What is the right fitness class for you?

April 29, 2016


Look at these suggestions below for recommendation on new fitness routines. "

What is the right fitness class for you?

It doesn’t matter if you recently joined the Y, been here for a while or maybe you’ve never taken a class.  We understand that it can be challenging to find the right class for your needs.  We’ve provided you with a few suggestions based on a few common needs.

Need: Are you a teen 13 years of age or older?
Try: A free teen orientation.
You will meet with a trained fitness professional for 60 minutes.  During your orientation, you will be shown how to use our fitness equipment correctly and safely.

Need: Are you back to working out after recovering from an injury?  You had a baby? You have never worked out? Or bored doing the same routine and not seeing results?
Try: A free wellness consultation.
During your 60 minute consultation, you will meet with a trained wellness consultant who will map out a plan customized for you, to help you reach your goals based on your ability level.  Our consultants will map out a plan for you to get you back on your feet.

Need:  Are you an older active member?
Try: Water fitness classes.

Need: Are you brand new to working out and injury free?
Try: Nia or Zumba group exercise fitness class.
Dance classes, like Zumba and Nia, can burn up to 400 calories an hour and will keep you engaged from start to finish

Need:  Something to add variety to your existing cardio work out?
Try: One of our group exercise classes.
Please take a look at our fitness schedule and see what works best in your daily routine.

Need: Firm up those trouble areas
Try: Strength training classes.
Lose your love handles or sculpt and tone your body. Try classes with those body parts in their names.  Core express, lower body focus, full body condition, total body strength and power hour to name a few.

Need: Cross training
Try: Boot camp.
Cross training can not only make you stronger, faster and fit, but it can also protect you from injury.

Need: A challenge
Try: Boot Camp.
Achieve your fitness goals with this military inspired circuit workout. Calisthenics and training drills develop strength, stamina and agility. Each class is unique to keep you challenged. We will push to advance your fitness level while encouraging your success along the way. This class is for the intermediate to advanced participants.

Need: Do you have a weak core or back problems
Try: Pilates.
Pilates might help to condition the abdominal muscles of healthy people or alleviate lower back pain. Sundays are now available.

Need: Don’t like working in a group setting?
Try: Personal Training.
A personal trainer is a fitness professional involved in exercise prescription and instruction. They motivate clients by setting goals and providing feedback and accountability to clients. Trainers also measure their client’s strengths and weaknesses with fitness assessments. These fitness assessments may also be performed before and after an exercise program to measure their client’s improvements in physical fitness.

For more information contact the fitness department @ 773-326-2992.