Many people took to doing home workouts during the circuit breaker and I was no different.
My fitness routine had been on a steady decline even before it, though, and I had gone from working out two times a week (going for HIIT classes and yoga) to only going to the gym three times a month.
In March, Youtube’s algorithm recommended a bunch of “Chloe Ting challenge review” videos to me. And I, like many other viewers, became a part of the “passive audience” community. Yes, I watched these videos while lying on the sofa and snacking on a bag of chips.
Then, I came across the other end of the Youtube-fitness spectrum – expose videos on how these Youtuber workouts aren’t effective or accurate in boosting your fitness levels. So I got curious and wanted to test them out for myself.
Over the last three months, I’ve followed the workouts of three fitness influencers: Madfit, Chloe Ting and Pamela Reif. Only because they’ve often been compared to each other and some promise results in a very short time. They also have a similar workout structure – you can either do one video everyday or follow one of their self-curated fitness schedules.
Here’s what I thought…