If you are a member of any of the big commercial gyms, David Lloyd, Virgin Active, Nuffield Health and so on you will most likely of been bombarded with a schedule of classes for their weekly timetable upon signing up. But which ones to choose….?
In this article we give you our top 5 classes we think are paramount, based on the following factors:
- Benefit to cardiovascular and respiratory system
- Improvement of body composition
- Use of dynamic movements/stretches transferable to daily life
Now there are some common generic names for these classes but you are going to find different gyms may have put their own spin on the name, always check the breakdown of the class content. So take note, our top 5 are below:
1 - Bodypump
An explosive workout using all the major muscle groups. Expect lots of high intensity squats, presses, curls and dips!
2 - KettleBells
A great dynamic workout to improve strength and stamina. It’s a full body workout!
3 - Core Curcuits
Ideal for those who want to improve core strength and tone up their midsection, with some fantastic transferable benefits to posture.
4 - Spinning Classes
One of the most hardcore CV and lower body workouts you will do. Great improvements in cardiovascular ability and an awesome fat burning workout.
5 - Zumba
Zumba is a Latin-inspired cardio workout that is so fun you don’t even feel like you’re working out.