Looking forward to the party season? We know we are. But, after putting on a few pounds over the summer holidays, September is a great time to start getting into shape before the Christmas festivities begin. A little black dress can hide many sins, but how great would it feel to feel fabulous in your best dress, and to tuck into your Christmas dinner with confidence.
Here in Brentwood we are lucky enough to have some great gyms, exercise classes and a really good leisure centre. We've had a look at some of the range of classes you can find in Brentwood to give you some ideas on how to get in shape this Autumn.
Yoga started as a Hindu spiritual and ascetic discipline, including breath control, simple meditation, and the adoption of specific bodily postures. Very popular for it's health and relaxation benefits, Yoga can be enjoyed by people of all ages and abilities.
Zumba is a fast paced, aerobic fitness class featuring movements inspired by various styles of Latin American dance and performed primarily to Latin American dance music. It's not for the feint hearted but can burn lots of calories in one short session. Great fun, and guaranteed to make you sweat, Zumba is a popular choice for many.
Aerobics is a vigorous exercise class, designed to increase cardiovascular efficiency and burn calories. If you want a high intensity rhythmic session, then aerobics could be for you. Intense and fast paced, but a great way to improve muscle strength and burn calories, aerobics offers a fun type of class for everyone.
Circuit training is a form of body conditioning or resistance training using high-intensity aerobics. It targets strength building and muscular endurance. An exercise "circuit" is one completion of all prescribed exercises in the program. An excellent form of all round exercise, circuit training encompasses all types of fitness and tests all parts of the body. Circuit training is suitable for all levels of fitness.
Basic fitness classes for health are suitable for those that have mobility or medical problems. Gentle but effective exercises to help build strength balance and flexibility for people who walk with an aid or have medical issues. These kind of classes can also be good for older people just looking to keep in shape.
However you chose to get fit in Brentwood, don't forget that The Network Magazine offers details of clubs and classes in our FREE monthly magazine, distributed to over 18000 households in the Brentwood area. If you would like to advertise your club, class, trade or service with us, call our friendly sales team on 01277 849161 today.