SHELBY COUNTY ATHLETIC CLUB

GROUP FITNESS CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

(Cardio Classes)   

Zumba® Fitness –  is an exhilarating, effective, easy-to-follow, Latin-inspired, calorie-burning dance fitness-party™ that’s moving millions of people toward joy and health. 60 minute class.  Exertion levels:  cardio – moderate; strengthening – low; flexibility – low; coordination- moderate/high; overall challenge – moderate/high.

Dance Fitness – is a type of group exercise class that incorporates some or many forms of dance. It’s a full body aerobic workout, divided into different tracks that provide peaks and troughs of intensity. The overall intensity of a class varies depending on the style you’re doing and isa 60 minute class.  Exertion:  cardio – high; strength – low; flexibility – low; coordination – high; overall – moderate.this fun and energetic class will incorporate all genres of music.   

HIIT Cardio – this 30 minute class is a high intensity interval sweat dripping body weight cardio class.  All moves can easily be modified for all fitness levels.  Exertion levels:  cardio – moderate/high; strengthening –   moderate; flexibility – low/moderate; coordination – low; overall challenge – moderate/high.

Just Step – this is a 45 minute class consisting of beginning to intermediate choreography.  Step aerobics is a choreographed routine of stepping up and down on a bench platform.  It is a great way to burn fat, shape and tone, and build muscles. Intensity can be high or low depending on personal preference.  Exertion levels:  cardio – high; strengthening – low; flexibility – low; coordination – high; overall challenge – moderate.

Cardio KickboxReady to become a total knockout? Cardio Kickbox combines kickboxing movements of punches, kicks, knee strikes and body-sculpting dance moves choreographed to motivating music for an all over body-sculpting workout .No equipment needed. A super fun, super safe and effective cardiovascular workout that can easily be adapted for all fitness levels. Class if 45 minutes. Exertion levels:  cardio –moderate/high; strengthening – moderate; flexibility – low; coordination – moderate/high; overall challenge – moderate/high.

Kickboxing – this 60 minute class takes the basic moves of a kickboxer’s training by combining the punches of boxing with the kicks of karate.  Exertion levels:  cardio – high; strengthening – moderate; flexibility – low; coordination – moderate/high; overall challenge – moderate/high.

Cardio Circuit Interval Training – this 60 minute class focuses on cardio interval training to improve endurance and strength through timed circuit intervals to include cardio, squats, lunges and more. The class finishes up with a focus on abdominal strength. Exertion levels: cardio – moderate/high; strengthening – moderate; flexibility – low; coordination –  moderate/high; overall challenge – moderate/high.

Cycling– this is one of the most efficient 45 minute workouts you can do. Studies have proven its “fat  burning” effect even at the lowest levels of intensity.Indoor cycling focuses on endurance, strength, intervals, high intensity and recovery using a stationary bicycle. Exertion levels: cardio – high: Strengthening-moderate: flexibility – low ; coordination – low/moderate; overall challenge –moderate.

(Strength and Conditioning Classes)

Silver Sneakers –  is an industry-leading fitness program for older adults.  In this class, an instructor guides you through exercises with resistance tools at your own pace,resulting in your ability to stay healthy and maintains your independence. 45 minute class. Exertion levels:  balance – moderate; strengthening – moderate; flexibility – moderate; coordination – low/moderate; overall challenge – low/moderate.

Pumped – is an energetic class that shapes, tones and strengthens your entire body using weighted bars and hand weights.  This 60 minute workout challenges all of your major muscle groups by using the best weight-room exercises such as squats, presses, lifts and curls and is choreographed to music.  Exertion levels:  cardio – moderate; strengthening – high; flexibility – low; coordination – moderate; overall challenge – moderate.

Total Body Strength Training – this 45 minute class is a slower paced introduction to weight training that will work all major muscle groups and is a great stepping stone towards personal training.  Exertion levels:  cardio – low; strengthening  –high; flexibility – low; coordination – low; overall challenge – moderate.

Arms & Abs/Legs & Abs – this 30 minute class gives you a great upper and lower body workout utilizing resistance bands, hand weights, weighted bars and stability balls.  It will add lean muscle tissue, tone and firm.  You will get a complete strength workout as well as burning those abs!  Exertion levels:  cardio – moderate; strengthening – moderate/high; flexibility – low; coordination – low; overall challenge – moderate.

Extreme Core– this class focuses on core and abdominal strengthening.  Discover the wide array of benefits of stability ball training, including core strength, posture, balance, body awareness, flexibility and even cardiovascular fitness. Appealing to all fitness levels.  Exertion levels:  cardio – low; strengthening – moderate/high;  flexibility – low; coordination – low/moderate; overall challenge – moderate.

Pilates – if practiced with consistency, Pilates improves flexibility, builds strength and develops control and endurance in the entire body.  It puts emphasis on alignment, breathing, developing a strong core, and improving coordination and balance. This is a floor based class.  Exertion levels:  cardio – low; strengthening – moderate/high;  flexibility – low; coordination – low/moderate; overall challenge – moderate.

Piloga – this 30 minute class combines the muscle-sculpting core firming benefits of Pilates with the strength and flexibility of yoga movements.  You’ll use your bodyweight to perform a series of moves to define every muscle big and small.  Exertion:  cardio – low/moderate; strength – moderate; flexibility – moderate; coordination – moderate; overall – moderate.

Yoga –Yoga practice strengthens your cardiovascular system, tones and stretches your muscles and improves your mental fitness.  We offer different styles of Yoga; please see additional flyer for details. Exertion levels:  cardio – low; strengthening – moderate; flexibility – moderate; coordination – moderate.

Zumba

Zumba® Fitness –  is an exhilarating, effective, easy-to-follow, Latin-inspired, calorie-burning dance fitness-party™ that’s moving millions of people toward joy and health. 60 minute class.  Exertion levels:  cardio – moderate; strengthening – low; flexibility – low; coordination- moderate/high; overall challenge – moderate/high.

Total Body Strength Training

Total Body Strength Training – this 45 minute class is a slower paced introduction to weight training that will work all major muscle groups and is a great stepping stone towards personal training.  Exertion levels:  cardio – low; strengthening  –high; flexibility – low; coordination – low; overall challenge – moderate.

Dance Fitness

 

Dance Fitness – is a type of group exercise class that incorporates some or many forms of dance. It’s a full body aerobic workout, divided into different tracks that provide peaks and troughs of intensity. The overall intensity of a class varies depending on the style you’re doing and isa 60 minute class.  Exertion:  cardio – high; strength – low; flexibility – low; coordination – high; overall – moderate.this fun and energetic class will incorporate all genres of music.

Extreme Core

Extreme Core– this class focuses on core and abdominal strengthening.  Discover the wide array of benefits of stability ball training, including core strength, posture, balance, body awareness, flexibility and even cardiovascular fitness. Appealing to all fitness levels.  Exertion levels:  cardio – low; strengthening – moderate/high;  flexibility – low; coordination – low/moderate; overall challenge – moderate.

Pumped

Pumped – is an energetic class that shapes, tones and strengthens your entire body using weighted bars and hand weights.  This 60 minute workout challenges all of your major muscle groups by using the best weight-room exercises such as squats, presses, lifts and curls and is choreographed to music.  Exertion levels:  cardio – moderate; strengthening – high; flexibility – low; coordination – moderate; overall challenge – moderate.

Pumped 

Pumped – is an energetic class that shapes, tones and strengthens your entire body using weighted bars and hand weights.  This 60 minute workout challenges all of your major muscle groups by using the best weight-room exercises such as squats, presses, lifts and curls and is choreographed to music.  Exertion levels:  cardio – moderate; strengthening – high; flexibility – low; coordination – moderate; overall challenge – moderate.

Piloga

Piloga – this 30 minute class combines the muscle-sculpting core firming benefits of Pilates with the strength and flexibility of yoga movements.  You’ll use your bodyweight to perform a series of moves to define every muscle big and small.  Exertion:  cardio – low/moderate; strength – moderate; flexibility – moderate; coordination – moderate; overall – moderate.

HIIT Cardio

HIIT Cardio – this 30 minute class is a high intensity interval sweat dripping body weight cardio class.  All moves can easily be modified for all fitness levels.  Exertion levels:  cardio – moderate/high; strengthening –   moderate; flexibility – low/moderate; coordination – low; overall challenge – moderate/high.

Just Step

this is a 45 minute class consisting of beginning to intermediate choreography.  Step aerobics is a choreographed routine of stepping up and down on a bench platform.  It is a great way to burn fat, shape and tone, and build muscles. Intensity can be high or low depending on personal preference.  Exertion levels:  cardio – high; strengthening – low; flexibility – low; coordination – high; overall challenge – moderate.

Kickboxing

Kickboxing – this 60 minute class takes the basic moves of a kickboxer’s training by combining the punches of boxing with the kicks of karate.  Exertion levels:  cardio – high; strengthening – moderate; flexibility – low; coordination – moderate/high; overall challenge – moderate/high.

Cardio Kickboxing

Cardio Kickbox – Ready to become a total knockout? Cardio Kickbox combines kickboxing movements of punches, kicks, knee strikes and body-sculpting dance moves choreographed to motivating music for an all over body-sculpting workout .No equipment needed. A super fun, super safe and effective cardiovascular workout that can easily be adapted for all fitness levels. Class if 45 minutes. Exertion levels:  cardio –moderate/high; strengthening – moderate; flexibility – low; coordination – moderate/high; overall challenge – moderate/high.

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