5 fun at-home workout programs to get you fit for pregnancy fast

You don’t need to leave the house to get in shape.

5 fun at-home workout programs to get you fit for pregnancy fast

Don't overthink your pre-baby workout. Focus on building your strength and endurance, and on losing any extra weight to optimize your fertility.


We made it easy (and, we hope, fun!) to get into baby-making shape by rounding up these inspiring, energizing online streaming workout programs. Thanks to them, you can get fit without leaving the house.

Here are 5 of our favorites online exercise programs.

Shape up like a star with Tracy Anderson

Celebrity fitness trainer Tracy Anderson offers a video streaming service for her full-body cardio class, which includes fresh videos every week streamed straight from her popular classes. Plus you can access the rest of her library. (Not included but worth mentioning are Tracy's prenatal and postnatal workout DVDs.)

The vibe of the videos and the way they're shot really make you feel like you're in the room with Anderson and the rest of the class—a definite plus for motivation.

Cost: $90/month

Try the newest fitness trends with Crunch Live

The crazy-popular urban gym is taking it online, offering monthly and annual memberships for online fitness classes.

Try 85-plus online workouts inspired by Crunch Gym's most popular classes, like total-body boot camp, dance cardio and Pilates. Plus, there are 15-minute quickie workout videos for days when the struggle is too real.

Cost: $9.99/month or $90/year

Bring barre class to your house

Barre3 offers a new workout every week, unlimited access to 300-plus workouts ranging from 10 to 60 minutes and guided tutorials.

When you subscribe, you can also get workout plans, recipes, a goal tracker and live Q&As with instructors.

Cost: $29/month, $162/6 months, $300/year

Pointe your way to fitness

Ballet Beautiful offers customized ballet lessons and ballet-inspired workouts that fit your skill level and schedule.

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You'll get two new workouts a month, unlimited access to the streaming library and more. There are prenatal and postnatal classes, too, so you can dance your way through pregnancy and motherhood!

Cost: $39.99/month

Get your om at home

Gaia offers a huge array of yoga classes for every activity level and interest.

There are hundreds of yoga videos to choose from, but most impressive are those classes designed not only for pregnancy and recovery from childbirth—but also for the unique demands on your body as a new mama feeding, lifting and cuddling your baby. You can take more spiritually-minded classes beyond yoga class—a nice benefit to new mamas.

The site features unlimited on-demand videos, with new yoga practices added daily.

Cost: From $7.95/ mo

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