Swift Fitness class info (*2015*)

Here at swift fitness we like to do things a little differently, and think outside the box. Because of this our group exercise timetable is made up of a multitude of classes that are unique to Swift Fitness and as far as we know you will not find on your generic fitness centre class timetable at other centres. Here is the low down of the classes we run from our site and what they entail.

Suspendacycle

Swift fitness Suspendacycle is the merging of two great ways to train. We use the group cycling concept to get all the benefits this class offers the cardiovascular system combined with bodyweight resistance training using suspension trainers. This is truly a full body workout as the suspension trainers tone every muscle group and give you strength and definition.

Level: intermediate/advanced (We would recommend attending a beginner’s cycle before progressing to Suspendacycle).

Duration: 60 mins

Times: Fri @ 17.30

Boxacycle

Boxacycle is an all-out cardiovascular workout.  Fast punching of boxing will work your upper body muscles in a similar fashion to group cycling adding muscular endurance of the upper and lower body. This with the addition of well-balanced core work to target your abs, oblique’s and strengthen lower back make this the perfect workout for increasing muscular endurance, toning and increase cardiovascular fitness.

Level: intermediate/advanced (We would recommend attending a beginner’s cycle before progressing to Boxacycle).

Duration: 60 mins

Times: Tue @19.00

 

Swift Pump

This workout gives you everything your body needs to physically change its composition for the better. It uses a combination of different resistance training types to offer you the opportunity to build muscle density and tone up, increase cardiovascular fitness and muscular endurance.

If you want to reshape your whole body Swift Pump will provide you with the tools and training techniques to get results. It utilising sand bags, battle ropes, suspension trainer’s, medicine ball’s and resistance tubes.

Level: Intermediate to advance

Duration: 60 mins

Times: Tue @ 18.00

Zumba

Zumba is a Latin style dance class, which will increase your cardiovascular fitness, and help you to burn those calories. Working out in a fun environment with likeminded individuals all working towards fitness goals, Zumba will create an atmosphere within the class which will make you forget you’re doing fitness as you concentrate on the Zumba moves.

Level: All

Duration: 45 mins

Times: Thurs @ 19.15

Legs Bums and Tums (LBS’s)

LBT is a workout designed specifically for toning the lower body, It utilises leg and core exercises to improve definition of your whole legs and mid-section. This class will burn calories and improve overall conditioning.

Level: All

Duration: 60 mins

Time: Thurs @ 18.00 

Swift Combat

Swift combat utilises punch bags, and focus pads to give you a boxing style workout designed to increase your cardiovascular fitness and increase muscular endurance and toning. This in combination with lots of core work makes this workout great for burning calories and raising your metabolism.

Level: Intermediate to advance

Duration: 60 mins

Time: Wednesday @ 19.00

Yoga

Swift Fitness Yoga is a form of exercise that utilizes stretching and slow movements. It is good for increasing flexibility and balance. It is also good for relieving stress and relaxing. Yoga has been used as a meditation technique for thousands of years.

Level: Beginner to intermediate

Duration: 60 mins

Time: Saturday @ 9.30

Dynamic Yoga

Dynamic Yoga is a form of Yoga which incorporated more core strengthening into the workout and is more flowing between exercises and holds. It offers all the same benefits as a Yoga class including increased mobility and balance.

Level: intermediate to Advanced

Duration: 60 mins

Time: Monday @ 19:15

Insanity

Inspired by the Insanity DVD, our insanity class uses high intensity interval training (HITT) with bodyweight exercises to help you burn calories.  The session utilises plyometric’s, balance and strengthening exercises, and agility and co-ordination to help you work out to your maximum.

 Level: Intermediate to advance

Duration: 60 mins

Time: Monday @ 18.00

 

Pilates

Pilates improves flexibility, builds strength and develops control and endurance in the whole human body. It puts emphasis on alignment, breathing and improving coordination and balance. Pilates particularly focuses on building core strength.

Level: Beginner to intermediate

Duration: 60 mins

Time: Wednesdays @ 19:40

 

Kettlebell Class

SFY kettle bell class uses Jorden sand balls instead of traditional kettlebells. These add a new dimension to a normal kettle bell class meaning much more exercises can be used, alongside old favourites such as the kettle bell swing ex. Expect a full body strengthening and toning class with plenty of functional movements.

Level: intermediate to advance

Duration: 45-60 mins

Time: Fridays @ 19.40