The fitness industry has taken a big hit because of the pandemic, and had to layoff thousands of trainers worldwide. That was the case of my brother Francisco, who had to quickly transition to teaching his classes online.
Fortunately, I was around to advice him on how to setup a professional fitness studio from home, so he can continue teaching his classes. That's why I wanted to put together this tutorial out to the world as a resource for other trainers, who are looking to level up their live streaming setup.
This guide will help you save time and money to select the right equipment to have a strong foundation.
This guide will be divided into 3 Categories:
Video + Lighting
1. Video + Lighting
Find a camera of your choice to use it as your video source. You will require a capture card and an adapter to output the signal from your camera to your computer.
|2. Camera Lens (Optional)|
3. Power Supply/ Batteries (Optional)
5. LED Video Light
|6. Light Diffusion|
7. Light Stands
|8. LED Tube Lights (Optional)|
Get an audio mixer to connect microphones, mix music and record. Audio mixers are super handy when you want to have full control of the experience. Mixers are especially important to Fitness Professionals when they need to add background music to their workouts.
|1. Audio Interface|
|2. Podcasting Mic|
|3. Desk Arm for Mic|
|4. XLR Mic Cable|
|5. Speakers + Cables|
|6. Wireless Microphone System|
|7. Headset Mic (Optional)|
|8. Headphones (Optional)|
3. Live Streaming
Finally, let’s choose a platform to broadcast your content.
Tip: If you want to broadcast to multiple platforms, add overlay graphics, intros, and outros, then you need to use a broadcasting software
|1. Capture Card|
|2. HDMI Cable|
|3. Micro HDMI Adapter|
|4. Streaming Software (Optional)|
5. Video Switcher (Optional)
And here are some inspiration photos: