream of thoughts that can cause our stress. The BORN TO MOVE children's workouts will get everyone from 4 to 16 years moving, and our post-partum series will help new mothers get back to exercise safely.
Strava app: Strava turns every iPhone and Android into a sophisticated running and cycling computer (and works with your GPS watches and head units, too). Start Strava before an activity and you can track your favorite performance stats, and afterwards, dive deep into your data.
Other at home workouts: Try the social-distancing cardio workout, a bodyweight workout and a full-body workout that only requires a resistance band.
Planet Fitness: Planet Fitness is streaming daily free home workouts for anyone and everyone. Get moving with their trainers and even some surprise celebrity guests for a 20 minute or less workout to relieve stress and stay active. Join in at 6pm CT daily on Facebook live or on YouTube at any time.
Manhattan Parks and Rec: Browse the Manhattan Parks and Rec website for information on local parks and trails, including a list of trailheads and access points to the popular Linear Trail. They also have bike maps of the city.
Move more, sit less with K-State Research and Extension: get tips for all ages on staying active while at home from two downloadable handouts: "Move More, Sit Less" and "Let’s Live a Little: Physical Activity for Fun and Fitness."
Konza Prairie Nature Trail: The Nature Trail is still open to the public provided visitors continue to follow all posted rules (including no dogs allowed) and use appropriate measures to limit potential disease spread. If you can't visit in person, watch this virtual walking tour that was filmed March 31, 2020.
Johnny Kaw statue in City Park: Playgrounds are closed, but you can still walk, run or bike in public parks. The Johnny Kaw statue in City park has been updated with six signs (just don't touch them!) that tell his story, or learn more online.
Bluemont Scenic Overlook (Bluemont Hill/Manhattan Hill): The overlook offers a panoramic view of the original plot of the Manhattan community.
Orange Sky Yoga: Orange Sky Yoga will offer recurring Zoom classes that will happen every week until further notice. The schedule is available at the link; there is a suggested donation of $5 per class for non-members, no extra charge for members.
Corepower Yoga: This is when we all need yoga most. They're giving everyone free access to a new collection of online classes every week so you can keep your practice moving - wherever you are.