An average session with personal trainers and group fitness instructors would say that there are three different parts included in a fitness class. The first is the start, the second being the body, and the last is the finishing part. While most of the class you’ll be focusing on your body, many times you’ll notice that the greatest parts of the class are from the start and the finish.
The Start: The Warm-up
Experts say that the way to get a great outcome from your workout is starting with a great warm-up. If you don’t warm up your body, you may be opening yourself up to the chances of injuring yourself and feeling even sorer the next day. So, when working out consider adding a few of these sections. Practice adding stretches, a quick cardio workout, as well as an activity that can help you get your heart rate up. You’ll be able to burn more calories at the start of your workout and increase your heart rate. The higher your heart rate is at the start of your workout, the better you’ll be able to keep up with the class, impressing both your instructors and your group.
The Second: The Body
The body of the workout should focus on both increasing physical strength, while still maintaining a cardio aspect. These classes are usually more interesting and better when they have an overall theme. Choose classes that function on one aspect of a workout, such as a class that focuses on physical balance, increasing power, or bettering your posture. The next aspect you should also look at is the intensity of the class. You won’t be able to make a lasting impression on your instructor or group members if you’re the one person who is lacking behind. It’s important to choose a class that is right for you, that way you can move at the same pace as everyone else.
The Third: The Finish
The last aspect of any workout is going to be how you finish. If you have a terrible finish to your workout, you can leave your body feeling like hell the next day. You always want to remember to wind down with the correct workout activity. Your class can easily sometimes slip over these important steps. So, if it’s included in your fitness group, you’re going to want to put in your all for the last push. Do not give out and start to slow down during the end, you need to put every ounce of strength you have into ending the workout on a high note and keep consistently at a pace that gets slower the further you get towards the finish line.
It may seem like it’s harder to leave lasting impression on a fitness group, but as long as you put every ounce of effort you have into each session you’ll be sure to impress everyone around you. Just make sure that you’re not pushing yourself over your threshold. You don’t want to wear your body down and injure yourself, so it’s considerably important to choose a group where you can stay at their pace. If you find a class is to easy then you can upgrade to a higher level.