You ever get stuck in a rut with your fitness routine? We all have, but being a part of group fitness classes can help get you back on track and keep you there.
Unlike working out by yourself, where you put your headphones on, make up your own workout and don’t interact with others, a group fitness class is led by a experienced trainer who knows to mix things up and keep them fun. No headphones are needed as you’ll be chatting with other people during class and doing things you would have never thought of on your own. Plus working out with other people that want to get better is seriously motivating.
The list of advantages to group classes is long but I figured I’d share a few of my favorites below.
- Community – Group classes create a dynamic that pushes everyone to work a little harder. You don’t have to compete with anyone in class but just knowing that someone is working their hardest next to you will make you do the same. Having friends in class helps with accountability too. You’re far less likely to skip a workout when you know you also get to see your buddies for an hour.
- Variety – Group classes, like CrossFit, change up their workout routines every day so you won’t get bored. You might be doing mostly strength training one day while the next could be all conditioning. Usually it’s a mix but “routine is the enemy” so we promise you won’t get bored.
- Coaching – Not sure if you’re doing something right or there is a potential for injury? In group classes at Apache, coaches will be explicit with how they want movements done and even offer alternatives depending on your fitness level. Throughout warmups, skills, lifting, workouts, etc. you will be watched and constantly corrected.
- Better Fitness – When we work out alone we tend to do the things we like to do, are good at or the same routine we’ve done for a long time. With group classes constantly changing that up on you, you’ll get amazing results you didn’t even know were possible. This will help you become are more well rounded athlete and capable of much more.
Group fitness classes can be a great alternative to what you’re currently doing so give it a try when you have the chance. All you have to do is make the commitment to show up and we’ll take care of the rest.
If you found any of this helpful or know someone who would like to make a change and start a workout program please contact us below. We love helping people become a better version of themselves.
Coach Mike N
Currently working harder than he would alone because someone next to him is too.