Fitness Classes

Health & Fitness Class Programme​


September-December 2020 Fitness Class Timetable

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 ​Class Information​

Members = FREE                   

  • Classes are suitable for all levels of ability.
  • Participants must be 16 years old or over (unless stated otherwise in class descriptions).  
  • Please advise the Instructor if you have any medical conditions which could affect your ability to exercise.
  • Classes are cancelled on bank holidays.


Please telephone 029 2041 6743 (Cyncoed Fitness Centre) or 029 2041 6779 (Llandaff Fitness Centre) for further information.

Alternatively please e-mail the Fitness Manager agjones@cardiffmet.ac.uk

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Class Descriptions

YOGABILITY 

Yogability is a strength flexibility exercise. Initially created for people who didn't necessarily like yoga but needed it. A mix of yoga, mobility, balance and body weight exercises - yoga without too much zen. We focus on stretching to increase flexibility, mobility, muscle strength and body awareness. Yogability is a full body workout, using just a mat, resistance bands and yourself. 


WATTBIKE 

Wattbike is the most advanced indoor cycling bike on the market allowing you to completely personalise your training to your current fitness level giving you the most efficient and productive use of your time. If you want an individualised training session from an instructor in a group environment then this class is for you!


BOOTCAMP

Bootcamp is a fun class aimed at strength, cardiovascular, muscular endurance, flexibility, core and functional movement patterns. The bootcamps are designed in a way to keep you guessing and challenge you in every class. Bootcamps can be indoors and outdoors and use a variety of equipment such as kettlebells, medicine balls, powerbags and battling ropes.

 

BOX HIIT

Box HIIT is a fun and energetic class. The class is a mix of boxercise (pad work, skipping) along with HIIT type of stations (High Intensity Interval Training). Put your conditioning to the test with this full body workout specifically designed to get your heart racing.


YOGA 

These classes are suitable for all levels of abilities and combine specific postural positions, breathing techniques and mindfulness to encourage release and relaxation in the body and mind. These sessions use exercises that focus on strength, flexibility and breathing which is sure to boost physical and mental wellbeing.

 

SUPER CIRCUITS

Super circuits is a class that is conducted using various different equipment within a gym environment. The circuits include a combination of cardiovascular machines, resistance machines and body weight exercises. It is a perfect class for those who are lacking motivation in the gym and need new ideas. 


STRENGTH CLASS

Resistance training class where an instructor will create and guide you through individualised training sessions based on experience and ability.  There will be a mixture of resistance machines, free weights and bodyweight exercises which will be created dependant on your ability and experience.  If you go to the gym and don't really know what you're doing or why you're doing it then this class is for you. 

 

LBT

Legs, bums and tums is a fun and enjoyable class that uses specific movements to target these areas for specific muscle strengthening, toning, and stability. If you like training these muscles then this class is for you!


KETTLEBELLS

Our Kettlebell class will provide members with help and guidance to learn new kettlebell movements, within a fun and enjoyable, yet challenging format.

 

BODY HIIT

This original Les Mills weights class aims to build strength, tone, and push you to your limit each and every workout in an encouraging and motivating environment.

 

INDOOR CYCLE

An indoor cycling workout in sequence with motivating music. Members can burn up to 620 calories per workout, through a training session that will allow them to get fit fast. This class will provide basic cycling movements, whether that be standing up, sitting down, changing speed and changing hand position. A great way to way to build up a sense of your own personal achievement that is set at your own pace. 

 

MET MILE

A relaxed class that welcomes participants of all ages and abilities. The Met Mile is a simple one-mile-long course around the university campus that offers people the chance to get together and converse whilst walking. An initiative that allows people to talk about their daily lives and make friends along the way! This class is completely free to everyone whether you're a member or not so there's no excuse to not go that extra mile! 

 

BEGINNERS RUNNING

Does exactly what is says on the tin. If running isn't your forte or you simply haven't tried it before, this class is for you. We'll provide a fun environment surrounded by like-minded people to make those first sessions as fun and structured as possible!


FAMILY FIT (minimum age 12 years old)

Family time is the best time so why not teach them good habits in the process with this fun and enjoyable class using a range of cardiovascular, resistance and bodyweight exercises to improve health and wellbeing together.


STRENGTH CLASS BEGINNERS

The beginner's strength class is for inexperienced individuals who are interested in resistance training. This class will include a mixture of beginner and easy to complete movements which cover free weight, body weight and resistance machine exercises.

 

YOGALATES

Inspired by yoga and pilates, the class will harness both physical and mental benefits. Described as a comprehensive exercise system, yogalates has been styled to continually challenge the participants through keeping up to date with the latest trends to ensure functional movement and whole body health.

 

20/20

20/20 entails a large variety of set group and individual exercises which require the participant to complete a specific movement for 20 seconds, then being rewarded with 20 seconds rest before having to repeat the process over a set period of time. The class will include a variety of free weight and body weight exercises which target functional movements to enhance a full body workout.