At The Muskingum Recreation Center, many group exercise classes are offered. These group exercise classes are open to members and non-members and typically run for 8 week sessions. All of our group exercise instructors have nationally recognized fitness accreditation and are very qualified to meet your class needs. The group exercise programs provide the structure and guidance you need to succeed. Our current offerings are listed below with descriptions of each.
MRC GROUP EXERCISE CLASS DESCRIPTIONS LAND AND WATER
BALANCED BODY BARRE- An exercise class designed to bring rhythm, energy and a music-driven workout to create a beauti- ful, functional body. The Barre class emphasizes alignment, posture and self-awareness YES! WE WILL USE THE BALLET BARS. YES! YOU WILL BURN CALORIES AND SWEAT. BOOT CAMP- These workouts are composed of a full body attack that includes strength, core, plyometric, and conditioning train- ing. Boot camp is a high intensity workout designed to push individuals past their comfort zone. This program will help you to be- come stronger, as well as shred through those pesky pounds! BUILDING BONES II.- This class uses a mix of traditional strength training exercises and exercises focused on balance to chal- lenge the core and increase muscular strength. Great class for prevention and treatment of osteoporosis! CARDIO DANCE FUZE- 45 minute booty busting workout combining Hip Hop, straight up cardio and some targeted toning exer- cises. Come join the FUN filled music blasting workout! CARDIO TONE- A total cardio class using light weights and high reps, resistance bands, stability balls, and cardio intervals. CARDIO PUMP– A challenging strength-training class that incorporates short intervals of strength training utilizing dumbbells, followed by cardio intervals utilizing the step or step 360 to challenge your cardio level. 20/20/20– 20 minutes of Step, 20 minutes of a specialty area as stated i.e. ZUM,HI/LO,POUND, and 20 minutes of Strength. DOUBLE K-This class is action-packed with drill style cardio and kickboxing intervals to blast calories and torch fat. Kickboxing helps to increase endurance, improve muscle tone and relieve stress. This class is a total body workout that is easy to follow and utilizes mental and physical coordination .Double K will push you to punch and kick with power and precision. FIERCE TOTAL FITNESS- A fierce challenge uses this workout to shred fat, define muscle, and enhance your total fitness. FTF consists of 7 exercise intervals. Each exercise interval is 6 minutes long and includes 3 minutes of strength, 2 minutes of cardio and 1 minute of core exercises. Each workout may be modified so it can accommodate both beginners as well as advanced participants. FITNESS FUSION- is a fun and effective workout that incorporates all aspects of fitness to provide a full body workout. This workout incorporates the use body weight, resistance bands, Step 360, and stability balls. Variations of push-ups, squats, lunges, dead lifts, and core exercises will be used in a circuit training format. You will build lean muscle using compound bodyweight move- ments. HIGH INTENSITY INTERVAL TRAINING (HIIT) - Take your fitness to an all new level! This workout is an enhanced form of interval training. HIIT includes exercises that alternate periods of short intense anaerobic exercise with less-intense, and short, re- covery periods. The combination of plyometric and cardio kickboxing exercises in this 45-minute class will help you improve aero- bic capacity as well as maximize your fat-burning potential! INDOOR CYCLING EXPERIENCE (I.C.E.)- Our instructors will help you with proper bike set-up and the basic cycling tech- niques so you can be on your way to becoming an indoor cyclist. All levels are welcome and are able to monitor own several fea- tures on The Keiser bike including: RPM (Revolutions Per Minute) | Power Output Displays in Watts (currently generating) | Heart Rate (Polar compatible) | Pedaling Time | Gear (Resistance) (1 to 24 gears) | Odometer / Trip Distance. ICE EXPRESS- a 45 minutes class for all levels who need less time to get a great workout. Mash-UP- Each week a different style of class will be instructed by various instructors and formats.
10/19 Fit Fusion Steph
10/26 Pound/Dance Fuze Tara
11/2 Yoga Sandy
11/9 HITT/Spin Katie
11/16 3-Step Pat
11/23 Deep Water Vicki
11/30 Barre Debbie
12/7 Erin Ripped
PILATES-This low intensity, calorie burning, total body sculpting system is for participants who have completed the basic and in- termediate Pilates series or have had prior Pilates experience. Learn the importance of body alignment, core stability and proper breathing. All of these will enhance your overall performance. *PiYO- combines the muscle sculpting, core firming benefits of Pilates with the strength and flexibility of flowing Yoga move- ments. PiYO will help you improve your balance and core power. This is an intense low impact workout that will burn crazy calo- ries and sculpt every inch of your body for a long, lean beautiful physique. POUND - An incredibly exciting fusion of movement and music! Participants drum along to a slammin’ rock soundtrack using Rip- stix – lightly weighted drumsticks designed to transform drumming into a kick-butt, fat burning, and full body workout! R.I.P.P.E.D- is an acronym for Resistance, Intervals, Power, Plyometric, Endurance and Diet. It is programmed to be a complete and total body workout and includes strength training, Tabata, kickboxing and core work. STEP BOOTCAMP- Before there were Aerobics or Step Reebok, there was your basic workout . . . “military style.” Join your in- structor for a strong, hard-hitting workout with Step, and strength training tools! STEP SCULPT- 30 minutes of step choreographed patterns, followed by a 15 minute sculpting routine using your own body weight with dance inspired technique The sculpting exercises may be standing or seated exercises using a variety of resistance tools (i.e. ball, tubing) other than weights.
AQUA ZUMBA - Splash your way into shape with an invigorating low-impact aquatic exercise. Known as the Zumba “pool party”, the Aqua Zumba program gives new meaning to the idea of a refreshing workout. Integrating the Zumba philosophy with traditional aquatic fitness disciplines, Aqua Zumba blends it all together into a workout that’s cardio-conditioning, body-toning, and most of all, exhilarating beyond belief. BACK HAB - Back Hab is a 30-minute water walking class that will help build strength and endurance for people with chronic low back pain. Other people may join as well, this is a good class for those who need low impact exercise that focuses on building core strength along with leg strength and flexibility. The class will use various walking patterns along with stretches to promote cardio vascular endurance and improved over-all health DEEP WATER AEROBICS- High Intensity/No Impact Aqua Cardio/Strength/Core class using Aqua Joggers and Aqua Weights for strength training, abdominal core toning and cardio fitness. This class is taught in deep water over your head. WATER AEROBICS – A mixture of Hi-Lo impact workout moves to tone the body. This class uses various pieces of equipment to give you the resistance needed to get your muscles working and your heart pumping! WATER CIRCUIT – “Not as easy as you think”. A unique aqua-fit class that uses different techniques and apparatus in the water to provide a resistance-training workout under water. Will move from station to station focusing on certain muscle groups. Great all body workout!