Swift Fitness York – 8 tips On All You Need To Know About Group Exercise…

1. Motivational
Working out on your own can be a tuff. Sometimes you need an alternative motivator. Group sessions offer it in spades. Firstly, you’ve got the instructor to encourage you to push to the limit. Then there are the people around you working hard, Just seeing them pushing themselves is a great motivator in itself.

2. Challenging 

The number one reason that people who regularly train at a gym don’t get the results they want is that they don’t challenge themselves enough weather that’s cardiovascular training or resistance training. In other words, their workouts are too easy. You won’t get that in a group exercise class.

3. Provides Structure 

Knowing how to properly structure your workout takes knowledge and skill. Many people who are let loose on the gym floor simply don’t know were to start or have a clue what they are doing. As a result, they end up performing workouts that are less than ideal, but when you join a group session all the planning has been done for you.

4. Help With Your Form 

A lot of gym goers develop sloppy exercise form. Yet, when you’re in a group session there’s nowhere to hide. The instructor eyes are going to be everywhere because their job is to ensure that you perform the movement the correct way. If you don’t, they will show you the correct way,so that you get it right.

5. Will Make You More A Regular Attendee

The key to the fitness life is regularity. Show up, day in and day out, and you will get results. When you become a regular of a group fitness class, you are noticed and more so is your absence. Often this will provide enough of a push to get you out and attend the class.

6. Great Fun 

If you are going to stick at a group session, you want it to be enjoyable. Group sessions provide all of the elements that combine to make your workout enjoyable – mixing with likeminded peers, engaging exercises, an inspiring leader.

7. A Learning Experience

The benefits of working with a personal trainer cannot be overrated. Personal training is a great option, but many people simply can’t afford it. Group fitness sessions offer a cost effective way to benefit from the experienced personal trainer. You will learn new exercises, techniques and form.

8. The Social Side

When you are training hard alongside a person in a group fitness session you have an instant connection with them. This more than likely lead to a friendship outside of the gym, even if it doesn’t, the bond you form can be a motivator for you to do your best and to show up regularly.

 

Danny Allan

Personal Trainer

Swift Fitness York