GroupX Classes

 

NOTE: Not all classes are taught each semester.

ABS

Are you looking for a way to tone and define your abdominal muscles? This class is just for you. ABS focuses on core strength and endurance. Utilizing stability balls, weights, bands and good old-fashioned body resistance, ABSolutely will help you improve balance and abdominal strength.

BodyPump™

This is the original barbell class that strengthens your entire body. This 60-minute workout challenges all your major muscle groups by using the best weight-room exercises like squats, presses, lifts and curls. NO dance moves. NO impact. Just free weights, a bar, a step, and lots of fun! Great music, awesome instructors and your choice of weight inspire you to get the results you came for – and fast! LesMills estimates you could burn up to 600 calories per class.

Bootcamp

Come to class ready to work! By using many exercises that mimic everyday movements and sports specific motions your cardiovascular system will be challenged in a fun and fast-paced environment.

Fresh Hit

The class is designed for Fresh HIT members only. A total body challenge with a different workout each week. (Fresh HIT is a program for ISU Freshmen).

HIIT

This 30-minute workout is designed to be intense! HIIT stands for High Intensity Interval Training, which means periods of intense hard work, followed by a period of rest (active rest, or complete rest), designed to push your limits and increase your cardiovascular fitness in a shorter period of time. Options will be presented for all levels of fitness, and the goal is to push your own limits, and progress at your own pace…but be prepared to sweat! 

Hip Hop

A fun way to burn calories! This mid-intensity class focuses on learning popular and fun dance moves to new, old, and upbeat music while helping to strengthen the muscles in your arms and legs.

NEW! Insanity

A fun-filled, action-packed, cardio-based total body conditioning workout that provides a wide range of modifications for all fitness levels. 

Kettlebells

Have you always wondered how to use kettlebells but were afraid to try? Attend this class and learn proper technique, improve range of motion and increase strength. In just 30 minutes you will experience a challenging total body workout that saves time and burns calories.

Kickboxing

Get ready to find your inner champion and fight your way through this heart-pounding workout. This class will challenge, motivate and mold you into a warrior through a variety of mixed martial arts in a non-contact atmosphere. 

RealRyder® Cycle

This is an intense aerobic workout on a stationary bike, the RealRyder®. This bike moves like a real bike, from side to side for cornering. Open to beginners up to advanced riders, of all fitness levels. Instructor-led with themed music: come join us for a high-energy workout! Bring your water bottle. If this is your first time, please come 15 minutes early so the instructor can help set the proper height for you. 

RealRyder® Strength

Add some strength training to yoru regular cycle workout by getting off the bike and using body weight, light dumbbells and core strengthening. 50-75% of the class is cycling and 25-50% is spent on strength training. 

Tai Chi

Learn to connect the mind and body through gentle movements that help release negative emotions, decrease stress levels while improving posture and balance. This fun but calming class will take you through the proper body mechanics and mindfulness while learning self-defense applications. 

Total Body Workout

Build overall strength and endurance with this highly efficient class. In 30 minutes participants incorporate weights, bands, balls and benches for a total body strengthening class. This is designed for exercisers at all levels.

Yoga

Increase flexibility, muscle endurance and relieve stress by taking part in this popular class. Bringing your own mat to class is recommended, as there are only a limited number of mats available.

Yoga-Pilates Fusion

This class is a mix of the stretching and relaxation benefits of yoga, with the addition of the sculpting, core-focused movements prominent in a typical Pilates class. These elements are combined into an hour workout that will get your body moving, help you connect with your breathing and alignment, and help strengthen your muscles.

Zumba

If you're bored with the "same old thing" in your workout, then joint THIS party! This fitness craze will get your MOVING! Moves are based on Latin dance and music, including cumbia, merengue, salsa, mambo, reggaeton, flamenco, and rumba. Zumba utilizes principles of fitness interval training and resistance training to maximize caloric output, fat burning and total body toning. It is a mixture of body sculpting movements with easy to follow dance steps. Created by Beto Perez in his native Colombia, "zumba" is said to be Colombian slang for "fast". But you'll find a combination of fast and slow movements in this workout.
Usually available as both a FULL-LENGTH and XPress (30 min) class!!