Jane Fonda Recreated Her Iconic 1980s Home Workout Video

Gyms are closed, and comfort food is too easy to grab since most of us are at home pretty much all the time these days. We can’t live on cookies, pasta and cereal, or maybe we can? While it might be hard to stick to a keto diet during the coronavirus pandemic, we can stick to (or start) an exercise plan even without access to gym equipment.

Going for a walk, a bike ride or a jog around the neighborhood can be a great way to get exercise, but if you live in an area that isn’t very walkable or if your neighbors aren’t taking social distancing seriously, it might be better to avoid a stroll around the block.

If you have a backyard, dribbling a basketball, kicking a soccer ball or playing catch with your kids can all be fun, but once again, you may not have access to a backyard.

If you want to get moving and want to stay inside your home, you’re probably searching the web for exercise videos, and there are plenty of them out there. If you want a true, authentic, proven exercise video, it’s hard to beat the original Jane Fonda workout videos from the 1980s. Did you know you can actually watch many of these videos on YouTube?

If you’re wondering if Fonda still exercises, the answer is definitely yes; although, nowadays she sticks to low-impact exercises that are age-appropriate. In fact, she recently joined TikTok and posted a video along with the following text:

“Hello Tik Tok! I’m bringing back the Jane Fonda Workout to fight the climate crisis.”

@janefondaHello Tik Tok! I’m bringing back the Jane Fonda Workout to fight the climate crisis. Join ##firedrillfriday 4/3 @ 11AMPT ##happyathome ##indoorworkout♬ original sound – janefonda

The video starts with a clip from a 1980s Jane Fonda workout video. Then, it cuts back to present-day Fonda who is lying on her side on an exercise mat. She tells viewers how to do a series of leg lifts.

Then, the video cuts to Fonda wearing a red coat. She has participated in Fire Drill Fridays for some time now. These weekly protests are to raise awareness about climate change. Now, during this sequestration, the protests have gone virtual.

Fonda ends the TikTok video by saying, “Whether you’re on your couch or your yoga mat, would you join me for the virtual Fire Drill Fridays? The future needs you, I need you.”

One comment on the video reads, “This is the only reason I downloaded Tik Tok.” Another viewer wrote, “You are so amazing! The fact that you are using your fame to bring awareness to such important issues will make a difference.”

How are you exercising at home? Are you going to join Fonda for virtual Fire Drill Fridays?