Wednesday, July 8, 2015

The Benefits of Joining a Fitness Class

Group exercise classes are a great way to reach your personal fitness goals and have fun!  With classes ranging in type and intensity, you will gain an incredible amount of benefits from fitness classes rather than working out at home.

Exercising in a group setting is very different than working out on your own.  First and foremost, group classes are fun!  Whether you join with friends or come on your own, you will love the friendly atmosphere, upbeat music and cheers of encouragement.  When you are part of a group, you are more likely to push yourself with friendly competition and less likely to miss a workout. 

In addition to the social opportunities, you will greatly benefit from the physical exercise of a fitness class.  Having an instructor is a great way to ensure proper form, be motivated to push through the pain, and eventually see improvement.  All it takes is one hour a week and you will benefit from the social, physical, and psychological support of a group fitness class.

At Five Star Fitness, we host a variety of classes for all of your fitness needs!  With over 35 classes per week, join us Sunday through Monday.  If you think an exercise class at Five Star Fitness might be for you, take a look at some of the fitness classes we offer:

Zumba – The Latin rhythms feature interval-training sessions where easy to follow fast and slow rhythms and resistance training are combined to tone and sculpt your body while burning fat.
Yoga – This is a traditional Hatha-based yoga class for the mind, body, and the spirit.  Improve flexibility, increase strength and reduce stress during this hour session!  No prior experience needed, great for all levels.
Strength – Endure barbell strength workouts that target all major muscle groups.  Get toned, improve muscle strength and endurance during this class.
Kickboxing – Kickboxing moves choreographed to motivating music intermixed with strength training.  This hour session burns tons of calories, builds strength and endurance!  No previous kickboxing training is required.
Pilates – Strengthens core postural muscles, develops flexibility, teaches breath awareness and improves spinal alignment.
Cycle – This stationary class will improve your cardiovascular endurance and strengthen the lower body.
Step + This is a choreographed step aerobics workout that serves as a great cardio boost.

Check out our class schedule or call 815-439-9900.