May 26, 2016
Body Shop consists of various exercises aimed at strengthening and toning your muscles, building your core, increasing your balance, and increasing cardio endurance.

Class Highlight: Body Shop

Now that the weather is warming up, it’s time to kick it into gear and start getting back in shape for the summer. Group fitness classes […]
January 18, 2016
RPM is a safe and fun aerobic workout that combines cycling, music, and motivational coaching to get your heart pumping.

RPM: The Ultimate Ride!

  Looking for a way to revamp your tired workout routine? Why not try RPM? This is a safe and fun aerobic workout that combines cycling, […]
December 22, 2015
Body Combat was created by Les Mills as a non-contact workout featuring self-defense moves from martial arts such as tai chi, karate, boxing, and kickboxing.

Body Combat: Kick Those Calories to the Curb

Looking for a way to burn up to 740 calories in just an hour? Give Body Combat a try! This cardiovascular workout combines self-defense moves from […]
July 6, 2015
Created by Les Mills and introduced to gyms across the country in 2013, Grit is a small group training system that focuses on strength, plyometrics, and cardio and is scientifically designed to sculpt your unique body.

Get Your Heart Pounding at Grit: A Group Fitness Class Based on Interval Training

  At the Lafayette Family YMCA, we recognize that our members are busy people. Between work, family, friends, and other activities, there is little to no […]
February 23, 2015
Group fitness classes give you access to experienced instructors who can help you improve your workout and they also keep boredom at bay and provide a social experience for meeting new people.

Choosing the Right Group Fitness Classes For You

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 […]
February 15, 2014
Not only are group fitness classes fun, they’re also a great venue for making new friends, a way to keep yourself on schedule and push yourself farther than if you were exercising alone.

Social Sweating: Y Not Join a Group Fitness Class?

Three Reasons to put on Your Gym Shorts and come to the Y Give yourself some motivation. One of my biggest excuses for not going to […]
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