Turn back the clock! Consistent, smart exercise can keep you young from the inside out. Focus on strengthening and stretching your muscles to stay supple, strong, and flexible while improving endurance and balance. Class is great for seniors and others with physical considerations that might limit range of motion.
Body Pump is a 60-minute weight-based, full-body group-fitness program. Focus is on gaining muscle endurance through each 4-6 minute exercise track. Classes are pre-choreographed; each release should be identical at any facility. Equipment includes free weight plates, barbells, and the step.
Developed by Biggest Loser Trainer, Jillian Michaels, Body Shred is a half hour of full body core and strength, done with enough speed to give you a cardio challenge. Slow it down if you want to focus on execution and technique; speed it up for an endurance challenge. Each class has four 6-minute intervals consisting of 3 minutes of resistance training for muscular conditioning followed by 2 minutes of cardiovascular conditioning intervals, then 1 minute of active recovery utilizing core focused exercises.
Possible modalities for this strength class include barbells, dumbbells, body bars, stability balls, BOSUs, tubing, discs, and your body weight. IRON CUTS is your formula for the building lean muscle, decreasing fat stores and reshaping your musculature.