Step Out of Your Comfort Zone & Into a Group Fitness Class

Apr 30, 2018

Sick of your solo workout routine? From kickboxing to core conditioning to Barre, group fitness classes have something for everyone. Stepping off the treadmill and into a group fitness class can boost your energy, your performance, and your motivation to keep coming back to your workouts! 

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If you’re used to working out alone, the idea of walking into a new workout class that you’ve never done before can be intimidating. It’s common to worry about keeping up with everyone in the class, doing each move correctly, and not missing a beat.  

But, you know what they say – great things don’t come from staying in your comfort zone.

Rest assured that not everyone in the class is a certified expert. Rest assured that you can (and should) go at your own pace. And rest assured that you’ll have a blast!

Studies show that working out in a group setting can improve emotional and physical well-being and lower stress compared to working out alone. O2 Fitness instructors create an incredibly energetic and fun atmosphere that will make you forget you’re even working out.  

Plus, you’re more likely to push through a tough workout and continue to show up when you’re surrounded by the energy and encouragement of a group. Research shows that exercising in a group setting improves performance versus working out alone. Strength in numbers, right?

Free Group Fitness Class PassStill not convinced to stray from your solo workout sessions? Let’s take a look at calories burned in our most popular group fitness classes. Keep in mind that these numbers vary from person to person.

  1. RPMBurns up to 620 for 45 minutes and upwards of 800+ for 60 minutes.  Moderate to high intensity. Improves heart & lung fitness and increases strength and endurance. Biggest bang for your buck in terms of calories burned in 45 minutes. All to the tune of the latest hard-hitting pop tunes and remixes.2. 
  2. BodyCombat: Burns up to 545 calories per 55-minute class.  High intensity. Martial-arts-inspired cardio. Tones and shapes. Increases strength and endurance and builds self-esteem. Latest hard-hitting pop tunes.2. 
  3. BodyFlow: Burns up to 340 calories per 55-minute class. Low intensity. Inspired by yoga, Tai Chi, and Pilates.  Improves joint flexibility and range of motion.  Tones, shapes, and enhances mental awareness.  Soulful, calming, and inspiring tunes.
  4. BodyPump: Burns up to 560 calories per 60-minute class. Moderate to high intensity. Weights-based resistance training. Increases strength and endurance, tones and shapes and helps maintain proper bone health. The latest hard-hitting pop tunes.

Not sure which class is right for you? Join us for 15-minute class samplers followed by local juice samplers at Gym & Juice on May 5! Get a quick taste of each class and a sweet taste of juice after your workout!

Now that you know what to expect, go get fit and have fun doing it…one group fitness class at a time!



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