3 Out of the Ordinary but Effective Workout Classes

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  • 3 Out of the Ordinary but Effective Workout Classes

There are many kinds of gym-going people in the world. Some people are ready to go break a sweat, and return to their routine lives after a good, sincere workout. The rest of us unfortunately comprise of people who ‘try to’, ‘want to’, and ‘occasionally’ go to the gym.

Well, it is always a great move to hit the gym, and it is never too late enroll in one either. However, the people who involve themselves in working out seriously can have the habit of trying new and some strange routines. You may find yourself in a fix about what kind of workout routine to start with when you ask around.

The out of the ordinary workout classes are the ones that may appear to supplement fun for exercising. What is special about them, however, is that they seem to work very effectively. Here are three types.

Tiring Trampolines

Designed to allow you to enjoy your workout session, this routine involves using trampolines for burning calories. Although some people may find this childish, that is what is so enjoyable about it! This exercise regime involves continuous workout for almost an hour, where you may be asked to dance, or jog on the trampoline among other exercise forms.

Integrating trampolines and cardio exercise, it is safe to say that you may lose up to 1,000 calories each session. It may be fun, but it is very hard work at the same time. It is important to know that if you are interested in maintaining body shape or muscle building, this kind of workout is not for you. This is for those who are interested mainly in cardio.

One specific trampoline class is called SkyRobics and can be found at Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Parks.

Workout Wheels

Some traditional gym instructors prefer not to use high-tech fitness equipment. Such instructors today may implement the usage of a tractor tire for workouts. A tractor tire has a great grip, and is usually almost shoulder height. These tires generally weigh about 500 pounds.

The regimes people follow while using tires are simple. One routine simply involves keeping the tire flat on its side, and then flipping it over to the other side. You may do this as many times as you can, or are instructed. Though it may not seem like much, you are effectively exercising your hamstrings, lower back, upper back, biceps, triceps, and core.

Other commonly found exercise routines involve a tractor tire is for working out your abs and arms by sledge hammer motion.  The tire can also be a great foundation for various step-ups. plank routines, and core stabilization exercises.

A tractor tire class can be taken if you are in the Johnston, RI area at Body Armour Fitness Kettlebell Gym!

Yoda YogaAerial Yoga

Aerial yoga or suspension yoga involves the use of silky slings or other type of fabric hung from the ceiling by which you exercise with. It integrates acrobatics, dance forms, and yoga in its routines, and helps in a full bodily workout.

This form of exercise can be practiced by people of all ages. The purpose of being upside-down is that the circulatory and nervous systems get refreshed when you do so. Also, this position allows for a high level of oxygen intake by the brain. A half hour session of aerial yoga per day, builds muscles and it helps in weight loss.

If you frequent beautiful San Diego like I do, stop by Studio Revolution for an Aerial Yoga Class!  Maybe we will meet there and hang out for a little  😉

Have You Tried Any of These Out of the Ordinary Workout Classes?

Although these workouts seem unconventional, their overall philosophy and reasoning seems to have a similar efficient impact that is not very different from a regular gym workout.  However, if you are getting bored with your normal gym routine, go out there and give something new a try!  Then don’t forget to report back here to let me know how you liked it and the results you saw and felt from it!

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