Tried Any of These Popular Fitness Classes? | Stephen Coleclough
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Have You Tried Any of These Popular Fitness Classes?

Have You Tried Any of These Popular Fitness Classes?

A fitness class motivates and encourages its participants to work hard and push themselves, something that can be very difficult when you are working out on your own.

Fitness classes are hugely popular, mainly because they provide an organised way to work out and a group to work out with.

However, some fitness classes are more popular than others.

If you’re looking for a new fitness class to try then CrossFit, HIIT, Spinning and Yoga are all great options.

Here are some popular fitness classes to try…


If you know anything about the world of fitness, you’ll know that CrossFit has become extremely popular in recent years.

CrossFit combines aerobic exercises, weightlifting, gymnastics and a range of other workout techniques.

It’s all about burning calories through highly intensive movements and building up strength.


HIIT refers to ‘high intensity interval training’, a form of working out that involves quick spurts of exercise performed at a person’s peak ability.

This is usually done for 60 seconds at a time, with a 60 second break in between.

There’s no set way of doing HIIT, but most fitness classes continue on for 20 minutes and use a variety of movements.


A lot of people who enjoy fitness classes start off with spinning and it’s easy to see why.

Spinning is similar to cycling, except everything is done inside on a static bike.

If you find it difficult to cycle as a form of exercise, you may want to give spinning a go.

With great music and a motivational instructor, it’s a class that’s easy to get involved in.


If you’re looking for something a little more relaxing, you may want to turn your attention to yoga.

Yoga has been around for thousands of years and its centred around improving flexibility, improving posture and relaxation.

There are a lot of different types of yoga, which means there’s usually something for everyone.

When you’re looking for a new fitness class to try, it’s important to consider what works for you.

If you work best under pressure, you could be well suited to crossFit and HIIT.

If you work better when you’re relaxed, yoga could be the right choice for you.

If you’re looking for a fun alternative to working out alone, spinning has a lot to offer.

Stephen Coleclough
Stephen Coleclough

Stephen Coleclough is a personal trainer and online fitness/nutrition coach from the UK. He loves heavy squats, smashing PRs and bacon sandwiches. You can follow him on Twitter at ColecloughPT.

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