Body Weight Conditioning
A combination of cardio and strength training exercises using only your own body weight
The bodyweight cardio and strength classes pumped with high energy music, are exciting, always different and you will be challenged! There is no gear required for these classes, just bring water and a towel because you will sweat!
You will receive personal coaching each class to ensure you have correct body alignment so the whole body is worked with each exercise. You will do moves such as: jumping jacks, sprinting on the spot, burpees, squats, lungs, all sorts of style of push-ups, many different types of core/abdominal workouts, mountain climbers, butt kicks and the list goes on. All of the exercises have variations for beginner, intermediate and advanced level and there are so many types of each kind of exercise too.
You definitely won’t be thinking about the time because you will be moving the whole class, by the time you are done you will feel the difference, all with your own bodyweight! You will be motivated and encouraged by the instructors and your class mates too.
Bodyweight exercises are strength training exercises that use the individual's own weight to provide resistance against gravity. Your cardiovascular will be worked because you will be continuously moving during the main part of the workout. Bodyweight exercises can enhance a range of abilities including strength, power, endurance, speed, flexibility, coordination and balance. Bodyweight training utilises simple abilities such as pushing, pulling, squatting, bending, twisting and balancing.
With the combination of cardio and strength training exercises using only your own body weight you will benefit from increased muscle mass, mobility, bone density, will have improved sleep habits and decrease depression. Bodyweight exercises can also help with decreasing cognitive decline as people age. Exercises focusing on the legs and abdomen like squats, lunges, step ups will increase the leg and core strength which will reduce the risk of falling because your balance, coordination, cardio and strength will all improve and the multi directional exercises practiced does relate to your daily movements.