Have you ever wondered the benefits of joining a group fitness class? You might see them advertised online, locally, or even spot 20 people lined up outside your nearest community centre, all wearing their sports gear and full of excitement! But what is all the hype about, can it really be that enjoyable?
If you’ve never stepped foot in a group fitness class, you’re missing out. Some of the main benefits of exercise are amplified by group classes, here is why…
Believe it or not, it is inspiring to be surrounded by dedicated individuals. You’ll feel empowered, and on those days where your motivation is slipping you’ll have people there spurring you on, not to mention a supportive instructor. Working as a team to achieve results together is always much more exciting than going it alone.
Participating in a sport or aerobics class will introduce you to new people that you probably would have not met otherwise. Meeting others may be the first step toward establishing new friendships and developing a support network for your fitness goals. As your fitness increases, so will your self-esteem, and you’ll have a gang of new friends to celebrate it with.
Group fitness classes are a great way to get a workout without having to think or plan it yourself. Each class is structured with a warm-up, a balanced workout and a cool-down.
The instructor will tutor you through each part of the workout and ensure you’re doing the right stuff.
It’s the fitness instructor’s job to not only show proper form, but to also make sure that everyone in the class is executing each exercise the right way and therefore achieving results. Not only is proper form important for your muscles to reap the most out of every exercise, but it also helps eliminate potential injuries. Doing things right and safely will help you to achieve the results you want!