Yesterday over on my lifestyle blog I spoke a bit about Les Mills, the fitness classes that can really change your life. From all over the world, including Leeds and Yorkshire – you can easily find a class for you.
I wanted to take some time to talk about the classes they offer, so if you’re interested in trying out any of them you know what you are getting yourself in to.
This is a barbell workout to help you get lean, toned and fit. You use light to moderate weights with lots of repetition in this total body workout that can burn up to 540 calories! There’s great music involved and you can’t leave this class without a massive sense of achievement.
You can do wither 55, 45 or 30-minute BODYPUMP classes.
BODYBALANCE is a yoga-based class that will improve your mind, your body and your life. You bend and stretch through a series of yoga moves that also incorporate some Tai Chi and Pilates. There’s focus on breathing and you’ll strengthen your entire body.
BODYBALANCE is available as either a 55, 45 or 30-minute workout.
This high-energy class is great for both beginners and addicts. You’ll be put throgh moves such as running, lunging and jumping as well as push-ups and squats. It sounds a bit bootcampish, but can burn up to 730 calories!
BODYATTACK is available as either a 55, 45 or 30-minute workout.
This is an addictive dance workout for anyone to join in, no matter your ability. There’s no shame here, just get in there and have fun while getting fit.
SH’BAM is available as either a 45 or 30-minute workout.
I love step classes at the gym – I find the burn loads of calories as well as tone your legs and bum. This class also uses the dreaded burpee, push ups and weight plate exercises to work the upper body. You can burn up to 620 calories in this class!
BODYSTEP is available as either a 55, 45 or 30-minute workout.
THE TRIP is a fully immersive workout experience that combines a 40-minute cycling class with a journey through digitally-created worlds. There’s a cinema-scale screen and sound system, and although it’s not available in loads of places yet, I’m hoping it will be soon.
This high-energy martial arts-inspired workout is a great way to punch and kick your way to fitness and burn up t740 calories. You use moves from Karate, Taekwondo, Boxing, Muay Thai, Capoeira and Kung Fu.
BODYCOMBAT is available as either a 55, 45 or 30-minute workout.
CXWORK is a 30-minute class that exercises the muscles around the core, which is great for getting a stronger body. You do bodyweight exercises like crunches and hovers to work the stomach, hips, bum and lower back.
RMP is spin class where you can control the intensity while spinning along to great music through hill climbs, sprints and flat riding. You can burn up yo 675 calories in this session.
BODYJAM was choreographed by Gandalf Archer-Mills in Auckland, New Zealand and is the ultimate combination of music and dance. It’s full of tracks you love right now to get your heart pumping.
BODYJAM is available as either a 55, 45 or 30-minute workout.
This workout is a mix of strength, cardio and core training. It is a mixture of lunges, squats, running and tubing exercises to help you burn calories and increase fitness.
BODYVIVE 3.1 is available as either a 55, 45 or 30-minute workout.
LES MILLS SPRINT
LES MILLS SPRINT™ is a 30-minute High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) workout on the indoor bike. It’s short but intense that will push you to the limit. The high intensity training will give you great results in just 30 minutes, leaving you burning calories for after the class is over.
LES MILLS GRIT STRENGTH
This is a 30-minute HIIT workout that will improve strength and build lean muscle. It uses a barbell, weight plate and body weight exercise to get your muscle groups working hard and fast.
LES MILLS GRIT PLYO
This is a 30-minute HIIT plyometric-based workout that will make you perform like an athletic. Using a bench, you’ll be combining explosive jumping with agility training to get a lean and athletic body.
LES MILLS GRIT CARDIO
This is another 30-minute HIIT workout will improve your cardio fitness using a variety of body weight exercises.
Which one takes your fancy?