Fitness class guide
The guide to exercise classes
So, you have made the decision to get in better shape through exercise and like the idea of doing so in a group environment or fitness class. The camaraderie of a fitness class – along with the motivation, instruction and expertise of the instructor – can help to ensure you get the most out of your workout. With options including different forms of aerobics through to circuit training, boxercise, dance and yoga, you're sure to find a fitness class to suit you.
Here are 15 different types of fitness class, which are rated in terms of how much they improve your strength, flexibility and CV fitness, plus in terms of how challenging and complex the techniques are. We also explain the fitness benefits of each class.