It’s no secret that group fitness classes are great tools to add to your exercise routine. Not only do they give you access to experienced instructors who can help you improve your workout, but they also keep boredom at bay and provide a social experience for meeting new people.
But if you’ve never taken a group fitness class before, how do you know where to start?
Beginning a group fitness program can be daunting at first, but this blog will walk you through the steps of deciding which classes are best for your individual needs and give you the motivation to start today!
When beginning a new group fitness class, first you need to think about…
Are you ready to get started? The Y has 15 different class options for you to take at a variety of times. Here are a few specific ones that will help you improve your fitness in a variety of areas.
This class combines cycling, choreography, and motivational coaching techniques to give you a full-body aerobic workout. It imitates actual terrain experience, such as hills and mountains, to get your heart pumping and improve your cardiovascular fitness.
Yoga aims to help you improve your posture and range of motion with a variety of poses, twists, inversions and forward/backbends.
Body Pump focuses on strengthening all major muscle groups by combining different lifts with tempo music to keep your energy up. We guarantee you’ll feel the burn when you’re done.
This class allows you to get in shape at your own pace and remain injury free with the use of VIVE balls, tubes and optional hand weights.
This class is designed for older adults to help improve daily activity, muscular strength and range of movement. Participants use equipment such as hand weights, elastic tubing and exercise balls.
Experience the combination of Latin, Hip Hop and International music that help create an exciting and uplifting exercise environment. Dance steps are easy to follow, and no previous experience is required to attend!
Get ready to work, because this class will have you burning up to 1,000 calories with plyometric drills, intervals, resistance and core training movements.
If you’re not sure where to begin, Hi/Lo takes you through a variety of exercises and is always evolving. Get your feet wet with some stretching exercises, choreographed aerobics, kickboxing, free-weights and resistance bands to experience a full-body workout.
All you need is 30 minutes for this class! CX Worx focuses on the torso while also increasing strength and assisting with injury prevention.
All these classes are FREE to our members, and we welcome new attendees every day. You can find the group fitness schedules for our downtown and 18th Street location by visiting our website or calling either location. So grab a friend or two, and start your group fitness plan today!