5 K-pop YouTube workout routines with music from BTS, Blackpink, Twice, NCT, Red Velvet and more
- Heading to the gym is no longer a must for an instructor-led workout, with millions of fitness videos available online that cater to all needs and niches
- K-pop is no exception – we offer our top picks, from quick cardio BTS music fixes to a fitness class with Johnny from NCT. There’s something for every fan
Different people like to exercise in different ways, and for K-pop fans, there are many motivating, musical workout videos out there.
From dance-based cardio to sessions inspired by the workout routines of – and even led by – your favourite K-pop stars, here are five YouTube videos of various durations, so you’re covered whether you want a quick exercise fix, or a full-on, sweat-inducing fitness class.
Mamamoo dance routine
For K-pop dance novices, Olivia Styleme leads several videos in which songs by a particular Korean act are incorporated into a quick, easy-to-follow routine. Her video set to the music of girl group Mamamoo is a great example of this.
Three-minute BTS ‘Butter’ quick class
A very Neo workout session
Going off the comments, this may not be a class for beginners, but it is fun to join the K-pop stars as they torture themselves with – as the title jokes – no mercy.
A very musical workout
While all the other videos on this list centre around one particular K-pop act, Teagan Dixon’s K-pop dance routine is a good pick for those looking to work out to an eclectic K-pop playlist.
Mish Choi has several K-pop-inspired exercise videos on YouTube, ranging from BTS-themed stretching to how to get “11 line” abs like K-pop stars.
Several artists, including Blackpink and Red Velvet members, have gone viral for their Pilates routines. This seven-minute video is inspired in part by Blackpink’s workouts, and has been viewed almost 4 million times.