This is a listing of 17 sites that legally offer free audiobooks within the health, self improvement, fitness & medicine genre.
There is also a listing here of free ebooks in this genre at
All of these sites listed have content that is legal for them to distribute and for you to read and/or download.. If you find that any site listed is offering content that can not be legally transferred, please let me know in the comments below.
This list is not comprehensive and if you know of any other sites please post in the comments below or at our forums.
Most entries at those sites that offer only online listening or viewing can be downloaded with VideoCacheView. Thanks to AJNorth for this tip.
A comprehensive alphabetical listing of free books for reading or listening can be found on these pages:
For a complete listing of the free ebook pages here at Gizmo's, see
There will be other audiobooks and books on Health, Self Improvement, Fitness and Medicine, at the sites listed there, but they are not categorized at the sites.
Libraries are also an excellent source for reading and listening materials for this genre. To find out more information on your local library, the links here may help: Library Information
Free Health, Self Improvement, Fitness & Medicine Audiobooks & Videos
Ambling Books has 12 free audiobooks in its Health/Fitness category. You have to scroll down to the bottom of the page to see the free offerings. This is generally a pay site and free registration is required to download. Also, their "book player" needs to be downloaded to listen.
Baseline Of Health has 16 free lectures on health related topics available for free download in MP3 without registration.
BeFita YouTube fitness channel, it has a very good collection of workouts available for free viewing online without registration.
Books Should Be Free has a good collection of free audiobooks in a search under Health Non-Fiction. Not all the results are health related, but most are. These are classic works in the public domain. All are available for free listening online and free download in MP3 and iTunes Podcast without registration.
Daily HIIT free daiily high intensity interval training workouts presented in free online videos. Workouts are gnerally 12 minutes or less. Registration is not required to view the videos, but does offer some extras.
Documentary Heaven has close to 100 free documentaries in their Health category available for free viewing online without registration.
Dr. Oz has several video workouts of Shaun T available for free viewing online without registration.
Exercise 4 Weight Loss offers a large collection of free exercise instruction combined with video demonstration for free viewing online without registration.
Fitness Blender offers a large collection of free workout videos varying in length from 30 to 40 minutes for free viewing online without registration. Site has interesting feature to search through videos by exercise type and muscle group.
Khan Academy has an interesting collection of videos in its Healthcare and Medicine category available for free viewing online without registration. Most seem to deal with parts of the human body.
LearnOutLoud has 20 free audio books under its Health & fitness category. They are available in different ways, including online listening, MP3 or MP4 as many link to other sites.
Librophile has 2 free audiobooks in its Health & Fitness category. These are available for free download in MP3 or free listening online without registration.. You need to select Health & Fitness from the Genre selection as the site does not allow direct links to the genre pages. Thanks to Philip.for this site.
Physical Fitnet has a collection of free video demonstrations of workouts separated into various muscle groups and disciplines.
Spark People offers free exercise, cooking and healthy living videos for free viewing online without registration.
TED Ed has a good size collection of free video "lessons" in their health category available for free viewing online without registration.
The Tumble Gym has a listing of trhe top 30 YouTube channels for free workout videos. All are available for free viewing online without registration. Many of the channels also offer diet and nutrition advice.
Top Documentary Films has over 100 free documentaries in their Health category available for free viewing online without registration.
If you know of a site that may be added to the listings, please post in the comments for the page.
I hope you enjoy the free material available through these sites.
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